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Nostalgic Szantendre

Szentendre is a charming riverside town and artists colony situated on the Danube not far from Budapest. After being picked up from your hotel we'll head straight for Szentendre. This town has been home to generations of Hungarian artists since the early 20th Century and is well known for its many museums, most notably the Open-Air Ethnographic Museum as well as its many galleries and artists. Discover this baroque town, built on the ruins of a medieval settlement and explore the maze of quaint narrow streets. Don't miss a climb up to the hill overlooking the town where you'll find a small viewing area overlooking the red-slate rooftops; if you look carefully you may even see a strange blue angel perched on top of one of the nearby church roofs. You will also have the opportunity to do some shopping (and to visit the Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the quirky Marzipan Museum where all of the exhibits are made out of this traditional sweetmeat. Do not leave without trying the local specialty of Lángos, fried flat bread and the local appetizer, Rác Ürmös. During the summer we will return to Budapest on the Danube by boat. The tour ends in the city centre. Szentendre is a charming riverside town and artists colony situated on the Danube not far from Budapest. After being picked up from your hotel we'll head straight for Szentendre. This town has been home to generations of Hungarian artists since the early 20th Century and is well known for its many museums, most notably the Open-Air Ethnographic Museum as well as its many galleries and artists. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up transfer from your hotel 30 minutes prior to tours programmed time. Only for hotels located in Budapest, excluding surroundings. Please indicate the name of the hotel when booking.Customers must be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start of the tour. Start or opening time: April to October: On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm. From November to March: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 10am. Duration: 4 and a half hours. Languages: English, German, French, Italian and Spanish. Others: Hotel pick up and drop off, transfer by coach and return by boat in the summer included.