Discover the natural beauty and the historic towns of the Danube Bend
Discover Visegrad the capitol of the Danube Bend with it’s medieval high castle and fabulous views, Szentendre a picturesque baroque town with mediterranian atmosphere and take a look into Obuda with it’s ancient ruins of Aquincum the capital in the Roman times.
On the way to the Danube Bend we take a look into Obuda (Old Buda) - the smallest brother of Buda and Pest a fascinatig neighbourhood of the city with it’s ancient ruins of Aquincum -the capitol in the Roman times-, historical turn of the century factory buildings, charming garden city houses and modern high rise housing blocks. Obuda is also home of the Sziget Festival one of the largest music event of Europe and the popular Romai beach the ever summer favourite of the locals with simple and cheap restaurants, cafes and bars. Than we take a scenic ride through the beautiful Duna-Ipoly National park to Visegrad the capitol of Danube Bend just 40 km from Budapest. Visit it’s medieval High Castle – a former residence of the Hungarian kings - located on the hilltop and enjoy the stunning view of the Danube Bend. You will have a delicious 3 course lunch in a nice panoramic restaurant. After lunch we discover Szentendre – a picturesque tiny baroque town with a mediterranian atmosphere remarkable for it's colourful old houses, churches, museums, art galleries. Here you will also have some time stroll around the tiny main square flanked by dozens of cafes, restaurants, and souvenir shops and try „langos" (fried bread) the favorite meal of the locals. You may also visit one of Szentendre museums of your choice. The Szentendre Retro Museum an amazing collection of cars, motorcycles, household appliences, toys, furniture used behind the Iron Curtain in the 70's and 80's or the Szentendre Skanzen Open Air Folk Village the largest open air museum of Hungary displaying the traditional rural life with original thached roof houses, windmill, animal farm, and much more. On the way back to Budapest you will enjoy the breathtaking views along the Danube riverbank that completes the experience of this great day.
How had the Danube made the communism fallen in Hungary?
How had one of the most splendid palaces of the world been lost?
How can you make wine if you don't have grapes?
How can you get a university diploma in an old factory?
Wich is that Hungarian toy that had scientific studies and even a song written about?
What made Juck Norris almost named a bridge after him?
What is the tallest building of Budapest?
Which is the narrowest street of Hungary?..
Get to know all that and listen to more stories on this tour.
• View Obuda with the ancient ruins of Aquincum the capitol at the Roman times
• Enjoy a scenic ride through Duna Ipoly National park
• Visit Visegrad High Castle with a stunning view of the Danube Bend
• Discover Szentendre a picturesque baroque town and visit one of it’s museums
• Delicious 3 course lunch
Admission tickets are not inlcuded in the tour price
Visegrad High Castle admisson HUF 1700 / EUR 6
Szentendre Retro museum admisson HUF 1500 / EUR 5
Szentendre Skanzen Open Air Folk Village admisson HUF 2000 / EUR 7
Tour duration: 8 hours
Driving distance: 100 km
Difficulty level: advanced
Tour type: private tour
APR-OCT Daily at 10 AM
Budapest Scooter Tour office 1053 Budapest Vámház korut 10 (the office is inside the courtyard of the building)
Budapest Scooter Tour
All our tours start and finnish at Budapest Scooter Tour office at 1053 Budapest Vámház korut 10. The office is inside the courtyard of the building.
Meals : Lunch
Old Buda & Aquincum
Obuda (Old Buda) - the smallest brother of Buda and Pest a fascinatig neighbourhood of the city with it’s ancient ruins of Aquincum -the capitol in the Roman times-, historical turn of the century factory buildings, charming garden city houses and modern high rise housing blocks. Obuda is also home of the Sziget Festival one of the largest music event of Europe and the popular Romai beach the ever summer favourite of the locals with simple and cheap restaurants, cafes and bars.
Visegrad is located 40 kms north of Budapest alongside the river Danube. The Danube here makes a sharp "S" turn changing than its original floating direction from west to east to north to south wich is called the Danube Bend.
Visegrad High Castle
Visegrad was a former residence of the Hungarian kings in the middle ages. The XIII century high castle situated on a hilltop high above the town providing a breathtaking panorama of the Danube Bend. There is also and exhibition of guns from the middle ages and a panopticum with lifesize vax figures.
Open every day Visit Duration: approx 1 hour Entrance ticket HUF 1. 700 (EUR 6)
Szentendre (Saint Andrew) is an artistic town located 20 kms north of from Budapest alongside the river Danube. The picturesque baroque old town is remarkable for it's colorful houses , churches, art galleries, museums and dozens of cafes, restaurants and souvernir shops flanked by the main square.
Szentendre Skanzen Folk Village
The stunning village is the largest open air museum of Hungary demonstrating rural life with original thached roof houses,windmilll, animal farm, and much more.
Closed on Monday. Duration of visit approx 1 hour. Entrance ticket: HUF 2.000 ( EUR 7)
Amazing private collection of cars, motorcycles, household appliences, toys, furniture used in the 70' and 80' in the Eastern Block.
Open every day Visit Duration: approx 1 hour Entrance ticket HUF 1. 500 (EUR 5)
50 or 125 cc automatic scooter
Compulsory 3-rd party liability insurrance
English speaking tour guide
Radio with a headset
Services indicated in the tour programme
Admission tickets are not included and must be paid on the spot. You can find information on admission prices in itineraries.
Valid Photo ID (EU citizens only) or passport (Non EU citizens)
Local address (hotel, hostel etc.)
Valid driver's licence
50cc: Car licence "B" or Moped licence "AM"
125cc: Motorbike licence eligble to drive 125 cc scoter min EU category A1 or higher
50 cc scooters are only for 1 person, it is forbidden to carry a passenger
Refundable cash deposit EUR 150 /HUF 45.000 or we can accept National Photo ID (EU citizens only) or passport (Non EU citizens)
The tour participant drives the scooter at his/her own risk. The driver is liable for damages caused to the scooter at his/her fault up to maxiumum HUF 150.000/ EUR 500. Damage is calculated according to the price list available at the office.