Bratislava coronation days

We shall commemorate the glourious past of Bratislava this year with a series of events, lasting from 23 to 30 June 2018. Together with Austria and Hungary, Bratislava will take part in celebrating the 301th anniversary of the birth of Maria Theresa, one of the most famous people in the history, who was crowned in Bratislava in 1741.

Under the auspices of the Municipality of the Capital City of Bratislava, and in cooperation with municipal institutions Bratislava Culture and Information Center (BKIS), Bratislava Tourist Board, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava City Museum, The Bratislava City Library, Bratislava City Archive, the city of Bratislava prepares varied programme of different genres for diverse audiences with the coronation theme.

Residents and visitors to the city will be able to enjoy the coronation atmosphere through cultural events, theater performances, concerts of sacred music, worship, period music and games.

Those interested in finding out more about the history of the coronation will be able to receive regular guided tours in English, German and Hungarian organized by the Bratislava Tourist Board’s Tourist Information Center. The route will tour the most important sites associated with the ceremony of coronation of Hungarian rulers and their wives. It will also be the opportunity to learn more about the places associated with the reign of Maria Theresa during which Bratislava went through an unprecedented economic and cultural boom. Furthermore, you will be able participate in an encryption game replicating the coronation route during which the participants move from task to task with the use of QR codes.

The exact date of the action will be specified later.

Jun 23Jun 30

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Places Around

ZOO Bratislava

ZOO Bratislava

Bratislava ZOO opened its gates in 1960 and is a home for 167 spieces, numbering more than 958 animals. Apart from breeding endangered species, it also fulfils educational role. It takes part in various rescue programmes and is a member of several international organizations. The rarest among the species are: Southern White Rhinoceros, Addax, Pygmy Hippopotamus, Buff-cheeked Gibbon, Red Panda, Sumatran Orangutan.

Botanical Garden in Bratislava

Botanical Garden in Bratislava

The Botanical Garden of Comenius University in Bratislava was the first of its kind opened in Slovakia. It is one of the favourite places of relaxation for inhabitants and visitors of our Capital.

Devinska Kobyla Mt.

Devinska Kobyla Mt.

The National Nature Reserve Devínska Kobyla is unique and very interesting locality for its flora. It stretches in the southern most part of the mountains Malé Karpaty on an area of 101 ha. It is situated between villages Devínska Nová Ves, Dúbravka and Devín on the territory of the Capital Bratislava.

Sandbersko

Sandbersko

Územie Sandbersko - pajštúnskeho geoparku zaberá širšie okolie metropoly Slovenska - Bratislavy, turisticky je veľmi známe a navštevované.

Bar JAMA

Bar JAMA

Bar pri pivovare JAMA Craft Brewery špecializovaný na predaj piva z tohto pivovaru.

Národná prírodná rezervácia Šúr

Národná prírodná rezervácia Šúr

Národná prírodná rezervácia Šúr pri obci Svätý Jur (19 km S) sa rozkladá na ploche 370 ha. Vyznačuje sa výskytom vzácnej flóry a fauny v prostredí vzácneho komplexu barinato-slatinného jelšového lesa s rašeliniskom. Súčasťou rezervácie je aj riedky dubovo-brestový les nazývaný Panónsky háj, v ktorom sa zachovala vzácna xerotermná vegetácia.

The Sunny Lakes Senec

The Sunny Lakes Senec

The town Senec in the south-west of Slovakia (25 km away from Bratislava) is a known and popular destination of summer holidaymakers above all due to its stable weather and lakes Slnečné jazerá (Sun Lakes) that stretch on an area of 120 hectares.

Oáza Sibírskeho tigra

Oáza Sibírskeho tigra

Unikátny Slovenský projekt - Oáza Sibírskeho Tigra bol vytvorený pre záchranu tigra ussurijského (sibírskeho). Začiatok budovania tohto zariadenia pre ussurijské tigre, chované v zajatí, spadá do roku 1999.

Náučný Holubyho chodník

Náučný Holubyho chodník

Chodník sa začína v Modre a končí sa v Pezinku. Je nenáročný, dlhý 22 kilometrov a je na ňom 15 zastávok. Môžete ísť obojsmerne, pešo aj na bicykli a to počas letného i zimného obdobia.

CHKO Malé Karpaty

CHKO Malé Karpaty

Chránená krajinná oblasť Malé Karpaty je jediné veľkoplošné chránené územie vinohradníckeho charakteru. Malé Karpaty predstavujú okrajové pohorie vnútorných Karpát, rozkladajúce sa v ich juhozápadnom cípe.

Kuca Paca

Kuca Paca

Naša vináreň sa zrodila za účelom obšťastniť všetkých milovníkov dobrého vínka a produktov vyrobených na Slovensku, v útulnom autentickom prostredí.

Traja Mušketieri

Traja Mušketieri

We are the oldest historical-style restaurant in Bratislava with a very long tradition. Prestigious location of Palisády, a fine selection of food and drinks, friendly service and historically decorated interior definitely is a guarantee of satisfaction of our guests. We offer an unforgettable gastronomy inspired by the French culinary school, enriched by some elements of the European cuisine, particularly the Romanesque area. Please feel welcome and try on your own. Taste the famous specialties of our chef, who is a master in combining flavours and scents of always fresh ingredients.

Bratislava Burgess Brewery

Bratislava Burgess Brewery

Where good beer is brewed, the cuisine they ‘brew up’ must also be good. This small local brewery follows on in the tradition of the wellknown city brewery called “Die Bürgerliche Brauerei”, producing beer with state-of-the-art technology accompanied by a selection of meals prepared using traditional Presburg (Bratislava) recipes. Creamy beef sirloin, dill sauce with dumplings,pork knuckle, goose and many more local delicacies accompanied by the fresh aroma of hops all around, is the kind of gastronomic experience you can expect at this three-floor establishment.

Ďjelňa

Ďjelňa

Djelna („The Workshop“) is run by the owners of the café chain Stur, with a concept quite departed from its original coffee shop roots.

Foxford

Foxford

Books, coffee and snacks in a „grown up cool“ style – that‘s Foxford with its three spacious coffee shops (or borderline restaurants, if you will). The slightly confusing menu offers interesting snacks and light meals, and of course, no Coke or Pepsi, only original, creative concoctions and various caffeinated beverages.

Joe a Valery

Joe a Valery

Great freshly baked pastry is certainly not easy to find. Joe And Valery‘s super cute tiny patisserie caters to everyone in search for high quality ingredients with their decadent cakes, muffins, brownies and tartelettes.

The Wineshop TRUNK

The Wineshop TRUNK

The Wineshop TRUNK was established in December 1999. Our goal from the very beginning was to be different and better and keep our offer unique. You can consult your choice of wine with competent and skilled crew.

BNC Hotel ***

BNC Hotel ***

BNC Hotel - Restaurant - Bowling offers free Wi-Fi access in Nové Mesto, a 5-minute drive from Bratislava Airport and the city centre. It has a 16-lane bowling alley. Free parking is also possible on site.

Bar JAMA

Bar JAMA

Bar pri pivovare JAMA Craft Brewery špecializovaný na predaj piva z tohto pivovaru.

Crowne Plaza Bratislava ****

Crowne Plaza Bratislava ****

This property is 18 minutes walk from the beach. The Crowne Plaza Bratislava is situated opposite the Presidential Palace only 200 m from the Old Town and offers free access to its indoor pool and fitness facilities.

Autria Trend Hotel Bratislava ****

Autria Trend Hotel Bratislava ****

Due to its excellent location at the beginning of the pedestrian area in the heart of Bratislava, our hotel is the perfect base for sightseeing tours and shopping sprees.

Petit Hostel **

Petit Hostel **

The Pension Petit is centrally located in Bratislava, next to the Presidential Palace and 300 m from St. Michael's Gate in the Old Town. It houses LePetit Cafe & Bar, and offers free WiFi in the cafe and in the lobby.

Hotel Tatra ****

Hotel Tatra ****

Opened in 1930 about 300 m from the Old Town and the Presidential Palace, the Tatra hotel offers you spacious non-smoking rooms, free WiFi, a beauty parlour and a sauna.

Hostel Folks

Hostel Folks

Situated on the Obchodna Street in the centre of Bratislava city, Hostel Folks offers accommodation with free WiFi available in all areas, a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen, a common lounge and safety deposit box.

Penzion VIRGO

Penzion VIRGO

Virgo Residence is housed in new building that was built in 2017. It offers modern accommodation in 20 apartments, only 250 m from the Old Town.

Hyde Park Hostel

Hyde Park Hostel

Hyde Park Hostel is located in the heart of Bratislava, 400 m from the Old Town. Free of charge, guests have access to free Wi-Fi available throughout the hostel and luggage storage facilities.

Film Hotel ***

Film Hotel ***

The small and cosy Film Hotel is situated in a quiet street in the centre of Bratislava and offers you air-conditioned, film-themed rooms and free internet access.

LOFT Hotel ****

LOFT Hotel ****

LOFT Hotel Bratislava is a newly opened 4-star hotel located in Bratislava city centre, within a walking distance to the historical Old Town and with an attractive view to the garden of the Presidential Palace. Parking is available in a large underground garage and Wifi is free of charge throughout the hotel.

Arcadia Hotel *****

Arcadia Hotel *****

Located in a 13th-century building in Bratislava's Old Town, this 5-star boutique hotel is only 50 m from the Main Square and the Old Town Hall. It offers free WiFi.

BNC Hotel ***

BNC Hotel ***

BNC Hotel - Restaurant - Bowling offers free Wi-Fi access in Nové Mesto, a 5-minute drive from Bratislava Airport and the city centre. It has a 16-lane bowling alley. Free parking is also possible on site.

Brainteaselava Escape Room

Brainteaselava Escape Room offers adventure activities for turists where you can learn something about Bratislava and its history in really unconvential and funny way.

Výletné plavby po Dunaji

Get us a memorable experience . You do not own a boat , you can rent it with us, or try Safari on personal watercraft.

BNC Hotel ***

BNC Hotel ***

BNC Hotel - Restaurant - Bowling offers free Wi-Fi access in Nové Mesto, a 5-minute drive from Bratislava Airport and the city centre. It has a 16-lane bowling alley. Free parking is also possible on site.

Golf and Country Club Bratislava - Bernolákovo

Golf and Country Club Bratislava - Bernolákovo

The technical parameters are adapted to the historical area with a baroque manor house and majestic old trees. The golf course is suitable for demanding players as well as for beginners. One of its advantages is that it is situated less than 6 km from the capital city of Bratislava. The club has been active in this domain since 1995.

Black River Golf Resort

Black & White Golf Resort Bratislava je unikátnym golfovým rezortom. Nielenže bolo v tomto rezorte vybudované prvé 9-jamkové ihrisko na Slovensku (ihrisko Park), ale taktiež je to najväčším golfovým rezortom s 55-timi grínmi a mnohými oceneniami. Rezort je známy tým, že ponúka 4 ihriská rôznych obťiažností, počnúc najľahším ihrisko Park a končiac športovo najnáročnejším ihrisko v Európe, ihriskom Black River.

Action park Čuňovo

Action park Čuňovo

Action Park je zábavný športový park s lanovým centrom.

Areál Divoká voda

Whitewater is a sport complex that offers a wide range of activities for professional athletes as well as for amateurs.

X-bionic sphere

X-bionic sphere

x-bionic® sphere Enter a world where records are broken, obstacles are overcome and the best of the best meet. The x-bionic® sphere represents a whole universe of sports, leisure and innovation, brought to you in partnership with the global premium sport brand X-BIONIC®. Unparalleled in the world, this unique, multifunctional complex is a haven for discerning visitors, professional athletes and teams, sports enthusiasts, families, business leaders as well as health and wellness seekers. The x-bionic® sphere is located in the middle of Europe, in the vicinity of two major capitals and their international airports: Vienna, Austria and Bratislava, Slovakia. It is easily accessible from every European country within less than 3 hours. (source: http://www.xbionicsphere.com/en/home)

Pezinská Baba

Pezinská Baba

Lyžiarske stredisko Pezinská Baba je najvýznamnejšie stredisko zimných športov v Malých Karpatoch v nadmorskej výške 527 m.n.m.

L+S Studio

L+S Studio

Štúdio L+S je divadlo s tridsaťročnou tradíciou, ktorú výrazne ovplyvnilo pravidelné hosťovanie toho najlepšieho z českých divadelných scén a avantgardných súborov, ako aj hudobné programy. Len pár mesiacov po otvorení divadla (vtedy s názvom Štúdio S) vstúpila na jeho javisko dvojica Milan Lasica – Július Satinský, ktorí svojim humorom udali poetiku a ráz jednej z najvýznamnejších bratislavských divadelných scén.

New Scene

New Scene

Divadlo Nová scéna vzniklo v r. 1945 v intenciách novej koncepcie kultúrnej politiky v povojnovej situácii s dôrazom na rozvoj divadelnej siete na Slovensku.

ÚĽUV Gallery

ÚĽUV Gallery

The ÚĽUV Gallery (ÚĽUV - Folk Art Centre) is a place where exhibitions with various topics are organized, focusing on varied aspects of traditional crafts and contemporary folk art products. Besides exhibitions, the gallery also serves as a multimedia information centre.

Astorka / Korzo ´90 Theatre

Astorka / Korzo ´90 Theatre

Divadlo Korzo´90 bolo založené 1. 4. 1990 a od septembra 1990 sa datuje prvá sezóna 1990/1991. V roku 1993 prijalo meno Astorka Korzo´90 podľa názvu bývalej kaviarne Astória, ktorá sa nachádzala v budove pôvodného sídla Divadla Astorka Korzo´90 na Suchom mýte 17. Od roku 2002 pôsobí Astorka na Námestí SNP 33.

Museum of Arms - Michael's Tower MMB

Museum of Arms - Michael's Tower MMB

The exhibition introduces visitors to the history of the town fortifications; various types of bladed weapons, military as well as tournament arms are displayed here and a separate section is devoted to the development of firearms.

Bratislava City Gallery

Bratislava City Gallery

The Bratislava City Gallery is the second largest gallery in Slovakia. Its activities are associated with permanent exhibitions of a part of the extensive visual art collection and with regular presentations of valuable pieces of visual art of Slovak and foreign origin, focusing not only on old works, such as Gothic art but also on the latest trends.

Michael's Courtyard Gallery

Michael's Courtyard Gallery

The Michael's Courtyard Gallery was founded on December 12, 1995. It is located in the basement area of the former Jesenák's Palace on Michalská no. 3 in Bratislava. The antique vaults and brick walls give a special feeling to the area that is frequented by both artists and numerous visitors.

GUnaGU Theatre

GUnaGU Theatre

Divadlo GUnaGU je profesionálny súbor, ktorý hrá výlučne vlastné, autorské hry. GUnaGU vzniklo v roku 1985 pôvodne ako amatérsky súbor (zakladateľmi boli lekár Viliam Klimáček a matematici Ivan Mizera, Zuzana Benešová, Milan Paštéka).

City History Museum - Old City Hall MMB

City History Museum - Old City Hall MMB

The concept of the exposition of the City History Museum in the Old Town Hall puts the emphasis on presenting the history of Bratislava’s residents with a background of historical events affecting life within the city from prehistoric times to present day.

Events Around

Viva musica

Jun 1Aug 30

Viva Musica! Festival offers exclusive musical projects performed by top-level artists from Slovakia and abroad each year. There are also concerts full of casual entertainment, no tie dress code and so-called “noble” boredom of which people are usually scared of at the thought of classical music. Since its opening year, it has offered people the best of classical music in a form attractive to everybody: untraditional venues, untraditional contexts, and with free admission to some concerts. This concept has been hugely successful: Viva Musica! Festival is currently the largest international summer music festival in Bratislava. The exact date of the action will be specified later.

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The biggest city festival called Cultural summer and the Castle festival turns Bratislava into a stage full of multi-genre programmes every year. This event lasts the whole summer season and it will surely liven up your stay in Bratislava. New projects will be prepared from the beginning of June, but regular festival highlights such as Knights at Devín Castle, MusicSquare at Hlavné námestie, Festival EUROVEA, The International Guitar Festival, The Organ Festival at the Cathedral, Cultural Summer with Minorities and many more will also take place. If you’re a music fan, you’ll appreciate time-tested cycles like Music on the Danube or WorldMusic at St. Martin’s Cathedral. For film, literature and sport lovers the Travelogue movies, the Summer open-air reading area at the Red crayfish, International Bratislava or bratislava-inline will be prepared. In summer, Bratislava will simply amaze you. The date of the action will be specified later.

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Hip Hop Žije Festival 2018 - Bratislava

Šiesty ročník najväčšej hip hopovej udalosti na Slovensku, festival Hip Hop Žije, sa bude konať v Bratislave od piatku 29. júna do nedele 1. júla. Dojdite si aj vy vychutnať jedinečnú atmosféru tohto festivalu a užiť si koncerty celej Česko-Slovenskej rapovej špičky a určite nebude chýbať ani zahraničný headliner.

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The Summer Shakespeare Festival is the oldest and biggest open-air festival in Europe presenting works by William Shakespeare.

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Dni majstrov úľov

Sep 1Sep 15

On the first weekend in September, the streets of Bratislava’s Old Town will host the biggest city festival Craftsmen Days ÚĽUV (Centre for Folk Art Production) for the 27th time. Traditional crafts and homemade products, which are the main attraction of the festival, will be presented by the craftsmen through direct demonstrations and you’ll be taken back to the rich history of Slovak crafts. Craftsmen Days ÚĽUV are very popular among the youngest as well, so if you’re planning to visit Bratislava with your children, it’s definitely worth combining your trip with this event. The exact date of the action will be specified later.

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If you’re a fan of classical music, we highly recommend visiting Bratislava during this period. The 54th Bratislava Music Festival is the most important and most prestigious international festival in Slovakia with a long tradition (1964). The Bratislava Music Festival is an annual presentation of the artistic prowess of renowned international orchestras, conductors and soloists as well as Slovak artists in dramaturgically interesting programmes. The exact date of the action will be specified later.

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White night

Oct 1Oct 30

White night is the largest and most visited festival of contemporary art in Slovakia. It is one of the most beautiful autumn events in Bratislava, where you can experience an untraditional artistic walk through the night city, full of experiences and new perceptions. During one Saturday in October, the night becomes day and the streets of the city fill up with people and art. Each visitor gets an artistic map that guides him or her through various art spots: visually attractive installations, concerts, films, various theatre plays, dances, literature and live performances. The exact date of the action will be specified later.

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Christmas markets

Nov 24Dec 30

Bratislava is truly magical in the time before Christmas. If you are considering visiting the city before Christmas, you’ll be thrilled. The Christmas market in Bratislava has a long tradition and creates its own small city within a city. Each year, the markets can be found on Hlavné námestie, Hviezdoslavovo námestie, Františkánske námestie, Primaciálne námestie, Courtyard of the Old Town Hall and Námestie Milana R. Štefánika. The cute red and white stands attract visitors to get a taste of traditional Slovak delicacies and mulled wine from local winemakers. The Christmas atmosphere is perfectly complemented by traditional music programmes and ice rinks in the city centre.