9 days in Slovakia Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava
— 5 nights
Bus to Vienna, Fly to Kosice
— 3 nights


Bratislava — 5 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Do your shopping at Eurovea Galleria and Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bratislava: Oasis Siberian tiger (in Kostolna pri Dunaji) and City Arena Trnava (in Trnava). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, make a trip to UFO Observation Deck, contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, and pause for some photo ops at Cumil.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bratislava trip itinerary builder app.

Cairo, Egypt to Bratislava is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Bratislava is colder than Cairo - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kosice.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Kosice — 3 nights

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): browse the different shops at Aupark Kosice, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Soviet Soldiers, the Liberators, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Vyhliadkova veza Tokaj, then do a tasting at J & J Ostrozovic, then learn about winemaking at Tokaj Macik winery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nicholas Concathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kosice trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Kosice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Bratislava, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kosice, ranging from highs of 2°C to lows of -2°C. You will leave for home on the 28th (Wed).
Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games
Side Trips
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Slovakia travel guide

Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.