The tour is mostly flat and is sometimes slightly hilly. The Austrian section follows well-maintained and equipped cycling paths, in Hungary you will often cycle on country back and side roads. Upon entering and leaving cities there is, but of course, traffic that must be closely observed!!
Individual arrival on Szentendre Island. Approximately 25 km north of Budapest. Here we go!
2. – 6. Day – recommended routes
Feel the nostalgia of the past that flowing through picturesque art-filled villages with lots of museums and galleries to enjoy. In the Szabo Marzipan Museum you can see replicas of many important Hungarian buildings such as the Parliament building in Budapest and even a life-sized Michael Jackson. Just outside of Szentendre, you have the special opportunity to visit Hungary’s largest open-air museum in Skanzen.
You cycle along the Szentendre-Island to the beautiful city of Visegrad. During a ship ride to Esztergom, you will enjoy a fascinating view of the Danube Bend. The cupola of the basilica, Hungary’s biggest church, greets you from afar. A short train ride will shorten the trip back to your hotel.
Today the bike path leads you to the charming Danube metropolis Budapest. On your way to the city centre you pass by the Parliament building and the famous Chain Bridge. You will get to know lots of attractions and sights like the Fisherman’s Bastion on Castle Hill or the Central Market Hall which offers a big variety of culinary delicacies from all Hungarian regions. You can shorten the cycling leg by taking the train upon request.
You cycle through the island’s untouched nature and arrive in Visegrad where you discover the Royal Palace and the ruins of a medieval castle. After climbing the hill you are rewarded with a beautiful view over the whole Danube Bend region. The cycling path leads you through gentle rolling hills and back to the Baroque village of Vác with teeming culture and life as well as the spectacularly still intact monuments and buildings of the 18th and 19th century.
You make a short bike trip to a charming Bodor farmhouse & horse ranch where you will attend an exciting expedition. The Hungarians are famous for their hospitality and you are invited to taste and sample regional delicacies such as salty cake and Schnaps. The Csikós, the traditional Hungarian horse herders, will surprise you with their impressive show.
Individual departure. Possibilities are numerous. You can book an additional night in Budapest or extend your stay in Vienna, the metropolis city of the Waltz. We naturally handle your accommodation.
Arrival days: Sunday
Dates: April 15 - September 30, 2013
Airport/ Train Station: Budapest
Parking: free of costs by the hotel
+ Budapest - Hotel: approx. € 75,- for 1-3 persons*
+ Budapest - Vienna by public bus: approx. € 39,- per person*
daily at 11.30 a.m and 3.30 p.m.
+ Budapest - Vienna by boat: approx. € 105,- per person
30.04.-27.09. every Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m.
*no bike transfer possible
Hotel Rosinante 3*+:
The historical country house is situated in the romantic National Park Szentendre-Island, approx. 25 km/ 15 miles away from Budapest. The hotel offers 20 comfortable rooms furnished with charm and essential modern facilities. An excellent á la carte restaurant, an outdoor-swimming pool, whirlpool and sauna are just to name a few of the advantages. This beautiful location amidst an untouched natural landscape provides relaxing moments while discovering Hungarian art, culture and ways of life.
+ 6 nights in rooms with private facilities and breakfast
+ 1 x 3-Course-Candlelight-Dinner
+ 1 x ship Visegrad – Esztergom
+ 1 x train Szob – Vac
+ 1 x Puszta Esquarian Show incl. Welcome-Drink and Schnapps
+ Handlebar bag with travel book and informational material per room
*Electric-bikes: You still have to pedal, but it's going to be much more easier! The bike supports your force up to three times. With the electric bike the tour will be a relaxed experience for unpractised bikers also.
Additional/extra bed in double with 2 full paying adults: 0-4,99 years: 100 %, 5-10,99 years: -40 %, 11-99 years: -10 %
prices per person in €
supplement 14.04.-30.06. & 01.-29.09.
single room supplement
half board supplement (5x dinner)
bicycle incl. panniers
single room supplement
*additional nights in Budapest 26.07.-28.07.: prices on request (Formula 1 Grand-Prix)