Holidays in Slovakia in May
In May, warm weather sets in Slovakia for long walks and outings. The air warms up to + 16 ... 18C during the day, but cools down to + 10 ... 12C at night. In May, beach rest and swimming are impossible, because the water warms up only up to + 12 ... 15C. Despite this, a tourist trip to Slovakia in May can bring a positive emotional charge..
Holidays and festivals in Slovakia in May
Holidays in Slovakia in May can please with rich cultural leisure. So what can you count on? What festivals and holidays deserve attention?
- Every year in late April - early May, one of the most unusual festivals in Slovakia is held, namely the Ghost Festival. Ghosts, ghouls, witches become the main characters of the festive actions. People come from different countries of the world in order to take part in the actions, to feel the mysterious atmosphere and have an interesting time. These days, about 50 thousand tourists visit the Bojnica castle, at first they tremble with fear, and then rejoice and take pictures with the most unusual characters of the show. It is important to note that the bulk of the planned event takes place at night, so everything takes on an ominous connotation. The staff of the castle are always diligently preparing for the event, trying to make a lasting impression on tourists. Bojnice Castle is decorated and the details of the decor make a special impression on all visitors. The Ghost Festival attracts not only with mysterious events, but also the opportunity to taste local cuisine and new wines. In addition, tourists can visit the souvenir fair, where you can find interesting things made of leather, metal, clay.
- «Bratislava lyre» - festival that was first held in 1966. Today, this song festival is held annually in Slovakia and attracts people from different countries of the world who want to get closer to contemporary art. Each concert pleasantly surprises with its grandeur, so visiting «Bratislava Lira» can be included in your own cultural plan.
- The Cheese Festival is held in Liptovsky Mikulas. People can taste different types of cheese, among which the feta cheese should be noted. Enjoy unforgettable tastings!
Slovakia is a small but picturesque country in Europe, famous for its various cultural events. May will be the month when you can enjoy the long-awaited trip by planning nature walks and excursion programs, cultural activities.