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Bratislava Guide - What to do?

Day Trips and Tours

Cerveny Kamen Castle - wonderfully restored medieval castle with a museum accessible by car. Driny Cave - a beautiful cave with 450 m of walking paths offering guided tours near Smolenice, see directions and photo gallery here accessible by car or by bus (click here for a schedule of buses to Smolenice) Gyor - hop across the border to this quaint Hungarian town, see list of historical sites here, accessible by car or by bus or train (click here for a schedule) Moson Magyarovar Thermal Baths - accessible by car, bus or train (click here for a schedule) Modra - historical town with rich wine-making traditions, accessible by car or by bus (click here for a schedule) Pezinok - historical town with rich wine-making traditions, accessible by car or by bus (click here for a schedule)....

Quirky street statues around Bratislava

As Bratislava looked to shed the greyness of the Communist era many buildings were repainted. In an attempt to enliven the city centre, a few quirky statues were installed. Their popularity with tourists led to new statues, filling the centre of Bratislava with funny and quirky installations....

See Every Museum in Town During the Night of Museums

By Jakub Hanzel Are you looking for new experience and great memories from Bratislava? You might already be familiar with the idea called Night of Museums, or also known as Long Night of Museums....

Finding an Easter Service in Bratislava

(BratislavaGuide.com) - If your trip to Bratislava cannot be complete without an Easter church services, then look no further. The city offers many Easter Friday, Sunday and Monday services and even a few in English....

Pohoda Festival Trencin, 7th July - 9th July 2011

img1]The biggest festival in Slovakia is returning for the 15th time. As always, the venue is the Trencin Airport, just south of the beautiful city of Trencin. It is easily accessible by car just of the main highway D1 from Bratislava or Kosice, E50 from the Czech Republic, or by train approximately 130km Northeast from Bratislava....

Museums are Free All Weekend During Bratislava for All

By Jakub Hanzel April 12, 2011 This weekend will mark the eighth time that Bratislava will be hosting the "Bratislava for All" open house event. In the past, this event used to be connected to the day of St....

Ice-Skating in Bratislava 2011

By Jakub Hanzel January 14, 2011, Bratislava (BratislavaGuide.com) - A favorite winter free-time activity, will become even more accessible on Saturday the 15th January 2011....

A Guide to Bratislava´s Official New Year´s Eve 2010 / 2011 Celebrations

The City of Bratislava puts on a fantastic New Year´s Eve show each year that has become very popular with visitors and locals alike. January 1 is also the anniversary of the creation of the Slovak Republic in 1993, which makes the New Year (also known as ¨Silvester¨ among Slovaks) even more meaningful....

Finding a Christmas Service in Bratislava

(BratislavaGuide.com) - If your trip to Bratislava cannot be complete without a Christmas Eve church service, then look no further. The city offers many Christmas Eve services and even a few in English....

English Language Religious Services in Bratislava

By Daniel Sukup Bratislava, December 21, 2010 (BratislavaGuide.com) - Being a tourist in a foreign country does not necessarily mean that there is no church service available for you....

Goose Feast Guide - 'Husacie Hody' Guide

A traditional meal of goose and local specialties becomes popular in Bratislava on and around St. Martin's Day – November 11 and through the Christmas season. Our "Goose Feast Guide" will tell you all you need to know about the tradition of having a lavish goose dinner or "husacie hody" as it's known in Slovak....

Rusovce Miniguide

Rusovce, one of the districts of Bratislava, has a specific historical and geographical position. It has been a historical town reserve since 1990. Now it offers cultural monuments and it is a seat of Slovak folklore ensembles....

Pezinok Miniguide

Pezinok is a city in the Small Carphatian Mountains located about 18 km from Bratislava. The city as well as the rest of the area is famous for its quality wines produced both by big companies and numerous small family wineries....

ZOO Bratislava

Bratislava Zoological Garden is a popular destination for children and adults, having undergone major upgrades to its facilities in recent years. The ZOO also houses a Dino Park with replicas of pre-historic animals....

Devin Castle

Devin Castle has been a National cultural monument since 1961. Nowadays the castle serves as a museum. The middle-castle is used as a show-room, while partly adapted caves are a part of the upper-castle.Exhibitions The middle-castle is used as a show-room for seasonal exhibitions concerning history of the castle which artefacts date back to the acient times and Middle Ages....

Bratislava Guided Sightseeing Overview

There are different ways to learn about Bratislava's past and present. Here you can find an overview of the different kinds of guided and self-guided tours of Bratislava available....

Bratislava, Slovakia Skiing, Winter Sports

Bratislava is located at the foot of the Small Carpathian Mountains. There are a few limited ski slopes near Bratislava (Koliba-Kamzik right by the city, photos here and Pezinska Baba some 25 km away, photos here)....

Dunajska Street and Mlynske Nivy Scene Miniguide

The area around Dunajska and Mlynske Nivy (where the main bus terminal is located) has a spirit of its own. More and more new buildings and reconstructed facades are changing the face of this relatively new Old Town area....

Obchodna Street Area Scene Miniguide

Obchodna (see map) used to be the city's booming commercial street in the Communist era. Now during the day it is still alive and buzzing with shoppers, although most shops are not of the classiest kind....

Castle-Hill Vydrica Area Scene Miniguide

Vydrica (see map) is the remnant of what mostly used to be the Jewish ghetto on the Eastern side of the Castle Hill. It is a short walk from the Old Town and has a romantic, avantgarde edge....

Danube riverside scene in Bratislava's Petrzalka

Across the Danube river from the Old Town the reverside section of Bratislava's Patrzalka offers a growing number of dining and entertainment spots. This part of Petrzalka can easily by reached either by foot across the Old Bridge (from near the University Building) or the New Bridge (near the Danube Hotel)....

Off the Beaten Path Guide

New Bridge (formerly known as SNP Bridge) - built in 1969 without pillars, hanging on steel ropes. A beautiful synagogue and other nice buildings had to give way. The Communist-era restaurant with crappy food and great views accessible by elevator in one of the pillars (which despite what some claim, never spun) reopened in 2005 as UFO Watch.Taste.Groove....

Clubbing in Bratislava - Nightlife and Clubs

ALL THE NECESSARY INFORMATION ON CURRENT BRATISLAVA CLUBBING CAN BE FOUND HERE Elam Infinity Channels Destination Vodka Bar St. Tropez Dopler Club Kartell Club Nassau Subclub Trafo ...

Guide to Bratislava Castle

The castle is located on a hill overlooking the river Danube, the southern-most hill of the Small Carpathian Mountains, 150 meters above sea level. You can access it by foot from two sides - up Beblaveho street from the Old Town or from Mudronova street by the Slovak Parliament building up at the hill....

GUIDE-Bratislava for Children

Bratislava has lots to offer for children, from the unique Dinopark at Bratislava ZOO, which brings dinosaurs to life, to fun and arts for children at the Bibiana near the New Bridge....

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