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Skalka near Trenčín is the ruins of a monastery (so-called Veľká Skalka) in the cadastral area of the village of Skalka nad Váhom in the district of Trenčín. It is the oldest pilgrimage site in Slovakia. It also includes a smaller cave complex, near the Váh River. According to legend, the hermit lived in the cave. Benedict. The monastery was probably built in the 12th century. The surrounding limestone rock formations are a popular place for climbing.

Skalka near Trenčín

Skalka near Trenčín is the ruins of a monastery (so-called Veľká Skalka) in the cadastral area of the village of Skalka nad Váhom in the district of Trenčín. It is the oldest pilgrimage site in Slovakia. It also includes a smaller cave complex, near the Váh River. According to legend, the hermit lived in the cave. Benedict. The monastery was probably built in the 12th century. The surrounding limestone rock formations are a popular place for climbing.

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Transport: By foot, By bike, By car
Parking: Free parking nearby

Accepted payments: Cash
Languages: Slovak

Suitable for: Childrens, Families with childrens, Elderly, Cyclists, Young, Adults
Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Updated on: 9.9.2021

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Phone: +421910842824
Skalka near Trenčín
Skalka pri Trenčíne
Trenčín
Region: Trenčiansky
District: Trenčín
Area: Stredné Považie
 48.9064469, 18.0751505

Skalka pri Trenčíne
Trenčín

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