Places included on the UNESCO list of the world cultural and natural heritage
The village of Vlkolínec, with traditional log houses.
Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area.
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians.
The historic town of Banská Štiavnica, where the first tech- nical higher education institution in the world, the Mining and Forestry Academy, was established in 1762 by Empress Maria Theresa.