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From Bratislava: Private Wildlife Watching Tour with Hotel

1. From Bratislava: Private Wildlife Watching Tour with Hotel

In the afternoon either take the train from Bratislava to Zilina on your own, or if you booked the option with hotel pick up meet your driver at your address in Bratislava. Transfer to Bratislava main train station. Afternoon train from Bratislava to Zilina. The journey takes about 2h30min. Arrival at Zilina Train Station. Meeting with the driver guide and transfer to the stylish hunting Hotel Diana, 3* located in beautiful nature of Small Fatra National Park. Check in at the hotel and 3 course Traditional Hunting Dinner at hunting restaurant of the hotel. Overnight in Hotel Diana. Early morning departure with 4x4 car to hunting observation point. Wildlife watching, which takes about 2 hours. Wildlife watching is from raised platform and it is completely safe. You can see the deer’s, deer doe’s, lynx, squirrel, foxes, falcons and even the brown bear. Return back to the hotel. Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Zilina. Walking tour of Zilina, the center of North – West Slovakia. Drop off at Zilina train station. Train back to Bratislava. If you booked the option with hotel drop off, private transfer to the hotel.

Modra: Private Wine Tasting at a Family-Operated Winery

2. Modra: Private Wine Tasting at a Family-Operated Winery

We are a family operated winery in Modra, let us show you the wonderful wines from our vineyards and wine cellar! Modra is an old royal city worth visiting for its charming romantic setting in the Small Carpathians, and has been known for centuries for its wine production and quality ceramics. What's more, the great codifier of Slovak language Ľudovít Štúr lived and died here. Modra offers you excellent wines, great food and peaceful surroundings. Thanks to the deep enological knowledge, love of vineyards, an emphasis on clean technology and a combination of traditional and modern approaches to wine-making, our wines have a small but distinct Carpathian dimension, full of minerality and pleasant aromas. Our excellent wines offer you a touch of flowers, medlar, mulberries and even figs and kiwi, which also flourish in our gardens. We hope that, after visiting us, our wines will always remind you of long and idyllic walks through the rolling hills of Modra. We own 5 hectares of planted vineyards. We produce wines from typical white varieties like Green Silvaner, Green Veltliner, Red Traminer, Oliver Irsai, Devin, Pinot gris, and Welchsriesling but also from Sauvignon and Chardonnay. We are famous for excellent red wines too, including Hron, Cabernet Sauvignon, Neronet, Dornfelder, and Saint Laurent. Our winemaker is respected authority in his field, not only in Slovakia but worldwide, often travelling abroad as the international judge in the prestigious wine competitions.

Bratislava: Guided Culinary Tour

3. Bratislava: Guided Culinary Tour

Discover Bratislava on this guided culinary tour. Explore the city center and learn the history and local traditions. Stop at a cellar and enjoy a tasting of two fine wines. Move to an old fashioned cafe and try the goose pate. Finish the day at a microbrewery with a beer tasting and pretzel. Meet your guide in front of the main entrance to Park Inn by Radisson Danube Hotel. Experience a journey through the historical city center of Bratislava. Listen to your guide as your admire the surroundings and learn of Slovakian history. Enter a wine cellar in the heart of town and taste two samples of local wine. Discover wine traditions and learn of the Small Carpathian Wine Road that originated in Bratislava. Find next, Cafe Stefanka, a traditional cafe established in the 19th century. Learn of the Goose and Duck feast that happens in autumn every year and taste authentic goose pate. Continue to the local microbrewery and appreciate 3 samples of speciality beer with a pretzel. Hear of the rich Slovakian beer culture and the local drinking customs. Sober up in a local Bratislava cafe for a pastry and coffee and learn of the local coffee customs.

Bratislava: Private Walking Tour

4. Bratislava: Private Walking Tour

You will be picked up from your centrally-located hotel in Bratislava (if staying outside the city center, your meeting is in front of the main entrance to the Park Inn Danube Hotel). Your tour will begin with a short introduction before you begin exploring Hviezdoslavovo Square. You will discover the Opera House and Reduta Building, passing along the "man at work" statue and Schoner Natzi statue to arrive to Bratislava's Main Square. You will then pause at the Roland Fountain where you will here of legends about the famous knight Roland, as well as about the coronation festivities of Hungarian kings in Bratislava. You can take a photo with a Napoleonic soldier as you pass by the Old Town Hall, and discover the Franciscian Church, the oldest sacred building of Bratislava, where the knights of Golden Spurs were knighted. You will then stroll through Franciscan Square to Primate's Palace, where you can marvel at one of Bratislava’s hidden gems: Primate’s Palace (where the Pressburg peace between the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Napoleon's France were signed). Next, you will take in the stunning Michael's Gate, before seeing the palace where the Hungarian Parliament used to meet. You will then see the building of Academia Istropolitana, the premise of the first university in the Hungarian Kingdom. At the conclusion of your tour, you will pass by St. Martin's Cathedral, and if you book the 3-hour option, you will also discover Bratislava Castle from where you will gain superb views over Bratislava.

Bratislava: Soviet Era and Post-Communist Tour

5. Bratislava: Soviet Era and Post-Communist Tour

This 2.5-hour tour brings to life the story of Bratislava in the 20th century. You’ll learn about the political changes, the development of society and Soviet-era architecture. Traveling in a retro Škoda vehicle, you’ll visit the Slavín Soviet monument, abandoned factories, a 1930s bunker line, the former Iron Curtain border zone and see loads of Communist-era buildings. Ride past the first apartment block in Czechoslovakia as well as the largest socialist housing project in Europe, abandoned industrial symbols of post-industrial transformation and new capitalist developments. Learn about architectural styles known as Socialist Realism, Functionalism and Brutalism. See villas of former communist leaders. Ride under the controversial UFO-like SNP bridge.

From Bratislava: Devin Castle 3-Hour Private Guided Tour

6. From Bratislava: Devin Castle 3-Hour Private Guided Tour

See 2 countries and the meeting point of 2 important rivers on an excursion to the ruins of an imposing castle that’s just a 20-minute drive from Bratislava. Strategic Devin Castle is now in ruins as it was blown up in an attack by Napoleon’s army. On this 3-hour guided tour you’ll explore the Devin Castle ruins and admire the views from its commanding position. During the tour you’ll also have a chance to taste local wine made from currants as well as other local products such as honey with ginger. The Castle offers a spectacular panorama of the surrounding area, with views all the way to Austria. Please Note: from November till March Devin Castle may be closed due to snow/bad weather conditions.

Bratislava: Banská Štiavnica UNESCO Day Tour

7. Bratislava: Banská Štiavnica UNESCO Day Tour

With its rich deposits of silver and gold, Banská Štiavnica is figured as one of the most important towns in Medieval Europe. Referred to as the "Silver City", this is your chance to see the town and its wonderful landscapes by bike. You will encounter varying environments such as mines, lakes, hills and the fantastic countryside. The town was registered as a UNESCO heritage site in December 1993, and was also the site of the first technology-oriented university in the world. From here, Banská Štiavnica became a center for science and technology development in Europe. Banská Štiavnica is one of the most beautiful and historically interesting towns in Slovakia, attracting artists and romantics with its old mining roads, stylish cafés and many restaurants. Highlights of your tour include the Old Castle and Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the Holy Trinity Square (where you can find the Mining District Court building) the Gothic church of St. Catherine, and the New Castle and Calvary. Complimentary to these famous landmarks, you will also encounter unique local beer, wonderful nature, and much more.

Bratislava by Private Speedboat

8. Bratislava by Private Speedboat

Give yourself the gift of an extraordinary experience and use this opportunity to rent a speedboat in Bratislava together with your family and friends. Speedboat rentals in Bratislava with an experienced captain will guarantee you a comfortable and interesting journey full of great adventures. Take a seat, make yourself comfortable and enjoy the remarkable panorama of Bratislava and the beautiful nature surrounding the river Danube together with your family and friends. Sightseeing cruises on the river Danube give you the opportunity to enjoy the panorama of Bratislava right from the deck of a speedboat. Enjoy a great Bratislava boat trip and sail past historical and modern parts of the Bratislava riverbank during the day or enjoy its magic on an evening cruise.

Neighboring in Bratislava: Full-Day Tour from Budapest

9. Neighboring in Bratislava: Full-Day Tour from Budapest

Bratislava is one of the oldest Celtic towns. Sitting at the border of the ancient Roman Empire, the city was the western bulwark of the Hungarian Kingdom, and the last marine port on the Danube River during the Middle Ages. It was the town of merchants and craftsmen, boasted a rich viniculture tradition, and was the coronation site for Hungarian kings. On this full-day trip from Budapest, you’ll visit the Castle, St. Martin’s Cathedral and the Old Town, the Bishop’s Palace, the Theater of Bratislava, and other sites of interest. Note that the tour is priced for a group of 5 persons.

Bratislava: Taste of Slovakia Walking Tour

10. Bratislava: Taste of Slovakia Walking Tour

Bratislava is Slovakia's capital, and is situated just 60 kilometers from the Austrian capital of Vienna near the Danube River. The city has changed its name five times, and throughout this tour you will discover many places of interest such as Town Hall, the Primatial Palace, Martin’s Cathedral, Bratislava Castle, and St. Michael’s Gate. No tour to Bratislava is complete without tasting the city's food and drinks. Bratislava has a big variety of places where you can enjoy potatoes, dumplings, thick sauces, and cheeses. You'll have the opportunity to sample a plum brandy called Slivovica, as your experienced guide takes you around the best places to try Slovak cuisine. You will get to meet craft producers and beer makers, and will not only taste unique dishes like Kofola, Treska v majonéze, Kapustnica, Bryndzové halusky, but will also hear stories about how these dishes became so popular. Towards the end of your tour you can also try the popular Slovakian blackcurrant wine and honey wine.

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What people are saying about Bratislava

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 14 reviews

We loved this tour! Peter was great at sharing fascinating history while also telling us his own experiences growing up in communist Bratislava. The car was beautiful and also fun, and felt very safe all things considered! We had done a tour of the historic areas the day before, and Peter was great about showing us new things and focusing on how the city changed from before WWII to present. We drove all over town, and really felt like we walked away understanding the city better. This tour is a family business - Peter and his brother run the tours, and the cars were his parents. I really felt like he captured the history, and gave us insights into his history too. Would absolutely recommend to anyone!

Eva was extremely personable and knowledgeable. She shared her information in a very engaging manner and incorporated personal experiences. Highly recommend!

Fantastic tour, highly recommended. A very engaging guide in a grand aged Skoda, with regular stops all around the city. Brilliant

We enjoyed seeing Bratislava from a different perspective very much. Our guide new his city from the inside out.

Kinga was a fantastic guide! A different and very pleasant day.