Local Area

Papradno and set in a beautiful natural countryside surrounded by unspoiled mountains offering waymarked country walks and mountain bike trails of various difficulty levels. For advanced hikers we recommend the yellow route through the ridge of Velky and Maly Javornik to neighbouring Czech village Karolinka. Alternatively, you can take a red route to Kasarne or Portas. In winter, these trails are accessible on cross-country skis. 
Spa lovers can visit the newest spa in Slovakia - Nimnica only 20 km away from the village Papradno


- Summer swimming pool in Povazska Bystrica – 17 km
- Thermal springs in spa town Rajecke Teplice – 50 km


- Ski Podjavornik – 8 km
- Ski Horna Marikova – 35 km
- Ski Certov – 55 km

Local Attractions

- Ruins of Povazsky Castle in Povazske Podhradie – 15 km
- Chateau in Bytca – 20 km
- Sulov Rocks – magnificent rock formations with rich fauna and flora.
- Manin Gorge - a limestone canyon between the Velky and the Maly Manin with many beautiful morphological formations.