Budapest Bike Tour
- Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Great overview and orientation of the city
On the tour you'll be escorted by an English speaking guide, the use of a comfortable bike, great tips and stops along the way for incredible photo opportunities. During the day tour, you'll also stop for a coffee and a traditional Hungarian pastry!
Please refer to Itinerary (below) for tour description.
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4-hour tour departs at 11am; March to November.
3-hour tour departs at 5pm; June to August only.
Budapest Bike Tour
- Local guide
- Guided bike tour
- Bicycle hire with optional helmet
- 1 coffee and Hungarian pastry (during day tour only)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Participants will need to be fit for light continuous biking with short breaks
- Tour operates in all weather conditions
Departs at 11am (March to November)
Your small-group cycling tour begins on Andrassy Boulevard and at the Opera house. Ride to Heroes Square and city park along the tree lined boulevard where you will learn about Hungarian history and culture before biking through the park to Vajdahunyad castle complex. Continue back to the city center and down to St Stephen's Basilica, named after the first Hungarian King. After visiting the beautiful church and square you will ride to Liberty Square for a picture of the last Soviet remembrance, then on to Parliament, the second largest in Europe with its huge neo-gothic facade.
Next, you'll cross the Margit Bridge over to the Buda side. Here you’ll ride along the banks of the Danube taking in the Chain Bridge, Clark Adam Square, Elizabeth Bridge, Rudas baths and the famous Gellert hotel and baths before crossing the Liberty Bridge back over to the Pest side to see the Grand Market Hall. The tour continues passing by the National Museum and the Great Synagogue before turning back onto Andrassy Boulevard and stopping by for a view of the Opera House before finishing the tour
Budapest Night Tour
Departs at 5pm (July to August)
You Budapest Night Tour will take a more relaxed and very flat ride and cover more areas along the bank of the Danube river. You’ll cruise along Andrassy Boulevard before taking in the magnificent St. Stephen’s Basilica, Liberty Square and the Parliament. Then, you'll cross the Margit Bridge over to the Buda side. Here you’ll ride along the banks of the Danube taking in the Chain Bridge, Clark Adam Square, Elizabeth Bridge, Rudas baths and the famous Gellert hotel and baths before crossing the Liberty Bridge back over to the Pest side to see the Grand Market Hall (a peek inside when open), and passing by the National Museum and the Great Synagogue before turning back onto Andrassy Boulevard and checking out the Opera House before finishing the tour. All of the sights will be seen at dusk and some will even be illuminated, giving great photo opportunities during the stops.
Reviewed by: marta m, April 2015
This tour was amazing!
Reviewed by: eric c, April 2015
Our guide Bridget was very informative with a great knowledge of the past of the city who went at a good pace to see a lot of the city great for getting your bearings when you first get there. Kept good safety on the route stoping for lights and checking the group regularly. Encouraged questions at every stop and recommended plenty for the remainder of the trip. Great thing to do on your first day in this city. Budget 4 hours for the tour and ask lots of questions it's a fascinating place.