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.
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, cross the mighty Danube river over the first and oldest bridge, the Chain Bridge. Now at the foot of the Buda Castle your guide will talk about the sights and stories surrounding you before a leisurely ride up the old road to the base of the Royal Palace. A break here allows you to view the UNESCO World Heritage lookout panorama where here you can capture the best views of Budapest. Ride through the old castle district streets to the Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion, followed by your reward - the ride back down! On the back road of the castle coast in comfort to the green park of the Taban and back over to the Pest side, bringing your tour to a leisurely end. You will be offered discounted rentals if you wish to take some more time to explore the city or Margit Island further.
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: Robert E, August 2014
Excellent tour, our guide Gabor was superb.
Reviewed by: Mindy H, August 2014
Viktor was our tour guide and did an amazing job. He really personalized the tour and gave us an in depth knowledge of the city. If it wasn't for taking the bike tour with Viktor we would have never found some of the hidden gems of Budapest!