Basilica of Esztergom

Basilica of Esztergom: Our most recommended tours and activities

Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

This full-day tour of the mighty Danube is ideal for people who want to combine history with nature and would like to enjoy some of the most beautiful countrysides in Hungary. You will see historic monuments and art memorials while your guide provides a lively narrative of Hungarian life. You will visit the 750-year-old Royal Residence at Visegrád where you will learn about life in the Middle Ages while enjoying spectacular views of the Danube Valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, you will pause at the largest cathedral in the country and see the burial sites of famous cardinals as you gaze across the water towards Slovakia. Cross the river and border into Slovakia to see the stunning view from the opposite side.  You will stop at an artists' village in Szentendre, a baroque city located where the Danube River meets the Pilis Mountains. Wander the narrow streets to soak up the magical atmosphere and catch panoramic vistas of the river. You will have time to visit some of the museums, such as the world-famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum, where the buildings and people are made of marzipan. Browse the shops of the village if you prefer, before the return journey to Budapest. Travel during the months of May until the 1st of October will be on a magical boat cruise, a fitting way to arrive back in the city center. In case of low water levels, the return to Budapest will be by bus.

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

On this unforgettable tour along the Danube, make stops in Visegrád, Esztergom, and Szentendre. Explore the architecture and history of the places you visit alongside a guide. See the Danube Bend and walk along medieval narrow streets. In Visegrád, walk close to the 750-year-old stones of the former Royal Residence (entry fee not included). Learn about life in the Middle Ages, and enjoy the fascinating panorama of the Danube valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, stands the center of the Catholic Church. Visit the largest cathedral in Hungary and the burial place of the country's most famous cardinals such as Primate József Mindszenty. Afterward, stop to enjoy the view over Slovakia across the river. On the way back, stop by the artist's village of Szentendre. It is a small baroque city at the gate of the Danube Bend, at the meeting place of the Danube River and the Pilis Mountains, situated in a beautiful natural environment. Walk around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins, and go up the narrow streets to a panorama point to look out over the Danube. Enjoy the special atmosphere of this village before the trip concludes.

Budapest: Helicopter adventure or sightseeing flights

Budapest: Helicopter adventure or sightseeing flights

See the sights of Budapest and its surrounding areas or the unparalleled beauty of Visegrad and the Danube Bend from bird’s eye perspective in the daytime. Our turbine helicopters can comfortably carry up to 4 passengers which makes it possible to offer sightseeing flights for larger groups as well. For foreign customers a multi-lingual brochure is available. By being present on an event or by performing flights on customized itineraries we strive to satisfy our customers’ every needs. Take the participants of your event to a helicopter sightseeing flight, enrich your guest with an unforgettable experience!

Private Danube Bend Experience with Gabor

Private Danube Bend Experience with Gabor

I meet you at an agreed time and place. You begin your journey to the formal capital of Hungary towards Esztergom. You will make a short visit in Slovakia for a photo stop. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the magnificent Basilica, visit the most important ecclesiastical burial place, admire the magnificent view, visit the medieval castle and learn about the history of the most important Hungarian rulers. The next stop is Visegrád, where we will climb and explore the castle and its surroundings, built after the Tatar invasion. While visiting the castle’s exhibition, we will gain an insight into the medieval world of the knights. After a wonderful lunch, Szentendre is next, the a former art colony and today a bohemian center with great galleries and outstanding museums. Returning back to your hotel by car in the end of the day.

From Budapest: Wine &History Day Tour with Lunch and Palinka

From Budapest: Wine &History Day Tour with Lunch and Palinka

Visit two countries in one trip! Explore Hungary's largest basilica, get panoramic views of the Danube bend, and taste the best wines of the region in a beautiful vineyard. Dine in a local restaurant for an authentic Hungarian dish, before sampling traditional Palinkas. Begin with pickup from your hotel in an air-conditioned minibus. From there, enjoy the 45-55 minute drive to the Neszmély wine region through the hilly landscape of the Pilis Mountains. After arriving in the village of Kesztölc, you'll visit an exceptional, charming vineyard, known by wine lovers for its unique organic and traditional wine selection. The winery produces a small amount of wine each year, which is mostly sold in selected restaurants and from their cellars. You'll tour the cellar and taste 6 wines from their selection with traditional snacks, as the wine-grower provides explanations and answers your questions about the hard work of making wine. Next, go to the Basilica of Esztergom, the largest basilica in Hungary and the 4th largest in Europe. After admiring the magnificent sculptures and frescoes of the church, it is worth climbing the stairs up to the dome. From up there, the view over the Danube Bend is breathtaking. From the basilica, you'll take a short walk to the restaurant Csülök Csárda. The restaurant itself has a long history, with its cellar having been built in medieval times. It will be there you will have lunch, which will consist of the country's favorite traditional dishes. The restaurant also has a great selection of the Hungarian spirit "palinka". Your guide will explain the origin and making of this strong drink before you finish your day with 3 samples of different flavors from palinka. Before or after lunch, you will be able to have a brief visit in Slovakia. You can see the basilica from the other side of the Danube river and take pictures on a 10-15min bypass. At the end of the tour, you'll be transferred back to your hotel in Budapest.

Estergom: Highlights Walking Tour

Estergom: Highlights Walking Tour

Together with a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. We will explain what is so special about Saint Stephen Square, as well as retelling fascinating facts and legends from around the area. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Estergom. Your local guide will show you what is special and unique about living in this city. The tour is perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most out of it.

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Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

This full-day tour of the mighty Danube is ideal for people who want to combine history with nature and would like to enjoy some of the most beautiful countrysides in Hungary. You will see historic monuments and art memorials while your guide provides a lively narrative of Hungarian life. You will visit the 750-year-old Royal Residence at Visegrád where you will learn about life in the Middle Ages while enjoying spectacular views of the Danube Valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, you will pause at the largest cathedral in the country and see the burial sites of famous cardinals as you gaze across the water towards Slovakia. Cross the river and border into Slovakia to see the stunning view from the opposite side.  You will stop at an artists' village in Szentendre, a baroque city located where the Danube River meets the Pilis Mountains. Wander the narrow streets to soak up the magical atmosphere and catch panoramic vistas of the river. You will have time to visit some of the museums, such as the world-famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum, where the buildings and people are made of marzipan. Browse the shops of the village if you prefer, before the return journey to Budapest. Travel during the months of May until the 1st of October will be on a magical boat cruise, a fitting way to arrive back in the city center. In case of low water levels, the return to Budapest will be by bus.

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

On this unforgettable tour along the Danube, make stops in Visegrád, Esztergom, and Szentendre. Explore the architecture and history of the places you visit alongside a guide. See the Danube Bend and walk along medieval narrow streets. In Visegrád, walk close to the 750-year-old stones of the former Royal Residence (entry fee not included). Learn about life in the Middle Ages, and enjoy the fascinating panorama of the Danube valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, stands the center of the Catholic Church. Visit the largest cathedral in Hungary and the burial place of the country's most famous cardinals such as Primate József Mindszenty. Afterward, stop to enjoy the view over Slovakia across the river. On the way back, stop by the artist's village of Szentendre. It is a small baroque city at the gate of the Danube Bend, at the meeting place of the Danube River and the Pilis Mountains, situated in a beautiful natural environment. Walk around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins, and go up the narrow streets to a panorama point to look out over the Danube. Enjoy the special atmosphere of this village before the trip concludes.

Budapest: Helicopter adventure or sightseeing flights

Budapest: Helicopter adventure or sightseeing flights

See the sights of Budapest and its surrounding areas or the unparalleled beauty of Visegrad and the Danube Bend from bird’s eye perspective in the daytime. Our turbine helicopters can comfortably carry up to 4 passengers which makes it possible to offer sightseeing flights for larger groups as well. For foreign customers a multi-lingual brochure is available. By being present on an event or by performing flights on customized itineraries we strive to satisfy our customers’ every needs. Take the participants of your event to a helicopter sightseeing flight, enrich your guest with an unforgettable experience!

Private Danube Bend Experience with Gabor

Private Danube Bend Experience with Gabor

I meet you at an agreed time and place. You begin your journey to the formal capital of Hungary towards Esztergom. You will make a short visit in Slovakia for a photo stop. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the magnificent Basilica, visit the most important ecclesiastical burial place, admire the magnificent view, visit the medieval castle and learn about the history of the most important Hungarian rulers. The next stop is Visegrád, where we will climb and explore the castle and its surroundings, built after the Tatar invasion. While visiting the castle’s exhibition, we will gain an insight into the medieval world of the knights. After a wonderful lunch, Szentendre is next, the a former art colony and today a bohemian center with great galleries and outstanding museums. Returning back to your hotel by car in the end of the day.

From Budapest: Wine &History Day Tour with Lunch and Palinka

From Budapest: Wine &History Day Tour with Lunch and Palinka

Visit two countries in one trip! Explore Hungary's largest basilica, get panoramic views of the Danube bend, and taste the best wines of the region in a beautiful vineyard. Dine in a local restaurant for an authentic Hungarian dish, before sampling traditional Palinkas. Begin with pickup from your hotel in an air-conditioned minibus. From there, enjoy the 45-55 minute drive to the Neszmély wine region through the hilly landscape of the Pilis Mountains. After arriving in the village of Kesztölc, you'll visit an exceptional, charming vineyard, known by wine lovers for its unique organic and traditional wine selection. The winery produces a small amount of wine each year, which is mostly sold in selected restaurants and from their cellars. You'll tour the cellar and taste 6 wines from their selection with traditional snacks, as the wine-grower provides explanations and answers your questions about the hard work of making wine. Next, go to the Basilica of Esztergom, the largest basilica in Hungary and the 4th largest in Europe. After admiring the magnificent sculptures and frescoes of the church, it is worth climbing the stairs up to the dome. From up there, the view over the Danube Bend is breathtaking. From the basilica, you'll take a short walk to the restaurant Csülök Csárda. The restaurant itself has a long history, with its cellar having been built in medieval times. It will be there you will have lunch, which will consist of the country's favorite traditional dishes. The restaurant also has a great selection of the Hungarian spirit "palinka". Your guide will explain the origin and making of this strong drink before you finish your day with 3 samples of different flavors from palinka. Before or after lunch, you will be able to have a brief visit in Slovakia. You can see the basilica from the other side of the Danube river and take pictures on a 10-15min bypass. At the end of the tour, you'll be transferred back to your hotel in Budapest.

Estergom: Highlights Walking Tour

Estergom: Highlights Walking Tour

Together with a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. We will explain what is so special about Saint Stephen Square, as well as retelling fascinating facts and legends from around the area. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Estergom. Your local guide will show you what is special and unique about living in this city. The tour is perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most out of it.

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The driver Peter, friendly, kind and very fun and efficient, punctual and a great driver The bilingual guide has been very pleasant, everything has gone very well As always a success with you

Food was great. Enjoyed the whole trip. The tour guide Adam was very engaging with great knowledge and a great way of presenting the information

very interesting excursion. to do. Ingrid, our guide, a very knowledgeable, professional and very helpful person

The tour guide was excellent. She was very friendly and knowledgeable and her English was excellent.

We had a great trip. Very informative guide and a really enjoyable day.