" SUN, AIR AND CLEAR WATER, SO ENJOY TIME SPENT IN PODHORIE."
Microregion with its area of 94.5km2 is situated to the north of district town Bánovce nad Bebravou
(Bánovce upon Bebrava),
at the upper flow of the Bebrava river.
Podhorie consists of eight villages: Čierna Lehota, Krásna Ves,
Podlužany, Slatina nad Bebravou, Slatinka nad Bebravou,
Šípkov, Timoradza and Trebichava.
They are 220km away from the Vienna airport and 165km from the Bratislava airport. You can take advantage of a
very good access from Bratislava to Bánovce nad Bebravou (150km by highway and first class drive-way) and from
this place 10-25km to the villages.
In Podhorie there are waiting for you many beautiful natural sceneries, clean atmosphere and water,
deep forests, unique plants, animals and natural phenomena with unique opportunities to go walking,
riding your bicycles and in winter-time to go skiing.
You are welcome by hospitable citizens of Podhorie who will offer you accomodation, delicious regional dishes
and other services. Podhorie will offer in addition to this many rich cultural experiences - towns Trenčín,
Topoľčany, spa town Trenčianske Teplice, Bojnice, Piešťany are situated 10-90km far away from Podhorie.
The biggest wealth of Podhorie is nature - kinds of plants and animals typical for this area have been drawn
attention of naturalists within living memory. Nowadays there are 15 natural reservations.
Underground waters which are gathered in limestones and dolomites of the Slatinský carst are very important
and are source of drinking water.