Only 40 km away from the national natural heritage, the longest cave system in Slovakia, Demänovská Cave of Freedom and Demänovská Ice Cave.

Orava Castle

Dominant element of Orava, preserved vast fortress of the 13th century, located on a steep cliff 112 m above the Orava river. The castle is a national cultural monument, the interior offers the elements of gothic, renaissance and romantism. Did you know that in this castle were shot the scenes of German silent movie Nosferatu the Vampire in 1922?


The Frantisek Iron Works

Frantisek smelter, an interesting demonstration of industrial architecture and unique monument of metallurgy and mining of iron ore in the Orava region. Belt walls and central metallurgical furnace are objects that have been preserved until today from a metallurgical factory built in 1835.


Whitewater Rafting

Rafting on the river Orava rafts in between Nižná - Podbiel or Horna Lehota – Oravsky Podzamok with the possibility of a visit to the Orava Castle.