Vlkolínec can only be reached by car. The village itself is closed to vehicles so one has to park outside and walk.
Vlkolínec  is one of only folk villages which survived intact in Central Europe and has been nominated on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Vlkolínec is famous for its folk architecture. Two of 45 houses can be visited from the inside as well. There is also a small art gallery, a church and a cemetery.