Guided tour

From Budapest: Half-Day Tour to Szentendre

From Budapest: Half-Day Tour to Szentendre

From US$ 45.06 per person

Enjoy a half-day tour from Budapest to the picturesque artists’ village of Szentendre. Wander around the narrow streets of the Baroque Old Town, sample traditional Hungarian fried bread, and enjoy the special atmosphere of the village.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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  • Drive from Budapest to the picturesque artists’ village of Szentendre
  • Stroll through the baroque settlement and its narrow streets
  • Enjoy the special atmosphere of this village
  • Try out the delicious "Lángos" (fried Hungarian flat bread)
  • Go shopping in the village or visit the Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum
  • Enjoy a boat ride back to Budapest along the Danube River (during summer months only)
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Discover the picturesque artists’ village, Szentendre, on this half-day tour from Budapest. Just a 25-minute drive from Budapest, the small baroque village lies in the beautiful natural setting at the gate of the Danube Bend, where the Danube River meets the Pilis Hills. At Szentendre, wander around the sights of the Baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins, walk up the narrow streets to the panorama point, and simply enjoy the special atmosphere of the village. You will have the chance to sample the delicious Lángos (fried Hungarian flat bread), head off for a bit of shopping, or visit any of the famous museums in the city (entrance fees not included). During the summer (between 1st May and 30th September) the tour returns to Budapest on the Danube by boat.
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Lángos (tasty bread)
  • Boat ticket (from May to September)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees

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Meet at the local partner's office in the 5th district of Budapest, close to the parliament.

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4.1 /5

based on 92 reviews

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Robbie was our tour guide/driver and he was most excellent. He provided us with some great history and we saw some amazing sites along the way. He personalized the tour by telling us about his favorite places to go and where he grew up. Robbie could tell I was interested in taking pictures and would point out vantage points that provided the best camera angles. He was patient with all our questions and he never rushed us. I would highly recommend this tour, especially if Robbie is your guide. Szentendre is a quaint town by the water. and has a charm and artistic feel. And don't miss the Marzipan Museum - very cute. Robbie treated us to a cheese langosh, which was truly the most delicious. He found the perfect spot for our picnic. Robbie recommended other sights to see in Budapest and told us a personal story about his experience with the crown in Parliament which was very interesting. He even told me specific trams and buses to take to other villages similar to Szentendre.

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October 25, 2019

A quick but beautiful visit...well worth seeing

The town of Szentendre is a must see for any tourist visiting Hungary. It is mere miles from Budapest but one is transported to a different moment in time courtesy of this visit. Mike (our tour guide) was an exuberant and kind tour guide with a great personality. We appreciated being shown around the town by him. All in all, a lovely way to spend a few hours in Hungary.

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October 13, 2018

Quaint little town

We were lucky with only 2 of us on the tour. Robbie was enagaging and knowledge and provided us with good insights into the books and corners of the city. We enjoyed the tour. The city was very quiet during the winter and it would be probably more colourful and interesting in the summer months.

February 4, 2018

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