Bratislava - the Capital of Slovakia is 65 km far from Vienna, 200 km from Budapest and 330 km from Prague.
The largest airport in Central Europe, Vienna International, is 40 minutes away from Bratislava city centre by car, and the Bratislava Airport of M.R. Štefánik is only 15 minutes away.
Unique history, attractive sights, rich cultural life, excellent local gastronomy, quality wine and modern shopping centres make Bratislava an ideal city-break destination.
Bratislava is the only capital in the world located on the border of three sovereign states – Slovakia, Austria and Hungary. Besides its strategic location on the River Danube, the city takes pride in its rich history. After the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, Bratislava started to profile as a modern European metropolis and an attractive tourist destination.
Top 7 Sights and Attractions in the City
The former seat of the rulers, today the symbol of Bratislava and the seat of the Museum of History. There is a wonderful view of the city and the neighbouring countries from its 47-metre high crown tower.
St. Martins Cathedral
A three-nave Gothic church from the 15th century and the former coronation church. A gilded replica of the coronation crown fixed on the top of the cathedral tower at a height of 85 metres and weighing 150 kg reminds of this glorious age.
Old Town Hall
This is the Bratislava City Museum, the oldest museum in Slovakia. After climbing up the narrow stairs leading to its 45-metre-high tower you will be rewarded with a beautiful panoramic view of the Old Town.
A Classicist palace built in the 18th century in which the Peace of Pressburg was signed after Napoleon’s victory at the Battle of Austerlitz between the representatives of the French and Austrian emperors.
The only preserved gate of the city fortifi cation system dates back to the 14th century.
The upper terrace of its 51-metre-high tower provides an enchanting view of the Bratislava Castle and the Old Town.
A Rococo summer palace from the 18th century used to be known for its rich social life. Since 1996 it serves as the seat of the President of the Slovak Republic.
A unique observation deck on the pylons of the SNP Bridge at a height of 95 metres with amazing views of the city and visibility of up to 100 km. It offers the most beautiful sunset combined with a culinary experience.
City Of Music
Bratislava is rightly considered the city of music. In the past, musical geniuses such as Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Rubinstein, Liszt used to demonstrate their musical talent here.
City for Gourmet
Bratislava is proud of its unique gastronomy heavily influenced by Slovak, Austrian and Hungarian cuisines. Restaurants and wine pubs serving traditional Slovak dishes such as bryndzové halušky (potato dumplings with sheep cheese), lokše (potato dough pancakes), roasted goose or duck, are an integral part of the city. Bratislava’s culinary palette cannot be complete without trendy restaurants with international cuisine.
A leading boutique style hospital in Bratislava. The hospital has experienced surgeons from various countries, super friendly English-speaking staff & modern, comfortable facilities. The hospital was a pioneer of ambulatory surgery in Slovakia and has since provided over 15 years of top quality health care services.