The Slovakian capital has all the ingredients for an amazing city break. To ensure you make the most of your time in the city, we've put together a handy guide to Bratislava, listing a few of our top things to see and do while you're there...
The Bratislava Card allows you to enjoy unlimited trips on public transport. It also offers free entry into 14 museums, as well as over 120 discounts and special offers including a free guided walking tour.
A ticket for one day is €15, two days is €18 but if you’re there for the weekend, we recommend getting the three day pass which is only €20.
Falkensteiner Hotel offers stylish rooms in an unbeatable location right beside Bratislava Castle, but what really sets Falkensteiner apart from other hotels in Bratislava is the impeccable service. This is the ideal place to base yourself if you're planning to explore Bratislava over a weekend. Check Ryanair Rooms for availability.
Staré Mesto is the hub of Bratislava. Oozing charm and an old-worldy atmosphere, it’s easy to lose yourself in its streets for an hour or two.
Great food in a relaxing, cosy atmosphere - Urban House is located in Laurinska, right in the centre of the city.
The cafe serves up a great collection of quality coffee, beer, wine and some excellent pies to top it all off.
An iconic landmark beside the city walls, St Martin’s Cathedral is the largest cathedral in Bratislava, as well as one of the oldest.
Its tower dominates the city’s landscape and the interior features some of the finest decorative pieces you’ll find in Europe.
UFO Bar & Restaurant has a stunning 360° panoramic view over the Danube river, providing you with a unique panorama of Bratislava.
Aside from the spectacular view, UFO also has some of tastiest cocktails in the city as well as a world class restaurant called Taste.
The last remaining gate in Bratislava, Michael’s Gate is one of the main entrances to the city's Old Town, so even if it’s not on your list of things to do you’ll probably end up seeing it anyway.
The streets along here have some of Bratislava’s busiest and finest cafés, restaurants and shops. Don’t miss out on the views of the old town from its 50 metre tower.
A wonderful café and bookshop all in one, Gorila is an incredible space which was originally an online store but since opening in Bratislava it has fast become a favourite amongst locals and tourists alike.
A perfect example of Hungarian Art Nouveau, it could be argued that the Blue Church is Bratislava’s prettiest building.
It looks like something out of a fairy tale and on a sunny day it almost blends perfectly in with the blue sky. Worth visiting, even if it’s just for a post on Instagram.
Looking to make a purchase or two while you're in town? Eurovea is the perfect place to indulge in some retail therapy. This complex is home to a wide range of cafes and restaurants, including chain-store boutiques and local labels, not to mention fantastic ice-cream and great coffee.
This beautiful landmark has towered over the old town since the 9th century. The Slovak National Museum can also be found here and is open to the public. Check out the amazing view of the city from the top and don’t forget to enjoy the castle at night when it’s beautifully lit up.
Stará Trznica, also known as the old market, hosts concerts, markets and more! So you’re guaranteed to find something going on, regardless of what time of year you visit.
Something that makes Bratislava unique are the human-sized statues dotted around the city.
You can’t really go to Bratislava and not take a few photos of them. Walk around the city and find as many as you can - and don't forget to share them on #Ryanairstories.
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