The ruins of the Uhrovec castle, dating from the 13th century, lies on the steep hill. It was one of the most valuable castles in Slovakia. The estate of the castle belonged to an influential noble family Zayo in the 16th century, originated from Croatia. The irst documented records of the castle date from 1258.



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Alfonz Fox (11 months ago)
Castle is one of my favorite. Build on side of hill with walk just about good for kids, offers great views. You can buy some refreshments and souvenirs if you like. It is still under reconstruction. If it is not enough for you, there are some historical places to be seen in Uhrovec village or very nice small church in Ksina village near by. Hope you like my photo from recent sightseeing flight I took from Trenčín.
Michal Šimurka (16 months ago)
Easily accessible, the hike is not too long and not too difficult. Souvenirs are available, groups can book a room for the night! The castle is being conserved a d renovated.
Milena .Kusnierova (2 years ago)
View over to castle is always lovely
Adam Píš (3 years ago)
This castle was amazing. Let's start with parking. There is pretty sizable parking lot at the end of the village, although you won't really see any cars there if you go during the work days and especially earlier in the morning. Sign there says that the hiking trip takes about 55 mins, and it's pretty much spot on. The gradient is totally manageable also for older people. The castle itself is full of volunteers renovating it and a great black doggo which always begs for pets. You will also be able to visit a little museum with some artifacts found on the site and some models which show how castle looked before it fell to ruins. Views are amazing and you will not be disappointed. 100% recommended even for hikers beginners.
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