Thanks to suitable natural conditions in the village of Bešeňová, a "travertine field" was created. Travertines are actually soft limestone rocks and their formation is influenced by many factors - water temperature, chemical content of water, the presence of organisms and CO2 in the water, geological subsoil, etc.
The natural monument Bešeňovské travertine covers an area of 3.18 ha. Mineral water constantly flows down the cascades of this phenomenon, which gives them a beautiful shine. This water contains not only calcium carbonate, but also magnesium, sulfur and iron. That is why the Bešeň travertines are beautifully colored. The yellow-yellow boards made and polished from them even adorn the building of Comenius University in Bratislava, or the Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland!
Bešeňovské travertines are neither the largest nor the largest, but with their varied composition, they are certainly the most interesting.