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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.

From Budapest: Full-Day Danube Bend Bus/Boat Tour with Lunch

From Budapest: Full-Day Danube Bend Bus/Boat Tour with Lunch

Journey into Hungary's history, beginning with an optional pick-up at your centrally located hotel in Budapest. Head out in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach, and start off by enjoying the remarkable city of Esztergom and the largest Catholic church in the country.  Before the tour, get time to enjoy a 3-course lunch before continuing on to the magical artist’s village of Szentendre, where your guide takes you on a walking tour. During the course of the day, you’ll have the opportunity to see Esztergom from another perspective during a photo stop in Slovakia. At the end of the tour, return to Budapest. In the summer (from May until 1st of October), you'll return by boat or from October to April, you'll return by coach. In case of low water level, the return to Budapest-city center will be by bus. You will receive the ticket for the included Budapest baoat cruise during the winter season (Nov-March) at our office upon check-in. You can use this service any day during your stay in Budapest.

From Budapest: Danube Hydrofoil Cruise Ship

From Budapest: Danube Hydrofoil Cruise Ship

Board the hydrofoil cruise ship in Budapest and take it towards Esztergom. Enjoy the picturesque ride down the river to the Danube Bend. On the way, pass the Solomon Tower the Royal Palace in Visegrád, and the Esztergom Basilica. Have the chance to deboard in Vác, Visegrád, or Esztergom to explore on your own. The boat ride is also a good choice for cycling enthusiasts, as the ship can carry bicycles too. After Esztergom, the hydrofoil cruise returns to Budapest.

Budapest : eSIM Internet Data Plan for Hungary 4G/5G

Budapest : eSIM Internet Data Plan for Hungary 4G/5G

Immerse yourself in the rich culture and historic beauty of Hungary without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're soaking in the thermal baths of Budapest, exploring the historic castle of Eger, or tasting the exquisite wines of the Tokaj region. How It Works: 1. Purchase: Select the data package that fits your travel plans. 2. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Scan it with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're ready to go! 3. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted connectivity throughout your Hungarian journey. Compatibility: Ensure your device supports eSIM. Check our compatibility list at https://esimfox.com/pages/compatible-devices for more details.

Danube Bend: Private 8-Hour Full Board Tour from Budapest

Danube Bend: Private 8-Hour Full Board Tour from Budapest

Begin your day with a comfortable drive north to Esztergom, the center of Hungarian Christianity. Pay a visit to its renowned Basilica and enjoy a guided visit to marvel at the view that the cupola offers, also the treasury! Treaures are showed by our local guides there! Head to Slovakia to see the great view from the River Bank and see the old Turkis Church ruins. Make several stops by the Danube river where nature dominates. Continue your journey and head towards the small town of Visegrd, where you can visit the famous Royal Castle and the home of the renowned yearly Knights' Tournament at the Lower Castle. Enjoy a reallyreally great 3-course lunch Á'lá Carte at a traditional restaurant as you like! Then, begin to make your way back, to Budapest. The last stop of the tour is in the beautiful town of Szentendre. Enjoy a guided walking tour through Szentendre's baroque town center and enjoy shopping for some souvenirs.

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!

From Budapest: Danube Bend Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch

From Budapest: Danube Bend Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch

This 8-hour private tour departs from Budapest by air-conditioned minibus to explore 3 pearls of the Danube Bend. One of the most famous rivers in the world, the River Danube flows for 1,785 miles through the European continent, passing some of its most majestic cities. In Hungary, a curve in the river near the city of Visegrád has been given the name the Danube Bend. Flanked by the Transdanubian Mountains on one side and the North Hungarian Mountains on the other, it is a spectacular region rich in forests and limestone caves and home to an abundant viticulture On this tour you will explore 3 historic places of the Danube Bend with your personal guide. Drive to the handsome city of Esztergom, former capital of Hungary from the 10th to the 13th-Century and situated on the border with Slovakia. Its cathedral, the Esztergom Basilica, is the largest church in Hungary. Continue to Visegrád, a small castle town on the right bank of the Danube. Here you will explore the remains of the Royal Palace and visit the citadel of Visegrád Castle. Take some souvenir photos of the Danube Bend from the castle’s fantastic elevated vantage point. You will enjoy a 3-course lunch in a local restaurant at Visegrád before continuing to the medieval town of Szentendre. Well known for its art scene, you will stroll through the charming streets, lined with contemporary art galleries, craft shops and boutique stores.

Hungary: Full-Day Private Danube Bend Tour

Hungary: Full-Day Private Danube Bend Tour

Experience the beauty and history of the Danube Bend on a full-day excursion that takes you along the Blue Danube from Budapest. Visit Hungary’s largest basilica in Esztergom, the center of the country’s Catholic church. Admire the views of the Danube Valley from the former royal residence at the top of Visegrád Hill. On the way back you’ll stop at the Baroque settlement of Szentendre, and take a walk along the narrow cobblestone streets. You’ll have time to browse the many shops offering handicrafts and souvenirs. The route and duration of the tour are flexible and can accommodate your interests. Note that entrance fees and lunch are not included in the tour price. The return trip to Budapest by boat is available only on Saturday & Sunday. If you book the tour for Monday or Thursday, the return trip to Budapest will be by bus.

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.

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Our most recommended Esztergom Sightseeing cruises

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.

From Budapest: Full-Day Danube Bend Bus/Boat Tour with Lunch

From Budapest: Full-Day Danube Bend Bus/Boat Tour with Lunch

Journey into Hungary's history, beginning with an optional pick-up at your centrally located hotel in Budapest. Head out in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach, and start off by enjoying the remarkable city of Esztergom and the largest Catholic church in the country.  Before the tour, get time to enjoy a 3-course lunch before continuing on to the magical artist’s village of Szentendre, where your guide takes you on a walking tour. During the course of the day, you’ll have the opportunity to see Esztergom from another perspective during a photo stop in Slovakia. At the end of the tour, return to Budapest. In the summer (from May until 1st of October), you'll return by boat or from October to April, you'll return by coach. In case of low water level, the return to Budapest-city center will be by bus. You will receive the ticket for the included Budapest baoat cruise during the winter season (Nov-March) at our office upon check-in. You can use this service any day during your stay in Budapest.

From Budapest: Danube Hydrofoil Cruise Ship

From Budapest: Danube Hydrofoil Cruise Ship

Board the hydrofoil cruise ship in Budapest and take it towards Esztergom. Enjoy the picturesque ride down the river to the Danube Bend. On the way, pass the Solomon Tower the Royal Palace in Visegrád, and the Esztergom Basilica. Have the chance to deboard in Vác, Visegrád, or Esztergom to explore on your own. The boat ride is also a good choice for cycling enthusiasts, as the ship can carry bicycles too. After Esztergom, the hydrofoil cruise returns to Budapest.

Budapest : eSIM Internet Data Plan for Hungary 4G/5G

Budapest : eSIM Internet Data Plan for Hungary 4G/5G

Immerse yourself in the rich culture and historic beauty of Hungary without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're soaking in the thermal baths of Budapest, exploring the historic castle of Eger, or tasting the exquisite wines of the Tokaj region. How It Works: 1. Purchase: Select the data package that fits your travel plans. 2. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Scan it with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're ready to go! 3. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted connectivity throughout your Hungarian journey. Compatibility: Ensure your device supports eSIM. Check our compatibility list at https://esimfox.com/pages/compatible-devices for more details.

Danube Bend: Private 8-Hour Full Board Tour from Budapest

Danube Bend: Private 8-Hour Full Board Tour from Budapest

Begin your day with a comfortable drive north to Esztergom, the center of Hungarian Christianity. Pay a visit to its renowned Basilica and enjoy a guided visit to marvel at the view that the cupola offers, also the treasury! Treaures are showed by our local guides there! Head to Slovakia to see the great view from the River Bank and see the old Turkis Church ruins. Make several stops by the Danube river where nature dominates. Continue your journey and head towards the small town of Visegrd, where you can visit the famous Royal Castle and the home of the renowned yearly Knights' Tournament at the Lower Castle. Enjoy a reallyreally great 3-course lunch Á'lá Carte at a traditional restaurant as you like! Then, begin to make your way back, to Budapest. The last stop of the tour is in the beautiful town of Szentendre. Enjoy a guided walking tour through Szentendre's baroque town center and enjoy shopping for some souvenirs.

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!

From Budapest: Danube Bend Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch

From Budapest: Danube Bend Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch

This 8-hour private tour departs from Budapest by air-conditioned minibus to explore 3 pearls of the Danube Bend. One of the most famous rivers in the world, the River Danube flows for 1,785 miles through the European continent, passing some of its most majestic cities. In Hungary, a curve in the river near the city of Visegrád has been given the name the Danube Bend. Flanked by the Transdanubian Mountains on one side and the North Hungarian Mountains on the other, it is a spectacular region rich in forests and limestone caves and home to an abundant viticulture On this tour you will explore 3 historic places of the Danube Bend with your personal guide. Drive to the handsome city of Esztergom, former capital of Hungary from the 10th to the 13th-Century and situated on the border with Slovakia. Its cathedral, the Esztergom Basilica, is the largest church in Hungary. Continue to Visegrád, a small castle town on the right bank of the Danube. Here you will explore the remains of the Royal Palace and visit the citadel of Visegrád Castle. Take some souvenir photos of the Danube Bend from the castle’s fantastic elevated vantage point. You will enjoy a 3-course lunch in a local restaurant at Visegrád before continuing to the medieval town of Szentendre. Well known for its art scene, you will stroll through the charming streets, lined with contemporary art galleries, craft shops and boutique stores.

Hungary: Full-Day Private Danube Bend Tour

Hungary: Full-Day Private Danube Bend Tour

Experience the beauty and history of the Danube Bend on a full-day excursion that takes you along the Blue Danube from Budapest. Visit Hungary’s largest basilica in Esztergom, the center of the country’s Catholic church. Admire the views of the Danube Valley from the former royal residence at the top of Visegrád Hill. On the way back you’ll stop at the Baroque settlement of Szentendre, and take a walk along the narrow cobblestone streets. You’ll have time to browse the many shops offering handicrafts and souvenirs. The route and duration of the tour are flexible and can accommodate your interests. Note that entrance fees and lunch are not included in the tour price. The return trip to Budapest by boat is available only on Saturday & Sunday. If you book the tour for Monday or Thursday, the return trip to Budapest will be by bus.

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.

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