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Bratislava is the latest in the Bradt collection of city guides to many of eastern Europe's cultural gems. This Slovak capital, impressively set on the Danube boasting stunningly restored baroque and rococo buildings, begs to be explored on foot with the author's walking tour of the highlights. Full details of the practicalities of visiting are provided, including accommodations, eating out, transportation, and out-of-town excursions plus a full background spanning the city's culture and its checkered history.
>History and culture, providing insight into the many restored architectural attractions of this splendid city
>Restaurants, cafes, bars, and nightlife, plus souvenir shopping and museums
>Day trips from Bratislava
>City maps in full-color
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Bratislava is the "little-big" capital with something for everyone; it doesn't bellow its beauty like Prague, but states its case quietly and persistently until it captures your heart. Offering alluring architecture and a vibrant nightlife, the city effortlessly blends history with hedonism. Shop till you drop, stroll the museums and galleries, unwind on a Danube cruise and get stuck into some Slovak wine; whatever you're doing, let Lucy Mallows lead you along the Insiders' track. *Stay in a Danube boat or a villa in the hills*Restaurants--from international fine dining to a table in a TV tower*Walking tours through the traffic-free Old Town*Beyond the city: the wine route, romantic castles, and a ghostly gallery*Tip-top beer at rock-bottom prices*Color city and tram mapsAbout the Author:
Lucy Mallows first visited Bratislava in 1982 while studying Czech and became a frequent visitor from neighboring Budapest. An expert on the central European region, particularly its culture, architecture, politics, and history, Lucy promotes tourism in the new European states by writing articles on culture, entertainment, and travel from her home in Brussels.
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Book Description Bradt Travel Guides, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111841621420