What’s a cooler and more fun way to explore the sights of Budapest than by riding a Segway. Unique but safe, the self balancing electric Segway let’s you stand whilst quietly gliding through the pretty streets. Whether you take a guided tour of 1 or 2 hours, and whether you’re alone or part of a small group, a Segway tour is definitely an experience you’ll never forget. Activity HighlightsState Opera House and Andrassy Avenue (all tours)St Stephen’s Basilica, Parliament and Liberty Square (all tours)Heroes’ Square, Vajdahunyad Castle and City Park (2-hour morning and afternoon tours only)View over Buda Castle, Matthias Church and Fisherman’s Bastion (all tours)Margaret Island with Musical Fountain (2-hour evening tour only)
Never ridden a Segway? Don’t worry as it’s as easy as just leaning forwards! Every tour starts with a practice session next to the State Opera House in a small square. And only when you’re confident and comfortable will you set off on your Budapest adventure. A Segway tour is a wonderful way to discover the city. Not only are you in a comfortable standing position, but you’ll be surprised by how much ground you can cover in a relatively short time. The 1-hour short city tour is a terrific introduction to the city and takes you past the State Opera House, St Stephen’s Basilica and the House of Parliament. Here you’ll enjoy a wonderful panoramic view across the Danube to Buda Castle, Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion and Margaret Island. On 2-hour morning or afternoon tour you’ll glide up the fabulous Andrassy Avenue, surrounded by huge Neo-Renaissance mansions and lined with shops and restaurants. From the spacious monuments of Heroes’ Square, through the peaceful and green City Park, to the foreboding Vajdahunyad Castle, you’ll be surrounded by wonderful sights as you drift by. You’ll visit the impressive State Opera House and the Hungarian Parliament building. From here you can enjoy the stunning view across the Danube with Buda Castle, the Matthias Church, the Royal Palace and Fisherman’s Bastion all looking as if they appeared straight out of a fairy tale. On the 2-hour evening Segway tour you'll ride to St Stephen’s Basilica the Parliament and then onwards to Margaret Island. And while crossing Margaret Bridge, you can enjoy the magnificent UNESCO Heritage protected panorama which includes the Chain Bridge, Parliament, the Buda Castle District and Gellert Hill. On our return you'll glide through the city’s main inner town sights. As dusk falls, some of these will be illuminated, offering stunning photo opportunities. This Segway guided tour provides you with 1 or 2 hours to get to know the sights of downtown Budapest. Your informative and knowledgeable guide will entertain you with histories and tales as well as being a mine of other information. Feel free to ask anything. By the end of this tour you’ll have discovered not just the architectural beauty, but also the historic and cultural context that helps make Budapest such a wonderful city to explore.