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Why EST Frontier Slovakia


Wood Carving is one of the oldest handcrafts in Slovakia and had always been a part of daily life in Orava villages. With EST Frontier Slovakia you will have an opportunity to get familiar with this and other traditional crafts unique to this part of the Slovakia. You can also choose from one of the following tours we offer: Combined tourThe best of Slovakia tourThe best of Orava tourFamily adventure tourCastles tourCycling tour.


Wood Carving in Slovakia

EST Frontier Slovakia will take you to Orava region on a visit to wood carving shops and galleries of well known master wood carvers and sculptors. Wood carving was traditionally done by men who’s main motivation for carving was to make items necessary for daily use (bowls, jugs, spoons, etc). The Gallery of Folk Wood Carving contains more than 50 larger-than-life sculptures by 30 wood carvers from Orava, Liptov, Kysuce and other regions of Slovakia as well as Poland. We’ll also visit a gallery of the late Stefan Sivan – artist wood carver from Orava, where you can see his rich collection of art. Let us also take you on an excursion of the museum of wooden village, where you’ll get familiar with other traditional folk crafts such as pottery craft, blacksmith craft, basket weaving, cow bell making, glass painting and many others.
If you are interested in woodcraft, art of wood carving or have any other questions, do not hesitate to contact us via email:  or by phone: +421 904 292 468.