it is a very popular town among tourists. It is situated at the foot of the Tatra Mountains at the level of app. 840 metres. It is a very attractive place to visit regardless the season.  In summer, it is an ideal place for mountain hikers and in winter, it is popular among enthusiasts of “white madness”. Many tourists are attracted by the unique wooden architecture and rich regional traditions. The town is visited annually by many tourists due to various interesting cultural and sporting events taking place throughout the whole year.