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Slovakia Travel Guide

Visit Slovakia between Hungary, Vienna, and Budapest; giving you plenty of places to take in, explore, and see for yourself. Coast along the Danube River which brings you to all of these places. Slovakia has a stunning countryside that is almost impeccable. It provides a view of the spectacular, bustling cities, and the ancient towns that hold history. Bratislava is one of the smaller cities that you come across during the cruise, but one that many look forward to visiting. With so much offered on a Slovakia River Cruise, you can find there is something for everyone when sailing the rivers ahead. With river cruise volume buys plus our low everyday prices you can save up to 50% versus the brochure price! Book your Slovakia river cruise today with AffordableTours.com, your discounted river cruise headquarters.

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Sail Date Operator Ship Departs Returns Length Price
Nov 29, 2023EmeraldEmerald DawnPragueAmsterdam18$11,850
Nov 29, 2023EmeraldEmerald DawnPragueParis21$13,015
Nov 30, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaBudapestPrague12$5,299
Nov 30, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaMunichBudapest12$5,299
Dec 01, 2023EmeraldEmerald DestinyBudapestRegensburg8$7,190
Dec 01, 2023EmeraldEmerald DestinyBudapestMunich8$7,190
Dec 01, 2023EmeraldEmerald DestinyBudapestPrague11$7,810
Dec 02, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaBellaBudapestPrague13$4,959
Dec 02, 2023EmeraldEmerald DawnBudapestNuremberg8$4,748
Dec 02, 2023EmeraldEmerald DawnBudapestAmsterdam15$11,190
Dec 02, 2023EmeraldEmerald DawnBudapestParis18$12,355
Dec 02, 2023VikingViking EgdirPassauBudapest8$4,199
Dec 03, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaBudapestVilshofen8$3,799
Dec 03, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaVilshofenBudapest8$3,799
Dec 04, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaBellaBudapestVilshofen8$3,499
Dec 08, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaBellaBucharestPrague22$8,998
Dec 08, 2023VikingViking MimirPassauBudapest8$2,799
Dec 09, 2023UniworldSS Maria TheresaPassauBudapest8$3,599
Dec 10, 2023VikingViking BaldurPassauBudapest8$4,199
Dec 11, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaBellaGiurgiuVilshofen15$6,898
Dec 13, 2023VikingViking VilhjalmBudapestPassau8$2,899
Dec 14, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaBudapestPrague12$5,299
Dec 14, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaMunichBudapest12$5,299
Dec 16, 2023UniworldSS Maria TheresaBudapestPassau8$7,999
Dec 16, 2023ScenicScenic JasperParisBudapest18$23,140
Dec 16, 2023ScenicScenic JasperParisPrague21$24,060
Dec 17, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaBudapestVilshofen8$3,799
Dec 17, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaLeaBudapestVienna6$2,499
Dec 17, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaVilshofenBudapest8$3,799
Dec 17, 2023ScenicScenic OpalParisBudapest18$17,640
Dec 17, 2023ScenicScenic OpalParisPrague21$18,560
Dec 19, 2023ScenicScenic JasperAmsterdamBudapest15$21,290
Dec 19, 2023ScenicScenic JasperAmsterdamPrague18$22,210
Dec 20, 2023TauckMS SavorViennaMunich8$3,990
Dec 20, 2023ScenicScenic OpalAmsterdamBudapest15$15,790
Dec 20, 2023ScenicScenic OpalAmsterdamPrague18$16,710
Dec 23, 2023UniworldSS Maria TheresaPassauBudapest11$10,899
Dec 23, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaVerdeBudapestPrague13$4,959
Dec 23, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaViolaBudapestVienna6$2,499
Dec 24, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaMagnaBudapestVienna6$2,699

Slovakia Travel Guide

Slovakia River Cruises Highlights

  • See many different places with one quick cruise that provides a bit of everything for you.
  • Slovakia is thought to be full of fairytale towns and now you can view and visit all of them with a cruise.
  • Know your itinerary ahead of time and do many things while on vacation.
  • You can also do things on the ship, so it is almost like taking two vacations in one.
  • It is one of the most affordable ways that you can travel to many destinations, including Slovakia. 
  • See the Danube River which connects many places of interest such as Serbia, Romania, Austria, Germany, and more.
  • You can customize your trip down to how long you are gone, what type of room you stay in, and the packages you add to the vacation.

Slovakia River Cruises Travel Tips

  • Be sure to visit at least one spa during your time in Slovakia, as this is what they are known for.
  • During the winter, a decent amount of tourist attractions close down until the weather becomes warmer. 
  • Make sure to use suntan lotion or sunscreen during the summer months, because the sun can be brutal. 
  • If you are going to be doing hiking or going into the woods on the trails, make sure to cover up the ticks found in the area. 
  • Slovakia has a low rate of violent crimes, but just make sure to use common sense while traveling to any foreign place. 
  • If you are visiting any of the churches, make sure to dress appropriately. You will be asked to leave if you are not. 
  • You cannot use your mobile phone, take pictures, or talk loudly inside the churches. 
  • Try to be modest and not show off, as those living in this area do not like this.

Slovakia River Cruises Things To Do

  • Go Rafting
    Go Rafting

    Go rafting in the Dunajec River and see the sights. You can grab a guide and rent the rafts, or you can take out some kayaks. Get a feel for the land and the water, but it is definitely a great way to get moving and take in the area. It is also an exciting way to experience Slovakia if this is your first time visiting.  

    Best Time To Visit

    Since you will be in the water during this attraction, it is recommended to go when the weather is warmer as it can be more comfortable.   


    You Should Know

    Those who are not familiar with the area or rafting should always make sure to bring a guide. If the water is choppy or rough, then skip doing this, as it can become dangerous to go out in the water.  
  • Slovak Paradise National Park
    Slovak Paradise National Park

    There are many trails and places to picnic when you visit the Slovak Paradise National Park. The park is beautiful, and even if you are not into hiking, you can still walk through the many pastures and take a look over the fields to the flowers and other growth.  

    Best Time To Visit

    Bring some lunch during the spring or summer months and enjoy this area when it is warmer out. You can enjoy the sunshine, warmer temperatures, and more.   


    You Should Know

    There is wildlife in the area, so don't be surprised if something comes up to you while you are on the trails. There is no charge to go into the park.
  • Tatras

    The high Tatras or the Tatras Mountains both provide a way for you to enjoy some skiing if you are visiting during the colder months. Even just visiting these areas during the warmer months and hiking through the trails provides a great way to get out, explore the area, and take in a lot of the beautiful scenery.   

    Best Time To Visit

    There is not a right time, since you can go to this area and have something to do at any point in time and during any season. What you do depends on the specific month you're there during.   


    You Should Know

    This National Park protects the area that is known as the Slovak Paradise mountain range. This is one of nine different national parks in all of Slovakia.
  • Folk Art Centers of Bratislava
    Folk Art Centers of Bratislava

    If you love folk arts and seeing things done differently, then the Folk Art Centers of Bratislava is where you want to visit. They have art pieces, stories, plays, and so much more that you can purchase tickets for or just show up and walk through the center to learn more.  

    Best Time To Visit

    You can visit this attraction at almost any time. However, when the weather becomes colder, the center does shut down.   


    You Should Know

    They are always looking for ways to continue running, so if possible, it would be nice to leave a tip. The actors are from the surrounding area and also from abroad who come to learn.
  • Little Danube
    Little Danube

    Little Danube is a smaller river and it allows visitors to come out and view the beautiful scenery or take a canoe out into the water. You can bring a guide with you and they can point out many of the places of interest along the way.  

    Best Time To Visit

    Since you are going to be in the water, you should visit this area is in the spring and summer months. You can ensure you are comfortable while on the water and in the canoe.  


    You Should Know

    This is one of the easiest and most affordable things to do in the area when you get off the ship. This little river is also known as Maly Dunaj.
  • Bratislava Castle
    Bratislava Castle

    The main castle found in Bratislava, this piece of history is well-preserved and beautiful. The large marble statues still stand outside and welcome you inside. The top of the hill gives a great city view and the inside of the castle takes you through the past. Take in every little bit of the castle, and even take pictures to show everyone when you get back.  

    Best Time To Visit

    Since the castle is mostly inside, you can find that visiting during the rainy or cooler days is recommended because you don't have to worry about this while inside.   


    You Should Know

    It is one of the most dominant features of the city because it is in the heart and the center of the city. View both the old city and the new city when you are visiting this castle.
  • Old Town Hall
    Old Town Hall

    Thought to be a landmark building since it has been standing for so long, it has recently been turned into the city's museum. You can see pieces of the past preserved and on display. This is not just one building, but a series of buildings that have been standing since the age of time in this little city.   

    Best Time To Visit

    Since you will be walking outside around the buildings, you will want to make sure that it is somewhat nice out. This way, you can be comfortable when going from building to building.   


    You Should Know

    Take the tour that includes the tower because you can have a 360 view of the city down below. The series of buildings was built around 1370, making them one of the oldest in the area to still be standing.
  • Michael’s Gate
    Michael’s Gate

    Built in the year 1300, it is one of the oldest standing pieces that can be found in the area next to the Old Town Hall. It is and was used as an entry gate to the city. Those who stand at the top of the tower are able to look down and see everyone who is coming into the city center. It was reconstructed in 1758, which changed the structure to the cylinder shape.  

    Best Time To Visit

    Since the gate is outside, visiting during the warmer months when it is not raining, or snowing is ideal. You can be comfortable while walking through and viewing all of the attractions around you.  


    You Should Know

    The statues of St. Michael and the dragon at the top were placed there during the reconstruction in 1758. There is also an Exhibit of Weapons inside the gate, so when you go in, you can see this display which is a part of Bratislava history.

Slovakia River Cruise Packages

Quick Facts

There are definitely four distinct seasons in Slovakia. The summers are hot, and the winters are cold with a lot of snow. They last from December to March. Those who choose to visit usually do so during the spring and autumn months because it is warm out, but not too hot or cold. Visiting during the winter can be done, but generally, those who want to ski are the only ones who visit the area since many of the other attractions shut down during this time. When you visit is entirely up to you, but cruises only run during a specific time of the year. 

Slovakia River Cruises Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a Slovakia River Cruise?

    Just like with many other river cruises out there, a Slovakia river cruise provides you with an all-inclusive way to visit this area and the surrounding areas. You will cruise down the Danube River and stop in a couple of different places based on the itinerary. A Slovakia River Cruise usually lasts from 8 to 12 days. You can find that it provides the perfect amount of time to visit and sightsee many of the points of interest.  

  • What’s Included in a Slovakia River Cruise?

    Just like with almost any other cruise, they are all-inclusive, so they include your lodging, food, activities, and your trip. You can get extras added to your account, such as an alcohol package that provides you with a way to drink alcohol onboard the ship. This can increase the price but might be worth it depending on what you want. Excursions and things off the ship are extra, as well. 

  • What’s the Best River Cruise for a Slovakia River Cruise?

    The cruise line that you choose to take is entirely up to you and what you want out of the cruise. Each one is definitely different, and due to this, you might have to do a bit of research. However, those who have taken Slovakia river cruises have found that these are the top-recommended cruise lines you can take. The Romantic Danube, The Beautiful Blue Danube, Danube Symphony 2020, Tastes of Imperial Europe, and the Blue Danube Discovery. There are, of course, many other ship options in addition to these. 

  • How Much Do Slovakia River Cruises Cost?

    The costs of the cruise will vary depending on the length, extras you add on, type of room, the specific cruise ship and company you choose to ride with, and other specifics. You can customize the trip, but in general, it is the most affordable way to see Slovakia and other points of interest. The cruises range from $2,599 to $6,999. The price can increase if you are going to be adding extra excursions, packages, and other things to your trip.

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