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Iron Curtain Bike Tour

bike ride

Iron Curtain Bike Tour

Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 7 people
Includes
Food, Transport
Hosted in
English
bike ride

Iron Curtain Bike Tour

bike ride

Iron Curtain Bike Tour

Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 7 people
Includes
Food, Transport
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Bratislava Iron Curtain Bike Tour takes you from Bratislava Old Town along the Danube river to visit the former Iron Curtain border zone with Austria, WWII Czechoslovak military bunker, beaches of the Danube, one of the oldest parks in Central Europe and modern riverside developments. This is a bicycle tour for anyone who feels like exploring off-the-beaten-track places in Bratislava and its outskirts. We ride through and make informative stops: -former Jewish district and synagogue replaced by a controversial ufo-like SNP bridge -transformations by the Danube river: Zuckermandel district, River Park and Eurovea developments -crossing two bridges over the Danube river: Lafranconi and Old Bridge -views of the last communist-era housing project in Bratislava, Dlhé diely -relaxing picnic with refreshments at the beach or chatting over beer in a local pub -pre-WWII Czechoslovak fortification system, bunker built against the potential Hitler’s invasion -former Iron Curtain area, border between communist Czechoslovakia and Austria -one of the first public park in Central Europe, Sad Janka Kráľa -amazing views of the castle and other landmarks of Bratislava

Your host

Learn more about Brano

Brano

I am co-founder of Authentic Slovakia Tours, that provides private off the beaten path tours in Bratislava and its outskirts since 2010. Our bike tours are very popular and have 5/5 rating on TripAdvisor and Top choice label on Lonely Planet. Tours we provide are personalized and provided by myself and our small local- based team.

What's included

Food
Beer or soft drink and a little Slovak snack
Transport
Bicycles provided

Where you'll be

-former Jewish district and synagogue replaced by a controversial ufo-like SNP bridge -modern River Park development -beach by the Danube river -pre-WWII Czechoslovak fortification system, bunker built against the potential Hitler’s invasion -former Iron Curtain area, border between communist Czechoslovakia and Austria -Sad Janka Kráľa park -local pub

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 15 and up can attend. Basic cycling skills required.

More tips

14 kilometers on flat terrain. Anyone with basic cycling skills can manage. Almost all the route follows designated cycling tracks and pavements with no traffic. Helmets are provided upon request.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Brano
Iron Curtain Bike Tour
New experience
£39/person
New experience
£39/person