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Slovakia is located in Central Europe and has a population of 5.4 million people. With dramatic landscapes of mountains, caves, canyons and endless meadows, Slovakia is an increasingly popular tourist destination. The official language is Slovakian.

Medical tourism

See the box to the right to view a full list of available treatment areas.

Best time to travel

Slovakia has a continental climate with four distinct seasons. Winter can get cold, with the coldest month being January. The hottest months are July and August.

Money and costs

The national currency is the Euro (EUR, symbol €). Find up-to-date exchange rates and conversion through a currency conversion tool.


Tourists from the USA, Canada, Australia, and the EU do not require visas for stays of up to 90 days. Travelers from the UK can stay for an unlimited amount of time.

Getting there

The major international airports for entry to Slovakia are Bratislava Airport and Tatry-Poprad Airport. It must also be noted that Vienna Airport is only 31 miles (50km) from the capital Bratislava.

Dialling codes

To call Slovakia, the country dialling code is +421.

Useful links

Find more in-depth information on Slovakia at:

Lonely Planet -​slovakia

Slovakia Embassy in the USA -​washington

Slovakia Embassy in the UK -

NHS health information on Slovakia -​NHSEngland/​healthcareslovakia/​Pages/​healthcareslovakia.aspx

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Page last updated: Friday, 2nd September 2011