Slanica Island of Art

19 km from Biela Farma

In the middle of the dam there is the Slanica Island with a baroque church that ones used to be the dominant of Slanica village. The Slanica village and 4 other villages had been flooded and only the church and its calvary remained. In 1968 – 1971 the church was rebuilt and changed into an exhibition hall. Nowadays more than 200 exhibits of Orava folk arts are shown here and available for tourists who can ge there by ship. The ship sails to the island from the port No. 2 daily in the season (from May 15th till September 15th) starting off at 9.00 a.m. Many events especially concerts of classical music are held here.

muzeum

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