The Majestic Danube Bend

Visegrád, Hungary

Holiday overview

Destination

Hungary


Type

Self Guided


Difficulty

Easy to Moderate


Month

Apr - Oct


Price

£ 520 pp


Duration

4 nights


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Explore the most beautiful stretch of the Danube, a region of peaks and picturesque river towns to the north of Budapest. Stay in Budapest and explore this historic city, before venturing into the surrounding Buda Hills and its woodlands. You will then stay for two nights Visegrád, once was the capital of Hungary, from where you will enjoy the fascinating panorama of the Danube bend.

Price:

£520 per person based on two people sharing.

Single room supplement: £170

Solo Walker £720

Extra nights in Budapest (B&B): £55 per person based on two people sharing.

 

Included:

  • 4 nights accommodation in rooms with private bathrooms
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Two dinners
  • Welcome meeting when our guide goes over the route and gives you route notes and maps
  • Budapest local travel card
  • Local back-up

 

Not Included:

  • Transportation to/from beginning/end of holiday
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Entry to museums or baths
  • Transfers except where specifically mentioned.

 

Departure Dates:

Choose the date you wish to start between April to the mid October

Day 1 – Budapest

Arriving at your centrally located hotel and explore the sites of Budapest walking along Andrássy avenue past the Opera House, Heroes’ Square, City Park, St Stephen’s Basilica and more. Overnight in Budapest.

 

Day 2 – Budapest

Today, travel to the woodland of the Buda Hills.  Take a ride on the cog railway through the forest and walk the shady forest paths, climbing to Elizabeth viewpoint on top of János-hegy, before taking in splendid views of Budapest during a chair lift ride, downhill. Dinner and overnight in Budapest.

 

Day 3 – Visegrád

The Danube Bend, maybe the most spectacular region of Hungary is just a short ride from Budapest. Take a bus or boat to arrive in Visegrád, once a major royal residence. Take your time to explore the fresh restored Renaissance monuments and enjoy a walk along the famous Danube. Overnight in Visegrád.

 

Day 4 – Visegrád

Today you explore the mountains around Visegrád and take in the beautiful sights of the Danube Bend and its surroundings. Finish today’s walk and enjoy a farewell Renaissance dinner before your final overnight in Visegrád.

 

Day 5  – Departure

Following breakfast return to Budapest at your leisure.

Getting There:

By Plane:

Budapest and the United Kingdom are very well connected with various airlines flying to Hungary’s capital city every day. The following low-cost airlines have good and generally, inexpensive flights from various cities in the country to Budapest:

Wizz Air: Birmingham, Liverpool, London Luton,
Ryanair: London STN, East Midlands, Bristol and Manchester.
EasyJet: London Gatwick,
Jet2: Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds, East Midlands

Most flights from outside of Europe will come via major European Cities including London. There are currently no direct flights from the USA, but there are direct options from Canada.

 

By Train:
Budapest has three international railway stations and is well connected with nearby European Capital Cities.

 

Accommodation:

Comfortable mid-level hotels. All rooms will be en-suite.