The region of Lower Považie (Dolné Považie) has assumed the name of the river Váh flowing through the territory from north to south. Dolné Považie is among the earliest settled territories of Slovakia. Continuous historic settlement of the territory is testified to by numerous archaeological finds.
Photo: Sunset, Lower Považie Tomáš Benčík (www.tomasbencik.com)
Lower Považie seen from the tourist point of view is likewise a frequented area. Trnava with numerous sacral monuments and Piešťany with world famous spa are topped off by the charming forests of the Small Carpathian Mountains (Malé Karpaty).
Photo: Spa town of Piešťany © Tibor Rendek
Photo: Smolenice Castle © Tomáš Šereda (www.ttstudio.sk)
In the past, an important trade route referred to as the Czech Road, which connected Czechia and Moravia with the Kingdom of Hungary led through this territory. Many castles were built along it in the 13th century - Ostrý Kameň Castle, Korlátka Castle, Dobrá Voda Castle. Now they are destinations of trippers.
Photo: Ostrý Kameň Castle © Tomáš Šereda (www.ttstudio.sk)