Mountains and natural beauty are not the only attraction of Slovakia. The country has many historical and cultural gems worth visiting. Medieval castles, cathedrals, traditional village museums and other attractions offer a peek into the rich history of this small central European country. Slovaks are proud of their heritage and are eager to share it with visitors. Outdoor folk music and dance festivals are frequently scheduled during the summer months and are not only attractive for music and dance, but also for traditional costumes that are unique with its own distinctive characteristics for every region, town or village.