Budapest & Hungary - The Danube Bend & Western Transdanubia (PDF Chapter)
This is the The Danube Bend & Western Transdanubia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Budapest & Hungary guidebook.
The Danube Bend is a region of peaks and picturesque river towns to the north of Budapest. It is the most beautiful stretch of the Danube along its entire course, where several historical towns vie for visitors’ attention.
- stroll the cobbled backstreets of Szentendre, where life remains largely untouched by the town’s tourist tumult
- climb up Visegrád’s medieval citadel and enjoy the wonderful views of the Danube
- explore 1000-year-old Pannonhalma Abbey, the architecturally splendid spiritual heart of Hungary, in a lofty hilltop location
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, The Danube Bend, Szentendre, Visegrád, Esztergom, Western Transdanubia, Sopron, Őrség National Park, When to Go.
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