Half day tours
1. Walk through Bratislava Centre (3 hours)
We will spend a pleasant time in the old town, rich in church and secular architecture. Bratislava of the Middle Ages, when was the coronation town of Hungarian kings, still pulsates in the historical centre. During your walk, you will discover the most beautiful sites of the old town, including the art and historical treasures of the coronation town. We will stop in a typical cafe for refreshment.Start at: 9 a.m. Price: 19 EUR/person Price includes: the guide and refreshment in a cafe.
2. Sightseeing Bratislava (2 hours)2-hours circular trip by foot in the old town, with a guide. During your visit you will see Bratislava Castle, with its imposing view over the town and the Danube River, followed historical centre with the old town hall, Michael’s Tower, the Piratical Palace, St. Martin’s Cathedral, and Opera House. Start at: 5 p.m. Price: 22 EUR/person 3
3. Boat Trip to Devín (3 hours)
Boat Trip to Devín (3 hours) This panoramic trip will take you to the confluence of two major rivers – the Morava and the Danube. During the cruise, you will be able to see Bratislava from a different perspective, while enjoying a refreshing drink. During the stop in Devín, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in a guided tour of the Devín ruins, a Slav castle.Start at: 11 a.m. Price: 22 EUR/person Price includes: transportation, guide, drink, and entrance fee.
4. History of Viniculture and Wine Tasting (3 hours)This tour will take you to the Small Carpathians wine-growing region, the northernmost wine-growing area in Europe. We will start our trip in Sv. Jur where local wine production will be presented in the town hall cellar. Then we will stop in Pezinok, a typical wine-producing town and the centre of the Small Carpathians wine-growing area. The attractions of the wine-tasting tour include a visit to a viniculture museum which is situated in the house of a rich wine-dresser and which attractively presents the wine-growing traditions. You will have time to walk around the historical town centre famed for its renaissance burgher houses and a chateau surrounded by a large ancient park. Start at: 2 p.m. Price: 24 EUR/person Price includes: transport, guide, entrance fee to the museum, wine tasting, souvenir
5. Evening in a Thief’s Shed (Koliba) with Folk Music (5 hours)
You will visit Limbach, a wine-growing village known for its Silván wine variety. In a typical thief’s koliba you will be able to taste Slovak specialties, especially meals prepared on an open-fire grill and wines of this rich region, while enjoying gypsy music. Maximum number of participants: 50 Start at: 6 p.m. Price: 35 EUR/person Price includes: transport, guide, dinner and wine, folk music, souvenir.
The tours shall be organised by the minimum number of participants: 15 persons
Full day tours
6. Malé Karpaty Wine Trail
On the foot of Small Carpathian Mountains (or „Malé Karpaty“), just north of Bratislava, the largest and most renowned wine region of Slovakia is situated. It is also the northernmost border of European viniculture. Carpathian valleys are dotted with picturesque wine towns that owe its prosperity to the wine. Typical ceramics manufacturing is the dominant traditional handcraft of the region. With this programme, you have an opportunity to learn about both these local attributes. The programme begins with a visit of Červený kameň castle, which used to be the residence of influential Fuggers family and of important Hungarian Pálffy family later on. Next you go to the town of Modra to discover the history and the present production of majolica, the traditional ceramics. The lunch is served in a baroque chateau in Pezinok. The programme culminates by local wine tasting in the town hall cellar of the St. Jur. Start at: 9 a.m. Price: 56 EUR/person Price includes : transport, guide, entrance fees, lunch and wine tasting.
7. WiennaA day trip to the beautiful “city on the blue Danube”. Visit to the Schoenbrunn chateau, Ringstrasse, Parlament, Burgtheater, Burse and harbour. Walking city tour with the local guide – Hofburg, Spain Riding school, Cathedral of St. Stefan, Karntnerstrasse. Short break for refreshment and shopping. Start at: 9.a.m. Price: 58 EUR/person Price includes: transport, guides (Slovak and local), entrance fee to the Schoennbrun chateau, lunch.
8. Piešťany Spa and TrnavaA day trip to Piešťany, a world-famous spa town, and historical Trnava. Return to Bratislava in late afternoon. Piešťany is a world famous spa town for the treatment of rheumatic and sciatic diseases by the use of sulphuric water and thermal mud. Spa facilities including the oldest building, so called Napoleon Bath, are located in a quiet part of the town – the Spa Island. Walk in the centre and the Spa Island, purchase of spa wafers and souvenirs, visit to the Balneological Museum. Trnava, one of the oldest towns in Slovakia, was the first to gain the privileges of a free royal town. The seat of a university and the cultural centre of Hungary in the 17th and 18th centuries, its recent history follow in this tradition. It is known for its concentration of church architecture. Therefore, Trnava is also known as the “Slovak Rome”. You will visit the town centre, and the archbishop’s palace. Start at: 9 a.m. Price: 73 EUR/person Price includes: transport, guide, entrance fees, and lunch.
Post congress tours
9. High Tatras - mountains
1st day Departure for High Tatras mountains through Donovaly village after breakfast. Short stop in mountain settlement of Vlkolínec, an open air living museum inscribed on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Arrival to High Tatras, accommodation in Štrbské Pleso. Trip on unique cogged railway and visit of Starý Smokovec – the main tourist centre of the mountains – are included. 2nd day Daytrip called “Gothic Trail” to the Spiš region. Visit of Spišský castle, ancient Levoča city and Kežmarok castle. Raft navigation on the river of Dunajec in Červený kláštor. Unforgettable evening in rustic Koliba (shepherd’s hut) with ethnic music and specialities of Slovak cuisine carefully prepared on open fire. 3rd day after breakfast, trip to Skalnaté Pleso lake. Departure for Bratislava. Start at: 9.a.m. Price: 395 EUR/person in double room. Supplement of 91EUR for single room. The price includes transport, guide, accommodation, all meals, entries, raft navigation.
10. Trenčín, Trenčianské TepliceOne-day trip to the heart of Považí region: the ancient city of Trenčín and the graceful spa of Trenčianske Teplice. Return to Bratislava later in the afternoon. The city of Trenčín is situated roughly 100 km (60 miles) north of Bratislava and is easily accessible by highway. It first entered the history books by being the northernmost place reached by Roman legions in this part of Europe. Later, it was the residence of well known medieval liege Matúš Čák Trenčiansky. Sightseeing of historical centre of the city is included. Among all the other landmarks you will see Roman graffiti dated 179 A.D. scratched on the cliff. This graffiti proves that a Roman military settlement once existed here. You will also visit the Trenčiansky castle, positioned high above the city. Then you continue to Trenčianske Teplice, where – after lunch – you will get to know the spa specialised on internal medicine. Start at: 9 a.m. Price: 79 EUR/person Price includes: transport, guide, entrance fees, and lunch.
11. Czech Republic – 3days tour1st day Departure for Prague. Accommodation at the hotel. Time at leisure. 2nd day after breakfast a half day tour of Prague. This tour offers a general impression of the “Golden City”. You will start at the Prague Castle, the seat of the Czech President, which was originally established around 850. You will visit St. Vitus Cathedral, built by well-known architects Mathias of Arras and Peter Parler in the 14th century, and the Golden Lane, a row of small houses glued to the walls. You will continue to the Lesser Town with its dominant point, St. Nicolas Church, which was constructed between 1703 and 1756 by famous architects Dienzenhofer and Lurago and which is supposed to be the most beautiful Baroque church in Europe. After crossing the medieval Charles Bridge, which was founded in 1357 by emperor Charles IV and which replaced the older wooden bridge damaged by floods, you will follow the Kings’ Way. This way will lead you to the Old Town Square where you can see the Old Town Hall with the astronomical clock from the early 15th century and many impressive houses, palaces and churches built in different architectural styles. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight. 3rd day Breakfast, check out, individual departures. Start at: 9.00 Price: 350 EUR/person in double room. Price includes: bus transfer from Bratislava to Prague, accommodation in a ***star hotel for 2 nights including breakfast, half-day city tour with an English speaking guide, entrance fees
The tours shall be organised by the minimum number of participants: 25 persons