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Small Carpathians Walking Tour

Enough of the city life and an urgent need to escape to nature? Come with us to the Small Carpathian and do an easy walking tour. You can choose from a 4-6hrs walking tour. We introduce you the nature, tree species, animals living here. After the walking, we recommend you a great place for a healthy lunch.

Skalica Town

Only an hour from busy Bratislava is located a lovely little town Skalica, it attracts visitors with lots of interesting sights, nature and Skalica Red wine called Rubín červený, Skalica sweet cake called Skalický trdelník. Skalica, a former royal town, in the 17th century used to belong among the top 5 most important towns, nowadays, we can admire the beautifully restored heart of the city center, triangle-shaped square with its dominant – parish church of St. Michael, all architectural styles scattered around and even the oldest Romanesque Rotunda of St. George. Lunch break in the Old town. Truly enjoyable day trip with a great Guide-driver, tasty lunch, history lesson, and lots of fun. Come and enjoy!

Bratislava Premium Walking City Tour

Come with us on a walking tour around Bratislava’s Old town. This charming capital, nicknamed the Beauty on the Danube river is easy to walk and full of sights. Get a 2000 year history overview while strolling around. The Hviezdoslav`s square – Bratislava`s first public walk with a majestic building of the Slovak National Theatre, admire St. Martin’s Cathedral where the historical coronations of 18 rulers took place. walk under the famous and the only one still standing Michael’s gate. Main square with former town hall – a unique complex of different buildings originating from 8 centuries, hidden Primate’s palace, and many more. Become an expert in the Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and our new Slovakia – these will also be subjects to talk about. Our top tour guide will explain to you the history and present-day life. And of course, give you advice about where to find the great restaurants, café’s, beer pubs, worth seeing museums and galleries. We live in Bratislava, we are native Slovaks ready to share our vast knowledge with you. Bratislava Premium Old town tour is a 4-hour walking tour. There are no entries included.

Kremnica Town

It was king Charles Robert in the 14th century who gave privileges to free royal and mining towns. A special privilege was that of coinage. The mint of Kremnica, – the world oldest still running mint. The mint of Kremnica also produced the ducats, which were highly praised for their quality and beauty and joined the most favorite coins in Europe. We walk around the town square and admire its dominance – the castle and the gothic church of St. Catherine. Baroque Trinity Pillar. A visit to the museum of coins and medals gives us more information about the craft of coinage and its tradition in Kremnica. Get a comprehensive History lesson not only about mining and minting. And above all – have fun with our guides.

Driny Cave – Underground Pearl of Small Carpathians

Situated less than an hour from Bratislava in Small Carpathian hills, the only accessible cave in Western Slovakia. Discovered in 1930 boasts lavish dripstone ornamentation. There are over 450 m long tracks opened for visitors, a tour in the cave takes 35 minutes. Special attention deserves the phenomenon called ”the sinter curtains” The most beautiful dripstone form of this cave is called the Elephants Ears. The name obviously suggests its shape. Truly enjoyable cave in a beautiful location. And of course, you can enjoy your Guide-driver who will introduce you to Slovakia and have lots of fun with him. On the way back to Bratislava, lunch break in Small Carpathian Mountains (optional) to try Slovak delicacies.

Cachtice Castle

Only 75min from Bratislava, in the beautiful Carpathian mountains, high above the village lies a ruin of Cachtice castle – the royal castle defending the western border of the Kingdom of Hungary. Once the residence of the “bloody countess Elizabeth Bátory” who lived at the turn of the 16-17th century. Why she was nicknamed the bloody countess and how she wanted to stay young and beautiful? We walk through the ruins listening to the myths & legends. You will also enjoy the history lesson about Slovakia from the early days up to today. With details with lots of interesting facts.

Bojnice & Cicmany

We take you to a romantic fairy-tale Bojnice chateau completely reconstructed in the 19th century, the work of the last Count, Jan Palfy a great art collector, assembled excellent works of art and created unique decoration. Being accessible to the public, Palfy`s wish was respected and the “French Loire style” castle exposes impressive furniture, paintings, oriental art and reveals interesting facts, myths & legends. After the lunch break in a nice restaurant, we move to Cicmany village – to see the famous wooden houses painted with white ornaments. A history lesson about Slovakia from the early days up to today. With details with lots of interesting facts. You will adore Bojnice fairy-tale chateaux as we do.

Devin Castle

Only 15 min. away from Bratislava’s Old Town, lies a once-mighty fortress Devin Castle with its strategic position on a cliff above the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers. It was settled by various cultures since Neolithic times, among them the Celts and Romans. The first written record comes from 1223 when it was seized by the Austrian Duke Friedrich II. In 1635, the ownership of Devin castle passed onto the Palfy family. Later, the castle lost its strategic purpose and fell into ruins. Its faith was sealed by Napoleon’s troops who blew it up in 1809. By walking up to a museum at the top, you can enjoy views of flowing rivers and Austrian farmland. You will thoroughly enjoy the views…and yes, the special Devin wine too. We’ll also visit the place where the former Iron Curtain cut Slovakia off from Austria during the Communist era and give you a brief overview.

Banska Stiavnica

This tour will give you a chance to know a town hidden in the Stiavnicke hills. A magical atmosphere is present in this UNESCO gem practically in every corner. Walking through narrow historical streets. Peaceful and definitely addicted. We tell you about the rich mining history of this town.

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