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Danube Bend Day Trip: Esztergom, Visegrád & Szentendre
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Danube Bend Day Trip: Esztergom, Visegrád & Szentendre

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968 reviews | 6,695 travellers
The main reason for the good score has been because of the splendid guide that we have had called ILDA, a woman with a lot of knowledge and who cares that we have a good time. It also perhaps has to do with what has been rare this summer with the threat of COVID-19 and the sites were quite empty and without queues!
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Leave Budapest behind and set off on an 8-hour full-day trip to the Danube Bend, the River’s most romantic area. You’ll explore Esztergom, Visegrád and Szentendre, three scenic towns before heading back to the capital. This excursion is the best way to discover Budapest’s surroundings if you’re staying in the capital for several days.  

Danube Bend Day Trip: Esztergom, Visegrád & Szentendre

Meet the tour close to the parliament building in Budapest, and head north to Esztergom on a spacious coach. This picturesque city was once the capital of Hungary, from the tenth to the thirteenth century, and is the country’s seat of the Roman Catholic Church. It is home to the largest Cathedral in Hungary, Esztergom Basilica. Accompanied by your knowledgeable English-speaking guide, you’ll step inside the splendid neoclassical temple and admire the breath-taking views of the Danube River and the south of Slovakia from Castle Hill. The visit to Esztergom will last about an hour.

The second stop is Visegrád, best known for its medieval citadel, perched on a steep hill, and King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary’s summer palace. You’ll visit the impressive ruins of Visegrád Castle and enjoy the beautiful views of the Danube Bend. After the tour, you’ll have approximately one hour to continue exploring the town at your own pace.

After lunch, hop back on the coach and head to Szentendre, known as the Artists’ Village. Follow your guide on an hour long guided walking tour of the Old Town and then enjoy some free time to visit its souvenir shops or famous museums.

At the end of the day, you’ll set sail on a cruise boat back to Budapest. You’ll disembark at one of the city’s piers near the Chain Bridge.

Important information

During the summer months (August and September), you'll return to the meeting point by boat.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Adults Children less than 12 years old Infants less than 2 years old
English-speaking guided tour
US$ 68
US$ 34

English-speaking guided tour

  • Adults

    US$ 68
  • Children less than 12 years old

    US$ 34
  • Infants less than 2 years old


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8 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages.


Professional English speaking guide.

Transportation to Danube Bend by coach.

Return transportation by boat (depending on the season).

Not included

Food and drinks.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (Budapest local time).

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 68
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Báthory utca 19