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Budapest: Óbuda, Aquincum and Szentendre Private Tour

Budapest: Óbuda, Aquincum and Szentendre Private Tour

From US$ 320 per group up to 4

Discover the old Óbuda suburb, ancient Aquincum ruins and explore the artistic town of Szentendre. Visit the unique Marzipan Museum, stroll down the charming cobbled streets. Drive to Visegrad and enjoy the view of the Danube bend.

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Duration 5 hours
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English, Hungarian, Italian
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  • Discover the ruins of Aquincum
  • Walk around the old town of Szentendre
  • Visit the unique Marzipan Museum ( incl.)
  • Drive to Visegrad and enjoy the view of the Danube bend
  • Visit Óbuda old suburb town of Budapest
Full description
Explore the countryside around Budapest on this half-day tour from the city. Driving out of Budapest you will be taken back to ancient Roman times as you visit the monuments of the Aquincum settlement including the aqueduct, the Roman amphitheater, and the ruins of the city. ÓBUDA suburb is still unexplored. You wiull do it and see the Old Main Square saved among the communist time block buildings. You will then take a 30 minute drive to Szentendre, a town of artists. Here you can experience the quiet charm and romance of the village. Stroll down the cobbled streets and enjoy your free time by shopping, and visiting antique shops and many interesting art museums. A visit to the unique Marzipan Museum is included with time for coffee and cake. Options: 1, Visit the green villas’ suburb and stop at the Skanzen Open Air Museum, an unusual village museum exhibiting rural life and old customs of Central Europe. or 2, Drive further to Visegrad and enjoy the view of the river bend, the olds fort ruins of this former royal residence.  In the summer months you can travel back to Budapest on a pleasant boat ride on the Danube River.
  • Car and driver
  • Local guide city tour
  • Entrance to the Marzipan Museum with guide
  • Guide in the Skanzen Museum
  • Parking fees
  • Entrance ticket to the Skanzen Open Air Museum (approximately USD 8 per person, open from the beginning of May to the end of October)
  • Optional boat ticket on the way back (USD 9 per person)
  • Optional horse-coach drive
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • A FFP2 mask (for participants over 14 years old) or a mouth-nose protector (for participants from 6-13 years old) must be worn in all indoor areas. We also recommend wearing a mask outdoors if a safe distance cannot be maintained

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Entrance fees to the Marzipan Museum with a guide, a guide in the Skanzen Museum and parking fees are included
  • Entrance ticket to the Skanzen Open Air Museum (approximately USD 8 per person, open from the beginning of May to the end of October) is not included
  • Please bring extra money for an optional boat ticket on the way back (USD 9 per person) and an optional horse-coach drive
  • Please note:
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes, and use sun protection in summer for walking in the Open Air Museum.
  • In summer you can get back to Budapest on an optional boat ride on the Danube (60 minutes).
  • Organized by: private car or minivan (on request)
  • Level of the tour: easy with pleasant walks
  • Total daily drive: 50 km (31 miles)
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Drive was Beautiful!

The drive to Szentendre and Visegard was beautiful as well as informative! Obuda interesting. Aquinum just a drive by. Our guide Andrew was excellent!!! Very informative, interesting and his English very easy to understand. We would highly recommend Andrew (and already have to other tourist here now) as well as this tour.

July 19, 2018

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