Castle Ruins Tour
Hike Up to Reach Medieval Mysteries
Castle Ruins Tour: Reaching the Giants
Join our Carpathian Castle Ruins Tour to discover the most spectacular castle ruins near Bratislava. Slovakia is a country with unexpectedly high density of castles and castle ruins. Hundreds of them are hidden in Carpathian forests, built as a protection against Tatar invasions in 13th century, serving for the next 500 years.
Why to visit Carpathian Castle Ruins
Medieval castle ruins settled above forests of the Carpathian mountains are off-the-beaten-track destinations without souvenirs. We offer the best selection of the castle ruins you can see during one-day trip from Bratislava.
Difficulty and safety
Getting up to a castle ruins involves some physical effort. Count with ca 30 minutes walk one way to each of the castle ruins through the forest on unpaved path with some steep parts. Trails can become slippery during rain or snow. We recommend to take hiking shoes or sneakers and rain jacket, depending on weather conditions.
“A guided tour by Authentic Slovakia in a clapped-out Cold War Skoda – “the crappiest vehicle in Slovakia” – is one idiosyncratic way to see some of Bratislava’s twentieth-century landmarks.”
CLASSIC (6 HOURS)
1 guest / 150€
2 guests / 80€ per person
3 guests / 60€ per person
4-7 guests / 50€ per person
EXTENDED (10 HOURS)
1 guest / 240€
2 guests / 140€ per person
3 guests / 105€ per person
4 guests / 95€ per person
5-7 guests / 80€ per person