The town of Vrutky is situated in the northern part of the
Martin district at the confluence of the rivers Vah and Turiec. It lies in the
center of the Zilina area between the towns of Zilina and Martin.
The first written reference about this town dates back
to the year of 1255, where it is found that ‘’Vrutky’’ comes from the name of
The economic development indicates the fact, that
there was already before the year of 1332, an independent Roman catholic parish
with a gothic church of Saint John the Baptist from the year of 1285.
In the last decades of the 19th century,
Vrutky changed from a farming settlement to an important railway junction.
Vrutky was awarded the certification of a town status in 1960. Today, there are
7410 inhabitants residing in Vrutky.
The town and its surroundings offer plenty of
recreational and sporting activities. During the summer time there is swimming
and other water sports (public swimming-pool, water areas near Lipovec).
Hiking trails lead from Vrutky to the Mincol hill,
then following to Martinske hole, to the respectively Stranavy, on the hill of
Klacianska Magura, then from there it is possible to follow to the hills of
Panosina, Suchy, Maly Fatransky Krivan, Chleb and the alternative to Sutovske waterfalls or to Vratna valley. It is possible for tourists to walk without
great effort through the town park-forest between the towns of Vrutky and
Vrutky is also the starting point for a bicycling
trail in the Turiec-Vazsko-Fatra areas. The course of travel to this area can
be taken from the highway I/18, the railways Kosice-Zilina and the respectively
Bohumin. The trail leads through
municipalities of Lipovec, Turcianske Klacany, Sucany, Turcianska Stiavnicka,
Podhradie, Nolcovo, Ratkovo to Krpelany, from there it is possible to continue
to Orava and Liptov.
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