Bratislava Sightseeing on wheels

Our most recommended Bratislava Sightseeing on wheels

Bratislava: Riverside, Castle or Complete City Segway Tours

1. Bratislava: Riverside, Castle or Complete City Segway Tours

Get to know Bratislava on a unique Segway ride with an expert local guide. Choose from 3 different scenic routes and see Bratislava from a different perspective. All tours include training and lead through various parts of the Old City, covering Primatial Square, the Old Slovak National Theatre, Hviezdoslavovo Square, and the Holy Trinity Column. Later, continue by the water banks of the Danube and enjoy the view of the entire city. During the ride, cross 2 different bridges, the newly open Old Bridge and the UFO Bridge. The 1-Hour Riverside Segway Tour ends here but if you opt for the 1.5-Hour Bratislava Castle Segway Tour, continue on a climb up the hill to Bratislava Castle complex where you will learn about the history of the castle. The 2-Hour Complete City Segway Tour also includes the ride to Bratislava Castle, as well as the Presidential Palace, where you can see all the way to Austria and Hungary from the panoramic terrace, and the Main Square.

Bratislava: Soviet Era and Post-Communist Tour

2. 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 or in a standard van, 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: Slovakia's Castles Private Full-Day Tour

3. From Bratislava: Slovakia's Castles Private Full-Day Tour

Visit Bojnice Castle, one of the most magical castles in Slovakia, reminiscent of French chateaux in the Loire Valley. On this full-day tour you can choose whether to tour the romantic Bojnice chateau with its beautiful park and zoo, or Trencin Castle with its medieval atmosphere and spectacular views. Explore the atmospheric town Trencin, dominated by a royal castle and a fortress built to protect the town from Turkish invaders. See the inscription glorifying the victory of the Romans over the German tribes in the second century A.D.

Bratislava: Riverside, Castle or Complete E-Scooter Tour

4. Bratislava: Riverside, Castle or Complete E-Scooter Tour

Hop an e-scooter and tour Bratislava with an expert local guide. Choose from 3 different scenic routes around the Old Town to suit the experience and timetable you want. All tours lead through various parts of the city center, covering Primatial Square, the Old Slovak National Theatre, Hviezdoslavovo Square, and the Holy Trinity Column. Later, continue by the water banks of the Danube. During the ride head across the newly opened Old Bridge and modern UFO Bridge. The 1-Hour Riverside E-scooter Tour ends here, but if you opt for the 1.5-Hour Bratislava Castle E-Scooter Tour, continue on a climb up the hill to Bratislava Castle complex for great views over the city. The 2-Hour Complete City E-scooter Tour also includes the ride to Bratislava Castle, plus an excursion to the Presidential Palace. Take in views all the way to Austria and Hungary from the panoramic terrace and the Main Square.

Bratislava: Grand City Guided Tour

5. Bratislava: Grand City Guided Tour

Meet  your guide in front of the main entrance of the Park Inn Danube Hotel. Receive a short introduction before heading to Hviezdoslavovo square. Discover the Opera House and Reduta Building. Admire the Man Work statue in the city’s Main Square. Pause at the Roland fountain and hear the legend of the knight Rowland. Take a photo with a Napoleonic soldier as you pass by the Old Town Hall. Stroll through Primate’s square to Franciscan Square. Marvel at one of Bratislava’s hidden gems: Primate’s Palace. Take in the stunning Micheal’s Gate. See the palace where the Hungarian Parliament used to meet. End the walking portion of your tour at the gates of St. Martin’s Cathedral. Continue by car to the Presidential Palace in Palisady District, which was built in the functionalist style. See Bratislava Castle and the Slovak Government building. Finish your tour with a visit to the Slavin Monument, where you can enjoy a superb view over all of Bratislava. Afterward, you will be dropped off back at the Radisson or the city center.

Neighboring in Bratislava: Full-Day Tour from Budapest

6. 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: City Highlights Running Tour

7. Bratislava: City Highlights Running Tour

Join a running tour and see Bratislava's historical center while you run at a comfortable pace. Forget trying to navigate the streets of an unknown city, and let your runner guide lead you to the most impressive sights on your route. Run at a comfortable pace through the pedestrian historical city center while your expert guide tells you interesting anecdotes and legends of Bratislava and Slovakia. Marvel at the Reduta Building, the Primatial Palace, the Old Town Hall, Michael's Gate, Pálffy Palace, and much more as you see the city from a different angle. Enjoy running past architectural wonders on this fully loaded sightseeing adventure.

Banska Stiavnica Town: Private Full-Day Tour from Bratislava

8. Banska Stiavnica Town: Private Full-Day Tour from Bratislava

The small medieval town of Banska Stiavnica actually dates back to the third century B.C. It attracts visitors from around the world to see its treasures and experience its unique atmosphere. Visit this World Heritage Site on a full-day tour from Bratislava. Banska Stiavnica boasts a rich history of mining gold and silver. See Trinity Square in the town center, its open-air mining museum, and the complex of 60 amazing tajchs (artificial water reservoirs) that surround the town. After exploring the mining museum, your tour continues on to the village of St. Anton, where you’ll stop to see the impressive manor house.

Bratislava Private Tour from Vienna

9. Bratislava Private Tour from Vienna

Escape the hustle and bustle of Vienna for the day on a full-day private tour of Bratislava, the scenic and celebrated capital of Slovakia. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Vienna, transfer along the route of the Danube River across the border with Austria. Upon arrival, meet your local guide for a walking tour that takes in Bratislava Castle (situated on a plateau above the Danube) and the parliament building of the National Council of the Slovak Republic. Along the way, admire the monuments of the Old Town, such as the neo-Renaissance National Theater, St. Michal’s Tower - the last remaining of the city gates from the medieval fortifications - and St. Martin’s Cathedral, where 11 Hungarian kings and queens were crowned between 1536 and 1830. Admire the views of the city and river from Bratislava Castle. Then, after some free time for lunch at a nearby restaurant, return to the Old Town to explore more and purchase some souvenirs. The tour ends in Bratislava, but return transfers to Vienna can be arranged by boat, train, or private vehicle for an additional fee.

Vienna: Bratislava Half-Day Private Tour

10. Vienna: Bratislava Half-Day Private Tour

Start your trip with a hotel pick-up at the arranged time. Sit back in your and admire the scenery of the Austrian countryside as you cross the border into Slovakia. Admire the monuments of the Old Town, such as St. Michal’s Gate and Tower, the city gate that ranks among the oldest town buildings. St. Michael’s Tower is the last remaining of the city gates from the medieval fortifications. Continue to the Rococo-style Grassalkovich Palace the residence of the president of Slovakia. Grassalkovich Palace is the 18th-century social spot for the Hungarian aristocracy. Admire Primate’s Palace the most beautiful building in Bratislava. Enjoy ample free time for lunch and explore the city on your own. Later, meet up with your driver for a smooth drive back to your accommodation in Vienna.

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What people are saying about Bratislava

The tour guide was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and had a tailor-made picture book to help explain his country's turbulent history. His 1988 Skoda car was immaculately clean and well looked after, and took us in comfort (albeit 1980s comfort) to several Cold War-era sites around Bratislava. This tour is very much worth doing.

Our guide Kerin was very kind and helpful, she had a lot of energy and enthusiasm when telling us the story of her city. We unfortunately had to leave early to catch our train, but it was an amazing experience regardless! Highly recommended if you have little time in Bratislava.

Hector was a very sympathetic guide and gave me a lot of exciting information on the tour. He was always very helpful and I was able to stop and take photos everywhere. I can only recommend the tour to others

Great way to see the city and get a good overview. Hector was a lovely tour guide and offered good info and personal tips. After a few mins the Segway was easy to use.

Kiana (Kia) is smart, young, pretty and she knows the city, you gonna have fun going around the town with her ... Segway is super fun to ride