Things to do in Bratislava

Bratislava – Center of Slovakia Politics, Culture and Finances

Bratislava is Slovakia’s biggest city and its capital. It is in the southwest near the Danube River. Take a stroll along the city streets, enjoy shopping, sit down for a drink somewhere, go on a sightseeing, or maybe even visit the Zoo. Yes, you’ll always find fun and exciting things to do in Bratislava during your vacation in the beautiful city.


Things to do in Bratislava


Bratislava Castle

Holiday goers shouldn’t miss seeing the famous Bratislava Castle, which is full of legend and intrigue. It has stood the test of time for centuries and when you tour its four corner towers, you might be lucky enough to catch a view of the Danube River and the city below.


Bratislava Zoo

Do you love animals? Then do not miss out on a visit to the Bratislava Zoo, which is one of the most popular things to do in Bratislava. The Zoo is home to more than 1,300 animals from 152 species, gets hundreds of thousands of visitors every year and is a very appreciated activity, no matter age.


Bratislava Shopping

Bratislava shopping is a mix of big shopping malls and little local shops. Four main shopping centers await shoppers: Polus, near the sports stadium, as well as Aupark, adjacent to Old Town. The center call Avion is near the airport and Soravia Palace is near the beach.


Bratislava Nightlife

If you are looking for a wild nightlife you may not find it in Bratislava, but there are still great clubs and places to go, and some are even free to get into. You will find the local watering holes if you veer of the main path a little bit.


When to go to Bratislava

Bratislava climate is in the North Temperate Zone, which means it has a continental climate. The average temperatures range from an annual average of 11 °C (60 °F), with an average temperature of 21 °C (70 °F) in summer and −1 °C (30 °F) in winter. Bratislava is one of the warmest and the driest cities in the country.


Bratislava Marathon

Be sure to come during Bratislava Marathon if you want to see or participate in the famous running weekend. There are kid’s races too, along with a 4K and a 10K race on the first day, and the featured half marathon and full marathon the following one.


Things to do in Bratislava

Bratislava Facts

Population462 603
AirportM R Stefanik, Slovakia (BTS)

Bratislava average temperatures

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Bratislava Opera Houses

The Slovak National Theatre (SND), comprising drama, opera, and ballet sections, is one of Slovakia’s greatest cultural institutions. The company holds performances in two halls: the neo-Renaissance SND Historical Building from 1886 and the modern SND New Building opened in 2007. The venues offer drama, opera and ballet performances as well as temporal expositions. Take a look at the website and make sure you check the discounts offered!

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Golf in Bratislava

Golfers going to Bratislava will not have a problem finding a course during their stay in the Slovakian capital. Close to the city you will find Golf Club Hainburg, a beautiful course presenting a great challenge no matter your skill level with many different tees. Northeast of the city you will find the Black River Resort, a great course with 27 holes for you to experience. Another great course, a bit further from the city, is the Green Resort Hrubá Borša which offers top class facilities.

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