Tatranska Magistrala

Slovakia Slovakia

Worth knowing

The Tatranska Magistrala runs for a length of 73 kilometers through Slovakia.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as hard and it usually takes 4 days to walk the Tatranska Magistrala.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in managed huts.

Wild camping is not allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Tatranska Magistrala

73 km
Elevation gain
3.150 m
Elevation loss
2.350 m
Highest Point
Velka Svistovka / 2.038 m
Lowest Point
793 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
73 km
3.150 m
2.350 m
Velka Svistovka
2.038 m
793 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Tatranska Magistrala
  • in managed huts
Solitude on the Tatranska Magistrala
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

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Arrival to the Tatranska Magistrala

You will arrive via Poprad-Tatry Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zu Fuß. Duration approx. 2 hours.

Departure from the Tatranska Magistrala

Departure is via Poprad-Tatry Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zu Fuß. Takes about 2 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Tatranska Magistrala

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