E-Scooter Excursion: Buda Castle & Citadel at Dusk

Explore the nighttime beauty of Budapest through a guided e-scooter journey. Experience a mesmerizing sunset while you traverse the city lanes, gazing upon the majestic Buda Castle and the Citadel.

53.01 US$


Basic information

Included in the price:

  • Use of Luna bike
  • Gloves (winter season)
  • Helmets (optional), lights
  • Local professional guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Food and drinks

Free cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Duration 2 hours: Check availability to see starting times.

Live tour guide: English

Small group: Limited to 10 participants

Budapest E-Scooter Sunset Tour: Buda Castle & Citadel

Take a ride through the mesmerizing streets of Budapest during sunset, providing a whole new perspective of the city's splendor. This tour promises to introduce you to the city's charm with the convenience and fun of an e-scooter.

Key Highlights:
  • Marvel at the majesty of Buda Castle and the strategic fortifications of the Citadel.
  • Effortlessly navigate the city's streets with our user-friendly e-scooters, letting you skip the usual traffic and staircases.
  • Seek out the best spots for photographs and immortalize your journey with perfect snaps.
  • Delve into the lesser-known nooks of Gellért Hill and immerse yourself in the fairytale-like architecture of Buda.
  • Cap the tour with a serene sunset viewing at our top-recommended location: the Citadel. And as dusk transitions to night, behold Budapest illuminated, a sight that might very well become the most memorable part of your visit.

Important Details:

The tour is unfortunately not suitable for children below 16 years of age, pregnant women, or those with mobility impairments. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes for the best experience.

Meeting Point:

For those joining the tour, please be on the lookout for our representatives wearing purple uniforms around the designated square. For precise location details, refer to Google Maps.

User Reviews:

Many participants have found this tour to be a delightful experience. One review from Sabine of Austria mentions the exceptional guidance and historical insights provided by the tour guide. However, she did note the importance of respectful behavior among participants for a smooth journey.

Mysteries of Gellért Hill: Budapest's Nighttime Brilliance

Gellért Hill, towering majestically over the Danube River in Budapest, is a source of both beauty and intrigue. By day, it offers panoramic vistas of the Hungarian capital. But by night, it unveils a unique charisma that's steeped in legend, history, and nocturnal brilliance.

Historical Overview of Gellért Hill

Named after Saint Gerard, who was thrown to his death from the hill, Gellért Hill has witnessed a myriad of events that have shaped Budapest's history. Over the centuries, the hill has been a vantage point during battles, a place of religious significance, and a source of national pride.

The Enigmatic Caves

One of the primary attractions on Gellért Hill is its network of caves. These subterranean chambers have served various purposes throughout history:

  • The Cave Church: A unique place of worship carved directly into the hill. Originally used by Pauline monks, it was later sealed off during the Communist era and has since been reopened to the public.
  • The Szemlőhegy Cave: A cavern renowned for its therapeutic air, beneficial for those with respiratory ailments.
  • The Pál-völgyi Cave: Stretches over several kilometers and is famed for its intricate stalactite formations.

Nighttime on Gellért Hill

As the sun sets and Budapest's city lights start to shimmer, Gellért Hill transforms into a beacon of magnificence. Illuminated pathways guide visitors up the hill, revealing breathtaking views of the cityscape below.

Among the highlights of the nighttime experience:

  • The Liberty Statue: A towering monument that, when illuminated, becomes a glowing symbol of freedom against the night sky.
  • Citadella: This fortress, located at the summit, casts a formidable silhouette against the backdrop of the city lights.
  • Gellért Thermal Bath: Situated at the foot of the hill, its warm waters glow invitingly, offering a relaxing experience under the stars.


What's the best time to visit Gellért Hill?

The hill is a year-round attraction, but for those seeking the brilliance of its nighttime allure, it's recommended to visit just after sunset.

Is it safe to walk on Gellért Hill at night?

While the main paths are well-lit and frequented by tourists, it's always advised to remain vigilant and stick to the popular routes.

Are there guided tours available?

Yes, several tour operators offer nighttime guided tours of Gellért Hill, delving into its mysteries and offering insights into its historical significance.

Basic information

The stay on the hill was too short, but it was a pretty good tour overall.

traveler – Germany

The tour was great and our guide very knowledgeable and he took photos of us!

Greer – United States

Wonderful tour - great way to see the city quickly. Levente was a wonderful guide. Highly recommend!

traveler – United States

Really good, highly recommended. Giovanna is terrific.

Ortrun – Austria

Very good. The guide (Karol?) was very attentive and put in a lot of effort. He also took the time for historical explanations 👍... The only thing that bothered me were some guests who didn't behave properly on the paths. They thought they were at the playground.

Sabine – Austria