Szentendre, North of Budapest
Szentendre is a picturesque town by the River Danube near the capital city with baroque architecture, churches of various faiths, narrow side streets, and cobblestone walking streets.
The town is known for its museums (most notably the Open-Air Ethnographic Museum), galleries, and artists. Due to its historic architecture and easy rail and river access, it has become a popular destination for tourists and for settlers of all nations. Since the Middle Ages, Szentendre and the surrounding villages had been settled by many Bulgarians and Serbs, at one point it had as many as eight Serbian Orthodox church and three chapels, and only one each of Roman-Catholic and Evangelical.
In the 18th century, after liberation from the Ottomans, the Crown recruited farmers and artisans from Germany and southern Slavs to repopulate areas that had been occupied by the Ottomans. As a result Szentendre enjoyed a rebirth, with new settlers including Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, and Greek immigrants, who settled alongside the Hungarian residents.
We are organising private tours around the River Danube with Szentendre, Visegrad, Vac and Esztergom. If you are interested fill in the form to sign up:
You can also catch a shuttle boat between Budapest and Szentendre:
For ideas on accommodation and prices in the area click "book now". You don't have to pay in advance but when you arrive. Free cancellation on most rooms.