Mountain Route, Stage 2: Travel Guide Modra Piesok - Dobrá Voda
The second stage of the Mountain Route will bring you along the Little Carpathians further to the north. There are plenty of nice downhills for you to enjoy. There are no pubs or restaurants for the first 35 (3-4 hours ride) kilometres of the route, so bring enough water and snacks if you need.
In the middle of the day, you have an option to swim in the lake Buková and get some refreshments at local restaurant. It is a short 900m detour from the main route, well recommended. If not, there is another local pub 2 kms further in Buková village, but they do not serve food.
The final destination Dobrá Voda is famous for its spectacular castle ruin.
Buková Lake / 34,6 km
The first pub along the route is Lážo-Plážo Bufet at Buková lake. They serve food as well. Worth a little 900m detour after a long forest section without pubs.
Buková village / 38 km
Authentic local village pub Hostinec pod Vŕškom with unbeatable prices and atmosphere. Only drinks, no food.
Dobrá Voda Village
After your arrival to the destination, you have several options to get a drink. At Pohostinstvo Blava they should serve food / pizza as well.
Penzión Skalka / Dobrá Voda
Comfortable B&B in Dobrá Voda village.
Address: Dobrá Voda 226
Telephone: +421 903 455 534
Mon Repos / 25 km
Ruins of the Pallfys’ chateau and a gamekeeper’s lodge from 19th century hidden in the forest.
Buková Lake / 35 km
Pleasant place to take a rest in the middle of the day. Time to swim and to have a lunch at local restaurant/pub.
Dobrá Voda Castle / 57 km
Medieval castle ruin, 30 minutes walk/hike through the forest from Dobrá Voda village, your final destination of today.
Things to do in Dobrá Voda
Dobrá Voda (“Good Water”) is a village surrounded by the forests of the Little Carpathians. There is your bed and breakfast, several pubs, a restaurant, Dobrá Voda Castle Ruin and an open-air swimming pool.
To visit local pubs, visit Hostinec U Procházku just a few metres from Penzión Skalka. Pohostinstvo Blava in the centre of the village serves some food (pizza) as well. Bufet Mariáš near the open-air swimming pool is a bit further from the village, so consider visiting it by bike.
The main attraction of the village is Dobrá Voda medieval castle ruin, hidden in the forests, definitely worth to visit. Former red trail led through the local cemetery, which is the shortest and nicest route. Or take a new red trail on the way there and a green trail on the way back, it is a nice 1-2 hour trip.