Budapest is a beautiful city on the Danube, which has been increasing in popularity in recent years. The city consists of two parts: Buda together with Óbuda on the left bank and Pest on the right bank. Here you'll find a mix of young and old, historical treasures and modern developments. Especially the flat part (Pest) is ideal for exploring by bike. But outside Budapest you can also enjoy cycling through the beautiful landscapes. We'll tell you all about cycling in Budapest!
If you really want to experience this beautiful capital of Hungary, rent a bike or do a bike tour! Budapest is getting more and more bicycle friendly with more and better bike paths getting added yearly. Safety has been increasing, which makes it more fun for tourists and locals to grab a bike and cycle from Buda to Pest or enjoy other nice cycling routes in and around Budapest. But don't forget that you are not allowed to cycle next to each other in Budapest.
Go cycling along the waterfront, visit a coffee house, enjoy a traditional goulash or simply use your bike to cycle to the many attractions in Budapest. Always make sure you are able to lock your bike securely though. Shopping enthusiasts can indulge themselves in various shopping streets, such as Vaci utca and Fashion Street. And if you want to relax after shopping or cycling, Budapest has some of the best thermal baths in Europe.
In Budapest you can easily rent a bike from one of the bicycle rental shops. In most shops you can rent as you walk in, but if you have any special requests we recommend contacting the rental shop beforehand. Some of the hotels also offer the option to rent bikes at the hotel.
The best way to discover the famous sights in Budapest? Do a bike tour guided by a passionate local guide. In Budapest there are several bike tours available with which you can see the best of the city in a relaxed and surprisingly fun way. Cycle to unique attractions such as the Parliament Building or over the impressive Chain Bridge. Want to see more of the area? Then choose a nice bike ride to the coastal town of Szentendre, where you can enjoy a delicious lunch.