A small paradise near the big city
Discover the wine region near Budapest, visit a wine cellar to taste local wines and delicious home made snacks and visit Zsambek another village famous for it's medieval cathedral ruin.
Enjoy the beautiful countryside with vineyards and press houses in Etyek the center of Buda-Etyek wine region, also home of multimillion dollar state of the art Korda Film Studios. Visit a wine cellar and taste a few local wines accompanied by delicious home made snacks of traditional Hungarian delights (pogácsa (scone) sausage, ham, cheese etc.) In the afternoon visit the village Zsambek, famous for it's medieval cathedral ruin. On the way back to Budapest enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of typical tiny villages flanked by the Buda Hills.
What made a small village famous for the costruction of the Parliament building? Why does a Royal family live in a small village? Where can you see the Brooklin bridge near to the Colosseum and St Peter's Cathedral in Rome? What made a Hungarian film director knighted in Britain? Who was that Hungarian who founded the oldest commercial winery in California? Get to know all this and listen to more stories on this tour
- Tour highlights
- Visit Etyek the center of Buda-Etyek wine region
- Visit a local wine cellar to taste local wines and delicious home made snacks
- Visit Zsambek remarkable for it's medieval cathedral ruin
Tour duration: 8 hours
Driving distance: 100 km
Difficulty level: medium
Tour type: private tour
APR-OCT at 10 am
Budapest Scooter Tour office 1053 Budapest Vámház korut 10 (the office is inside the courtyard of the building)
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
Etyek the center of Buda-Etyek wine region is located just 30 kms from Budapest. The beautiful landscape with vineyards, press houses and historical wine cellars gives special character to the village. .The village is also home of multimillion dollar state of the art Korda Film Studios.
Etyek-Korda Film Studios
Enter the amazing world of filmmaking
Get familiar with movie making at the multi million dollar state of the art Korda Film Studios. The 2 hour back stage tour including a lot of interactive shows lets you know about the history of motion picures, the secrets of film making tricks, and also about Korda brothers producers of such famous movies as the Thief of Bagdad , The Jungle Book, The Private life of Henry VIII. Finally we visit the outdoor backlot sets including New York with the Brooklin bridge, the Colosseo and the St Peters Cathedral in Rome...
Closed on Monday and Tuesday. Tour duration: 2 hours. Tours are subject to availibility and advance reservation.
Entrance Prices: WE-FRI HUF 2.600 / EUR 9 SAT-SUN: HUF 3.100 / EUR 10
The Zsámbék basin is a “jewel-box” of monuments and natural beauties in the near proximity of Budapest. Those wishing to escape from the city life and enjoy the silence of the countryside can find it within arm’s reach from the capital. The closely connected villages and towns laying, each of them having their own particular characteristics, hide countless beauties and surprises for those on a trip in the region: museums, monuments, churches, wine cellars, excellent restaurants, welcoming accommodations, green roads, horse riding and hiking possibilities, festivals and cultural events await the visitors all through the year.
Zsámbék Ruin Church
The key element of the village landscape is the Ruin Church, built in the first half of the 13th century by the Premontre monastic order. The Pálos monks received the property as a donation by King Mathias in 1475. The former Zichy castle is situated in Zichy square, which housed the Catholic Teacher Training College for several decades. The construction of the castle started in 1100, and by the Turkish occupation era it had become one of the most important castles by the border in the county. The historic park of the village, with its special atmosphere, the so called Convent Garden, used to be a part of the castle.
Open from Tuesday to Sunday 10 am -6 pm Monday closed. Admisson ticket HUF 800 / EUR 3
50 or 125 cc automatic scooter
Compulsory 3-rd party liability insurrance
English speaking tour guide
Radio with a headset
Services indicated in the tour programme
Admission tickets are not included and must be paid on the spot. You can find information on admission prices in itineraries.
Valid Photo ID (EU citizens only) or passport (Non EU citizens)
Local address (hotel, hostel etc.)
Valid driver's licence
50cc: Car licence "B" or Moped licence "AM"
125cc: Motorbike licence eligble to drive 125 cc scoter min EU category A1 or higher
50 cc scooters are only for 1 person, it is forbidden to carry a passenger
Refundable cash deposit EUR 150 /HUF 45.000 or we can accept National Photo ID (EU citizens only) or passport (Non EU citizens)
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.
Tour with 125 cc scooter
125 cc scooters have better performance, higher speed. They are suitable for longer trips and eligible to carry a passenger. To select this option you must hold motorcycle licence eligible for 125 cc ( min EU category A1 or higher)
10 EUR /
Discount Passenger 125 CC
Select this option if one or more of the booked participants will be carried as a passenger on your scooter. This option is only available if you book the tour with 125 cc scooter.
-10 EUR /