Cycling routes and bike maps in and around
Find and create the best bike routes in Hungary, a country known for its breathtaking architecture, folk art and thermal baths, thanks to the bike route planner. The country is the home of many world heritage sites, UNESCO biosphere reserves, the world’s second largest thermal lake (lake Héviz) and the biggest lake of Middle Europe, Lake Balaton. Those exploring the country by bike receive an especially lively impression of nature’s beauty and the fascinating cultural monuments. Water lovers should cycle along the in Hungary’s Southwest, as the trail is scenically beautiful and offers the opportunity to travel to the capital Budapest as well as to other cities.
Find cycle routes in Hungary:
- Mapped Ways
- Cycle Routes
Biking in the Hungarian Puszta: The steppe-like, flat landscape without trees can be easily explored by bike.
Empress Elisabeth of Austria, better known as Sisi, is famous for her big love for Hungary. Her castle Gödöllö is a highlight of the Hungarian baroque architecture, only 28 kilometres away from Budapest and is easily accessible by bike.
The river Danube runs through Hungary’s capital Budapest and divides the city in two parts, Buda and Pest. There are wide-spanning cycle tracks along the Danube that also pass several sights. When planning a longer tour one can just follow the cycle tracks upstream towards the Danube Bend or downstream towards the Danube Füred.
Since 2007, there cyclists are obligated to wear a safety vest after dusk and during bad visibility.
In general, you can also travel Hungary by bike during the summer. In spring and fall, there is less traffic on the streets which can prove to be quite pleasant.
The train is the best means of transport for transporting the bike over big distances. There’s usually an area for bikes available, otherwise, it’s allowed to store the bike in the train’s first or last waggon.