Slovakia is a central European country and a real paradise for everyone interested in history, archeology and architecture. The country has the greatest number of castles per capita in the world and boasts fine examples of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture. Beautiful castles are to be found in every major tourist destination in Slovakia and even not so well known historic places like Bratislava, Nitra, Prešov, Žilina, Trnava, Poprad, the latter being also a main entrance point to the Vysoké Tatry national park. Furthermore, the country has magnificent aerial museums in a large number of its picturesque villages and small towns, which have preserved their traditional architecture and folklore almost intact. Additionally, Slovakia has an exceptionally beautiful nature protected in natural parks, which will appeal to everyone keen on trekking, skiing, cycling, fishing, swimming, rock climbing, etc. Some of Slovakia’s best resorts are Košice and Banská Bystrica. Visitors of Slovakia may stay mainly in hotels (classic properties, apartment hotels and spa hotels) and pensions (usually family-run hotels or guest houses).