The capital of Slovakia is nowadays the modern city and the seat of most important political, economic, social and scientific bodies and institutions of the Slovak Republic. The city is suitable for a long weekend, meeting or combination with visit of neighbouring countries.
OUTSIDE OF BRATISLAVA
Towns Modra and Pezinok stretch below the mountains of Male Karpaty in Western Slovakia about 45 km from Bratislava. They became known for their wine and vineyards and manufacturing of pottery called majolica. Devin Castle is located approximately 12 km from Bratislava. This impressive landmark, today used for exhibitions of the Bratislava City Museum, belongs to to oldest history of Slovakia.
DAY TRIP TO VIENNA
Extraordinary experience can be a one- day trip to Vienna by boat. Hydrofoil express boat from Bratislava´s downtown reaches Vienna in 100 minutes. A popular day trip offers an opportunity to discover natural beauties of the river Danube as well as the chance to spend a day in the centre of Austria’s capital.
Krakow is the second largest city in Poland. It is an ancient, university city, cozy, full of bars, restaurants and historical monuments. The Old Town (Old Town) is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
OUTSIDE OF KRAKOW
Another interesting places to visit are salt mines Wieliczka, also listed on UNESCO list and former concentration camp Oswiecim (Auschwitz).