Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, sits on the river Danube at the borders of three countries – Slovakia, Austria and Hungary and is therefore easily accessible – you can reach the city centre in about 45 minutes from the Vienna airport and in 20 minutes from the Bratislava airport.
It has a compact city center, combining modern urban architecture with the 18-th century historical buildings. Bratislava is sure to enchant its visitors with many interesting historical spots as well as the friendly and hospitable atmosphere.
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Visitors can take advantage of many opportunities to enjoy art and culture in numerous museums and art galleries, as well as theaters featuring drama, ballet and opera performances.
Slovakia is also an automotive hub, where many global leaders in the industry chose to locate their plants. Bratislava offers a unique experience for automotive fans in the form of a fascinating visit of the Volkswagen plant.
Although the smallest of the 8 regions of Slovakia and highly urbanized, Bratislava region offers many opportunities to relax and surround yourself with nature. It boasts beautiful vineyards producing internationally acclaimed wines, which you can sample along the Small Carpathian Wine Route. Besides wine, beer is the popular drink of choice and Bratislava repeatedly scores among the best in the Beer Price Index ranking.
Among the outdoor attractions are popular and constantly developing biking trails and water sports, which can be enjoyed along the Danube river as well as in the Cunovo water sport centre.