4 picturesque villages in High Tatras, Slovakia (Updated 2024)

The High Tatra Mountains in Slovakia is an area of endless exploration. It can be enjoyed equally during all seasons of the year and this region offers amazing opportunities for hiking, adventures, skiing, skating and just admiring nature. Poprad is a gateway to the High Tatras with few shopping malls, a beautiful city center, and numerous accommodation offers. However, to really sense the spirit of the High Tatras you should head to the villages situated at the footsteps of the rocky peaks.

Here are 4 picturesque villages in the High Tatra Mountains, Slovakia!

 1. Štrbské Pleso

Štrbské Pleso is the second-largest glacial lake on the Slovak side of the High Tatras

Excellent opportunities for hiking surrounded by serene nature

One of the most beautiful destinations in Slovak High Tatras

2. Starý Smokovec

Magnificent Grand Hotel (1904) – one of the most impressive Art Nouveau buildings in Slovakia

Starý Smokovec is the place to be when it comes to superb wooden architecture

Street views here are spectacular!

3. Tatranská Lomnica

Tatranská Lomnica is the gateway to the wonderful Lomnický štít peak – the most impressive spot in High Tatras

4. Ždiar

Ždiar is famous for the painted houses

And superb mountain panoramas

For the best adventure tours in the High Tatras check out Adventoura 

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They offer a wide array of amazing adventures like:

  • husky dog sledding
  • snowshoeing
  • paragliding
  • skiing
  • Slovakia exploration

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Thank you for reading! I hope you liked this roundup of the most picturesque villages in High Tatras.

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