Lačnovský canyon in Prešov region, Slovakia

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Prešov region in Slovakia is a hilly region full of high mountains but also deep valleys and canyons. Lačnovský canyon is one of them, very popular among tourists and offers easy hiking trip.

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Lačnovský canyon is suitable even for families with kids, there are just a few but small ladders with no danger at all. A visit is interesting in any season, but perhaps summer and winter months are among those most popular.

However, in fall the trees are nicely coloured, as well as in spring.

Lačnovský canyon Hiking trip

Start: Lipovce (roundtrip)
Follow RED hiking trail through Lačnovský canyon
Total time / lenght: 2:20 hours / 6,6km
GPS: 49.05911, 20.93063
Hiking map:

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What else to visit around Lačnovský canyon

There are many things to do and visit around the canyon, the most closer is a cave called Jaskyňa zlá diera, which can be accessed with a lamp on your head and a special cloth that you get on your visit. Unlike other common caves in Slovakia, this one is unique and is made in more adventurous form.

The canyon is surrounded by several mountain ranges such as Branisko, with the highest mountain known as Smrekovica (1,200m), or Bachureň mountain range with Bachureň mountain (1,081m). Here you can continue further with more hiking adventures if you wish.

If you are more looking for some cultural places, UNESCO Spiš castle is not far which is one of the largest castle complexes in the world. UNESCO town of Levoča, Spišské Podhradie town City of Prešov, Stará Ľubovňa castle and open-air museum with folk architecture is also at a close distance.

And if you wanna go a little bit further then Slovak Paradise National Park (60km), High Tatras National Park (75km), or Pieniny National Park (100km) are all within a short distance. Or just check these Best places to visit in Slovakia!

The Prešov Region is a captivating and culturally rich area located in eastern Slovakia. It encompasses a diverse landscape, from the majestic High Tatras mountains in the north to the fertile plains in the south. The region’s administrative center, Prešov, is one of the country’s oldest and most historic cities, boasting charming architecture, colorful markets, and a vibrant cultural scene.

With its picturesque countryside, traditional villages, and numerous historical sites, the Prešov Region offers a delightful blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage, making it an ideal destination for travelers seeking an authentic Slovakian experience.

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