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Bratislava



What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

It is a lovely, liveable city. People are content. Travel everywhere in Europe is 1-2 hours by plane or a day's drive. Easy place to host visitors (we have had 30+). - Aug 26, 2017
Old Town is fantastic, but the villages are also really nice to check out. Also Devin and The Red Stone Castle. We also loved going to Schloss Hoff in Austria- about 35 minutes drive. The palace has a nice petting zoo and playground and if you go a couple times a year, its worth getting the season pass. - Jun 22, 2017
Trips to Austria. - Feb 11, 2017
Slovakia has a lot to offer. We've been lucky enough to have a chance to travel most of the country. Bratislava is in a prime spot -- 4-1/2 hours to Italy, 3 1/2 hours to Prague, 2 hours to Budapest, 1 hour to Vienna (35 minutes to Vienna airport). There are so many small towns in Slovakia, Czech and Hungary that are amazing that we would otherwise never have explored. Slovenia is beautiful and close. Zagreb and Krakow are 4 hours away. Flights to to other parts of Europe are quick and cheap. We loved exploring the Tatra mountains, castles including Orava, Spis and Stara Lubovna, the wooden churches along the Polish border in Eastern Slovakia. - Sep 19, 2016
Visiting castles, bike rides in Slovakia and to neighboring countries. - Jun 23, 2015
Very beautiful old city, cultural events all the time 12 months a year, great shopping, excellent hunting and fishing did I mention fantastic travel opportunities? If you are bored here it is totally your fault. - Apr 7, 2010