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Szentendre the Jewellery Box of the Danube Bend

Type Private tour
Destination Budapest Szentendre
Category Countryside Tours
Duration 4 hours
Dates & Prices
Depart date

Discover Szentendre - The jewellery box of the Danube Bend

Discover Szentendre – the jewellery box of the Danube Bend - a picturesque tiny baroque town with mediterranian atmosphere and take a look into Obuda (Old Buda) a fascinating neighbourhood of the city with it’s ancient ruins of Aquincum the capital in the Roman times.

On the way to Szentendre 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 discover Szentendre a picturesque tiny baroque town  remarkable for it's colourful old houses, churches, museums, art galleries. Here you will also have some time to 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 is an amazing collection of cars, motorcycles, household appliences, toys, furniture used behind the Iron Curtain in the 70's and 80's or Szentendre Skanzen Open Air Folk Village (closed on Monday) 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 riding alongside the Danube riverbank you will enjoy the breathtaking views of the city that completes the experience of this great day.

Stories
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.

Tour highlights

  • View Obuda with it’s ancient ruins of Aquincum the capitol in the Roman times
  • Discover Szentendre the jewellery box of the Danube Bend
  • Visit Szentendre Skanzen Open Air Folk village or Szentendre Retro museum of your choice
  • Try langos the favorite meal of the locals

Admission tickets are not inlcuded in the tour price
Szentendre Retro museum admisson HUF 1500 / EUR 5
Szentendre Skanzen Open Folk Village admisson HUF 2000 / EUR 7

Tour Specs
Tour duration: 4 hours
Driving distance: 50 km
Difficulty level: medium
Tour type: private tour

Schedule
APR-OCT Daily at 10 AM

Meeting Point
Budapest Scooter Tour office 1053 Budapest Vámház korut 10 (the office is inside the courtyard of the building)

Tour Map

 

Budapest Scooter Tour
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.

Szentendre
Szentendre

Szentendre (Saint Andrew) is a picturesque baroque town located 20 kms north of  from Budapest alongside the river Danube. The tiny old town feature colorful houses , churches and dozens of cafes, restaurants, quiant shops, art galleries and museums. Szentendre Skanzen the biggest Hungarian open-air Folk Village museum is located just a few kilometers from the town center.

Szentendre Skanzen Folk Village
Szentendre Skanzen Folk Village

The stunning village is the largest open air museum of Hungary demonstrating traditional rural life with original thached roof houses, farming tools and buildings, windmill, animal farm, locksmith and much more...
Closed on Monday. Duration of visit 1 hour. Entrance ticket: HUF 2.000 ( EUR 7)

Szentendre-Retro museum
Szentendre-Retro museum

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)

What's included:
50 or 125 cc automatic scooter
Safety helmet
Fuel
Compulsory 3-rd party liability insurrance
English speaking tour guide
Radio with a headset
Services indicated in the tour programme

Exclusions:
Admission tickets are not included and must be paid on the spot. You can find information on admission prices in itineraries.

Conditions
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

Deposit
Refundable cash deposit EUR 150 /HUF 45.000 or we can accept National Photo ID (EU citizens only) or passport (Non EU citizens)

Liability
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.