Extraordinary summer trains of the Slovak Railway Company, as (ZSSK) already run on all ten selected regional lines.
From the first weekend of July, they started running for domestic tourist attractions on the remaining seven routes as well. During the entire summer season, it is supposed to transport passengers to various locations in Slovakia according to the schedule of 43 train connections.
After Stara Ľubovna, Štúrov and Zemplín, they can travel by railway to, for example, the sought-after Banská Štiavnica, Bardejov, Banská Bystrica or places in Gemer and near Slovakia.
National passenger transport is operating summer trains for the third time, based on an agreement with the Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic, with the national organization for the promotion and support of tourism Slovakia Travel and with self-governing regions.
They were based on the experience of the changed years, when, according to the schedule, they especially liked Banská Štiavnica or Stara Ľubovna, we informed.
“Slovaks rediscovered Slovakia last year and traveled around it. From supporting summer trains, we promise to attract tourists to various domestic destinations. We set up the itineraries in such a way that vacationers have enough time to stay at the swimming pool, go on a bike trip, cruise on the Danube or others,” which is the region in question. said Slovakia Travel CEO Václav Mika.
“Slovakia is an attractive country that is not far from Europe at any time and offers extraordinary experiences without having to travel to an exotic country,” next Mika.
source: Banská Štiavnica
Where will you get?
The most summer trains, eighteen, run from Zvolen to Banská Štiavnica and back, on both weekend days from July 2 to September 4.
On the Zvolen – Červená Skala – Mlynky route, two special connections can be used on Saturdays and holidays from July 2 to September 11. There are two special trains between Košice and Bardejov, on Saturday and Sunday every second weekend from July 2 to August 28 and also on Monday August 29.
On the route Košice – Plešivec – Slavošovce, tourists will be transported by four trains on Saturdays from July 2 to September 3, and between Košice, Plešivec and Muráň by two trains on Sundays from July 3 to September 4.
Summer trains also operate on the line Košice – Červená Skala – Banská Bystrica, two connections operate on Saturdays from July 2 to September 10. Two more trains transport tourists on the Prešov – Červená Skala – Banská Bystrica route on Sundays from July 3 to September 11.
source: Unsplash/Victor Serban
On the route Košice – Prešov – Stará Ľubovňa and the opposite route on weekends, five summer trains from June 11 to September 11 will also run on the holidays of July 5, August 29 and September 1.
Those interested can also follow the rails to Prešov – Humenné – Stakčín, four trains, two in each direction, operate there from June 11 to September 11. This year’s novelty is the train connection Zvolen – Dudince – Štúrovo, two connections on this line run on Sundays and holidays from June 12 to September 4.
Source: SIU, SITA