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DONAU-AUEN NATIONAL PARK

Get to know the fascinating world of the “Donau-Auen”, the Danube wetlands! Situated between Bratislava and Vienna, the Donau-Auen National Park preserves the last remaining major wetlands environment in Central Europe. Here, the Danube is still free flowing and is the lifeline of the National Park. It creates a habitat …

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NIGHT SIGHTSEEING OF MODRA

(source: Milan Zachar, Martina Modra Facebook) Experience the enchantment of Modra and see the illuminated attractions of the city at twilight! Are you up for a night tour starting at a cemetery? What about an artistic exhibition in a forgotten church? These and other surprises are covered in this article – read …

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SANDBERG

In geological and paleontological terms, the abandoned sandpit Sandberg is one of the most important sites in Slovakia. This protected site is extremely rich in fossil remains of marine coastal and terrestrial fauna and flora. You would not expect there used to be a sea in this area 14 – …

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TRIP TO LEDNICE & VALTICE

Less than one hundred kilometers from Bratislava lies one of the most splendid cultural heritage sites in the Czech Republic. With their sprawling estates, celebrated castles, and surrounding villages that boast storybook charm, Lednice and Valtice are the ideal destination for lovers of natural and historic beauty. And for lovers …

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ROCKET BASE, BUNKERS & BARRACKS AT DEVINSKA KOBYLA

Explore the highest point of Bratislava – Devínska Kobyla – which is also a national nature preserve. Near the top of it you will find former bunkers, barracks which are non-functional since 1996 as well as a rocket base that served to the Czechoslovak Army that protected the airspace over …

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DEVIN CASTLE

The castle which witnessed the glory and fall of Great Moravia and was blown up by Napoleon’s army. Later declared to be a national cultural monument of Slovakia. Since it is situated on a high cliff over the Morava and Danube rivers, and standing on the frontier between Slovakia and Austria, …

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