What to do in Banská Štiavnica? You can explore three mines, indulge in the thermal water in a cave, visit the Manor House in St. Anton or Arboretum in Kysihýbel, go on a guided tour of the town, barbecue, picnic or hike. Also, there are six museums to visit, where you can learn about mining traditions and local handicrafts. For the sporty types, there is a plenitude of varied activities, ranging from cycling to swimming, hiking, horse riding and rock climbing. Anglers will enjoy fishing in one of the many reservoirs.
For more information, we recommend contacting a civic association Amber Road (Jantárová cesta) email: email@example.com mobile: +421 905 240 137
Hiking: www.hiking.sk – popis túr po Banskej Štiavnici
Skiing, snowboarding and cycling equipment and rental: www.tanadsport.sk 0903/493213
One of the best second hand bookshops in Slovakia: www.antikvariatik.sk
Travel agency Soren offers organising group events, a rental of buses and minibuses, including a former bus of FC BARCELONA. Car rental: www.viptransport.sk +421 948 900 737
A picturesque village of Baďan organizes renowned Shrovetide balls. In July, there are popular Podsitnianske dni hojnosti (Sitno Days of Abundance) in five villages of the microregion of Southern Sitno.
There´s a a precious Manor House in St. Anton, where the Days of St. Hubert take place in September and a fancy dress gala procession on Shrove Tuesday, creative workshops and more. Go to www.svatyanton.sk
Prenčov is another beautiful village where visitors can go horse riding at Mr. Balko’s farm and where home-made sheep´s and goat´s cheese are on offer, too. Mobile: 0904/183 084
Swimming : there are many scenic water reservoirs, such as Richňava, Počúvadlo, Kolpachy, Malá a Veľká Vodárenská, Evičkino jazero , Bakomi , Beliansky tajch, Vindšachta, Klinger, etc., which are now used for recreation.
Homemade sheep´s cheese can be bought at Mr. Gregáň’s place at Richňava. Contact him on his mobile phone: 0903/649 835
Halushky and ruralstyle accommodation at Penzión Starý Hostinec in St. Anton www.staryhostinec.sk.
Beautiful bouquets, cut flowers, interior decoration: Zuzana Sásiková +421 903 535 025, a housing estate Drieňová.