You will meet me in famous Andrassy Avenue, UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE. I will show you "my" Budapest, it's history and my own experiences. Learn about the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Queen Sissy, the freedom fighters & Revolutionaries. You will pass the Opera, the House of Terror and hear about the dark side of Hungarian History. The famous Boulevard ends at the Hero's Square, a a symbol of 1000 years of history, but the tour has just started. Did you know that Budapest houses approx. 140 thermal wells ? One of them is used in Szechenyi Spa, the largest historical Spa in the City Park. On the way you stop at a "Fake" Castle, which became real. Returning to Downtown you pass the Jewish Quarter and at Stephen's Basilica I will share the secret of the "Holy Right" with you. Cross with me the Financial District and meet former US President Ronald Reagan on Liberty Square and behind him the stunning Parliament. Ride along the Danube Bank on a convenient bicycle path. Discover Buda, the Chain Bridge and Castle Garden before returning to Pest, to the Grand Market Hall the Great Synagogue and back to Andrassy Ave. Check also for our afternoon-tour "Adventure Off the beaten tracks" !
The tour will be guided by Thomas or Geri. Both have degrees in economics, are enthusiastic travelers and licensed tour guides. Thomas is Austrian, docent at the West-Hungarian University and living long time in Budapest. He is operating also the company "Bike & Relax", offering professional tours. Geri grew up in Munich and Budapest, lived for a while in Berlin and is also beer brewer ! Both know the City, the work is their passion and tourism their lifes. They are using like-new Austrian KTM-Cross bikes and show you the best places. They offer the tour "Budapest by Bike with an Insider" and the afternoon tour "Adventure off the beaten tracks", from the center into the Buda Hills by bike & cograilway. An ultimative experience ! Explore with them genuine Budapest, join for an insider trip.
Bicycle Helmet (not obligatory)
Joining a bike tour is the most convenient way to see the major highlights of Budapest. Enjoy the light wind of a bicycle ride on a sunny summer day on roads and in parks of the City. Get an overview about the thrilling history of Hungary on Hero's Square by a trained tour guide. No boring numbers and names, but lively history of war & love, winners and losers and the Catholic Church. Hear about unique leaders and see architectural monuments.
14歳以上の方10名まで参加できます。 Guest shall be able to ride a bike, minimum size ca. 150cm
You shall be able to ride a bike, but it is not a racing event. Take it easy. We are going on dedicated bike lanes or small roads with little traffic. There is enough time for pics.