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Active in the agglomeration – Budakeszi Wildlife Park

The Budakeszi Wildlife Park, referred to as the gateway to the forest, welcomes families seeking active and nature-oriented relaxation, close to the capital, with friendly animals and exciting educational programmes.

There are currently more than 200 animals of nearly 60 species in the park. Visitors can encounter various animals such as bears, wolves, golden jackals, foxes, raccoons, snowy owls, lynxes, wildcats, ravens, squirrels, and hedgehogs, among others. In addition, all of Hungary’s large game species can be observed here, and you can get up close with two of them, the friendly fallow deer and moufl on, in the petting zoo area where feeding the animals
is also possible.

You can easily find your way around the meandering trails and interactive panels in the wildlife park without the help of an expert, but of course, you can also choose to join guided tours on various topics. Every day, there are feeding shows where you can see how animals work together with their caretakers. During the weekends, themed programmes offer all-day entertainment for both children and adults, with animal shows, guided tours, and playful, interactive stands.

In addition to all this, carefree relaxation is complemented by themed playgrounds, an exciting adventure park, and the Törpevasút (Smurf Train), where children can meet the residents of Hungarian poultry yards in a beautiful forest setting.

A walk in the greenest gardens

In the immediate vicinity of Budapest, you can discover unique natural treasures. In our arboretums and botanical gardens, you can take romantic walks and get acquainted with special species.

National Botanical Garden of Vácrátót

Gödöllő Arbo-Park

From Budapest, in just an hour of travel – by car, bus, or train – you can reach Gödöllő, filled with numerous fascinating sights. In addition to the must-see locations, such as the Gödöllő Royal Palace and its beautiful surrounding park, it’s worth embarking on a few hours for a trip to the 137-hectare Gödöllő Arbo-park (also known as Gödöllő Arboretum). The arboretum entices you into nature with romantic forest trails, charming playgrounds, fire pits, a fitness park, and a forest library. Everything is provided for the entire family to enjoy an adventurous and fulfilling time in the fresh air!

Gödöllő Arbo-Park

From Budapest, in just an hour of travel – by car, bus, or train – you can reach Gödöllő, filled with numerous fascinating sights. In addition to the must-see locations, such as the Gödöllő Royal Palace and its beautiful surrounding park, it’s worth embarking on a few hours for a trip to the 137-hectare Gödöllő Arbo-park (also known as Gödöllő Arboretum). The arboretum entices you into nature with romantic forest trails, charming playgrounds, fire pits, a fitness park, and a forest library. Everything is provided for the entire family to enjoy an adventurous and fulfilling time in the fresh air!

National Botanical Garden of Vácrátót

Undoubtedly, one of the country’s most beautiful botanical gardens is the magical National Botanical Garden of Vácrátót, which serves as a wonderful one-day destination from the capital city in every season. While strolling through the former aristocratic castle garden, you can discover 13 thousand plant species and varieties, hidden in a picturesque environment, embraced by greenhouses, a mesmerizing lake system, watermills, historic buildings, and cosy resting areas. Walking along the paths, you can observe various bird species, and if you’re lucky, you may spot butterflies, squirrels, or sunbathing lizards within the nature reserve. You can delve even deeper into the garden’s secrets through guided tours and diverse educational programmes, and the permanent exhibitions will unveil many interesting facts to visitors.

National Botanical Garden of Vácrátót

Undoubtedly, one of the country’s most beautiful botanical gardens is the magical National Botanical Garden of Vácrátót, which serves as a wonderful one-day destination from the capital city in every season. While strolling through the former aristocratic castle garden, you can discover 13 thousand plant species and varieties, hidden in a picturesque environment, embraced by greenhouses, a mesmerizing lake system, watermills, historic buildings, and cosy resting areas. Walking along the paths, you can observe various bird species, and if you’re lucky, you may spot butterflies, squirrels, or sunbathing lizards within the nature reserve. You can delve even deeper into the garden’s secrets through guided tours and diverse educational programmes, and the permanent exhibitions will unveil many interesting facts to visitors.

Actively explore Szentendre, the jewel box of the Danube Bend

With its charming cobblestone streets and
vibrant cultural scene, Szentendre is a fantastic destination for a day trip or even for longer trips within Hungary. While visiting the Jewel Box of the Danube Bend, it’s worth discovering the city alongside its natural treasures, as this allows you to experience Szentendre from a whole new perspective. Exciting hiking trails, unique natural wonders, excellent quality bike paths, and mesmerizing waterway routes to explore the nearby islands all entice you to engage in active recreation in the area!

Szentendre Day Trip from the Capital

Walking tours in Budapest

Cycling tours in Budapest

Water tours in Budapest

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