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Where is Hriňová?

The town of Hriňová, which is over 200 years old, is located in the middle, i.e. directly in the heart of Slovakia and has about 7,400 inhabitants. It is situated on the upper course of the Slatina River and forms the transition from the Zvolenská kotlina basin to the Poľana Mountains in the north and Veporské vrchy Mountains in the east of the town. It takes about two hours twenty minutes’ drive by car to get to Hriňová from the capital Bratislava. The highest mountain of the historical Slovak town is Mountain Poľana with its stately 1,458 meters. In the past, inhabitants of this area earned their living mainly with agriculture and forestry, with livestock, as fishermen or even in the steam sawmill, as well as with glass production in the so-called glassworks. Today the town is a popular destination for tourists in summer and winter. There are also two very good ski resorts near Hriňová, one of them is Látky-Prašivá.

Skiing and more in the ski resort Látky-Prašivá

Látky-Prašivá ski resort is located at an altitude between 940 and 1,035 meters above sea level and offers some 1.2 kilometers of slopes, fun for skiers as well as snowboarders. Three lifts provide safe transportation for the enthusiastic winter sports enthusiasts. The slopes are ideal for children and families, but also for all beginners who want to start skiing or snowboarding.

As an additional offer for leisure activities of winter vacationers, the ski resort offers toboggan runs including an on-site toboggan rental for adventurous tours - and that during the day but also at night on the illuminated toboggan runs. Those who want to put their stunt potential to the test should try out the ski area's own snow park where halfpipes, boarder crosses, fun slopes, the fun park, jumps, corners, boxes, rails and wave rides are waiting to be tried out by adrenaline-loving winter sports enthusiasts. Látky-Prašivá also offers paragliding, helicopter skiing and snow kiting for the fearless adrenaline junkies. Or have a lot of fun with snow tubing, ice skating and curling in the ski resort. And then it gets really romantic during horse-drawn sleigh rides.

Conclusion: In addition to the skiing and snowboarding fun on the slopes, this exciting ski resort in Slovakia conquers with many other winter activities. It is suitable for families as well as for singles or couples. It is ideal for a ski vacation in Slovakia, because it offers enough programs for active winter sportspeople. Then just let's get going to the ski resort Látky-Prašivá!

What is the weather like in Hriňová?

The weather in Slovakia changes a lot and ranges from really cold winter days to pleasantly warm summer months. January with an average of 1° C is the coldest month in Hriňová. This city in the center of Slovakia is located in the mid-latitudes climatic zone and thus has a continental character. This results in perfect conditions for the ski resorts and slopes in the region in winter, because there is always enough fresh natural snow: An absolute plus for enthusiastic ski and snowboard fans. It is best to come in the cold season from November until February for a skiing vacation in Slovakia. The most snow falls from December to March.