Vrsatec Castle Ruins

Pruské, Slovakia

The original Gothic Vršatec castle from the 13th century was destroyed in time of Rákoczis rebellion in 1706. The legend has that the castellan of this castle cut his leg in order to help his master to escape from the Tartar prison.

The ruins provide an excellent view of the whole of central Považie and the valley of the Váh river with the mountains Súľovské and Strážovské vrchy. Instructive path, as well as various cyclist and hiking routes lead to the ruins.



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Pruské, Slovakia
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Slovakia


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Petra Baxova (2 years ago)
Nice view from the hills.
Martin Baláž (2 years ago)
Small ruins, maybe much more beautiful from the village under it. Very quiet place, suitable for nice walks. Tourist routes. No shop in the village, but one pub is open to have a beer or coke.
Martin Lukas Mikuš (2 years ago)
Amazing viewpoint, beautiful nature, great hike.
Martin Paksi (3 years ago)
Beautiful place with limited services...
Sabína Hušlová (3 years ago)
Beautiful country walk.
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