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  • Budapest: The Fabulous Danube Bend Full-Day Tour

    1. Budapest: The Fabulous Danube Bend Full-Day Tour

    Get to know the area of Hungary called the Danube Bend, on a full-day tour from Budapest. Visit Esztergom, the once-upon-a-time site of coronations in Hungary. Admire the treasures of the Primate Church of Hungary, and the first royal palace of the Arpad dynasty. Continue to Visegrád, to see the medieval fortress and the Renaissance palace of King Matthias. Enjoy the picturesque and Mediterranean-like atmosphere of Szentendre, home to numerous galleries and painters. Take a walk along the the narrow street of Szentendre, where you’ll have the option of visiting a gallery or the Marzipan Museum. See the Serbian Catholic Blagovestenska Church and the Main Square with its Serbian Cross. There’s also the option of stopping for lunch on the banks of the Danube River in Visegrád at an atmospheric, open-air restaurant. The cost of lunch is not included in the tour price.

  • Full-Day Danube Bend Tour from Budapest with Lunch

    2. Full-Day Danube Bend Tour from Budapest with Lunch

    Your full-day journey into Hungarian history begins with a 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.  You’ll have time to enjoy a delicious 3-course before continue on to the magical artist’s village of Szentendre, where your guide will take you on a 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 you’ll return to Budapest by boat, in the summer months on weekends, and by coach from October to April.

    I had a wonderful experience because I was the only one on the tour, and my guide Zoltan thoroughly educated me on the history of each region and ensured that I saw everything important and special.

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

    3. 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. 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 3-course lunch at a traditional restaurant. Then, begin to make your way back, to Budapest. The last stop on 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. Between 13 April and 27 October, you can return to Budapest by boat, exc...

    Can't fault him , 10 out of 10 , it was sad to say good bye , I only wish I had booked h on our first day In Budapest . He was very professional and humorous .

  • Budapest: Óbuda, Aquincum and Szentendre Private Tour

    4. Budapest: Óbuda, Aquincum and Szentendre Private Tour

    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

  • Szentendre: Half-Day Private Tour from Budapest

    5. Szentendre: Half-Day Private Tour from Budapest

    On the way to Szentendre, you can make a short stop at Roman’s coast and ruins. You guide will make suggestions about the best galleries and museums to visit as well as which local foods to sample.  Walk around the Baroque center of the town, weaving through its narrow streets and alleyways built from the medieval ruins. After exploring the hidden beauty of the town, enjoy one of the museums. Sample a tasty langosh, a famous local cake, or a famous local ice cream. Spend some free time shopping and exploring the art and culture of the town before returning to Budapest. 

    A darling village along the Danube within easy drive of Budapest. A visit here gives a nice comparison to that of Hungary's largest city. Be aware that many shops will be closed before, on & after Christmas.

  • Budapest: Danube Bend Private Tour

    6. Budapest: Danube Bend Private Tour

    DANUBE BEND TOUR (full day tour) This is a pleasant excursion both for natural lovers, architecture and old city explorers. We start first in Esztergom, the oldest town of Hungary. Take a view from the castle and visit the biggest catholic church of the country. Feel the emotion by crossing the Danube and step on a new country in Slovakia. Next destination is in Visegrad, driving up to the old ruins of the Citadel. It's a special atmosphere, a historic environment and the natural beauty of the Danube Bend makes this place a popular excursion area. The next town is famous for its colored houses, narrow charming roads, antique shops, museums and a lively movement atmosphere, Szentendre is a town of arts and museums. It is not by chance that the quietness of the little town and the closeness of the bustling metropolis of Budapest has drawn over one hundred artists here.

  • Budapest: Szentendre Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

    7. Budapest: Szentendre Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

    Szentendre is a small baroque city in a beautiful natural setting. Within a 30-minute drive from Budapest, you will reach this picturesque artist’s village, which is also called the "southern gate of the Danube bend".  During your guided walk you will get to know the major sights of the city and enjoy a beautiful panoramic view from the hill in the center. Following your half-day private tour, you will enjoy a delicious lunch with a wine tasting at a lovely tasting bar where you will learn about Hungarian wine from an expert sommelier. Whilst there you can taste five delicious samples of Hungarian wine, sourced directly from the producers. You will learn about each wine as you enjoy your lunch, and can hear about Hungarian wine making culture and the characteristics of wines from different regions. Afterwards, you will have some free time to enjoy some shopping, and can also visit one ...

  • Szentendre: Private Half-Day Arts and Cafes Tour

    8. Szentendre: Private Half-Day Arts and Cafes Tour

    Szentendre is an enchanting and captivating town near to Budapest on the bank of the river Danube. This jewel case is often referred as the "town of artists", and this tour will be your opportunity to discover why. The former prosperity is reflected in the Mediterranean style and ornaments of the houses till today. The sloping narrow alleys and the main square pawed with cobble stones are both unique characteristics of Hungarians. Szentendre is also home to plenty of museums, galleries and exhibitions. You can find here such sites as the famous Szamos Marzipan Museum Confectioner's, the Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum, the biggest open-air ethnographic museum of Hungary, and the Skanzen (with a vintage railway inside). At the conclusion of the tour, you will be invited by your host to a cup of coffee and cake in an exquisite cafe.

  • Budapest: 6-Hour Private Tour to Szentendre

    9. Budapest: 6-Hour Private Tour to Szentendre

    Visit the historic town of Szentendre on a half-day sightseeing tour from Budapest, traveling by air-conditioned vehicle for up to 6 people. Home to Serbians and Bulgarians in the Middle Ages, the town has been populated for well over a millennium, and in Roman times was known as Ulcisia Castra (Wolf Castle). Today it is home to some beautiful Orthodox churches, including the mid 18th-century Blagovestenska Church, built by Greek settlers. You will also see the baroque Cross of Fő tér (Main Square), and the Serbian merchant houses of the winding streets that surround it. Full of bohemian bars, bookshops, galleries and atmospheric restaurants, in the summer Szentendre plays host to many open air festivals, while Christmas is a time to browse for handmade crafts as you sip mulled wine at the open air Christmas Market. On almost every corner you will find something worth taking a picture...

  • Hungary: Full-Day Private Danube Bend Tour

    10. 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. Boats operate from 1 May through 30 September, except on Mondays. During the summer it’s also possible to return to Budapest by boat.

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What people are saying about Szentendre

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 9 reviews

A very nice way to discover the countryside and some nice places outside Budapest. I would have liked to spend maybe half an hour in the small town across the border to take some pictures. Every stop was interesting.

A darling village along the Danube within easy drive of Budapest. A visit here gives a nice comparison to that of Hungary's largest city. Be aware that many shops will be closed before, on & after Christmas.

I had a wonderful experience because I was the only one on the tour, and my guide Zoltan thoroughly educated me on the history of each region and ensured that I saw everything important and special.

This was a very nice trip. The guide Katalina was really good. Wish we had a little more time in Szentendre:)

The tour coordinator was excellent enjoyed it thoroughly well paced