Zilina - Urban Stories

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Tour category:

GET LOCAL

Zilina

2 hours

All year round

Availability to be confirmend

By Car

1 person 75 Eur

2 persons 45 Eur

3 persons 35 Eur

4+persons 25 Eur

price per person (including transport, guide, drink and snack)

Meeting point: Tourist Information Office (Hlinka sq.) / or your accomodation (based on agreement)

By Bike

1 person 75 Eur

2 persons 45 Eur

3 persons 35 Eur

4+persons 25 Eur

price per person (including bike rental, guide, drink and snack)

Meeting point: Žilina - Zariečie train station

Bike experience: Moderate (some cobble stones and one steeper section on the way)



Town of Zilina. Are you wondering what has this town on the half way between Bratislava and High Tatras to offer? What is like Zilina today? Sleepy industrial town?...or vivid basecamp for sports and nature lovers surrounded by mountains? Town on the perifery of Slovakia? ..or heart of North-West region? Busy transportation junction? ..or place where construction workers are struggling to build tunnel for last 20 years? Zilina has many stories to tell. Discover with us!

OVERVIEW:

During this 2 hour car or bike tour we will explore off the beaten track spots and hear authentic stories. Explore how 20th century shaped life of the people in Zilina. Discover identity of this town.

Tour highlights:

  • Church of St. Stephan the King - the oldest cultural monument in the town
  • Zilina during WWII – operation Anthropoid, deportations of Jewish population
  • Slovena factory – first factory in Zilina, heritage of the industrial revolution
  • Story of Treska – legendary local fish product
  • Story of Peter Sagan & MŠK Zilina football club - sport heroes in Zilina
  • Drive around KIA motors factory – car industry story (only version - by car)
  • Bulvár "Champ Elysee" of Zilina - fame and fall of the communist era architecture


INCLUSIONS:

  • Guide
  • Transport (car / bike)
  • Snack & drink

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