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Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

1. Danube Bend & Szentendre with Lunch: Day Tour from Budapest

This full-day tour of the mighty Danube is ideal for people who want to combine history with nature and would like to enjoy some of the most beautiful countrysides in Hungary. You will see historic monuments and art memorials while your guide provides a lively narrative of Hungarian life. You will visit the 750-year-old Royal Residence at Visegrád where you will learn about life in the Middle Ages while enjoying spectacular views of the Danube Valley. At Esztergom, the northern gate of Budapest, you will pause at the largest cathedral in the country and see the burial sites of famous cardinals as you gaze across the water towards Slovakia. Cross the river and border into Slovakia to see the stunning view from the opposite side.  You will stop at an artists' village in Szentendre, a baroque city located where the Danube River meets the Pilis Mountains. Wander the narrow streets to soak up the magical atmosphere and catch panoramic vistas of the river. You will have time to visit some of the museums, such as the world-famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum, where the buildings and people are made of marzipan. Browse the shops of the village if you prefer, before the return journey to Budapest. Travel during the months of May through September and this will be on a magical boat cruise, a fitting way to arrive back in the city center. 

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What people are saying about Basilica of Esztergom

Really enjoyable experience. Was nice to see some of Hungary outside of Budapest. Provide lunch was good. Lots of wonderful photo opportunities as well. The picturesque village at the end was particularly beautiful.

We were expecting a boar tour but got a FANTASTIC bus tour with a knowledgeable and talented guide. They knocked our socks off (that’s a positive US phrase!)! Loved it immensely and recommend highly.

Well organized trip, in addition to fun, a lot of knowledge about the country and its people was imparted.

It's a good and fun activity for travelers with kids. It does not require long tedious walks.

Excellent trip. Our guide Elizabeth the was really good!