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Weather

The Central European continental climate consists of hot summers and cold winters.
In summer it can get quite hot in the lowlands. May, June and September are generally good months for cycling to take advantage of cooler, but still warm weather. August to September is the wine harvest time.

2020 Dates
Self-guided / semi-guided tours
Every day from April to the end of October
Guided tours
July 6-13
September 7-14
Send us an email for a custom guided tour in different dates.

Crowds

It must be noted that July and August are the busiest months when most people go for their holidays here. We mention this with regard to seeing cultural monuments and UNESCO sites with greater ease and less people around.

Cultural Events

You might wish to adjust your trip timing to coincide with the following festivals and cultural events:

Valtice

Valtice Wine Fair (May) is a prestigious wine exhibition.
www.vinnetrhy.cz

Mikulov

Mikulov Wine Fare (May) is a prestigious wine tasting event with rich cultural programme and Czech championship in filling a wine pipette from a barrel.

The Town of Mikulov Festival (May) includes scenes from the traditional life in Mikulov, opening of sights to the public with complementary events, performances of local ensembles and schools, wine tasting and gastronomic specialities.

The International Guitar Festival (July) features master-classes of interpretation and concerts by world-class guitarists.

Narody Podyji - The Festival of the Nations from the Podyji (July) presents the original cultural and culinary specialties of the nations living in the Dyje River region.

Festival Of The Three Neighbors (August) is a meeting of folklore ensembles.

Mikulov Beer Festival (August) offers tasting of different beer brands and attractive cultural programmes.
www.mikulovskepivobrani.cz (only in Czech)

Kampanila (August-September) is an international choir festival with a long tradition.

Pilgrimage to Holy Hill (September) to the Black Loretan Madonna at Mikulov

Palava Wine Harvest Festival (September) is a grand event with a historical fair and wine market, historical and folk costume parades, wine tasting, a program of events for all ages and local culinary specialties.
www.palavske-vinobrani.cz (in Czech)

Days of Jewish Culture (September)

Vienna

Genussfestival (May) presents culinary specialties from Austria.

The Vienna Festival (May-June) is renowned for its superb international theatrical performances, it invites musical ensembles and opera companies from all over the world, in addition to staging many Austrian musical productions.
www.festwochen.at

Jazz-Fest Wien (June-July)

World Choral Festival (July)

Vienna Popfest (July)
popfest.at

Eisenstadt

Haydn Festival Eisenstadt (May-October)
http://english.haydnfestival.at/haydn_en/

Bratislava

The Cultural Summer and Castle Festival (June-September)

The Summer Shakespeare´s Festival (July-August) is an open-air theatre show of works of this most significant world playwright. It is held in the unique scenery of the Bratislava Castle.
http://www.wshakespeare.sk/ (only in Slovak)

Bratislava Music Celebration (October) - International Music Festival
http://www.bhsfestival.sk/en/

Bratislava Jazz Days (October) - International Jazz Festival
http://www.bjd.sk/en

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