Štúrovo - Esztergom
Štúrovo city has a population of 11.100 inhabitants, and is situated on the left bank of the Dunaj / Danube river at the Slovak-Hungarian border. Štúrovo is the southern most city in Slovakia attracting a lot of visitors with its interesting countryside.
- The Bend of the Danube river starts here with a splendid view of the Basilica in Esztergom, Hungary. The river Hron flows into the Danube close to the city and offers excellent opportunities for adventure and exploration for nature lovers. Being the most southern town in the country it attracts lot of tourists with its fascinating natural surroundings. This is where the most spectacular part of the Curve of the Danube begins with a picturesque view to the classic basilica in Esztergom, Hungary.
- The small town of Esztergom sitting on the Danube bank in Hungary played an important role in the establishment of the Hungarian state 1000 years ago. As a royal seat fro two centuries and as a center for the Roman Catholic religion for 1000 years it abounds Esztergom historic and cultural sights. If you arrive on the Danube from the direction of the Danube bend the spectacular view of the domed Basilica perched on a hilltop reflects in the water.