Likavka and surroundings
Koliba Likava is located in the village Likavka near Ružomberok. The town Ružomberok is the centre of lower Liptov region. It is situated at the crossroads of the main roads in northern Slovakia. The lower Liptov region is surrounded by the mountains of the Veľká Fatra, Chočské vrchy and Nízke Tatry. The position of the town offers abundant possibilities of spending pleasant leisure time not only in summer and winter seasons but also all the year round.
Year-round possibilities: The historical part of the town can be visited straight in the town of Ružomberok. There can be found Liptovské múzeum (Liptov Museum), Ľudovít Fulla Gallery. Vlkolínec – open-air museum of folk architecture (6 km) registered on the UNESCO list, is open in all season. Likava Castle (1 km) has been keeping guard over the adjacent crossroads of merchant roads for centuries. A Children’s folk festival takes place in an amphitheatre right below the castle every year. The rarities of Liptov region include the possibility of visiting all-year-round open thermal bathing pool Gino Paradise at Bešeňová village (9 km) and also Aquapark TATRALANDIA in Liptovský Mikuláš (25 km).
In the immediate vicinity of the town one can find a ski resort called Skipark Ružomberok – Malinô Brdo (5 km). Excellent possibilities for downhill skiing are offered also by nearby ski resorts Donovaly (30 km), Jasná Nízke Tatry (35 km), Kubínska Hoľa (25 km). Nowadays, cross-country skiing is growing in popularity. Excellent terrains for Alpine-oriented skiers are available for these exacting tourists. One can go ice skating to the skating rink of the stadium at the center of town of Ružomberok.
In the summer season the dam Liptovská Mara (13 km), bathing pools in Bešeňová - Gino Paradise and Aquapark TATRALANDIA in Liptovský Mikuláš enjoy a large number of visitors. Visitors can go on trips on foot or by following marked cycle-tourist routes to nearby or remote surroundings in order to see the beauty of nature.
Another activities that can be mentioned include: sightseeing flights by an aeroplane from the near sports airport at Lisková, river rafting, horse riding, trips by all-terrain vehicles. In case you have other interests, we would be able to advise you or to provide you with instructor and/or guide services.