Bratislava is emerging from the shadow of its more illustrious neighbour Prague as a popular destination for weekend travellers. The historic old town is full of fascinating buildings, churches, and castles that rival any in central Europe. The city’s old town is full of local charm with narrow winding streets, cafes, hidden courtyards, regal palaces and quaint churches.
Acclaimed as one of Europe's foremost cities for the classical arts, lovers of opera, ballet and classical music can enjoy the very best performances of music and dance at this historic city. For others there is a choice of designer bars, trendy clubs and comedy venues.
Enjoy this hidden gem for 3 nights staying at a 4 star hotel from £139pp!
Summer Cruise from Bratislava to Vienna from 199pp! To further enhance the sublime beauty of Europe, you can enjoy a cruise from Bratislava to Vienna during the summer months. This scenic journey gives a totally different perspective of two destinations, where life slows down upon the 45-mile stretch of water. Unwind on the deck with a chilled drink from the bar and watch as the Danube “carves a picturesque path through the province’s hills and fields” as described by Lonely Planet. Dock in Vienna where you will have the day to immerse in the fascinating history and culture of one of the most beautiful cities in the heart of Europe. As the sun sets behind the palace of Belvedere, it is time to sail back to Bratislava.