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Beautiful river canyon in Slovak Paradise

Fantastic hiking adventure along the river Hornad in a narrow rocky canyon surrounded by high mountains. Multiple steep gorges ascending from the canyon providing opportunities... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic hiking adventure along the river Hornad in a narrow rocky canyon surrounded by high mountains. Multiple steep gorges ascending from the canyon providing opportunities for ladder climbing hiking experience. The canyon can be scaled via narrow footpath with metal steps (via ferrata) in places, bolted to the naked cliffs a few meters above the river. Stunning view and great... More 

Thank DrAtkari
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Prielom Hornádu (Hornad river breakthrough) is a major tourist attraction in the north of Slovak Paradise National Park. It is about 13 km, but there're options of splitting it into shorter circular walks. The river Hornad brakes through high mountains. It is followed by a path with blue marked trail. That trail in many place is hanged on vertical rock... More 

Thank endrju_74
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Nice and quiet easy hike compared to other canyons possible with kids as well. Interesting are parts where you go just above the Hornad river, these places are secured with metal supports and chains. You can connect this hike with Klastorna canyon and after just come down back to Hornad or continue with different track. It is also possible to... More 

Thank RolandNavratil
Veszprem County, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

The area Hornad Canyon is located in is full of really nice hiking routes and this is also a must try. Walking along the river is pleasant, but when the path leads towards some metal platforms fixed to the rocks literally above the river, that is the best. Unique hiking experience.

Thank Erik T

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