Welcome to Levice !!!
Levice town is located in the western Slovakia, around 40 km southeast of Nitra and 110 km east of Bratislava, 32 km of Banská Štiavnica, 55 km of Zvolen and 25 km from the Hungarian border. It lies on the left bank of the lower Hron river. The town is the capital of the largest district in Slovakia, Levice District, that encounters Čankov, Horša, Kalinčiakovo and Malý Kiar.
When in Levice, there are at least ten things to do and visit here: start with the Levice castle, the building that dominates the town. If passionate about the history, then visit the Tekov museum, where you can find out about the Levice region's history.
Part of the Tekov museum, visit the settlement number 142, in Brhlovce, that was restored and turned into a museum. Here you will find out about the life of the original inhabitants of the dwellings. A must know about it is that it received the Europa Nostra Award, in 1994, for saving and restoration of the architectural monument.
When for relaxation in the nature, go to the Levice fishponds or Vápnik (Šikloš). This is one of the largest travertine peaks of Slovakia. Enjoy a trip to the State Nature Preserve, Horša Valley. You will not regret it!
Visit also the Calvary, that was revitalised in 2008. In this area of Calvary were also new stations of cross built.
If coming in October, you'll have the pleasure to enjoy one of the favorite traditional events, that is the funfair in Levice. Here you will find lots of food stalls, merry go rounds and other attractions for your family.
Want more relaxation and fun? Then go to the famous holiday resort Margita-Ilona, located 6 km from Levice. Here you'll find outdoor swimming pools with showers, tennis courts, volleyball fields, football pitches, children´s play ground and much more!
Even more, you can go to the association of sport in Levice, that offers many sporting facilities, such as: modern sports hall, house of sport, swimming pool, football stadium, ice rink, and clubs.
Also do not miss the park of M. R. Štefánik, where you can enjoy the small café, while the children will enjoy the climbing frame called "magic fish".
If passionate about the astronomy, visit the Tekovian Observatory, that offers the possibilities to view night sky projection, projection of stars, constellations, greek mythology, Solar system, galaxy, meteorology and more!
For the divine services, checkout the Slovakian churches of St.Michael, of St.Joseph, the Church of The Holy Spirit, or the Hungarian Church of St.Michael.
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