Discover a small lake with great countryside, castles & beach!
On the way to Lake Velencei we stop at the Brunszvik Castle in Martonvasar, where Beethoven composed Apassionata, and take a leisurely walk in its beautiful park. Upon arrival to the lake visit the unique 100 years old Bory Castle -the largest building of the world built by a single man, than take a panoramic tour around the lake. During the tour we stop at the giant statue of Hussar Miska, and the Bence hill lookout, where you can enjoy a stunnung view of the lake. In the afternoon you will have time to relax on Velence Korzo sandy beach a recently opened beach club with restaurants, bars, and wide range of watersport facilites. Sun beds and umbrellas are also available for rent. In the late afternoon we drive back to Budapest.
- Panoramic tour around lake Velencei the second largest lake of Hungary
- photo stop at the giant statue of Hussar Miska
- photo stop at Bence hill lookout ( Admission HUF 300 / 1 EUR is not included)
- Visit Bory Castle - the largest building in the world built by a single man (Admisson HUF 1500 / EUR 5 is not included)
- Visit Brunsvick Castle in Martonvasar (Admisson HUF 800 /EUR 3 is not included)
- Relax on the sandy beach
Tour duration: 8 hours
Driving distance: 140 km
Difficulty level: advanced
Tour type: private tour
MAY-SEP at 10 am
Check-in 15 min prior to departure time
Budapest Scooter Tour 1053 Budapest Vámház korut 10 (the office is located inside at the house courtyard) Hotline: +36 309845100
The Windsor Castle style mansion with it's 68 hectare castle park located in Martonvasar just 30 kms from Budapest. Since 1954 this has been a conservation protection area. There are nearly 400 species of trees here among which are deciduous trees and evergreens. The famous composer Beethoven who was a friend of the owner'a family frequently stayed here and some of his famous showpieces including Apassionata were composed here. Beethoven concerts have been held every summer since 1950.
Park open every day from 8 am-5 pm. Beethoven Museum Tue-Fri 10 am -12 am 2 pm-4 pm Sat&Sun 10-12 am 1-5 pm
Admisson prices: Park only HUF 750 / EUR 2,50 Beethoven Museum HUF 750 / EUR 2,50
The romantic 100 years old castle is located just a few kilometers from the center of Székesfehérvár. It was built for 40 years by a sole man the architect and sculptor Jenő Bory as a memorial of his everlasting love to his beloved wife. The decoration is overwhelming, you can see towers, bastions, arches, hundreds of statues, paintings, mosaics and fountains here. The unique castle is also listed in the Guiness Book of Records to be the largest builiding of the world built by a single man.
Open every day 9 am - 5pm Admisson prices: Adult HUF 1000 / EUR 3,50 Student (till 26 years) HUF 500 / EUR 2
Lake Velence is the second largest natural lake and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hungary. Its area is 27 sqkm, one third of which is covered by reeds. The region boasts the largest number of sunshine hours in Hungary. Owing to the 1.5 m average water depth and the large number of sunshine hours, the water temperature reaches 26-28 C in summer. The protected reeds and moors of the lake are home to one of the largest and most colourful water bird populations in Hungary.
Velence Korzo Beach
The most popular sandy beach of the lake is located in front of the recently built Velence Korzo shopping mall. Sunbeds and umbrellas are provided for rent and there are numerous cafes and small restaurants. Free admisson
Budapest Scooter Tour
All our tours start and finnish at Budapest Scooter Tour office at 1053 Budapest Vámház korut 10. The office is inside the courtyard of the building.
Meals : Lunch
50 cc single seater scooter with safety helmet ( Two seater 125 cc scooter is available for surcharge)
3-rd party liability insurrance
English speaking tour guide
Intercom radio with a headset
Meals, drinks, admission tickets are not included only if explicitly specified in the tour programme.
Valid driver's licence
50cc: Car or Moped licence ( 50 cc scooters are only for 1 person, it is forbidden to carry a passenger)
125cc: Motorcycle licence EU A1 or inernational equivalent
The tour participant drives the scooter at his/her own risk. The driver is liable for damages caused to the scooter at his/her fault up to maxiumum HUF 150.000/ EUR 500. Damage is calculated according to the price list available at the office.