Around Budapest

In this section we are featuring day trip ideas in the vicinity of Budapest, including canoe trips, hikes, bicycle tours and gastronomic pleasures.

The Danube Bend is one of our favourite areas in Hungary. Stunning nature, full of history and culture, close to Budapest, but a very different experience. Most bus tours visit the right bank of the river, Esztergom and Visegrád. Although we agree that the Castle of Visegrád and the Cathedral of Esz...

During this strange year determined by the virus, between the spring and the fall lockdowns, we were lucky to have some free and happy summer months, which we spent touring around Hungary. We had 39 tours, most of them with groups, while others on our own, discovering new areas of the countryside. S...

The alarm clock went off at 7 am, it was a sleepy Sunday morning. I looked out the window. The fog was so thick I could hardly see our garden. I would have loved to go back under the warm blanket, but we had work to do, our group of about 20 people was waiting for us in Szentendre. So we dressed up...

After a busy week we decided to have a slow Sunday at home. When we woke up and opened the shutters we could see that it was a beautiful, sunny autumn day. While checking the weather forecast on the phone, a beautiful photo of Luppa island showed up. This island on the Danube is very close to where...