Full Day Danube Bend Tour
Duration: 6-8 hours
Full day trip to the the to the largest Catholic Church of Hungary at Esztergom, then lunch and excursion at the lost city of Visegrád, then freetime at Szentendre which is the town of churches with open-air market of the sweet town of artists. During the tour We offer several optional programmes so our clients can choose some extra activities sucha as:
- Knight’s tournament in the mediavel place of Visegrád
- Danube river cruise
- Short visit to Slovakia
- Outdoor Gokarting
- Martzipan Museum
- Microworld Museum
The Danube Bend – Is a collective name of the towns by the Danube river in the countryside, where the river enters to the country of Hungary from Slovakia. This tour gives an excursion into Hungary’s history along the Blue Danube.
(3 historic places in 1 day) – Esztergom, Visegrád, Szentendre.
We make a visit by bus to to Esztergom, (Center of the Catholic Church) – interior visit of the Cathedral and after that we show you a great view of the Danube Valley at Visegrád (the former Royal Residence). After the Lunch (3-course menu with 1 mineral water) – we carry on to Szentendre (guided walk in the Artist’s village) at the end of the tour we return back to Budapest the tour ends in city of Budapest or back to the hotel.
Description of the tour:
Meet your local guide in the lobby of your hotel then let this beautiful country show you it’s most spectacular sights on one side of the second longest river of Europe. The Danube river flows across the country so it seperates Hungary into two parts. During the tour We discover the histroical and medieval towns of the country.
You will be taken to the most famous and symbolic places of the danube Bend such as:
Esztergom: Esztergom is a city in northern Hungary, 46 kilometres (29 miles) northwest of the capital Budapest. It lies in Komárom-Esztergom county, on the right bank of the river Danube, which forms the border with Slovakia there. Esztergom was the capital of Hungary from the 10th till the mid-13th century. The town is the seat of the prímás (see Primate) of the Roman Catholic Church in Hungary, and the former seat of the Constitutional Court of Hungary. Its cathedral, Esztergom Basilica is the largest church in Hungary where We have an inside. This Church is important not just beacuse of religious reasons but it’s architectural style is also imposing.
After Esztergom the next stop is at Visegrád: This town is a small castle town in Pest County, Hungary. It is north of Budapest on the right bank of the Danube in the Danube Bend. It had a population of 1,864 in 2010. Visegrád is famous for the remains of the Early Renaissance summer palace of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary and the medieval citadel.Visegrád is the richest destination of the Danube Bend in art and history in Hungary.
We visit the ruins of the old royal castle on top of the hill of Visegrád with a superb view of the Danube bend. After the castle visit we provide local lunch in of the local restaurants in medieval style by the river.
After lunch We leave the town of Visegréd and We continue to Szentendre:
Due to its historic architecture and easy rail and river access, it has become a popular destination for tourists staying in Budapest. There are many facilities, including souvenir shops and restaurants, catering to these visitors.
We take you to the lovely riverside town of Szentendre. Here You can enjoy your freetime and walk along the cobblestoned streets.