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Ferry to [[Nagymaros]] across river [[Danube]]
* Take ferry to [[Nagymaros]] across river [[Danube]] Runs every hour, takes 5 minutes.
* [[Esztergom]]
* [[Dobogókő]]

Revision as of 10:58, 6 April 2012

Not to be confused with Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Visegrád is a town in Pest County, Hungary.


Get in

Take a train from Budapest Nyugati railway station to Nagymaros–Visegrád (cca. 40-60 minutes, runs every 60 minutes; the station will be on the opposite side of the river so you need to take a 5-minute ferry ride [1] across; ferries are scheduled to train arrivals), or take a direct bus at Budapest, Árpád híd bus station to Visegrád (cca. 80 minutes, runs every 20-60 minutes). A more expensive (but much more picturesque) way to get to Visegrád is an excursion boat and a hydrofoil service run by Mahart [2] (both daily once, only between April and late September).

Get around


  • Former royal palace - partially rebuilt in Renaissance style (accessible to people with physical disabilities), a medieval residential tower and an impressive citadel, which is about 30-50 minute hike up from the base.


Toboggan runs near Visegrád, they have two parallel runs, one operates throughout the year, the other one is summer-only. [3]



  • Don Vito Pizzeria and Ristorante. 2025 Visegrád, Fő utca 83. Delicious food and desserts, and even offers pizza delivery.
  • Sirály Restaurant 2025 Visegrád, Rév utca 15. Near the ferry station. [4]
  • Renaissance Restaurant 2025 Visegrád, Fő utca 11. [5] The restaaurant is located along Route 11, near Salamon tower.
  • Piknik Falatozó Címünk: 2025 Visegrád, Rév utca 2. [6] Small eatery, offers cheap daily menus.



Pillangós ház [7] cosy double rooms for HUF 13.000. It has wireless internet in the rooms and there is a small kitchen and lounge available for use.


Get out

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