Tours in Košice
Bratislava is not the only gateway to Slovakia. Even more off-the-beaten-track, hidden and untouched by mass tourism, but at least as attractive as Slovak Capital, is Košice. Our colleagues offer probably the most insightful tour from all the tours in Košice to be found.
Why visit Košice
The second largest city in Slovakia (pop. 240,000), the metropolis of the East, has the largest town monument reserve in the country. But not only that. Košice, that is a thriving art scene, exciting past and recent transformations, and a perfect gateway to the beauties of Eastern Slovakia.
Since 2015, we run city tours in Košice provided by our local partners. Košice Post Socialist City Tour is not only about having a ride in a retro Škoda car, it is about marvellous guide Slavo. Eastern local insight guaranteed!
Košice Post Socialist City Tour
Košice Post Socialist City Tour takes you in a legendary 1970’s Czechoslovak car Škoda 120 through the off-the-beaten-track places of the communist past, as well as recent transformations in Košice.
Visit vast concrete housing estate areas, neighborhoods of rich and poor, a Cold War shelter, abandoned magnesite factory and railway tunnel, local pub, former barracks, brewery and a swimming pool transformed into cultural venue.
Meeting point and departure time: according to agreement
Duration: 2 hours or 4 hours
More details and booking: www.authentickosice.com
Price per person
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Too far? Take a look also on our tours in Bratislava
Post-Communist Bratislava Tour: tour in a classic Škoda car around communist-era highlights of Bratislava
Iron Curtain Bike Tour: cycling tour from Bratislava Old Town to WWII bunker and border zone with Austria
Working Class Food Tour: walking tour beyond the Old Town with tasting workers' cuisine in retro spots with locals
Devín Hike and Drink Tour: hiking tour to visit Devín castle, abandoned military base and wine tasting at local producer
Authentic Wine Tour: wine tasting tour to Svätý Jur, picturesque town in Little Carpathian wine region
Village Pub Crawl: alternative tour to explore authentic local pubs in Záhorie region
Carpathian Castle Ruins Tour: visit medieval castle ruins settled above the Carpathian forests