Blatnica Valley

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Coordinates: 48°54′22″N 18°57′47″E / 48.90607°N 18.96319°E / 48.90607; 18.96319
Blatnica (Blatnická dolina)
Valley
Blatnická dolina.jpg
Rock window in the Blatnica Valley
Country Slovakia
Region Žilina
District Martin
Municipality Blatnica
River Blatnica Stream
Location Juriašovo crossing
 - coordinates 48°54′22″N 18°57′47″E / 48.90607°N 18.96319°E / 48.90607; 18.96319
Lowest point merger with Gader Valley
 - coordinates 48°55′55″N 18°56′06″E / 48.93195°N 18.93493°E / 48.93195; 18.93493
Length 8 km (5 mi)
Geology limestone, dolomite
Easiest access dirt road
Location of Blatnica in Slovakia
Location of Blatnica in Slovakia
Location of Blatnica Valley in the Žilina Region
Location of Blatnica Valley in the Žilina Region

The Blatnica Valley (Slovak: Blatnická dolina) is a karst valley in the Greater Fatra Range in Slovakia. It is accessible from the village of Blatnica along a dirt road. Most of the valley is densely forested, in places with views at the surrounding lime and dolomite rocks. The best known part of the valley is the rock window at its lower part. Ostrá and Drieňok mountains can be climbed from the valley bottom.