See Budapest by bike, take in the city's sights and learn about its past. Visit Heroes’ Square and see Vajdahunyad Castle complex. Admire the Hungarian Parliament building up-close and ride to the Royal Palace for incredible views across the city.
What to Expect
Explore Budapest by bike and see the Hungarian capital's sights while learning about its fascinating history. Starting from the Andrassy Boulevard, you’ll pass the Opera House and then take a ride up to Heroes’ Square to learn about Hungarian history and culture. Then see the Vajdahunyad Castle complex, built to display Hungarian architecture for the 1896 World Expo, and Szechenyi Bathhouse.
Next you’ll see St. Stephen’s Basilica and Liberty Square. The square is home to the last Soviet memorial and imposing Hungarian Parliament.
From the riverbank you can enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage beautiful panorama over the Castle District: Matthias Church, Royal Palace and the Fisherman’s Bastion where your guide will explain in details about the sights. You are crossing the Margit Bridge over to the Buda side. Here you’ll ride along the banks of the Danube taking in the Chain Bridge, Clark Adam Square, Elizabeth Bridge, Rudas baths and the famous Gellert hotel and baths before crossing the Liberty Bridge back over to the Pest side to see the Grand Market Hall, and passing by the National Museum and the Great Synagogue before turning back onto Andrassy Boulevard and checking out the Opera House before finishing the tour.
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Bike hire with optional helmet
- Stops for photos
- Refreshment break with soft drink and pastry
What's Not Included
- Food and drink, except where noted
- Public transport tickets
- Entry into sights or museums
- Transport to and from the meeting and end point
Absolute Tour Center - 1065 Budapest, Lazar street 16. The office is located right behind the Opera House
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Know Before You Go
On the day ride, participants will need to be fit for biking for up to 4 hours with short breaks. The evening ride is less strenuous and recommended for those looking for a more relaxed ride. Participants must know how to ride a bike. The tour runs in all weather conditions. Refunds or exchanges are not given due to adverse weather. The tour operator is not responsible for unforeseen delays or accidents.
Bike tours are small and generally do not have more than 15 participants, making them interactive and personal and giving you plenty of chance to ask questions and get to know your guide.