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Bratislava Sightseeing Tour from Vienna

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Key Highlights

  • Travel to Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia!
  • See the glorious historic architecture of Bratislava
  • Stroll through the picturesque old town, coffee houses, restaurants and cultural sights of the Slovakian city
  • Overview
    Discover Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, on this sightseeing tour from Vienna. You’ll find a fascinating mix of old and new. This is a city where recent history – the end of Communism and EU membership – has wrought many changes, but where you will still find a treasure trove of historical and architectural gems.

    Amble with your guide through the maze of historic streets around the ancient Castle. See the fine Gothic Cathedral, Renaissance and art nouveau town houses, 18th century rococo palaces, beautiful fountains and much more.

    But there is more than the past to explore in Bratislava. Things are happening here. Look beyond the compact Old Town and you will see new construction taking place. Feel the fresh energy and dynamism of this growing capital.

    Download a list of Vienna hotels pick up point

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    24 Mar 18 - 28 Oct 18: Daily
    01 Nov 18 - 31 Mar 19: Friday and Saturday

    Duration

    7 hours

    Start time

    Hotel pick-up starts: 07:15am
    Bus departs: 08:30am

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Vienna.
    (Please advise your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour)
    You can also join the tour from Internatinal bus station Erdberg (underground station: U3).
    Please reach the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the start time.

    Ending Point

    State Opera House, Vienna

    Itinerary

    At the start of your Sightseeing in Bratislava tour from Vienna you will be picked up from your hotel at around 07:15am and taken to catch the public bus to Bratislava. The bus departs at about 08:30am.

    You will drive to Bratislava, the capital of the Slovak Republic, which is less than 60 km (36 miles) from Vienna. Like Budapest, the capital of Hungary, it straddles both banks of the River Danube.

    When you reach Bratislava, you will meet your guide, who will take you on a leisurely walk through the Old Town. Wander through the narrow medieval streets to St Martin’s Cathedral, nestling at the foot of the great Castle. Consecrated in 1452, this was once the coronation church for the kings of Hungary.

    You will walk past handsome Renaissance town houses and along a promenade to the lovely 19th century Ganymede Fountain. Look closely to see all the depictions of aquatic animals on the fountain. Continue to the main square with its lovely buildings painted in soft pastels and cream shades. Admire the City Hall and the art nouveau houses from the beginning of the 20th century. In the middle of the square stands the 16th century Maximilian Fountain.

    Walk on past numerous coffee shops and your guide will point out the celebrated Café Mayer famous for its razky, the city’s signature pastry, crescent-shaped with a tasty filling of ground walnuts or poppy seeds.

    As you explore, look beyond the medieval alleyways of the Old Town and see the many new buildings coming up. Slovakia and its capital city are benefiting from fresh investment following the country's entry to the EU. This young country is an exciting and interesting place to visit.

    You will depart Bratislava at around 1:45pm by coach and arrive back in Vienna at around 3:15pm.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up
    • Transportation by public bus
    • Bilingual Guide (English & German speaking)

    Exclusions

    • Hotel drop-off
    • Lunch
  • Please note

    It is your responsibility to check passport and visa requirements

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

    Hotel Pick up is guaranteed only if it is booked until 3:00pm the day before.

    Additional info

    Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Bratislava by Bus

      My family and I had two tours with you. One to Bratslava and one to Salzburg. Frankly, the Bratslava tour is limited and may be the nature of the city and the places to see are...

      Riad Elhaj, United States, 27/Aug/2013
    • Nice place

      its short visit but it was very nice and the guide was very helper and they offer a lunch and it was very delicious ....

      Edgard Touma, Lebanon, 26/Jul/2013
    • Slovakia Bratislava Tour on 21 Jun

      The guide not up to expectation but overall is fine....

      Jeannie Tan, Singapore, 09/Jul/2013