History & wine
Day one: Arrival,transfer from the airport to hotel in Bratislava
Day two: Guided visit to Bratislava historical centre with lunch in traditional tavern. Relax in the Main square, with its craft market and cozy cafés. In the evening optional visit of opera peformance in historical building of National theatre. Bratislava Capital of Slovakia also reffered to as beauty on the Danube river, offering both rich history and conveniences of modern city. Walking tour round historical centre leads us from Bratislava castle to St.Martin´s cathedral, Presidential palace, old town hall, historical building of National theatre... The town offers endless range of evening activities starting from bar crawl finishing with performance in National theatre.
Day three : Transfer to the town of Betliar – guided visit of manor house. Transfer to hotel in Košice Betliar One of the most interesting Slovak manor houses situated in beautiful surroundings of English park. Exposition of manor house create : collection of works of art, historical furniture, unique library, weapons, precious ceramics,glass and porcelain. Around the manor house is a unique natural park, which was in 1978 written in list of important historical gardens of the world
Day four: Guided visit to the town of Košice, in the evening wine tasting and traditional dinner at Ostrožovič winery in the village of Veľká Tŕňa in Tokaj region. Košice Košice is the biggest town in Eastern Slovakia and in2013 it was European capital of Culture together with Marseille,France. The city has a well preserved historical centre, which is the largest among Slovak towns. There are many heritage protected buildings in Gothic,Renaissance,Baroque and Art Noveau styles with Slovak largest church – the St.Elizabeth´s cathedral.The long main street rimmed with aristocratic palaces, churches and towns folk´s houses, is a thriving pedestrian zone with many boutiques,cafés and restaurants. The city is well known as the first settlement in Europe to be granted its own coat-of-arms. Tokaj Tokaj is a historical wine region located in southeastern Slovakia and northeastern Hungary. Tokaj has been declared a World Heritage Site in 2002 under the name Tokaj Wine region Historic Cultural Landscape. However,its fame long predated this distinction because i tis the origin of Tokaji aszú wine, the world´s oldest botrytized wine. Grapes when picked at a certain point during infestation can produce particularly fine and concentrated sweet wine. Some of the finest botrytized wines are literally picked berry by berry.
Day five Transfer to the airport