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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Bratislava and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Bratislava activities? We have 52 tour ideas.


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Castle & Palace Tours

Slovakia’s Most Beautiful Castles: Full-Day Tour

Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 163.00


See the most beautiful castles in Slovakia on a full-day tour that will take you to the countrys best. Visit romantic Bojnice Castle and tour its gardens and zoo or opt for a tour of Trencin and explore the medieval town. See the ruins of Beckov Castle

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Castle & Palace Tours

Devin Castle 3-Hour Guided Tour from Bratislava

Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 65.20


Visit the impressive ruins of Devin Castle and take in the views from its strategic location on a cliff overlooking the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers. Learn about the castles rich history and sample some locally made products.

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Castle & Palace Tours

Bratislava: The Gems of the Little Carpathians

Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 99.51


If you are in Bratislava for more than one day, you must explore the region of The Little Carpathians and its gems! This tour is like a good cocktail: mixed with tradition, magic, natural flavors, and wine.

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City Tours

Private Tour: Bratislava City Tour with Optional Devin Castle Visit

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 or 5 hours
Priced From: USD 87.12


Get acquainted with Bratislava on this private, 3-hour sightseeing tour. Delve into Bratislava Old Town to see showstoppers such as Main Square and St Martin's Cathedral. Admire the neoclassical Primatial Palace and, if it's open on the day, head inside to see its stunning Hall of Mirrors. Then,... Read More

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City Tours

The Secrets of Bratislava’s Old Town Interactive Game Experience

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 23.29


Unlock the mysteries of Bratislava's Old Town with this interactive game experience. Solve 10 clues on your phone that take you on an exploration of the oldest parts of the city. Discover monuments, landmarks, and lesser-known spots. Learn about Bratislava's history as you decipher... Read More

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Cooking Classes

Bratislava Cooking Workshop

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 80.35


Cuisine of Slovakia - some people say the best way to understand culture is to taste it, so we invite you for a tasty piece of Slovak culture. Prepare  Slovak traditional meals like halushky ( dumplings with sheep cheese and fried bacon) or tasty creamy garlic soup served in a edible bowl.

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Cultural Tours

2 Hour Sightseeing Tour of Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 20.96


Visit the most notable sites in Bratislava on a 2-hour walking tour with a local guide. Stroll through the Old Town and view famous statues, the Primate's Palace, Old Town Hall, the medieval city fortifications, numerous galleries, the Academia Istropolitana, St. Martin's Cathedral, and more. This tour takes place in the morning or the afternoon, depending on y our preference.

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Cultural Tours

The Treasures of the Bratislava Region

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 132.75


During this tour you will see and taste part of the Bratislava region and some heritage from Austria-Hungary times. The tour lasts 6 hours, tickets for the falconry,  the castle, and the wine tasting are included in the price, so you will have no extra expenses. Do not miss the chance to see the best of the Bratislava region which includes their beautiful castles, traditional falconry and wines.

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Cultural Tours

Bratislava Traditional Slovak Feast

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 83.84


Traditional Slovak food tour for those who want to taste traditional autumn and winter specialities. When it is a colder period of the year we all like meals with more calories and why not. So come with us for amazing lunch or dinner in Slovak style. Menu included in the price together with transfer and friendly guide.

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Cultural Tours

Bratislava Castle Tour ’Where did Marcus Aurelius write his book’ Theme

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 110.63


Bojnice castle is one of the most beautiful castles in Slovakia. As you may know Slovakia is a country of castles. Bojnice castle is the fairy tale like castle with the lake, turtles and swans. Then you can learn something about the old craftsmanship of making glass. In the end you can... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Local Secrets of Bratislava Small Group Tour Including Picnic and a Trolleybus ride

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 58.69


This Bratislava tour starts with a shot of a local spirit right in the middle of the main town square. Need we say more’ Okay fine, just a little more: skip the generic Old Town tours and do this one. Why’ Because it's full of local bites, local sights, and local sips, showing you a... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Castle Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 11.64


Ride up to the Bratislava Castle, Where you can find Celtic, Romanian and Slavonic history. You will be seduced by ambiance of the large city and by a monument which can not be seen during the walking tour. You will learn about the uniqueness of upside down pyramid, where exactly the UFO landed in Bratislava, what is the right name of Presidential Palace and lot of other interesting things.…

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Cultural Tours

Private Day Trip to Banska Stiavnica Unesco Site

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 136.25


Private tour to Banska Stiavnica, Unesco site. This tour gives you a chance to know a town hidden in Stiavnicke hills. <br />A magical atmosphere is present in this UNESCO gem practically in every corner. Walking through narrow historical streets. Peaceful and definitely addicting. Learnabout the rich mining history of this town.

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Day Cruises

Bratislava Boat Trip to the Devin Castle

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 93.16


Sail the waters of the Danube River on this 4-hour boat trip from Bratislava. From the comfort of a river cruise and accompanied by a guide, see Devin Castle and its surroundings. Pause there for two hours and partake in a local wine tasting of traditional currant wine. The price of the tasting and the tickets are included in the price.

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Day Trips

Small Carpathian Wine Country Day Trip From Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 159.44


Delve into the history, handicrafts and wine-producing heritage of rural Slovakia on this enlightening half-day tour of the Small Carpathians from Bratislava! Led by an expert guide, travel into the foothills of this beautiful mountain range, and see the hilltop medieval Red Stone Castle to see its... Read More

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Day Trips

Private Tour: Banska Stiavnica and Topolcianky Day Trip from Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 522.85


Take a tour to the UNESCO Heritage town of Banska Stiavnica and visit the renaissance castle of Topolcianky on this day trip from Bratislava.

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Day Trips

Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape and Mikulov Day Tour

Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 160.14


Take a trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lednice-Valtice, only 1 hour's drive from Bratislava. Taste some of the finest wines of the Czech Republic in Valtice. Enjoy a perfect combination of architecture, nature, botanical gardens and more.

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Dining Experiences

Slovak Folk Dinner

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 139.74


Join us for 15+ Slovak iconic meals and national drinks, dressed up in traditional folk clothing during dinner. Uncover the atmosphere of historical times in Bratislava.

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Family Friendly Tours & Activities

Laser Tag Session in Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 17.47


Enjoy an amazing 2-hour laser tag session, plus other fun and exciting activities. The entertainment center allows children as well as adults to enjoy their free time playing laser tag, X-Box table tennis, XXL table football, or billiards.

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Family Friendly Tours & Activities

Bratislava Candy Shop and Walking Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Sweet Bratislava is a city tour with the focus on legends, no dry dates. In the end we will do a workshop, where you will learn how to make your own candy lollipop. Family friendly tour, children will love it.

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Food Tours

Bratislava Christmas Market Food Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 59.39


During the 3 hour food tour we will show you Bratislava old town and tell you more about Christmas traditions of Slovakia. The tour starts in front of Slovak national theater, where you will be welcomed by our guide and mulled wine. The tour includes services of the guide, 2 hot drinks (alcoholic) and food- 4 different types.

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Food Tours

Bratislava Traditional Wine and Food Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 45.42


Bratislava city tour with food tasting. The tour introduces history of Bratislava and its traditional food, typical for Bratislava region. So taste it out!

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Food Tours

Bratislava Tasting Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 68.70


Enjoy over 15 food tastings, bites, drinks and much more. Enjoy iconic Slovak foods, including spare ribs as well as the number one rated Slovakian Chocolate, awarded by Gold star, the Great Taste Awards 2014 and 2015. Uncover the atmosphere of Bratislava's Old Town.

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Bratislava UNESCO Mining Museum Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 122.27


Banska Stiavnica is a Slovak city which you can find on the list of UNESCO. And there is a reason why it is the part of the list- Banska Stiavnica is situated 2,5 hour from Bratislava but it offers unbelievable experience of history, open air mining museum and mint. Leap through time and experience medieval Slovakia.

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History & Heritage Tours

Banska Stiavnica Town: Full-Day Tour from Bratislava

Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 148.70


Visit Banska Stiavnica and experience the magic of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its museum housed in a mine, learn about its gold and silver mining history, and see its unique artificial water reservoirs. Stop in St. Anton village as well.

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Multi-day Tours

6-Night Private Tour of Slovakia’s Highlights from Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 7 days
Priced From: USD 1116.74


Visit the best places and top attractions in Slovakia. Experience Slovakia's cultural heritage, beautiful castles, UNESCO sights and WWII monuments. Meet the locals, who still live in the traditional way. See meadows and valleys with sheep, fairytale castles and the majestic High Tatra Mountains... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

11-Day Tour of Slovakia from Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 11 days
Priced From: USD 1676.86


During this 11-day tour you will explore the most beautiful places in Slovakia. The tour is a great combination of cultural sightseeing and light walking tours. It's a comfortable way to learn about the natural and cultural heritage of Slovakia. It will provide you with a great experience based on active traveling. In 11 days you will travel all around the Slovakia, visit beautiful sites, National parks, wild forests, modern... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

2-Day Highlights Tour of Slovakia from Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 988.65


Explore the best of Slovakia in two days, from castles, to UNESCO towns to the famous High Tatras. Enjoy a guided tour of the area and a single nights stay in a 4-star hotel.

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Multi-day Tours

2-Day Highlights Tour of Slovakia from Bratislava Cicmany Vlkolinec High Tatras

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 919.95


Explore the best of Slovakia in just two days, from castles, hidden villages to the famous High Tatras.

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Multi-day Tours

Private 2-day tour from Bratislava to Budapest through High Tatras

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 1036.39


Explore the best of Slovakia in just two days, from castles, hidden villages to the famous High Tatras and finish your tour in the capital of Hungary - Budapest

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Night Tours

Bratislava by Night: Walking Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 75.25


Admire the beauty and history of Bratislava by night on a walking tour. A resident guide will lead you up a hill to Bratislava Castle and through the picturesque streets of Bratislava Old Town to see the majestic Slovak National Theatre and Reduta, home of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra. Cross the Danube River, ascend the famous UFO Observation Deck for fabulous views of the city and top the night off with a drink at its... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Bratislava Walking Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 50.07


Discover the best of Bratislava on this 3-hour private tour of Slovakia's beautiful capital. With a private guide beside you, walk through the delightful Bratislava Old Town to see Main Square, Primatial Palace and St Michael's Gate, among other gems. Also, enjoy a sightseeing drive around a host of other landmarks, seeing everything from the Presidential Palace to blue-colored St Elisabeth Church. Photo stops at Bratislava... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Half Day Guided Walking Tour of Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 138.57


This private tour will start with a pick up in your centrally located hotel in Bratislava and our guide will take you on a private tour of the Slovak capital - Bratislava. You will get a chance to see all the highlights of this beautiful city including old town centre and Bratislava castle.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour of Small Carpathian Wine Route with The Red Stone Castle

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 359.83


Take a tour of a Small Carpathian Wine Region which is stretching through 25 beautiful villages in the Southern part of Slovakia very close to Bratislava. Taste some great wines and see the former noble residence of the Palffy family, world famous Red Stone castle.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private One Day Escape to High and Low Tatras from Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 383.12


Enjoy a full-day tour to Slovakia's High and Low Tatras from Bratislava. Ride through picturesque Slovak villages, try a local lunch (price not included) at a sheep farm, and visit Strecno Castle. Take in the views from mountain peaks and gaze at Strbske Pleso , a clear glacier lake. A... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private One Day Tour to the UNESCO Heritage Village and The High Tatras from Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 363.90


Enjoy a one day trip to the pride of Slovakia's famous High Tatras, UNESCO heritage village Vlkolinec, ride through the beautiful Slovak villages, lunch at a sheep farm, and many other great places.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Day Trip to Vienna from Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 168.85


This 10-hour Private tour of Vienna from Bratislava gives you an overview of Old Town, the history of Austria, the former Habsburger rulers and the former summer palace of Schonnbrunn. Stop for lunch or a Viennese coffee as you take in the city at your own pace. This tour includes mineral water and a private, professional driver-guide that is at your disposal.

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Private Transfers

Private Arrival Transfer: Bratislava Airport to Bratislava Hotels

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 6.72


Enjoy a smooth getaway from Bratislava airport at the start of your vacation with this reliable and convenient private transfer service to your city hotel. Simply clear customs, head for the terminal's pickup area, and meet with your professional driver and private, air-conditioned car. Then, sink... Read More

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Private Transfers

Private Round-Trip Transfer: Bratislava Airport

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 13.44


Ensure your vacation in Bratislava starts and end in style by booking this private round-trip transfer between Bratislava airport and your centrally located Bratislava hotel. Simply select your pickup times, according to your flight arrival and departure, and enjoy a convenient transfer at both ends of your stay in Slovakia's capital. With a private vehicle and driver to take you directly to your hotel when you land and back... Read More

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Private Transfers

Private Round-Trip Transfer: Bratislava to Budapest

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 89.12


Enjoy a smooth and efficient journey from Bratislava to Budapest and back with this private round-trip transfer by road. Simply choose a pickup time at your central Bratislava hotel or any other city-center location, and sit back and relax as your private vehicle and driver ferry you to beautiful... Read More

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Private Transfers

Bratislava to Prague Private Transfer

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 114.12


Be chauffeured directly to Prague from Bratislava by luxury private vehicle. Choose from a Mercedes-Benz limousine E or S class car for 1 or 2 people, or select a Mercedes Viano van for 3 to 6 people in your private party. The 3.5-hour drive one-way includes hotel pickup and drop-off.<br />

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Private Transfers

Private Transport to/from Bratislava Airport to Zilina Region

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 337.70


Private transport from Bratislava airport to Zilina area.

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Private Transfers

Private Transport from Bratislava Airport to Vienna

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 128.09


Enjoy a private transfer from Bratislava airport/or Bratislava city to Vienna/or Vienna airport and arrive in style in the city. Don't go through all the stress of facing long lines while waiting for a taxi or shuttle and make your transfer also a pleasant part of your journey.

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Trolley Tours

Old Town Trolley Tour in Bratislava

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 35 to 50 mins
Priced From: USD 11.64


Experience a unique tourist ride (35-50 minutes) to discover the oldest parts of the city. You will have a romantic experience, learn about Slovakian culture and legends, which are the origins of the special ambiance of the pedestrian zone. You will discover coronation history, when Bratislava was the most important city of Hungary and the musical center of the kingdom. <br /><br />Carrying small... Read More

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Walking Tours

Bratislava City Highlights Walking Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 35.83


Hit the historical highlights of Bratislava on this 1-hour walking tour. Learn about Slovakian culture and history as a professional guide takes you through the bustling Main Square to see Old Town Hall, the gorgeous palace at Primatial Square, the peaceful Franciscan Square and St Martin's Cathedral. Stroll through popular cobblestoned streets of Bratislava Old Town, and admire great examples of Classicist, Gothic and... Read More

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Walking Tours

Bratislava by Beer Small Group Walking Tour Including a Present

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 54.03


This tour is all about chasing beer just like the locals do! From old town breweries to the other side of the Danube, we're drinking our way all around the city. Take in gorgeous views, hang out with locals, and sample indie beers to get a real taste for the beer life in Bratislava!... Read More

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Walking Tours

Bratislava Private City Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 45.42


This Private Walking Tour of Bratislava includes all it has to offer. You will pass by the new building of the National Theatre, a unique Blue Church, St. Alzbeta, Old Town Centre as well as other famous landmarks. After seeing the old town centre you will be taken to Bratislava Castle to see the city from the top and to the nearby Devin castle by private transport by car.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Bratislava Honey Wine Evening

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 69.87


During this honey wine evening you will visit a small village called Smolenice. Under Smolenice castle you can find a lovely house similar to a hive. This special hive is a honey wine factory with the show room and beautiful nature. Here you will learn something about the process of making the honey wine and afterwards you will do some tasting. The wine is not only healthy but really tasty. The honey wine tastes like... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Bratislava 3 Hour Wine Tasting

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 64.05


Wine tasting in Bratislava region. Slovak wine may not be widely exported, but that is also reason why our wine is so delicious. We still pay attention to quality as we have tradition of wine making from 13th century.

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Bratislava Half Day Wine Tasting and Cuvee Creation

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 104.80


If you wish to spend some nice time in Slovakia with your friends and learn something new about the wine and have &nbsp;fun at the same time- this tour is ideal for you. This is the chance to taste wines and to make your own wine, which you can take home as a present for someone special. Sunny... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Bratislava Half Day Hubert Sparkling Wine Tasting

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 101.31


Sparkling wine in Slovakia has its tradition from the beginning of 19th century. It was the time when the peace with Napoleon was signed in Bratislava. Not everyone left Bratislava people like soldiers liked the country and women here. And that was the case of Johann Evangelist Hubert he fell in love with beautiful Paula.

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Bratislava Tasting Spirits and Local Cuisine Tour

Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 81.51


Join us in Bratislava and try 6 types of domestic spirit as well as traditional local cuisine.Uncover the atmosphere of home-made spirit production and taste underground spring water, the winner of gold medal 2015!

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