Slovakia Tours Premium Grand Tour of Slovakia 2023

Price
€2050 per person
Duration
11 Days
Destination
Slovakia
Travellers
2+

Grand Tour Premium Grand Tour of Slovakia

We invite you to come to Slovakia - the hidden gem of Europe
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On your luxury Premium Grand tour of Slovakia, you will visit with us highlights and discover out-of-the-beaten-tracks, medieval towns, castles, wooden churches, Unesco sights, see local craftsmen, and learn from them. Let us pamper you, plunge into the wellness sphere, and enjoy undisturbed moments. Our great tour guides will make your stay in Slovakia a trip of a lifetime.

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Bratislava, Slovakia
Return Location
Bratislava, Slovakia
Price includes
  • A guided tour of important places
  • Air conditioned Transport
  • Breakfast Every Morning
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
  • Overnight Hotels / Pensions
  • Photos of Your Holiday
  • Professional and Licensed Guide
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Unlimited bottled water
  • VAT and city tax
Price does not include
  • Flights to/from Slovakia
  • Medical insurance and emergency insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Visa arrangements
Additional Prices
Price based on 6 people (adults): €2050.00 Other Group Sizes: On Request

Premium Grand Tour of

Slovakia

On your luxury Premium Grand tour of Slovakia, you will visit with us highlights and discover out-of-the-beaten-tracks, medieval towns, castles, wooden churches, UNESCO sights, see local craftsmen, and learn from them. Let us pamper you, plunge into the wellness sphere, and enjoy undisturbed moments. Our great tour guides will make your stay in Slovakia a trip of a lifetime.

We start in beautiful Bratislava – the capital and largest city of Slovakia. A city with a long and interesting history, a place where once took coronations of kings and queens. Today, Bratislava is a modern city with a friendly atmosphere, full of historical streets and lively squares with cozy cafes, beer pubs, restaurants with summer terraces.

We will give you advice about where is the best ice cream, coffee or where to have a tasty lunch. We are locals, live, and work here. And really enjoying every moment here.

We drive eastwards to Kosice – the 2nd largest city and a stay for 2 overnights in this magical historical Old town.
What about seeing the highest wooden wing gothic altar in the world? To climb up to one of the largest Central European castle ruins? To soak up the atmosphere of more than 800 years old religious center? And what about the textbook of history – this is how you will feel once you have entered into the spectacular town Bardejov – a gem of all historical towns.

And now up to our country’s green heart – the majestic High Tatra Mountains. Walking, hiking, or by cable car up to the top? The choice is yours.
We show you all. We will be with you.

We will try hard you have fun with us and enjoy exciting day trips, precious sights, talks with our professional guides, gastronomical delights & Slovak wines. Grand tour of Slovakia, an exclusive tour through the Highlights, out of the beaten tracks, and much more!

Enjoy your trip planning with us right from the beginning.
It is an exclusive 11 days tour with a total of 1350 km / 840 miles on the road
We only use air-conditioned cars and vans with free mineral water on board

Peter & Jane Blazicek / Best Slovakia Tours – Travel Team

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DAY 1

Welcome to Bratislava

Meet and greet at the airport. We will wait for you at the airport’s arrival hall holding a sign with your name. Comfortable drive to Bratislava (45 min drive), help with luggage and check in.
Welcome drink and introduction of the itinerary. Your lovely holiday has just started.

Overnight in Bratislava at the Hotel Arcadia**** or alternative

DAY 2

Bratislava Quality SightSeeing Tour

We’ll drive to Devin castle, a mighty fortress standing on a cliff at the confluence of Danube and Morava rivers. We admire the stunning views of Austria from the top of the castle, get the comprehensive information about “Iron curtain” – the former border between the West and the East. We continue with Slavin War memorialBratislava castle visit (outside), the Blue Church and the New Quarter (SkyPark).
We show you our lovely Old town, with our private Quality Sightseeing Walking Tour immerse into the history, architecture, music and present-day city life. Walk on the 18th century prominent Hviezdoslav Square with its impressive building of the Slovak National Theatre, admire gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral, once a coronation venue for 18 Habsburg’s rulers, walk through the St. Michael’s Gate, Look around the Main Square with its historical Town Hall complex and Maximillian fountain,  the most beautiful Primate’s palace, former winter residence of the archbishops, discover hidden courtyards, numerous statues and fountains. Time for taking photos, having a coffee and cake break. 

Overnight in Bratislava at the Hotel Arcadia**** or alternative

DAY 3

Banská Štiavnica & Banská Bystrica

We’ll travel to Banska Stiavnica, a UNESCO World Heritage sight and one of the most beautiful Slovak towns located up in the Stiavnicke hills. We stroll around the spectacular heart of the Old town, – the Holy Trinity Square surrounded by renaissance houses, visit Old Castle, New Castle, admire gothic St. Catherine church. We’ll talk about the rich mining history and extracting of gold, silver and copper. Lunch in Monarchia restaurant (traditional Slovak meals) or ERB restaurant (microbrewery and delicacies), walk up the Calvary Hill, – the baroque complex of religious objects. Enjoy the magnificent views.
On our way to Banska Bystrica, a short stop in Hronsek to visit a unique articular wooden church (UNESCO). Banska Bystrica – the 6th largest Slovak city and a geographical center of Slovakia. 
A short introduction tour around the main square to see the highlights. The city is beautiful and there is a saying “While alive in Banska Bystrica, after death in heaven”.

Overnight in Banska Bystrica at the Hotel Kuria***

DAY 4

Vlkolínec, Levoca & Spiš Castle

This morning, start with a Museum of Slovak National Uprising (the anti-nazi uprising started on August 29, 1944, in Banska Bystrica). A scenic drive over the mountain pass Donovaly to mountain village Vlkolinec (UNESCO), a remarkably intact settlement with colorful wooden houses. Drive under the Tatra mountains until we reach medieval Levoca town (UNESCO), an undoubtedly a cultural and historical jewel among Slovak towns. Lunch break and visit the highlight of Levoca – the Roman-Catholic church of St. James from the 14th century with its tallest wooden wing altar in the world – a masterpiece from Master Paul of Levoca
On our way to Kosice, we stop to enjoy another gem – the Spiss Castle. Situated on a dolomite rock, it is one of the most precious cultural monuments in the Spis region. Continue to Kosice.

Overnight in Kosice at the Hotel Double Tree by Hilton****

DAY 5

Kosice

We’ll start a day with a private Quality Sightseeing Walking Tour around the spectacular, historical Old Town. The most valuable historical sights are located on Main street (Hlavná ulica). Visit of St. Elizabeth’s Cathedral is a must, we’ll give you a short tour around this magnificent cathedral, other sights worth to see are St. Michael’s Chapel, St. Urbain’s Tower, Singing Fountain and the State Theatre. We can not miss the Lane of Arts and Crafts, Dominican square and other churches – the Franciscan, Dominican, and Jesuit. Enjoy a free afternoon, we’ll recommend you a good cafe.  

Overnight in Kosice at the Hotel Double Tree by Hilton****

DAY 6

Bardejov

We’ll drive to the north with the first stop in a little village Hervartov to visit a wooden Roman-Catholic church of St. Francis of Assisi from the 15th century. It’s fascinating. 
Continue to one of the most beautiful medieval towns – Bardejov, settled in the 14th century, fortified with stone walls and bastions to repel foreign tribes. We firstly visit the Spa resort (outside) and the oldest open-air museum in Slovakia, let’s go back to the life of the 19-20th century. 
Once back to  Bardejov town, lunch break followed by the Quality Sightseeing Walking Tour in the heart of Bardejov town – stroll around the Town Hall’s square, gothic St. Egidius church, climb the church tower to get the fantastic views of former fortification walls and bastions.

Overnight in Bardejov at the Hotel pod Branou****

DAY 7

Pieniny National Park

We travel to the smallest national park Pieniny on the borders with Poland, we take a ride on wooden logs, it is a calm-water rafting on river Dunajec, safe and comfortable. What is waiting for you? An incredibly beautiful nature, meandering Dunajec river, canyons, gorges and Goral style of life. Lunch break and stop in a former Red Monastery where two different types of monks used to live. We’ll continue to the Tatra mountains. 

*) Alternative program is walking up to 3 Crown hill.
Overnight in Strbske Pleso at the Hotel Solisko**** or alternative

DAY 8

Beauty of the Tatra Mountains

It’s easy to fall in love with the High Tatras – our majestic mountains. It is the oldest national park with the highest peaks, picturesque valleys, waterfalls, colorful meadows, tarns with crystal clear water. We’ll drive to Stary Smokovec town to take a funicular railway (tickets not included) to get Hrebienok and walk to the waterfalls. An easy walking tour in the nature. It’s time to see the Tatras from above, from Tatranska Lomnica town, we take   a cable car (tickets not included) to Skalnate Pleso station to see the High Tatra mountains from above. Let’s have a pleasant walk around Skalnate Pleso and enjoy views of the Lomnicky peak.

Overnight in Strbske Pleso at the Hotel Solisko**** or alternative

DAY 9

Orava – Museum of Orava village and Orava castle

Today, we’ll discover another wonderful region of Slovakia – the Orava region. A visit of open-air Museum of Orava village will give you a picture how people used to live in the past. It is a wonderfully located “skanzen” in the western part of the Tatra mountains. A visit of Orava region would not be complete without a visit of the famous, mighty fortress – the Orava castle, situated high on the rock above the river Orava. It definitely belongs to one of the greatest attractions of northern Slovakia. Get an interesting history overview, myths and legends. Drive to Trencin, take a stroll around the wonderfully reconstructed squares and enjoy Trencin castle views. 

Overnight in Trencin at the Hotel Elisabeth**** or alternative

DAY 10

Čičmany Village & Bojnice Chateau

Return to Bratislava through scenic Strazovske hill, visit of Cicmany village, famous for wooden houses painted with white ornaments. It is like in a fairy-tale.  Afterwards, a short drive to see the most romantic chateau Bojnice, according to the National Geographic respected magazine, it was rated in 2017 as one of the 10 most beautiful castles in the world. Continue to Bratislava and enjoy an evening in Eurovea Gallery Promenade, watching the Danube river or simply some wine bar.

Overnight in Bratislava at the Hotel Arcadia**** or alternative

DAY 11

Farewell & Departure

Your memorable holiday comes to an end today. We believe you have wonderful memories.

We are ready to arrange for you an airport transfer – comfortable door-to-door service for discounted rates.

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On your luxury Premium Grand tour of Slovakia, you will visit with us highlights and discover out-of-the-beaten-tracks, medieval towns, castles, wooden churches, Unesco sights, see local craftsmen, and learn from them. Let us pamper you, plunge into the wellness sphere, and enjoy undisturbed moments. Our great tour guides will make your stay in Slovakia a trip of a lifetime.

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Thurs, June 22nd Sun, July 2nd from €2050
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All prices are per person, sharing a Double/Twin Room and based on a group of 6 travelers. Other group sizes are available on request. Groups of 7+ will get a special tour price.

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Premium Grand Tour of Slovakia 2023

Price
€2050 per person
Duration
11 Days
Destination
Slovakia
Travellers
2+

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