9 days/ 8 nights
The best tour for groups who want to get know the hidden gem of Europe – Slovakia. The most comprehensive program around Slovakia, what shows all main beauties of this little-big country.
Day 1, Arrival in BratislavaArrival at Vienna airport. Meeting with guide at Vienna airport. Transfer to Bratislava. Prior check-in at the hotel, panorama city tour of Bratislava on bus. Check-in at the hotel and free time for a lunch. After the lunch walking tour in historical city center of Bratislava- St. Martin’s Cathedral, The Opera House, Reduta Building, Primate’s Palace, Central Square, St. Michael’s Gate. In late afternoon dinner in restaurant. Overnight in Bratislava.
Day 2, Bratislava - Nitra - Banska BystricaBuffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to Nitra, the oldest city of Slovakia. Visit of beautiful city center of Nitra with entrance to Nitra Castle with St. Emeram Cathedral. Lunch in Nitra. Possible to have for a surcharge degustation of local peculiarity – mead. Continue to Hronsky Benadikt Abbey, one of the most beautiful buildings of Slovakia. Entrance to monastery. Continue to Banska Stiavnica, former mining city. Visit of city center (UNESCO) and posible entrances to Old Castle of Banska Stiavnica and to St. Kathrin’s Church. Continue to Banska Bystrica, overnight in Banska Bystrica.
Day 3, Banska Bystrica - Low TatrasBuffet breakfast and departure to Hronsek, entrance to lutheran wooden church, which was built without using any nail (UNESCO). Continue to Banska Bystrica, center of Central Slovakia, during II. World War the center of Slovak National Uprising. Lunch in Banska Bystrica. Departure towards Low Tatras. En route stop in Vlkolinec (UNESCO), traditional Slovakian wooden village, which is still inhabited. Arrival in Low Tatras, famous SKI/ Summer resort. Check in at the hotel, short stroll allong Vrbicke Pleso, only glaciar lake in Low Tatras. Dinner and overning in Low Tatras.
Day 4,Low Tatras- High TatrasBuffet breakfast at the hotel, entrance to Demanovska Cave of Liberty. Afterwards departure towards High Tatras, stroll along the Strbske Pleso, glaciar lake and the highest village of Slovakia. Lunch in typical Slovakian restaurent- Koliba. Arrival in Stary Smokovec, from where we take a funicular to Hrebienok. Short stroll in Hrebienok. Dinner in Koliba Stara Lesna. Overnight in High Tatras.
Day 5, High Tatras - Spiss - KosiceBuffet breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Tatranska Lomnica, from where we will take a cable car to second highest peak of Slovakia – Lomnicky Peak. Lunch in High Tatras region. Afterwards departure to Spiss Region, region famous thanks to gothic buildings. Entrance Spiss Castle (UNESCO) and Slovakian Vatican Spisska Kapitula with catedral of St. Martin (UNESCO). Arrival in Kosice, dinner and overnight in
Day 6, Kosice - Bardejov - PresovBuffet breakfast at the hotel. Stroll in historical city center of Kosice with possible entrance to St. Elisabeth Cathedral. Departure towards Bardejov, with beautiful medieval square with St. Egidius Cathedral (UNESCO). In Bardejov also possible entrance to museum of icons. En route to Presov we will visit Wooden Churches in Hervartov and Trocany. Continue to Presov, stroll in historical city center. Dinner and overnight in Presov.
Day 7, Presov - Levoca - Orava - ZilinaBuffet breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards Levoca, with entrance to St. Jacob Cathedral with unique wooden altar of Master Paul from Levoca (UNESCO). Afterwards continue to medieval city Kezmarok. Visit of beautiful city center with possible entrances to city castle and wooden church. Continue to Orava region, with possible entrance to fairytale Orava Castle. Prior the entrance lunch in castle area. Departure towards Zilina, dinner and overnight in Zilina.
Day 8, Zilina - Trencin - Trnava - Small Carpathian Wine Road - BratislavaBuffet breakfast at the hotel, visit of Zilina historical city center. Afterwards departure towards Trencin. Visit of historical city center. Continue to Trnava, which is also known as “Small Rome“, or “Slovakian Rome“. Visit of historical city center and possible entrance to St. Nicolas Cathedral. Lunch in Trnava. Continue to Small Carpathian Wine Route, one of the eight wine regions of Slovakia. Possible entrance to Red Stone Castle. Continue to wine cities Modra & Pezinok. Wine dinner and wine tasting at stylish wine cellar. Overnight in Bratislava.
Day 9, Departure from BratislavaBuffet breakfast at the hotel, Transfer to Vienna airport. En route to Vienna possible to stop in Kittsee Chocolate Factory or in Pardorf Outlet Shopping Factory (for surcharge).
- 8 nights at 3* or 4* hotels with buffet breakfast each morning
- Lux bus at disposal for whole program
- Licensed guide for whole program
- Wine degustation of local wine at wine cellar
- All taxes
- Lunches at local restaurants (3 course menu)
- Dinner at local restaurants/ hotels including one dinner in traditional Slovakian restaurant Koliba with folk music