Slomenice Castle

Old May 2nd, 2015, 07:49 PM
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Slomenice Castle

My husband is going to be attending a conference at Slomenice Castle in Slovakia in June . It is approximately 50km northeast of Bratislava. I'm trying to decide if I should go with him but I cannot find any tourist information about this place. Has anyone ever been here and can tell me what would be interesting to do? Thanks!
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Old May 2nd, 2015, 09:41 PM
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Smolenice Castle houses the Slovakia Academy of Sciences and is not frequently opened to the public (though, DH and DS snuck in one weekend while castle hunting). There are quite a few castles in the area that can be toured (doing so is easier by car), like Budmerice and Dobra Voda, and a few mildly interesting towns (Trnava and Nitra). Bratislava looks to be about 90-120 minutes away by train; and further afield, Vienna would be about 3 hours by train.

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Old May 3rd, 2015, 06:19 AM
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Thank you for your reply. I apologize for misspelling the name of the castle. I don't think we will have a car because we will probably fly into Prague and take a train to Smolenice and then go to Budapest. Hopefully I will be able to take a bus or train to Bratislava while my husband is in the conference.
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Old May 31st, 2016, 11:14 AM
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Trnava city and Bratislava
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Old May 31st, 2016, 11:16 AM
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Also Modra town with pottery, Pezinok winery, Slovensky or Chorvatsky Grob roasted goose
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