Biosphere Reservation

Bystrô waterfall

Top of waterfalls in Slovakia


Top of vulcanic mountain in Slovakia


PODPOLANIE region is one of the most distinctive regions in Slovakia.  This charming foothill area excels in many natural attractions, forests, streams and mineral springs. Moreover there is a unique and still lively folk culture as well.

Towns and homestead (laznícke) events are famous all over the Podpolanie community and are offering unique untouched nature, tradition encounters with the true charm of the rural life.

Excelllent conditions of Polana Biosphere Reserve guarantees the quality nature turism: cycling, hiking, horse-back riding, paragliding, sightseeing flights. During winter season it’s  skiing, alpine skiing and cross-country skiing. Under Polana you will experience an unforgettable holiday.