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From Krivan, Budapest is about 75 miles to the south, while Krakow is 110 miles to the north.
Spend the day on the slopes at Mount Kasprowy Wierch Ski Resort, 55 miles from Krivan. Also check out Mount Gubalowka Ski Resort, 60 miles away.
If you travel 15 miles to the west of Krivan you'll come to Zvolen. Some time here gives you the opportunity to visit Golf and Country Club Hron and Borova Hora Arboretum. If you feel like seeing even more of this part of the world, travel to Sliac and have a look at Ludovita Stura Park and Forestry and Timber Museum. They're located just 15 miles out of Krivan.
Approximately 16 miles to the northwest of Krivan is Hronsek, a regional center which is home to Zvolen Church, wooden church Hronsek UNESCO and Museum of the Slovak National Uprising. The Town Castle Area and Banska Bystrica's Town Fortifications are additional popular places if you're not short on time.
To truly appreciate the heart and soul of Central Slovakia, you need to acquaint yourself with its signature spices and tastes.
It's possible you haven't paid much attention to the intricacies of potatoes and cabbage in the past, but you'll surely be an expert on these beloved ingredients by the end of your trip!
Follow the lead of the locals and order bryndzové halušky (gnocchi with sheep cheese) and kapustnica (cabbage soup).
Satisfy your sweet tooth with some štedrák (layer cake), a truly tempting dessert.
Grab your friends and order a few pints at one of the local bars. Don't waste your time with the drinks list. If beer is what you're after, Smädný mních is what you want!
Kofola (soft drink), an alcohol-free drink, can be enjoyed at any time of the day.
If you want to drink like a local, order some bošácka slivovica (plum brandy), a fiery liquor.
Wine connoisseur or not, you simply must order a glass of Welschriesling. It's the perfect accompaniment to a flavorsome meal. That being said, the locals also recommend Blaufränkisch. Why not give both a try?
As the end of your trip nears, say one final "Dovidenia" to Krivan, and take comfort in knowing that all the euros you spent are nothing compared to the amount of fun you had.
If you're wondering exactly where you would find the closest airport, it's approximately 75 miles to the south.
Expedia's extensive database currently lists no accommodations in Krivan. There's not need to panic though, as you can always head to the Hotel The Grand Vígľaš, which is some 4 miles away in Dúbravy.
Situated in Viglas, this spa hotel is 0 mi (0 km) from Vigsassky Zamok and within 12 mi (20 km) of Ludovita Stura Park and Zvolen Church. Forestry and Timber Museum and Borova Hora Arboretum are also within 12 mi (20 km).
Located in the heart of Banska Bystrica, this hotel is steps from Central Slovakian Gallery and The Town Castle Area. Banska Bystrica's Town Fortifications and Museum of the Slovak National Uprising are also within 10 minutes.
Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Golf and Country Club Hron, Ludovita Stura Park, and Borova Hora Arboretum. Forestry and Timber Museum and Zvolen Church are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located in the heart of Banska Bystrica, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of the Slovak National Uprising, Central Slovakian Gallery, and The Town Castle Area. Banska Bystrica's Town Fortifications is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) away.
Situated in Zvolen, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Forestry and Timber Museum, Zvolen Church, and Ludovita Stura Park. Borova Hora Arboretum is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) away.
Situated in Banska Bystrica, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Central Slovakian Gallery, The Town Castle Area, and Museum of the Slovak National Uprising. Banska Bystrica's Town Fortifications is 2.3 mi (3.6 km) away.
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Ludovita Stura Park, Zvolen Church, and Forestry and Timber Museum. Golf and Country Club Hron and Borova Hora Arboretum are also within 6 mi (10 km).