Danube bend tour (short visit to Slovakia)
The Danube Bend – an excursion into Hungary’s history. This is an unforgettable tour along the "Blue Danube" with stops in Visegrád, Esztergom and Szentendre.
Visegrád: we walk on the 750 year-old stones of the formal Royal Residence (entrance fee included), learn about life in the middle ages and enjoy the fascinating panorama on the Danube valley.
Esztergom: the Northern gate of Budapest – the centre of the Catholic Church. We visit the largest cathedral of Hungary (also burial place of famous cardinals of Hungary, like Primate József Mindszenty). Afterwards, we glance across the river and enjoy the view over to Slovakia.
Szentendre: On the way back we stop in 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 river Danube and the Pilis mountains, in a beautiful natural environment. We walk around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins and go up the narrow streets to the panorama point to see the Danube. We then simply enjoy the special atmosphere of this village. You can also take the opportunity to visit the museums (for example the world-famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum, the Confectionery Museum-with buildings and people made of marzipan), or you can choose to visit the shops of the village. During the summer (between the 1st of May and the 30th of September) we return to Budapest on the Danube by boat.
The tour ends at the pier / city centre.
During the tour we stop for lunch (optional, not incl.).
Date & time:
April-October: daily (except Mon.,Tue.) 10.00 a.m.
November-March: Sat. 09.00 a.m.
Boat trip: 01.05-30.09.
In case of low water and during winter time we return to Budapest by bus.
Duration: 8,5 hours
Children: 24 EUR
The price includes free pick-up service 30 minutes before the tour starts.
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Danube Bend Tour