POPRAD – centre of tourism in the High Tatras.
- TOWN OF POPRAD
Poprad, first mentioned in 1256 as a centre of tourism in the High Tatras. Its surrounding area is interwoven in rich history and culture, which has developed over the centuries. There are many beautiful churches and historic buildings in the region. Spišská Sobota, with lots of unique historical monuments is an important place in Poprad. In addition to the beautiful surroundings, you can visit museums, galleries, churches and a bell tower. Within a few minutes’ walk the town centre adds the further possibility of culture. In the summer you can relax in cosy restaurants and cafés with terraces.
- THE HIGH TATRAS
Aqua Ski Bus – free transport in the High Tatras
During the winter season free comfortable regional transport takes visitors and skiers with a valid ski pass ticket and Tatry Card from AquaCity to Tatranska Lomnica, Stary Smokovec and Štrbské Pleso.
An inseparable part of this region is the High Tatras, which thanks to its unique environment provides visitors throughout the year with many activities. The surrounding environment crosses more than 350km of hiking and mountain biking trails. There are beautiful mountain lakes, crystal clear churning mountain streams and rivers, waterfalls and lakes. In the winter, lovers of skiing and snowboarding will find well developed ski areas, served by an efficient lift infrastructure. When the snow melts, the High Tatras has a mysterious and magnificent beauty, offering spectacular scenery, dense forests and flower-filled meadows. www.regiontatry.sk
- AQUACITY SURROUNDINGS
In the surrounding areas of AquaCity there are several castles and one of the largest castles in Central Europe – Spis Castle, the medieval town of Levoča, with many buildings from the Gothic and Renaissance periods. Pieniny National Park with its beautiful natural scenery and nearby Lubovniansky Castle and museum of folk architecture are also popular tourist attractions in the region.
AquaCity is located close to the centre of Poprad. The ideal driving route to AquaCity is the D1 motorway (exit Poprad – East) from Prešov or Žilina. AquaCity is only located 10 minutes from Poprad international airport, 5 minutes from Poprad Tatry train and bus station and only 15 minutes from the High Tatras – Slovak mountains, which are the smallest mountain range in the world and the third highest in Europe.
- How To Get Here
GPS 49°3’38.21″N 20°18’28.24″E
By airplane Poprad – Tatry Airport
WIZZ AIR – from London