Bratislava is the capital city and main highlight of Slovakia. This country, tucked between Hungary and Austria is a delightful stop on your scenic Danube River cruise. In Bratislava, you will have several opportunities to see the charming sights of the city. A walking tour of the pedestrian-only Old Town will acquaint you with St. Martin's Cathedral, Mirbach Palace, and the Old Town Hall, among a mix of other impressive Baroque architecture. If you want a more active way to see the city, then consider an afternoon hike to Bratislava Castle, overlooking the town below from its promontory in the Little Carpathians. Or you can learn how to make authentic central European soup and ravioli under the instruction of a local chef. Contact one of our Danube River cruise experts to start planning your trip today!
Highlights of Bratislava As you travel the blue Danube on your luxury river cruise, you'll come upon the charming Slovakian city of Bratislava. In and around town there are great destinations for active and relaxed travelers alike:
Take a guided tour of Bratislava to see the highlights of the old city, like splendid Baroque palaces, churches and pleasant squares.
If you're hoping to experience this city in a more active way, head out on a hike through the Little Carpathians to Devin Castle, where you can take in the splendid view of Bratislava.