What to do in your free time...

The village Liptovsky Jan as well as Vila Helena is situated ideally for both summer and winter activities. From both culture and sports, there is something for everyone to enjoy. There are several historical and cultural monuments in the surrounding area and the village itself has got a long and interesting history.


Mainly winter sports:
  • Liptovsky Jan and its ski centre Javorovica – it is a family-type centre, suitable for beginners as well as advanced skiers Four ski-lifts are available. 20 kms long cross country course
  • Zavazna Poruba – ski centre Opalisko – only 5 minutes by car from Liptovsky Jan, offers you quality skiing on 5 ski slopes with 4 ski lifts and a 15 kms long cross country course.
  • Certovica – 20 minutes by car from Liptovsky Jan. You can ski on 6 ski slopes with 5 ski lifts. 5 kms long cross country course available as well.
  • Chopok – 20 minutes by car from Liptovsky Jan, is one of the most popular and best known ski centres in Slovakia. It is suitable for skiing, cross country, snowboarding and hiking.
  • Podbanske – 20 minutes by car, is a ski center suitable mainly for families.
  • There are also minor ski slopes in the surrounding villages. Sleighing is possible on the hills near the villa.
  • Possibility of using the ski bus Liptovsky Jan - Jasná


  • Liptovsky Jan – thermal spa directly in Janska valley - Natural sulphur spring Kaďa with healing effects
  • - Mincovníčkovo - Underground under the towers

    - Miniatures park MINI Slovakia

    - Sightseeing tower

  • Thermal springs are open all year round in Tatralandia Liptovsky Mikulas, Besenova and Lúčky spa.
  • Plenty of hiking and cycling routes.
  • Fishing, mushroom picking, paragliding, floating.
  • Hiking: Janska valley, Low Tatras, High Tatras, Western Tatras, Roháče, Low and High Fatra.
  • Caves: Demänovská freedom cave, Demänovská ice cave, Važecká cave.
  • Architectonical monuments: Wooden articular church in Svätý Kríž, an archeological site in Liptovská Mara – Havránok with celtic excavations.
  • Villages and open-air architectural museums: Vlkolínec – UNESCO World Heritage Fund site, a reconstruction of a typical local village in Pribylina and Zuberec.
  • The possibility of using CykloAqua bus - Vlkolínec - Podbanské