During the tour you will learn lots of interesting things about the city’s past and present and can admire the stunning architecture of palaces, burgher’s houses and church buildings.

One-Hour Walking Tour in the historical centre | Free for tourist card holders

  • Start of the tour: daily at 14:00
  • Length: 1 hour
  • Meeting place: Tourist Information Centre, Klobučnícka 2
  • Language: Slovak, English, German
  • Minimum number of persons: 2
  • Bookings must be made at least two hours in  advance
  • Walking tour is free for Bratislava City Card  holders.

Route: Primaciálne Square – Courtyard of the Old Town Hall – Main Square – Franciscans Square – Biela Street – St. Michael´s Gate – Michalská Street – Ventúrska Street – Panská Street – Rudnayovo Square


1. Bratislava – Pressburg – Pozsony – exploring the historical centre of Bratislava

Would you like to know when the first settlement was built within the territory of today´s Bratislava? Which ruler granted the town the town privileges? What treasures are hidden in the Primate´s Palace? Who established the first university within our territory? When taking part in the historical city tour, you will learn all these facts and much more.

Length: 1.5 – 2 hours

Possibility to arrange for visiting St. Martin´s Cathedral and Primate´s Palace or the tower of the Old Town Hall.

Price offer:

1,5-hour-long tour:
*Main languages: small group (up to 10 persons) – 65 €
larger group (11 to 50 persons) – 85 €

Other languages: small group (up to 10 persons) – 75 €
larger group (11 to 50 persons) – 95 €

2-hour-long tour:
*Main languages: small group (up to 10 persons) – 80 €
larger group (11 to 50 persons) – 100 €
Other languages: small group (up to 10 persons) – 90 €
larger group (11 to 50 persons) – 110 €

*Main languages: English, German, French Spanish, Italian and Russian

Old postcard Bratislava

2. Coronation Bratislava

For more than 250 years, Bratislava, was the coronation town of the Hungarian Kingdom. Join us to follow the traces of the coronation procession and breath in the atmosphere of coronations. Each crown cast in the pavement will remind you of one of the Habsburg rulers and their wives  who were crowned in Bratislava.

Length: 1.5 hours


3. Myths, legends and mysteries of old Bratislava

Do you want to know more about the origin of  the Ganymede Fountain, or the ghosts from Zelená Street, or something about the background of the legend of the little smiling statue of Posmieváčik (Little Taunter) in Panská Street? Let yourself be guided through mysterious lanes of Bratislava and immerse yourself in myths, which have been transferred from generation to generation.

Length: 1.5 hours


4. Famous people and Bratislava

During the tour, your guide will introduce you to the life and work of a number of distinguished famous people who were born, lived or worked in the territory of today´s Bratislava. Join us to explore the places connected with the life of Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Viktor Tilgner, Johann Andreas Segner and others.

Length: 1.5 hours


5. Bratislava during the reign of Maria Theresa

How did Hungarian Queen Maria Theresa influence the history of the town? Why did she order the town walls to be pulled down, and where are the remains of them? Which aristocratic palaces came to existence during her reign? The tour will reveal the work and influence of this progressive monarch in the territory of today´s Bratislava.

Length: 1.5 hours

Maria Theresia

6. Bratislava’s fountains

Discover the rich and interesting history of Bratislava´s fountains. You will learn not only about the beginnings of water management but also how, where and when the first fountains were built in the town, and why Bratislava was called “a town of fountains”.

Length: 1.5 hours


7. The Sacral Bratislava

Explore the architectonic and iconographic diversity of churches and monasteries, their historical
contexts and their current use. You will learn which monastic orders still take care of the ill, but also how monastic orders participated and still participate in education of the young.

Length: 2 hours


8. Jewish Bratislava

This city tour uncovers the centuries-old history of the Jewish community in the town and reveals a great deal about its everyday life, culture and traditions, including the troubled period of the Second World War and the demolition of the Jewish ghetto.

Length: 2 hours


9. Bratislava – a town of music

The rich musical traditions of the town are connected with such names as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn, Franz Liszt , Karol Schmidt and Johann Nepomuk Hummel. Some of these illustrious composers  worked and lived here, while others only  visited the town but each of them left their indelible marks.

Length: 2 hours

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10. Bratislava Route – a walking tour and bus tour
Do you prefer to enjoy the atmosphere of the town from the comfort of a bus? This combined city tour will
allow you to discover the historical pedestrian area of the town as well as some of the more distant places of interest, such as the Presidential Palace, the Bratislava Castle or Slavín – the impressive Second. World War Monument.

Length: 3 hours


11. Little Carpathians Route

Take a look into the soul of the Little Carpathians Region, and discover its long, though relatively little-known history, preserved local crafts and numerous wine cellars hiding barrels full of light, refreshing wine. A visit to the Červený Kameň Castle and a local factory producing the famous Modra majolica will be followed by tasting some local wine and gastronomy specialities.

Length: 6 hours



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You will need to include the following when booking your tour: date, time and type of the city tour, the required language of the tour, meeting place and  number of persons in the group, method of payment, name and phone number of the contact person of the group. Group tours must be booked at least three working days in advance unless stated otherwise. Cancellation fees for guiding services:

  • CANCELLATION at 24 hours before the start of the tour: 50% of the total price of the tour
  • CANCELLATION on the day of the tour: 100% of the total price of the tour
  • for transportation: In line with the applicable cancellation terms and conditions of our contractors
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We will be pleased to prepare a special programme in Bratislava and its surroundings upon your individual requests.
TOURS FOR THE HANDICAPPED – City tours on a wheelchair accessible route.

  • Bratislava Tourist Board, 2013
  • Primaciálne nám. 1
  • P.O.BOX 349, 810 00 Bratislava

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