Tour of Slovakia BD01

8 Days From £0 (2,345 USD)

Explore Slovakia on this comprehensive eight day tour which visits many important cultural and historical sights.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
End Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

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Years In Business: 1

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- 8 days /7 nights breakfast and dinner daily, air-conditioned transportation, services of English-speaking tour escort, entrances according to the itinerary.

Excludes
- International flights

Prices per person, based on 2 people traveling - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. BRATISLAVA. Arrive in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, one of the most beautiful towns on the River Danube. Enjoy a fascinating mix of three nations –Slovak, Austrian and Hungarian, where cultures have intermingled for centuries. Tour the city of Bratislava, an historical Old town. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 02. BRATISLAVA – LITTLE CARPATHIANS. Morning travel into the vintner ’s villages and towns which are nestled on the foothills of the Little Carpathians. Visit the Red Stone Castle with an exhibition of historical furniture, interior accessories and arms. Continue to Modra and Pezinok, old free royal towns with a long artisan and wine-making tradition. In Modra pottery manufacture watch the mastery of the potters and try to make your own jug on the potter’s wheel. The tour will be completted with a wine tasting in a winegrover´s house in Pezinok. Return to Bratislava. Dinner in a local restaurant in the historic Old Town. Overnight accommodation.
Day 03. NITRA – BANSKÁ ŠTIAVNICA – BANSKÁ BYSTRICA. Travel via Nitra to the medieval mining town of Banská Štiavnica, once the most important European mining centre for gold and silver. Visit the open air Mining Museum with unique exhibition of Pochwerk. Continue to Banská Bystrica, the economic and cultural centre of Central Slovakia. Check-in and dinner at the hotel.
Day 04. BANSKÁ BYSTRICA – ČIERNY BALOG – HIGH TATRAS. Tour the historic Banská Bystrica which prides itself on medieval burgher houses on the nicely preserved town square. Continue on to Čierny Balog and take a ride on the historical Woodland Railway. Leisure time for lunch break is followed with the breath-taking drive across the Low Tatras through Čertovica pass. Continue to your hotel in the High Tatras. Dinner and overnight.
Day 05. HIGH TATRAS NATIONAL PARK. We start this day with drive through the picturesque landscapes which will bring us back to the main tourist resorts – Štrbské Pleso, Starý Smokovec and Tatranská Lomnica. We take cable car to Skalnaté Lake located over 3.000 feet above sea level and enjoy the breathtaking alpine mountain vistas. Afternoon we travel to the Pieniny National Park and take an exciting ride on wooden rafts down the Dunajec river which winds its way across bizarre limestone rocks between Poland and Slovakia. After the cruise enjoy picnic in the open. Return to your hotel.
Day 06. UNESCO LISTED TOWNS OF SPIŠ. Your tour will include an excursion to UNESCO listed towns Kežmarok, Levoča, Spišská Kapitula. Visit a wooden Orthodox Church decorated with unique old frescos, the famous Church of St. James’s with the high Gothic wooden altar and tour the historic municipal monument of Spišská Kapitula, a rare European settlement of preachers and the largest Gothic castle complex in Europe. Visit Spiš Castle. Day ends with a Slovak Evening including dinner with folklore music and a taste of local grilled food specialties. Overnight in your hotel.
Day 07. SLOVAK PARADISE – BETLIAR – BRATISLAVA. Depart High Tatras and travel into the Slovak Paradise, a landscape of captivating beauty. Visit Ochtinská aragonit cave and continue via Rožňava to Betliar Hunting Chateau with a precious collection of weapons, hunting trophies, pictures and a library. Return to Bratislava, dinner and overnight accommodation.
Day 08. BRATISLAVA – VIENNA. Breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer to the Vienna airport.