The ruins of Spis Castle

Among the numerous attractions to visit in northern Slovakia, the Spis Castle is a truly enchanting structure. Located just by the town of Spišské Podhradie, this vast castle has always attracted visitors.

There are regular buses from Poprad to Spišské Podhradie. As there were no electronic sign boards on the bus and also the driver never informed passengers about the stops, we requested a pretty local lady to let us know when we arrived at the stop and she agreed.

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Eltz Castle

One never gets tired of visiting castles in Europe and specially Germany. Some are well known and make their way to the “10 places you should ….” lists in various blogs and sites, however there are many others which are nestled somewhere between hills and forests, enchanting visitors for centuries.

The Eltz Castle of Germany is one such structure which definitely is worth a visit. The Eltz family erected a dwelling on this site over a thousand years ago on a massive rock. To visit the castle by public transport, one needs to travel by train to Moselkern station on the Koblenz – Trier route and then hike 5 kms to the castle.

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