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Duration: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days walking
Location: Slovaquia
Price: Ask for net price

This is a walking and cultural trip through the wilderness of beautiful landscapes and immense forest in the heart of the Carpathian moutain ranges. As well as the tranquil natural surroundings, you will have chance to see some of Slovakia’s interesting historical and cultural sites with visits to Kosice, Levoca and the UNESCO classified Spissky Hrad. This pilgrim way to Compostela in Slovakia (Jakubska Cesta) is one of the lesser known pilgrim routes, but has well way-marked trails, signed with the familiar red shell seen along the other pilgrim routes. Without the busy trails and away from the throngs of other pilgrims encountered on the more well-trodden of the Camino routes , this walk has the feel and atmosphere of a true pilgrimage.

Day 1 :The East of Slovakia.
Arrival in Kosice. Visit the second town of Slovakia with its beautiful gothic cathedral, the most Eastern in Europe. See the traditional town Centre and colourful market.

Day 2 : 5h/5h30 walk – Level : +460 / -360
Through the Carpates forests.
From the very beginning of the walk the atmosphere is noticeably tranquil. The Compostela path takes you along well defined trails through beautiful forest abundant with wildlife.

Day 3 : 5h30 walk- Level : +600 / – 745
To Kojsovska summits
Today, the path combines forests and summits and offers magnificent panoramas to the walker. Small wood oratories reminds us that we are on the Jakubska Cesta.

Day 4 : 8h00 walk -Level : +1100 / -1100
The Hunger Valley
We are in thevery heart of traditional Slovakia now. The itinerary take us from villages to valleys, where we discover the daily life of the inhabitants in Biela Skala and Dubrava.

Day 5 : W4h30/5h walk-Level : +660 / -500
Medieval fortifications and churches, Unesco heritage
Today you experience some of Slovakias cultural offerings; from the frescoes of the church Saint Esprit to the Spissky hrad fortifications, the walk reveals to us the history of Grande Moravie and the Tatars invasions. Overnight in the fortified city of Spisska kapitula.

Day 6 : 5h/5h30 walk-Level : + 370 / -390
The Levoca church of Santiago
A beautiful walk on the highlands today with scenic views over the High Tatras. We cross Jerusalmen de Spiss before reaching the Marianska Hora sanctuary and walking on to discover Levoca and its treasures.

Day 7 : End of the trip this morning following breakfast. If you would like to extend your stay we can take you to the High Tatras National Park , the Slovensky raj- Slovakia Paradise.

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