From Bratislava it takes 1hr 30min to get to Vienna by hydrofoil. Add that to higher prices in Austria and there’s an argument for making Vienna a day-trip rather than an overnight affair. You can catch the hydrofoil from Rázusovo Nábriežie Embankment (twincityliner.com). For a less scenic, cheaper trip you can get a bus (slovaklines.sk).

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10 great winter destinations in Central and Eastern Europe

10 great winter destinations in Central and Eastern Europe

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

28 Nov 2016 • Jonathan Bousfield insert_drive_file Article
Bratislava: it's high time you discovered Slovakia’s capital

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

“Little Big City” proclaims the sign on the side of Bratislava’s trams. It’s certainly right about the first, Slovakia’s capital is dinky compared wit…

29 Jun 2015 • Alice Park insert_drive_file Article
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…

04 Aug 2014 • Lottie Gross insert_drive_file Article
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