village Turčianske Kľačany is situated on the northern part of the Turiec at
the right side of the Váh river on the foot of the southern slopes of the Malá
Fatra (The Smaller Fatra) – its Kriváň´s part. The acreage of the terrier
is 1125 ha. The highest point is Kľačianska Magura hill (1 375m above sea
level), the lowest point at the Váh river (350m above sea level). The village
midpoint lies 500m above sea level.
village counts 819 inhabitants nowadays and is situated in protective area of
the Malá Fatra National Park, Kľačianska Magura hill is a nature reserve
with acreage 150 ha which stretches to the terrier of Sučany and Lipovec
first written mention originates from the 19th of July1374. Till the year 1946
the name of this village was Kľačany, only in this year the name was completed
Places of Interest
of the tourist lanes leads from the village – from the
Turiec through Kľačianska Magura to the crests of the Malá Fatra. The
village is situated near Vrútky and Martin, inhabitants of these towns visit
the terrier of the village where they spend their leisure time with tourism,
mushrooming and collecting woodland fruits. Thanks to neighbourhood of water
areas you can go fishing.
the terrier of the village are 32 private recreational cottages (cabanas) and a tourist
cottage at Kľačianska Magura hill
(1375m). This cottage´s accomodation capacity is 45 beds. It is year-around
especially for persons interested in wandering. Two ski-lifts belong to the
cottage, one of them 200m and the other 600m in lenght. In addition to the
tourist facilities in the terrier there are 3 other ski-lifts – two of them
operate TJ Lokomotíva Vrútky and a 200m ski-lift operates Turčianske Kľačany.
the village there are three general stores and two taverns but there is not any
accomodation unit. The village operates cultural house where are rooms of
Municipal office and rooms of the Ekotrade company which produces sewage tanks
for villas. Further operates fire station, sorrow house and village distillery.
The elementary school (1st –4th class) is property of the village. It is
nowadays rented to District school administration.
is a training place for dogs in the village and water areas at the
frontiers of the village terrier which are used for fishing and water sports. In
addition to fishing Turčianske Kľačany can offer some hunting experience
because of occurence of deer, venisons and wild boars. In the last years there
are more brown bears as usually. Therefore it can be they come to the village
for some food.