Bratislavsky Kraj - Bratislava Region


Bratislava region is the smallest region in Slovakia, bordering with Austria and Hungary. It features the capital city - Bratislava, the Little Carpathians and wonderful lowlands of vineyards.

The capital city of this region and of Slovakia is Bratislava. Tourism in Bratislava region offers many historical cultural monuments and folk traditions.

What to visit

Historical view

Take pleasing walks to the historical sightseeings of Bratislava region: Bratislava castle, Devin castle, Michael's Gate, St Martin's cathedral, Primatial Palace, Old City, Slovak National Theatre, Presidential Palace and The Slavin memorial.

The famous museums worth a visit are: Music Museum, Archeological museum, Museum of Transportation, City Museum and Museum of Natural History.

Svaty Jur is a small town in Bratislava region, which is very attractive. Don't miss the Gothic St George's Church.

Marianka is a church complex in the north of Bratislava. It is the oldest pilgrimage place in Slovakia and it used to be famous also in the time of Austria.

Devin castle

Devin castleThe strategic value of a hill-top fort of Devin at the confluence of two navigable rivers (the Danube and the Morava) will be clear to you at first glance – it is understandable why this was a prized location for about a thousand years. Officially part of the city of Bratislava, Devin is a 15- or 20-minute ride from Old Town by car or city bus (with frequent departures from the Novy Most bus stop). In summer months, river boat connections run to downtown Bratislava and to nearby Hainburg in Austria.

Aquapark

If you would like to swim a little bit, why not drop by Aquapark in Senec. It has toboggans, pleasant atmosphere and you can enjoy the heat of saunas in beautiful wellness center.

Summer swimming

Water area in Ivanka pri Dunaji is suitable for swimming as well as Velky Drazdiak, Vajnory lake, Zlate piesky and Slnecne lakes near Senec.

Hiking

Devinska kobyla is the most western part of Little Carphathians in Slovakia. It is 400m above the river Morava. The western parts are the most interesting and they are protected from 1964 as a national reservation. Sandberg - the sand terrace is very popular. It dates back to history as a remnant of sea reef and fossils were found there.