After you finish exploring the trail
The area surrounding the Trail among the Trees offers also further family attractions and interesting trip and hiking opportunities. If you do not like hiking, have fun in the resort of Bachledka. You can enjoy sports, games, free time and fun activities that meet the needs of all age groups.
Summer resort attractions
Bike park Bachledka
Bachledka Bike Park offers 5 downhill routes of various level of difficulty. Simple routes Family and Natural routes are for amateurs bikers and DH routes Root, American dream and Roller coaster routes are for more experienced bikers. It is the perfect sport and adrenaline experience. The resort neighbourhood offers more than 130 km of mountain cycling routes suitable for beginners and occasional bikers as well as for cross-country and all mountain bikers.
A new nine hole golf course offers a new and easy fun activity for the whole family. Get to the top of the hill by taking a cable car ride, walk down the Bachledka ski slope and play disc golf. You can borrow a disc golf set in the tourist information centre and then you can start to play.
The highest situated soccer field in Slovakia can be found in Bachledka. Playing soccer with your friends at this altitude is simply perfect. You can borrow the ball at the buffet (Buffet pod sedačkou) or in the bike rental shop.
Are you ready to play the game while having a little snack on the hotel terrace? Take your friends and your family and play the game of Petanque. This game is not particularly strenuous however a great deal of focus and precision is needed. You can borrow a petanque set from the hotel staff for a small charge..
At the beginning of summer 2015 Bachledka Ski & Sun together with Filip Polc built a new pump track. The pump track in Bachledova is situated at the top of the cable car. It is the first pump track in the Tatras and its neighbourhood. The principle of pump track is to „pump“ – make upward and downward movements acting as a driving force similar to that of pedalling. You will also have an opportunity to practise riding through the waves and curves you can make use of in the future on other cycling routes.
In Bachledova you can have a ride on the longest bobsleigh track in the Tatras. It is 1200 m long and has 15 curves offering a breath taking experience. The track super elevation is 111 metres and maximum speed you can reach is 40 km per hour. Its transport capacity is 200 persons per hour. The boarding point for the bobsleigh track is near the upper cable car station TS3. The ride is safe and the speed is controlled by visitors themselves. The bobsleigh track is open whole summer and closes only for rain.
In Bachledka there is a big playground for all lively and playful kids where they can play with their friends all year round. There is a tunnel, swings, slides, climbing frames and also a castle. The playground is situated in front of the buffet close to the upper cable car station TS3.
The kids who jump do not cross anyone our manufacturer of trampolines says. There are two professional trampolines in the kid’s area where both the kids and adults with too much energy can have a lot of fun.
There are interesting forest games waiting for kids at the Macko Kubík kid’s trail. Young tourists have to find out what the forest animals eat, which leaves belong to which trees, which fruits belong to which plants and which prints belong to which animals. The forest games in Bachledka are both educational and fun games and make teaching the kids about forest life fun..
A small kid’s mini ZOO is situated right above the Bachledka Strachan Hotel close to the boarding cable car station. You can see and also feed little rabbits, goats, sheep and calves there.
Bring home an original souvenir from your holiday – a photo taken at our photo point. The photo point is located on the Bachledka ski slope in the vicinity of cable car TS3 exit point.
You can have fun and also learn something new on your trip to Bachledka. Kid’s educational trail goes along the ridge of Spišská Magura where Kubik the teddy bear teaches the kids about animals, birds and plants of this territory and makes it fun. The trail consists of two parts. Visitors can learn a few facts about the animals living in this territory. They can learn about the animals living in this territory on the small circuit. It has 8 stops, it is 300 meters long and goes from the playground to the observation tower. The kids can solve tasks at these stops and to note down the results in a game plan that can be obtained at the tourist information centre. When filled in correctly, the kids will receive a sweet treat. The grand circuit goes from the observation tower to the Jezerske lake. It is 6.5 km long and it informs the tourists of bears living in the local forests. Nesting boxes are situated round the stops and they offer an opportunity to watch birds as closely as possible. The tourists can check their strength, nimbleness and agility at the exercise stops and obstacles positioned along the trail on the way to the lake.
Detective adventure game
Looking for Gorgy’s elixir of life. The forest man Gorgy, the mascot of Bachledka has been living in the forests of Belianske Tatras and Spišská Magura for hundreds of years. He has eagle eyes and perfect health. His secret lies in the regular use of special elixir of life the potion he makes himself. How and what are the ingredients? You have to find out. The elixir of life is protected by the forest inhabitants and the indications to solve this riddle can be obtained only from them. Set out to an adventure trip through the magic forest, get to know its inhabitants and unravel the secret of elixir of life.
Sight-seeing cable car ride
Enjoy the best views of Belianske Tatras from the cable car. The journey from the Bachledova valley to the ridge by taking a cable car ride takes 15 minutes and during this time you can enjoy the beauties of the High Tatras and other attractions in the resort. The cable car goes slowly over the meadows and tree tops and you will really enjoy this journey. Helpful personnel will also load a pushchair or a bike for you and its transfer is free. The prices are according to the valid price list and the children below 5 years of age travel for free.
Wellness in Bachledka Strachan Hotel and SKI Jezersko Guest House
After spending all day outdoors you can enjoy the regeneration massage, whirlpool bath or benefit from sauna bathing. You have a perfect opportunity to clear your mind and regenerate your body. There is a terrific atmosphere in the beautiful and quiet surroundings of Spišská Magura and it is a relaxing oasis for both the mind and the body. Wellness and space centre is situated right below the ski slope in Bachledka Strachan Hotel**** in the Bachledova Valley and in SKI Jezersko Guest House*** situated on the other side of the resort.
There is nothing better than blueberries, raspberries and strawberries from the forest. During summer your will find a lot of them in the forests of Bachledka. They taste much better picked right from the bushes than organic fruit from the shops.
Winter resort attractions
Children’s ski park SUN kid
The children’s fun world SUN kid waits for those who are new to skiing at the lower station in the Bachledova Valley. Besides the fairy tale characters located on the ski slope facing southwards the little skiers will also find here skiing conveyor belt, children’s ski lift and ski carousel. There is a ski school Ternawski nearby and its instructors will teach to ski also those most terrified of skiing.
Children’s fairy-tale land Macko Kubík
All little skiers who no longer need an instructor can have fun in the children’s fairy tale land of Macko Kubik. It is a secure enclosed area with the kid’s ski lift, number of obstacles, gates and various funny characters. Let your children enjoy themselves and have fun in the kid’s world where ordinary skiing becomes a fairy adventure. The area is situated on the Hrebeň ski slope.
Snow tubing track
A snow tubing track is big fun mainly for the kids however also adults looking for adrenaline adventure will find it very satisfactory. The track is 150 m long and it has four curves, super elevation of 15 metres and maximum speed of 20 km per hour. The track is open daily and closes only for adverse weather conditions. It is situated at the exit point of 3-seat cable car..
Skiing on the corduroy snow and adrenaline in the deep snow
There are 11 km of ski slopes waiting for those who came to the mountains to enjoy skiing. 9.5 km of these ski slopes can be covered by artificial snow. Get up early and enjoy a ride on the perfect corduroy. It can be made only by men from the mountains who were probably bred and born on a snow groomer. If you enjoy the ride in a deep powder snow visit one of the freestyle skiing ski slopes
If you believed that rafting is only summer sport you were mistaken. In Bachledka there is also rafting on the snow! For those who are daring it will get their adrenaline on the move. It can be found on Hrebeň ski slope and it is 800 meters long. You will go down the slope along a specially groomed track and you will be taken back up the hill on a snowmobile. You can ride there the whole winter if weather conditions allow.
Cross-country skiing on the ridge of Spišská Magura
Two cross-country skiing trails go along the ridge of Magura from Bachledova toward Ždiar and Prislop and its total length is 20 km. The trail toward Ždiar is set by a snow groomer and therefore it is suitable for all styles of cross-country skiing. There is a loop suitable for a classic style leading to Prislop. You can go up to the ridge by taking a cable car ride from Jezersko or the Bachledova Valley.
Try out a new slalom track and have a friendly competition with your friends. The slalom track is freely accessible whole winter on Bachledka II ski-slope.
Evening entertainment and dancing in Aprés Ski bar La Gamba
Fun does not stop with closing the ski lifts! You can go to a party and have fun till late night every Saturday in Apres ski bar La Gamba. You don’t need a driver to get back to the hotel, there is a free party bus to do that. You can enjoy yourself, have fun with friends and do not need to worry about getting safely back to your hotel rooms.
Night skiing in Bachledova
Would you like to go skiing at night in our majestic mountains? The skiers can also go night skiing on the ski slope of Bachledka II close to the hotel daily from 4pm till 9 pm. You can buy an individual ski pass just for the night skiing or you can go night skiing for free with your daily or multi-day ski pass.
Where to go
In the Tatranska basin there is a unique Belianska cave the largest and the only alpine stalactite and stalagmite cave open to the public in the Tatra National Park. The loop cave trail is 1370 m long and the super elevation is 125 metres.
Museum of Ždiar
The village of Ždiar is the jewel of Slovakia mainly thanks to its traditions, customs and folklore. The local museum offers information about the life, living conditions and customs of Ždiar inhabitants. You will have an opportunity to see Ždiar wedding, wear a traditional folk costume and enjoy an interesting guide commentary. You can enjoy the ride on a horse-drawn carriage, local cuisine and the sound of Goral music.
Spider park is situated in the Tatranska basin near the car park below the Belianska cave. You can choose from the three routes of different level of difficulty. Have fun and adventure with your family and excel yourselves.
Monk Valley and Kopske saddle
Monk Valley situated in the Belianske Tatras National Nature Reservation is open to the public only in summer and it is one of two valleys open to the public in the Belianske Tatras. It lies between the peak of Ždiarska vidla (2141m) and the peak Hlúpy vrch (2060m). The departure point for its visit is the town of Ždiar.
Adventure mini golf
Play golf, a popular and recreational game and have fun with your family. You can play golf in Ždiar on a nine hole golf course where the kids will also get to know and learn about the animals living in this region.
Strážky Manor house
It is situated in Spišská Belá and it is one of the oldest manor houses in Slovakia. It is a jewel of renaissance architecture. The magic and relaxing atmosphere of the manor house is accentuated by the 19the century English landscape park. Besides the precious historical library there are also the pictures of Ladislav Mednyánszky. Today many cultural events and „Manor house plays“ take place in the manor house.
The pond situated 1 km before the village of Spišská Belá is a nice relaxing place not only for fishermen but also for tourists. You can buy one day fishing ticket to fish carps and to have a snack and refreshment in the fishing house.
Červený Kláštor museum
Monastery formerly used by a monastic order of Carthusian monks and later by Camaldolese monks is today a museum featuring the history and monastery life of above orders and preserving precious relics from the Červený Kláštor monastery as well as from the whole region of the northern Spiš. It preserves also the lifetime work of the famous „flying“ monk Cyprian.
Červený Kláštor spa
Červený Kláštor spa was the first spa rebuilt after the war and today it is the most modern spa in Slovakia. It is situated in the heart of breath taking Pieniny Mountains. There is unique curative-medical water flowing from the spring of Smerdžonka which thanks to its composition rich in minerals and hydrogen sulphide helps to heal skin diseases, locomotor system diseases, neurological diseases and digestive system diseases. The spa received the statute of climatic spa thanks to its exceptional climate and clean air.
Rafting float tour along the river Dunajec
Fully guided rafting float tour along the river Dunajec canyon on the traditional wooden rafts is one of the best attractions of the Zamagurie region and the Pieniny Mountains. Experience the thrill and excitement of rafting and admire the beautiful natural scenery of the Pieniny Mountains.
Rafting the river Dunajec
Rafting float tours on the traditional wooden rafts is wonderful, but even much more thrilling is rafting the river on the raft. Take your family or your friends and enjoy adrenaline-pumping thrills of rafting in the heart of beautiful Pieniny Mountains where the only sound to be heard is the water roaring and one thing worth watching are the waves shimmering in the daylight.
Vrbov thermal park
Vrbov thermal park is open year round and it offers swimming and relaxing in ten pools filled with natural geothermal water full of beneficial minerals. Water containing lots of minerals has beneficial effects on the locomotor system, airways and cardiovascular system.
Terma Bania (Bialka Tatrzanska – PL):
A thermal water park situated in a nearby Bialka offers various water attractions and family pools. The water park is divided into a fun zone featuring water attractions and spiral slides and relaxing zone featuring relaxing pools and massage jets as well as a large sauna zone.
Termy Bukowina (Bukowina Tatrzanska – PL)
The village of Bukowina situated in the Polish Tatra Mountain region offers the visitors water fun, spiral slides, relaxing pools and saunas all year round.
The town of Poprad situated right below the High Tatra Mountains offers the visitors a water park with 13 thermal and relaxing pools as well as 350 water attractions. You can relax in 2-storey wellness world Fire&Water SPA. A laser show is the perfect end to your visit. It takes place every evening in the Blue Sapphire pools.
Museum of skiing
In the village of Tatranska Lomnica located in the High Tatras region there is a museum dedicated to the history, foundations and development of winter sports in the region of High Tatras from the very beginning until 1945. The most exciting attraction are 3.07 m long skies made in 1885, exhibitions of old bobsleighs, ski sticks, ski boots and ski workshop.
In the town of Stary Smokovec there is a trick-art and optical illusion gallery offering a remarkable tour of Slovakia . You will find up to 24 attractions within the space of 500 m2 including augmented reality, anti-gravity rooms, the most amazing mirror maze in the Central Europe and much more.
Visit the historical royal town of Kežmarok with a pleasant atmosphere and beautiful monuments. Take a look at the Wooden Evangelical Articular Church (UNESCO), Evangelic Lutheran Lyceum with a historical school library, town castle with the Museum of historical vehicles and the oldest street in Kežmarok the Old market with its original charm while walking along the town.
The walking tour of the historical town of Levoča with a remarkable renaissance square lined with the renaissance houses is a breath taking experience also for a hard-to-please visitor. The centre is dominated by the St. Jacob’s basilica [UNESCO] with the master Paul’s of Levoča altar and a renaissance town hall with arcades and allegoric characters of five virtues from 1615 and the cage of shame. Inside of the town hall there is a museum with the picture of legendary Levoča White lady and a piece of her dress. The Basilica of the visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Marian hill is the venue of the famous Levoča pilgrimage [it takes place every year at the beginning of July] and it also offers a beautiful view of mythic Levoča.