Welcome to Veľká Fatra Mountain Range! Blatnica village is located at its heart, just a minute from Martin, just two minutes from Kremnica and 2,5 hours’ drive from Bratislava.
And let´s explore its amazing history and treasures!
Discover Bronze and Stone Age artifacts, Celtic and Slavic settlements, ruins of the Blatnica Castle from the 13th century, the museum of Karol Plicka, a famous photographer and ethnographer located in a Baroque-classicist manor house, a late Baroque manor house from the 18th century, traditional houses with arches, where producers of healing oils made from drug plants used to live. Blatnica village is the birthplace of Maša Haľamová, a Slovak poet. Blatnica village was an asylum for partisans in the Slovak National Uprising during World War II.
Nowadays Blatnica village is a fantastic starting point for many hiking and cycling routes. A hiking path of Janko Bojmír, named after the local activist and tourist guide, runs to Ostrá and Tlstá Mountains.
How to get there?
- by car using D1 highway to Žilina/Martin, then E517/58/75 routes to Blatnica approximately two 2,5 hours’ drive from Bratislava
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