90 min

Poloniny National Park

NP Poloniny
Nature

Poloniny is the easternmost Slovak national park. The place that connects the Slovak, Polish and Ukrainian borders is Kremenec - the highest point of the national park (1,210 m above sea level). The name of the area is derived from the typical phenomenon of the Eastern Carpathians, flowery mountain meadows above the upper border of the forest - polonín. At present, it is the only area in Slovakia where a wild population of maned bison lives.

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30 min

Beskydy pantheon

NP Poloniny
Nature

The Beskydy Pantheon is a symbolic cemetery of important personalities from the Polonín area. It reminds people who lived, worked, created or passed through this region and left their traces here (A. Duchovnič, J. Kolinčák, M. Pustaj, E. E. Kisch, L. Mňačko and others). You can find the Beskydy Pantheon on the way from Stakčín to the Starina water reservoir, specifically at the turnoff to the village of Jalová.

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90 min

Havešová

Havešová
Nature

Havešová is a national nature reserve in the Poloniny National Park in the Bukovské Mountains, which is inscribed on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage List. The Havešová Forest is located in the cadastral territory of the municipalities of Stakčínska Roztoka and Kalná Roztoka in the Snina district.

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90 min

Jarabá skala

rabá skala
Nature

Jarabá skala, or Riaba skala (Polish: Riaba Skała, also Rabia Skała) (1,199.0 m above sea level) is the third highest peak of the Bukovské Hills, also in the Poloniny National Park. On the Slovak side there is a rocky sea, several tens of meters long. The resulting rock cliff (1,167.2 m above sea level) is a lookout point with a planted wooden platform.

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90 min

Pľaša

Pľaša
Nature

Pľaša (Płasza) (1,162.8 m above sea level) is a hill in the Bukovské Hills, at the same time in the Poloniny National Park. The Slovak-Polish state border crosses it. It is located on the Slovak-Polish border ridge, between the Kurników Beskid (1,037.0 m above sea level) hills in the northwest and Ďurkovec (1,188.7 m above sea level) in the southeast. On the Slovak side, it belongs to the Pľaša National Nature Reserve, declared in 1967 on an area of 110.80 ha with the highest 5th degree of protection [2], which is part of the Poloniny National Park, while on the Polish side it falls into the fields. Ciśniańsko-Wetlińskiego Parku Krajobrazowego.

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90 min

Pod Ruským

Pod Ruským
Nature

Under Ruský is a national nature reserve under the administration of the state nature protection Poloniny. It is located in the cadastral territory of the village Stakčín in the district of Snina in the Prešov region. The area was declared in 1988 on an area of 11.1412 ha. Protection zone not specified.

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90 min

Rožok

Rožok
Nature

Rožok is a small national nature reserve located in eastern Slovakia in the Bukovské vrchy. It contains a forest of forest character and there are mainly beeches. The reservation belongs to the Poloniny National Park.

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90 min

Stužica

Stužica
Nature

Stužica is a national nature reserve, the original Carpathian forest, which stretches in a deep valley around the Stužická river on the border of Slovakia, Poland and Ukraine in the Bukovské vrchy - in the Poloniny National Park - near the easternmost Slovak village Nová Sedlica.

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90 min

Snina

Snina
Settlement

The town of Snina, known for its remoteness and unspoiled nature, is a real gem of Europe. It is part of Horní Zemplín and is located in the easternmost part of the Prešov region. It is an economic and administrative center for another 33 municipalities. The whole district of Snina borders Poland in the north, the eastern border is formed by Ukraine, in the south it borders with the district of Sobrance and in the west with the district of Humenné. This easternmost region in Slovakia is a landmark of two world cultures - Roman and Byzantine. Citizens of Slovak, Ruthenian, Ukrainian and other nationalities live on its territory. Many visitors to the city and its surroundings are pleasantly surprised by what all this city provides and how it changes from year to year.

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60 min

Nová Sedlica

Nová Sedlica
Settlement

The village of Nová Sedlica is the easternmost village in Slovakia. It spreads in the Bukovské vrchy below the main Carpathian ridge. Its cadastre is bordered on the north by the Slovak-Polish state border and on the east by the Slovak-Ukrainian state border. Both connect at the elevation of Kremenec (1221 m above sea level), the easternmost point of our republic. It borders the village of Zboj from the south and west. It is an ordinary stream village in the Uličská valley on the upper course of the Zbojský stream. The center of the village is located at an altitude of 421 m. The area of the cadastre is 3302 ha, of which the area of agricultural land is 901 ha, the area of forests is 2325 ha, water areas occupy 19 ha and other areas 57 ha. The cadastre also includes ŠPR STUŽICA in an area of 761.49 ha with primeval forest communities / mostly beech with the original fir and mountain maple /. It is also a locality of zoogeographically important animal species with the occurrence of several East Carpathian endemics.

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