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$73.69 Day Trips & Excursions

Danube Bend Day Trip from Budapest

The day trip takes you to Visegrad, with its medieval citadel and romantic ruins of the former royal residence, which you'll see from outside. Then it's on to Esztergom for an interior visit of the town's famous cathedral.After enjoying a three-course lunch, you will continue on to the Baroque artists' village of Szentendre. Here you'll take a guided walk through the town and visit the Caprice Hungarian Jewelry Center. Your tour returns to Budapest by boat on the River Danube (May 01 to September 30 only, tide permitting). During other times or at low tide the tour returns to the city center by bus.

$77.63 Day Trips & Excursions

Budapest Danube Bend Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Embark on an excursion into Hungary’s history along the Blue Danube (3 historic places in 1 day).After a free pick up from your hotel we make a short visit by airconditioned bus to Slovakia and drive back to Esztergom, the Center of the Catholic Church in Hungary - visit the Cathedral and after go on a tour around Visegrad the former Royal Residence where you can admire a great view on the Danube Valley. Here, enjoy a Lunch (3-course menu with 1 mineral water) before we carry on to Szentendre. In the Artist’s village you can enjoy a guided walk. At the end of the tour return to Budapest on the Danube by public scheduled boat (Duration: 1 hour) – the tour ends at the Pier/City Centre.

$64.88 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Danube Bend Tour from Budapest

After pickup from your centrally located Budapest hotel, travel along the the ‘Blue Danube’ to visit the towns of Esztergom, Visegrád, and Szentendre.Arrive first in Esztergom, the former capital of Hungary and still the seat of the country’s Catholic church. Enjoy a guided visit to Esztergom Basilica, the largest cathedral in Hungary, and the burial place of famous cardinals including Primate József Mindszenty.Drive across the Danube to the Slovakian side of the river to enjoy the stunning views of the basilica, and then continue to the small riverside town of Visegrád, home to the hilltop Visegrád Citadel. Built in the mid-13th century after a Mongol invasion, the castle and its hilltop offer a fascinating panorama over the Danube Valley.After enjoying the view from here, take the opportunity to have lunch (own expense), and then drive on to Szentendre. This small baroque town is built on medieval ruins at the gateway of the Danube Bend, and considered to be an Artists’ Village or Painters’ Town.Take a guided walk around the historical center, enjoying the narrow, cobblestoned streets and baroque houses. After your tour, enjoy free time to visit some of Szentendre’s museums, perhaps exploring the famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum with its displays of marzipan figurines.Lastly, return to Budapest by road or, in summer (May-September) by boat. Your tour ends in the city center.

$320 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Danube Bend Day Trip from Budapest

The Danube Bend is full of natural beauty and history. Visit it together Esztergom, which was once the coronation town of the country, and admire the treasures of the Primate Church of Hungary and the Christian Museum. Visit the medieval castle of the Árpád-dynasty and learn all about the middle ages in Hungary. See the newly restored Turkish mosque of Esztergom. Walk in the amazing renaissance palace of King Matthias in Visegrad, and visit the Upper Castle, which was in its heydays in the 14th century, when Anjou Charles Robert seated here. Wander the narrow streets of the picturesque Mediterranean settlement of Szentendre, the home of galleries and painters. In summer time the International Palace Games and Tournaments are held in Visegrád.

$481.97 Day Trips & Excursions

Danube Bend Full-Day Private Tour From Budapest

The area of the Danube Bend is considered as one of the top spots near Budapest that any visitors should not miss. Situated north of Budapest, the Danube Bend is a perfect destination for day trips for visitors who want to enjoy the unique places of Esztergom, Visegrád, and Szentendre. This tour will give you the opportunity to see the largest church in the country, as well as the former capital of Hungary at Esztergom. Explore the remains of the Royal Palace and visit the Citadel of Visegrád. Catch the breathtaking view of the Danube while enjoying a delicious three-course lunch at a nice restaurant on the Danube Bend. Continue the tour to Szentendre and explore the amazing beauty and charm of its Baroque streets. This small town is quite remarkable due to its Baroque houses and Mediterranean atmosphere. It features souvenir shops, art galleries and quaint cafes that lie on the narrow streets of the town. After a few minutes of exploring, you can pause and enjoy a slice of cake while drinking a cup of coffee. Then, you can continue exploring more craft stores, museums and gift shops. In summer seasons, you can experience a boat cruise on the Danube. As required, from May to end of September returning by boat from Szentendre. The boat leaves at 5 p.m. No boat on Monday.

$173.79 Private & Custom Tours

A Wonderful Day Budapest and Szentendre Private Guide by Car

On this tour you will see one of Europe's most beautiful capital and a superfantastic tiny little village called Szentednre wich is full of history and heritage. You can not miss it if you are in Hungary. Enjoy a unique full day guided private tour with the flexibility to customize the itinerary to your very own interest, the day is yours, YOU WILL LOVE IT and NEVER FORGET!The capital of Hungary is situated along the Danube, in the heart of the Carpathian basin. Hilly Buda, which comprises one-third of the city’s area of 525 km² is located along the right bank of the Danube surrounded by low mountains. János Hill, with its 529 metres is the highest summit of Buda. Across the river sprawls flat Pest. The geology of Budapest has played a determining role in the city’s life over the course of history. Hot springs breaking through limestone mountains supplying water of 35-76 degrees centigrade gave rise to a flourishing culture of spas in the Roman Age and made Budapest one of the most popular spa cities of Europe.  Szentendre ('St Andrew') is the southern gateway to the Danube Bend but has none of the imperial history or drama of Visegrád or Esztergom. As an art colony turned lucrative tourist centre, and easily accessible from Budapest, Szentendre strikes many travellers as a little too 'cute', like a treasury box. Szentendre has dozens of art museums, galleries and churches are well worth the visit. 

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