Vienna - Budapest Vienna - Budapest

Vienna - Budapest

The route from Vienna to Budapest passes through another exciting capital, Bratislava, before crossing old industrial complexes of the Stalinist era, baroque towns and the wine-producing town of Tata, at the foot of the Gerecse Mountains.

The section counts three exciting capitals that are worth a visit on their own. After leaving Vienna and passing through the prairies and forests in Eastern Austria, you will enter Bratislava, the friendly Slovak capital with enjoable white wines and preserved medieval city walls.

The route continues on the canalised Danube in the industrial area around Medvedov. Crossing the Hungarian border, you can visit the wine producing town of Tata and the baroque towns of Visegrad, Vac and Szentendre. The section ends in Budapest, home to a beautiful ancient city centre and numerous spas.

  • Sziget Festival Budapest, Hungary

    The Sziget Festival in Budapest is one of the biggest music festivals in Europe. The festival takes place in August on the Óbudai-sziget island in the middle of the Danube. Every year, more than 1.000 rock performances make this a musical highlight along the EuroVelo 6.

  • Budapest, Hungary

    Buda and Pest were two distinct cities on opposite banks of the Danube until they were joined in 1873. Nowadays, Budapest, the capital city of Hungary deserves its nickname of “Pearl of the Danube”, the panorama of the inner cities river banks is a UNESCO World Heritage. The neo-Gothic Parliament, Saint Stephen's Basilica, Buda Castle or Andrássy Avenue make the city a true jewel. © Moyan Brenn

  • Thermal Spas, Hungary

    Thermal spas: Hungary is famous for it's thermal spas, historical and modern buildings housing them for greater enjoyment, some of them dating back to the time of Ottoman conquest. Highlights include the Rudas, Király and Széchenyi Baths in Budapest - don't miss out relaxing in them after a tiring day of cycling!

  • Komárom, Hungary/Slovakia

    Komárom is a home to the Mediawave Festival every spring, an art and jazz festival which is mainly held in its massive fortress, an interesting point to check out at any time, with a museum in it nowadays. The city was divided into two after World War I, making it partly Slovakian and partly Hungarian on the two sides of the Danube. © Zsolt Andrasi (Flickr)

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