The country of Slovakia is sandwiched nicely between several Central European states such as The Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary and the western part of the country is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to the country. A West Slovakia holiday has the advantage of being as lazy or as active as you want it to be, allowing you to tailor your holiday to suit your mood or desires. It is guaranteed that a West Slovakia holiday rental villa will provide you with all of the comforts you need to ensure that your trip is as hassle-free and relaxing as possible, so you can return home fully rested.
If you decide that you want your West Slovakia holiday to be as active as possible, then there is a whole host of activities that you can indulge in during your stay. Amongst the activities available in this part of the country are caving, small game hunting, hiking, mountain biking, sledding, skiing, paragliding, horse riding, fishing, tennis and diving.
Should you decide to venture further afield than your comfortable West Slovakia holiday rental villa for the day, then it is worth heading for the nation’s capital city, Bratislava. There are many great attractions to be found in the city but visitors usually make a beeline for Bratislava Castle first of all. The castle has a distinctive shape, a perfect square with four imposing towers, one in each corner. The castle was built in the 13th century and has many legends and myths associated with it. You cannot come to Bratislava without indulging in a memorable boat trip down the River Danube: an ideal opportunity to catch the city’s main attractions from a totally different angle.
If the weather plays an important part in whether you book a fantastic West Slovakia holiday rental villa then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy a typical Continental climate. The warmest months of the year to have a West Slovakia holiday tend to be July, August and September when the temperature can rise to around 27°C during the daylight hours. The winter months of December and January see the daytime temperatures of between -3° and 3°C. The annual rainfall amount for the region is 21 inches with the wettest month tending to be May.
Travellers starting out on a West Slovakia holiday can arrive at Bratislava Airport (BTS) which is situated in the south western part of the region. Air operators that offer frequent, affordable flights to Bratislava include Czech Airlines, Air Berlin, Flybe, BMI and British Airways. Passengers can depart the UK from various UK airports including Manchester (MAN), Stansted (STN), Birmingham (BHX), Glasgow (GLA) and Gatwick (LGW).