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Bratislavský kraj

The Bratislava Region and Bratislava, the Capital City of the Slovak Republic, is the most important transportation hub in Slovakia. The road network is dense and well maintained. Motorways, 1st class and 2nd class roads are prominent. The roads are also the busiest in Slovakia. Bratislava has direct motorway connections to Vienna and Budapest in addition to Prague. Parking in the city centre is restricted to reserved places and lots. Parking cards are in use in Bratislava. The rail network is centred in Bratislava and the rail lines link to all of the largest cities in Slovakia and multiple major cities in Europe. Bratislava is also a centre for bus transport. Buses provide transportation to nearly every city in the region (Malacky, Senec, Stupava, Pezinok and Modra) and to Slovakia's largest cities. Most buses depart from the Mlynské Nivy Bus Station. M. R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava is the largest airport in Slovakia and the number of travellers continues to grow every year. The airport also has regular bus connections to Vienna Airport in Schwechat. Boat transport is another attractive way to arrive in Bratislava. The passenger port on the Danube in Bratislava offers regular lines travelling to Vienna, Hainburg, Budapest and other Danube river ports. The Danubius passenger port is located at the eastern end of Fajnorovo nábrežie since the year 1965. The port is also used for pleasure cruises on the Danube.

Every large city in the Bratislava Region has a tourist information office. They provide information on culture, history, tourist attractions, sports and recreational activities, accommodation and food service establishments, cultural and sporting events and transport connections. They also sell maps, tourist guides and publications about the region and Slovakia as well as souvenirs. They can also facilitate accommodation and guide services and offer advance purchase tickets.

www.cp.sk | The schedule of trains, buses and planes in Slovakia     

www.imhd.sk | Public transport and regional transport                                

www.lod.sk/www.twincityliner.com| Sightseeing Cruises on the Danube

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CURRENT EVENTS
2.Sep

Kingdom of Goose

 The Bratislava Self-Governing Region and Bratislava Region Tourism are glad to invite you to visit the picturesque municipality of Slovenský Grob which will become the Kingdom of Goose Specialities on 2nd September at 2pm for the second time already. Royal experience will be ensured by the coronation of the King with the attendance of Maria Theresa, accompanied by a royal banquet, period tavern and delicious dishes along with a rich musical as well as cultural programme. The event of Kingdom of Goose Dishes aims at showing that goose specialities are offered throughout the whole year and not only from September to January.The Kingdom of Goose Specialities on 2nd September 2017 in Slovenský GrobSchedule:13:00 DFS Čečinka Children Folk Ensemble14:00 Polemic15:00 Official opening, the coronation of the King of Goose Dishes15:30 Royal banquet and dining16:15 Malalata Balkan beats17:45 Vajnory Beautification Association18:45 Družina Slovak Folk Band20:00 Klnka Children´s Folk Ensemble & Kochanski Music Band21:15 Čarovné ostrohy Dance Ensemble performing the show titled “Rockom krokom”22:30 Igor Kmeťo Jr.Presented by: Richard Vrablec & Lenka Debnárová Accompanying Events:The event of Kingdom of Goose will also include Farm Fest which aims at explaining and highlighting of traditional craft, gastronomic and product particularities of Bratislava Region. Farm Fest will bring the opportunity to taste and buy traditional goods made by 20 local specialty sellers coming from Bratislava Region on a square.On the occasion of the XVIIth  Days of Open Doors in Goose Gastronomic Operations, the Guild of Goose Speciality makers will offer a tasting menu in the value of 10€. The tickets are available and may also be purchased on www.ticketportal.sk. The discount menu may not be ordered without the ticket and its price will be in line with an effective restaurant menu. The coronation of the King of Goose Dishes with the participation of Maria Theresa and ceremonial procession. The show of a royal way of dining.A period tavern offering local beer and having non-traditional waiting staff.