"Last chance to cross Polish-Slovak border" Oravska Polhora by matcrazy1
Oravska Polhora Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 35 photos
I, my wife and Kathy (Kodi01) from Dallas, Texas crossed the Polish-Slovak border in Korbielow - Oravska Polhora. Due to enlargement of European Union there will be no border check-up there since 1 May 2004. Haha, it was probably our last chance to see the border checkup there.
Oravska Polhora, border village is the most northern point of the Slovak Republic located in a valley of Polhoranka river surrounded by Oravske Beskydy mountains. It's a very looong village along Slovak Highway 521.
Hmm... nothing interested there except shopping possibilities as food and drinks are mostly cheaper than in Poland. So, we stopped there for small shopping. Btw there are two ski-lifts there which were closed due to lack of snow in October.
- Pros:Food and drink (beer) shopping, skiing in winter
- Cons:Not very interesting destination to be honest
- In a nutshell:Goodbuy border, welcome EU!
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Looking at commercials along highway 521 in Oravska Polhora one can think that the area is bilingual as most of them are... more travel advice
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