Day trip

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

Day trip

From Budapest: Danube Bend Day Trip in English

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Discover some of the most beautiful locations in Hungary on this tour along the Danube. Stop by Visegrád, Esztergom, and Szentendre and explore the country's architecture and history. Stroll along the 750-year-old stones of the former Royal Residence.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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  • Snap photos while gazing across the Danube River toward Slovakia
  • Discover the beauty of Esztergom Basilica from the outside
  • Admire the Bakócz Chapel with its Renaissance elements
  • See the largest cathedral in Hungary during a stop in Esztergom
  • Navigate the narrow streets to a panoramic viewpoint over the Danube
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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.
  • Live guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Boat ticket (from May to September only on Saturdays)
  • Lunch
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Local partner's agency at Báthory utca 19, Budapest, 1054 Hungary (5th district, close to the Parliament) at 8:30 AM

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4.1 /5

based on 144 reviews

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Great day trip out of Budapest. Beautiful scenery and views of Danube. Tasty meal in medieval restaurant. Tour guide was way outside her comfort zone as had been called in to do a tour in a language she wasn’t comfortable with. Coupled with static on speakers, hearing and comprehension was difficult. Overall a good experience however.

March 30, 2023

Overall a good experience, the guide was very sweet and knowledgeable, we learnt a lot. Nonetheless I wished we had more free time, we spent a great part of the day in the bus. Also, we didn’t get to choose the restaurant which is to me a shame even though it was tasty and not too expensive, I’d prefer having the choice.

March 30, 2023

Places we went to were nice. Trip was organized. However, the guide would benefit from learning how to become more exciting. Youtube /Internet is full of good suggestions. Also more clarification is required on program of the day, and what each place would offer. We figured things on our own.

March 30, 2023

Product ID: 759