Historic Slovakia

3 Bratislava  /  3 Banská Štiavnica

Starting in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, and including a day trip to Vienna, this tour takes you on a voyage of discovery to the beautiful mountain landscapes of Central Slovakia with their historic towns such as Banská Štiavnica and Kremnice.

Tour Highlights

  • Bratislava

  • Vienna

  • Schönbrunn Palace

  • Heurigen dinner

  • Banská Štiavnica

  • Kremnica

  • 3 Performance Opportunities


8 Days / 3 Bratislava / 3 Banská Štiavnica

Departure from the United States.

Arrival in Bratislava and meet your Encore Tour Manager at the airport. Transfer into Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia and the cultural, political and economic centre of the country. Check in to your hotel and spend an afternoon at leisure unpacking and relaxing. Your tour manager can take you on a walk of the area prior to your welcome dinner and orientation.

After eating breakfast at the hotel depart on your guided sightseeing tour of Bratislava. Free time for lunch at your leisure in the city. In the afternoon, transfer to a local venue for your debut performance. After the concert, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Today, depart for your full day excursion to Vienna, the capital and largest city of Austria. A guided tour takes you to the city’s highlights. Included is a visit to Schönbrunn Palace and its Imperial Chapel. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure to explore this musical city. Tonight, enjoy a traditional Heurigen dinner in Vienna before returning to Bratislava for the night.

Check out of your hotel and board your deluxe motorcoach for your transfer into Central Slovakia. Lunch at your leisure en route. Arrive in Banská Štiavnica which lies amid the forests of the Štiavnické Mountains and is included on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage List. This former mining town is one of the most beautiful and, in historical terms, one of the most interesting towns in Slovakia. Check in to your hotel and enjoy an afternoon walking orientation. Tonight, dinner will be served at a local restaurant.

This morning, depart for your guided tour of the city. The buildings in the historic centre are included in the Town Monument Reserve which comprises as many as 360 structures. Together they present a unique set of high cultural and historical value. You will have time for lunch at your leisure. In the afternoon, transfer to a local venue for your next performance followed by a group dinner.

Today’s excursion takes you to Kremnica for a day of leisure exploring the town and your final performance. Enjoy a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant befor returning to Banská Štiavnica for the night.

Return to the U.S.

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  • Attend opera at Slovak National Theatre or Vienna State Opera
  • Attend Slovak National Philharmonic Concert
  • Workshop with a local professional musician
  • Folkloric dinner/dance
  • “In the footsteps of” Mozart


  • Tajchy (water reservoirs)
  • Kalvaria
  • Open-Air Mining Museum
  • Old Castle Banská Štiavnica
  • Devin Castle
  • St. Martin’s Cathedral
  • Winery Tours
  • Trnava
  • Lake Neusiedl
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