Cycling and rollerblading along the Danube, towards Austria (upstream) or Hungary (downstream), are popular activities. The Small Carpathian mountains surrounding Bratislava are beautiful and make for a good day’s cycling or walking; see bratislavasightseeing.com or call 09 0768 3112 for suggested routes and guided tours.

Action Park offers a number of activities including zorbing, kiting, bungee trampoline and a shooting gallery (actionpark.sk).

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10 great winter destinations in Eastern Europe

10 great winter destinations in Eastern Europe

Forget the plummeting temperatures and long dark nights, winter is a hugely rewarding season in which to visit Eastern Europe. Frozen rivers, frosty branches an…

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Bratislava: it's high time you discovered Slovakia’s capital

Bratislava: it's high time you discovered Slovakia’s capital

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Amazing images of Slovakia

Amazing images of Slovakia

Slovakia borders with Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary and Ukraine. It's home to a diverse population scattered across mountains, lakes, forests an…

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