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Summer Activities Program

An interesting 7-day program plan for everyone who wants to stay active and experience something unconventional.

Program Suggestions

Sunday Hiking Veľká Fatra, Malá Fatra
Monday Water Games Snowland Valčianska dolina
Tuesday HZS Via Ferrata + Downhill ride on off-road scooters Martinské hole
Wednesday The Váh River Rafting Vrútky - Strečno
Thursday Riding E-Bikes Turiec
Friday Rope centre + Archery Jasenská dolina

The beginning is dedicated to hiking. You can choose the most beautiful hiking routes in both Veľká and Malá Fatra (The Greater and Lesser Fatras). Ascent to Tlstá and Ostrá, in combination with Gader Valley, Blatnica Castle, and the unique village of Blatnica, is the real frosting on the cake. We will continue with the fun on the water. At Snowland in Valčianska Dolina valley, inflatable boats, paddleboards, and aqua zorbing balls will be waiting for us. Riding scooters around the lake can enrich the activities in the water. We have prepared some adrenaline rush activities for Tuesday. Climbing the HZS Via Ferrata form Martin’s Stráne urban district to Martinské Hole and downhill on KOSTKA off-road scooters back to Martin’s Stráne. The vertical distance of almost 700 m and an unusual 7km-long downhill are ready for you. The skills acquired during the training on Tuesday can be used during the Váh rafting from Vrútky to Strečno. Subsequently, a visit of Strečno Castle or the fairytale forest in Nezbudská Lúčka comes into consideration. The Slovak Railways will help us to return to Vrútky. Strečno–Vrútky section of the track has 2 tunnels and provides picturesque views. On Thursday, we plan to explore Turiec from E-bikes. High-quality E-bikes, as well as cycling loops, northern, central, southern of various lengths and difficulties, are pre-packaged for you. The routes feature culturally interesting spots, observation towers, and magnificent views of the whole “Little Garden of Turiec.” The rope centre and archery activities in Jasenská Dolina valley dominate the last part of the scheduled program. This can be combined with walking in Jasenská Dolina valley, or with climbing the mountaintop Lysec in Veľká Fatra mountains range. In addition to that, Turiec region offers an abundance of cultural and social life opportunities. The city of Martin is a cultural centre. The gold-awarded spas of Turčianske Teplice with its water park as well as relax centres of the higher standard accommodation facilities offer relaxation and regeneration.

Turiec Hiking Program

Recommended Routes:

Veľká Fatra
(hike to Veľký and Malý Lysec or hike to Ostrá and Tlstá)

Krivánska Malá Fatra
(hike along Šútovo Waterfall to the Chalet Below Chleb and back)

Lúčanská Malá Fatra
(ascent to Martinské Hole taking HZS Via Ferrata)

Price
Rental of Via Ferrata set – €10/day

Note
It is possible to rent off-road scooters for the downhill ride.

Route Description:

Due to its natural beauties and historical values, Turiec is one of the most picturesque areas in Slovakia, and, due to the presence of diverse fauna and flora, is referred to as the “Little Garden of Turiec.” Malá and Veľká Fatra (The Lesser and Greater Fatra mountain ranges) are a paradise for hikers and cyclists. Lovers of hiking will have a field day, either choosing easier walking trips in the valleys of Turiec with attractive scenery, or while climbing to the main ridge of Veľká Fatra (the Greater Fatra). Malá Fatra (The Lesser Fatra) with its lookout mountaintops, deep valleys, or Šutovo Waterfall is not left behind in any way.

Water Games

Locality: Snowland – Valčianska Dolina valley

Price
Rental of a boat, kayak, paddleboard, vests, helmets,
paddles, aqua zorbing balls €15/a day

Note
The program is provided on Mondays from 9am to 12am and from 1pm to 4pm

“We are all in the same boat,” is the motto that describes this program, aimed at improving communication and cooperation, best. There will be a lot of fun and a ton of adrenaline going. It depends which type of water program you choose. We offer rowing, rafting or kayaking on the lake, zorbing and stand-up paddleboarding.

Organizer: FATRA SKI, s.r.o.

ASCENT TO MARTINSKÉ HOLE TAKING VIA FERRATA + DOWNHILL RIDE ON OFF-ROUT SCOOTERS

Locality:
Martin’s Stráne urban district—rental of via ferrata sets
Martinské Hole—off-road scooters rental

Price
Via ferrata set rental €10/a piece
Scooter rental €20/a piece
Via ferrata set & scooter rental (Mon to Fri) €22/a pair
Via ferrata set & scooter rental (Sat to Sun) €25/a pair

Note
The price of the rental includes a bicycle helmet. Gloves are not included in the rental price.

The HZS Via Ferrata in Lúčanská Malá Fatra, passing through the canyon of the Pivovarský Potok stream, is one-way and at a certain point branches into easier (B) and more difficult (C) ascent variants. Both variants rejoin at the end of the route. The Via Ferrata features steep rocks, waterfalls, the highest of which is 30 metres tall, but also the places to rest, where the visitor has the opportunity to regain lost strength while enjoying beautiful views. The Mountain Rescue Service recommends the use of an adequate via ferrata equipment—a helmet, a sit harness, a shock absorber, gloves and the like when on the via ferrata. The hike is not suitable for children under 10 years of age. After climbing the via ferrata and a rest in Martinské Hole, you will get back to the starting point of the via ferrata after a 7.3 km long descent with a vertical distance 730 m by our off-road scooters KOSTKA MONSTER MAX and KOSTKA MONSTER RAPTOR.

Organizer: FATRA SKI, s.r.o.

 

THE VÁH RIVER RAFTING

Locality:
Vrútky–Strečno

Price
Boat, vests, helmets, paddles rental, an instructor, transport from the end of the rafting to the place of embarkation €25/a person

Note
Minimum number of paying people in the boat is 4, maximum 6.

Rafting the Váh is an attractive, active form of relaxation on a watercourse of low to medium difficulty. This sport is also suitable for complete beginners, families with children, organized school or corporate teams. You will get to know your own abilities and experience an adventure that you will be happy to remember. In addition to rafting, you will be able to discover unknown corners of the Váh basin and its wild meanders or admire Strečno castle and ruins and places surrounded by legends (Margita and Besná) from a completely different perspective.

Organizer: FATRA SKI, s.r.o.

 

E-BIKE PROGRAM TURIEC

LOCALITY:
Northern routes (47km, 60km or 77km)
Southern routes
(40km or 55km)
Central routes
(43km, 60km or 80km)

Price
E-bike & helmet rental €40/a day
Guide €100/a day

Note
In case you rent 10 E-bikes, we offer the services of an instructor free of charge.

In the Turiec region, we have marked and maintained 415km long cycling paths that lead through the foothills of the Veľká and Malá Fatra. You can discover the Turiec valleys, nature, but also history by visiting the ruins of castles and various interesting museum exhibitions. The newly built lookout towers offer beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The routes comprise pleasant straights, alternating with ascents, or you can choose more strenuous routes with sharp ascents and descents. And e-bikes are an excellent alternative to overcome the length and difficulty of the route, using them you will get even further, higher.

Organizer: FATRA SKI, s.r.o.

 

ROPE CENTRE FOR CHILDREN + ARCHERY

LOCALITY:
Jasenská Dolina valley

Price
Rope Centre €10/a person
Archery €10/a person/15 min
Rope Centre + Archery €15/a person

We organize in-line courses either for groups or individuals. We run them in the form of games and competitions, use a number of different tools. We have prepared basic training for beginners. (Includes basic posture training on skates when standing still as well as when riding, prevention and practice of falls, on-site and movement exercises, riding, braking, turning.) We offer advanced training for advanced skaters. (Includes advanced forward and backward driving, cornering, downhill, braking, overcoming obstacles, shifting, turning.) We emphasize the safety of the skater himself and his surroundings in order to move safely on public roads. For those interested, we have a sufficient number of quality in-line K2 brand equipment ready for rent.

Organizer: FATRA SKI, s.r.o.

 

WEEKEND IN-LINE SCHOOL

LOCALITY:
Snowland – Valčianska Dolina valley

Price
Instructor €25/an hour
Rental of Skates €10/a piece
Rental of Helmet €5/a piece
Rental of Protective Pads €5/a piece
Rental of the Whole Set €15/a piece

In the Turiec region, we have marked and maintained 415km long cycling paths that lead through the foothills of the Veľká and Malá Fatra. You can discover the Turiec valleys, nature, but also history by visiting the ruins of castles and various interesting museum exhibitions. The newly built lookout towers offer beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The routes comprise pleasant straights, alternating with ascents, or you can choose more strenuous routes with sharp ascents and descents. And e-bikes are an excellent alternative to overcome the length and difficulty of the route, using them you will get even further, higher.

Organizer: FATRA SKI, s.r.o.

 

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accomodation in turiec

  • All
  • Gaderská dolina
  • Jasenská dolina
  • Martin
  • Martin a okolie
  • Martinské hole
  • Turčianské Teplice
  • Turčianské Teplice a okolie
  • Valčianská dolina
  • Vrútky
  • All
  • Gaderská dolina
  • Jasenská dolina
  • Martin
  • Martin a okolie
  • Martinské hole
  • Turčianské Teplice
  • Turčianské Teplice a okolie
  • Valčianská dolina
  • Vrútky

contact

Oblastná organizácia cestovného ruchu Turiec
Námestie S. H. Vajanského 1
036 49  Martin

Tel.: +421 915 551 377
Web: www.turiec.org
Email: kancelaria@turiec.org