Locals call this city the gateway to the High Tatras. Hundreds of thousands of tourists come here every year to enjoy the picturesque beauty of the area and conquer the next peaks. That's right, we will talk about the Slovak city of Poprad.
How to get there?
The city is located quite close to the Ukrainian border (196 km). You can get there by train, with a change in Kosice, by car or by bus. By car, after crossing the border, you can get there in 3 hours. The train to Poprad is a lot of transfers, and you will have to pay 10 euros. The bus remains the best choice of transport. You can buy a ticket to Poprad at the international box office of Uzhgorod bus station or Mukachevo bus station, it is also possible to buy online. Buses on international flights are equipped with everything you need for a comfortable trip. You can get acquainted with the traffic schedule online or at bus stations. Before you buy a bus ticket to Poprad, check the schedule information.
Where to stay in Poprad?
As Poprad is one of the largest tourist centers in Slovakia, there are no problems with accommodation options. The choice is just incredibly large, from a bed in a hostel, to a respectable hotel, or even your own apartment. As a result, prices will range from 22 to 125 euros per day. You can learn more about the options and choose to your liking and wallet online.
Mostly gastronomic establishments in Poprad with Slovak cuisine. Vino & Tapas is a very interesting establishment, as it is open only twice a week (Tuesday and Friday), and the highlight of the establishment is that the owner selects the wine for dinner. And "Pivny Dom Dobre Casy" will probably appeal to everyone, because here you can enjoy both fast food and hot dishes, but the hallmark is 24 types of beer. Most of the drink is made in the Czech Republic, although they have 9 types of Slovak.
The infrastructure of the city is surprisingly developed. The High and Low Tatras can be reached quickly by rail and bus. Poprad Airport attracts tourists with its location, namely 781 m above sea level. A popular means of transport is the electrified railway. A single trip will cost 2 euros, a season ticket - 4 euros, and for three-day trips will have to pay 8 euros. The price of a taxi in Poprad starts from 3.30 euros.
When traveling in Slovakia, be sure to visit this city. It is beautiful at any time of the year, so hurry up to pack your bags and run for a bus ticket to Poprad.