Slovakia

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Slovak Cuisine

There is no real "Slovak cuisine", that would be known and used all around the world, like the Chinese or Italian. However, there are meals that you would encounter more often in Slovakia than elsewhere in the world.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Slovakia Holidays and Customs

December 6 is marked in the Slovak calendar as the feast day of St. Nicholas. St. Nicholas was a bishop in Myra, a city located in today’s Turkey. Legend has it he threw a piece of gold wrapped in a cloth three times into the house of a rich man who went bankrupt and supposedly wanted his daughters to become prostitutes.

SHORT INFORMATION

Currency of Slovakia

Since 1st of January 2009, the official currency in Slovakia is Euro (currency code EUR).