Nitra was established on seven hills - Zobor, castle hill, Calvary, Čermáň, Borina, Vŕšok, and Martinský vrch. The origins of the Slovak past were written right here. Related to its name are the beginnings of Slovak history, names like Pribina, Saints Cyril and Methodius, mention of the first Catholic Church on our territory and the first officially established Slavic alphabet.
Šaľa town belongs to medium-sized towns in Slovakia. It became famous thanks to the findings of a Neanderthal forehead bone, which is 45 to 60,000 years old. Its replica is stored in the Archaeological Museum near leisure center of Šaľa. The first written mention of the settlement under the name Terra Wag is preserved in Appendix of founding treaty of Panonhalm Abbey from 1002, issued by the Hungarian King Stephen I. Šaľa gained the status of a town in 1536. The favorable location, the proximity of the river Vah, and the fact that Šaľa lied at the intersection of "Česká cesta" and route from Nitra to Bratislava, had predestined its development in the next centuries. Today is thanks to the company Duslo, a.s. a center of the chemical industry. Also the agricultural character remained preserved.
Komárno, located on the Danube River and Váh River junction in between the 108-115 metres above mean sea level, is one of the oldest settlements the Carpathian basin and a town with rich history. Its location and geomorphologic development in an advantageous climate set a solid foundation and created a potential for agricultural utilisation of the land. The region has long-lasting growing season, which allows for cultivation of highly demanding crops and plants. The town is the southernmost and the lowermost located city in Slovakia.
The Ancient Topoľčany can be rightfully proud of the rich history it has to offer. Since ages it formed a natural part of Slovak history. Right here is the oldest known cave settlement in Slovakia, right here was found the first evidence of using a script of Central European Slavs, right here in the dense forests of Považský Inovec is hidden the oldest freestanding rotunda in Slovakia and right here, in this ancient region was located one of the most important power centers of Great Moravia. The magic of the region is also in a seemingly meaningless churches and manor houses, which hide valuable artifacts, such as a rich collection of Appony library or rare ancient frescoes and altars in its interior conceals. Equally eye-catching are the romantic ruins of castles Oponice and Topoľčany, which rises as silent guardians over the region and visiting it leaves you with not only a deep impression, but also many pleasant memories.
Levice has an advantageous geographical location; largest part of the town lies on the Hron drainage basin, but its north and east end was built on slopes and moderately undulated hills of Ipeľ upland. The geographical altitude in the centre of the old town is 163 metres above mean sea level, but is between 152-273 metres above mean sea level in the region as such. The surrounding environment falls within the mild dry climate with the average year temperatures of 9.5°C.
The town was founded at the confluence of the river Žitava and Hostiansky Potok / Zlatnianky / at the intersection of three major geological and geomorphological units - core mountain range zone of the inner Western Carpathians / Tribeč /, neo-volcanic mountains of the Inner Western Carpathians / Pohronský Inovec / and Pannonian Basin represented by Danubian Lowland. The town belongs to the warm and moderately warm climate: the average annual temperature is 9.46 °C; an average annual precipitation is 582 mm.