Bratislava’s life, commerce and entertainment pulsate, and yet the city provides green places to relax right in the middle of the rush.
Discover its best known city parks and gardens, where you can take a break while discovering the sights that attract tourists to Bratislava. Their history dates back to the 18th century, and it is Bratislava that can be proud of having the oldest public park in Central Europe.
Slovakia’s capital is surrounded by forest landscapes, with Horský park (“Mountain Park”) and popular places for leisure in the city’s forests that are quickly and easily accessible from the city center. Select from the tips offered here for spending free time outdoors with your family or friends. Try something new, like the panorama you can enjoy from the new outlook tower or spending the night in a furnished tree house.
The city on the Danube offers a place to relax by the water. Take a stroll along the banks of the Danube or admire the river panorama from either the deck of a boat or the seat of a bicycle riding on Eurovelo 6, an international cycling route.
And when the temperature rises, get yourself refreshed on that hot day having fun in one of the recreational areas around the lakes right in the city.
Neighborhoods in Bratislava all have protected destinations for flora and fauna enthusiasts to enjoy. Nature lovers can enjoy hiking, biking, bird watching and exploring the countryside along the nature trails of the Danube floodplains, Devínska Kobyla Mountain and the Morava River.
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