If you’re partial to an undulating hill or a winding mossy way, Central Slovakia is your kind of place. Quiet and agrarian, it’s the heart of Slovakia; the cradle of Romantic Nationalism in the nineteenth century and the seat of the Slovak National Uprising in 1944. The way of life is slow, as are the trains, but what it lacks in zip it repays in beauty.
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