Atrium Hotel (Booking Webpage: https://tinyurl.com/2n4zczbz)
Nový Smokovec 42
062 01 The High Tatras
Booking of rooms in the conference venue Hotel Atrium is open. Do not forget to use the promo code “EDPE2023” to get a special discount for the EDPE 2023 conference participants (valid till 31 August 2023). We are looking forward to meeting you in The High Tatras!
The High Tatras is a mountain range in northern Slovakia and southern Poland. It is part of the Carpathian Mountains, and it is known for its spectacular scenery and outdoor activities. The High Tatras were declared a national park in 1948 and it is one of the oldest and most valuable protected areas in Europe. It is a unique protected area of flora and fauna. The High Tatras have 29 peaks over 2,500 meters AMSL. The tallest mountain in Slovakia is one of the peaks of the High Tatras – Gerlachovský štít (2,655 m). A symbol of the country though is the mountain Kriváň.
The High Tatras have been a popular tourist destination for more than a century, and the first tourist shelters were built here in the late 19th century. Many rare and endemic animals and plant species are native to the High Tatras such as high-mountain dwarf pine, pine woods, and wonderful flora. Rare animal species such as the chamois, eagle, bear, or marmot live here as well. There are more than 100 alpine lakes and several waterfalls. The most visited lakes are the Štrbské pleso and Popradské pleso.
The High Tatras are a popular spot for outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing, and skiing. There are many marked trails and alpine huts in the range, and it’s a paradise for those who enjoy nature and outdoor activities.
The landscape nearby conference venue in Atrium Hotel:
The timelapse from The High Tatras: