Devín Hike and Drink Tour
Hiking to the sand rock and Carpathian forests, abandoned 1980's Czechoslovak military headquarter, legendary Devín castle and currant wine tasting. 6-hour tour combining hiking, medieval as well as recent history and authentic gastronomy.
Devín is a picturesque place located 10 kilometres west of Bratislava city centre. Castle ruin proudly standing above two rivers, tradition of making blackcurrant wine, steppe-like ecosystems with natural sand rocks, abandoned military base hidden in the Carpathian forests – all this forms a must-do destination during your stay in Bratislava.
Difficulty: moderate. Route is 3-4 hours of walking in the forests and meadows on unpaved paths. Elevation gain is ca 380 metres (Devín: 160m above sea level, Devínska Kobyla Mt. 541m above sea level). Sneakers or hiking boots are recommended.