Hungary’s bike routes

Hungary’s bike routes take you through varied and scenic landscapes, forest routes, along rivers and flat or hilly roads, which means that everyone can find their preference, whether it is a shorter or longer tour. There are more and more bike paths each year and we currently have around 2000 km of signposted bike roads. We have gathered some of Hungary’s most scenic tour routes for you.

 

1.     Lake Velence bike route

Route: Székesfehérvár – Dinnyés – Agárd – Gárdony – Kápolnásnyék – Velencefürdő – Velence - Nadap – Sukoró - Pákozd - Székesfehérvár

Length: 45 km

Difficulty: Easy

On this route you can enjoy the natural beauty of the reserve around the lake and visit the Don memorial as well.

 

2.     Danube Bend bike route

Route:Budapest-Szentendre-Leányfalu-Dunabogdány-Visegrád-Dömös-Esztergom

Length: 90 km

Difficulty: Medium

This may be one of our most scenic routes which go through the hills of Visegrád and the Pilis. If you have only taken your bike out and are planning your first trip this year, we recommend a shorter but just as scenic route instead.

Route:Pilisszántó – Klastrompuszta – Kesztölc – Dorog - Esztergom

Length: 20 km

Difficulty: Easy

 

3.     Hortobágyi bike route

Route: Debrecen – Hajdúböszörmény – Balmazújváros – Hortobágy – Kócsújfalú – Nagyiván – Mihályhalma – Nádudvar – Hajdúszoboszló – Hajdúszovát - Debrecen

Length: 100 km

Difficulty: Easier/medium

On this route you can enjoy the Hortobágy, which is the largest natural grassland in Europe. The first national park of Hungary, opened in 1973, is the largest nature reserve in the country.

 

4.     Mecseki bike path

Route: Pécs – Pellérd – Görcsöny – Diósviszló – Márfa – Harkány – Siklós – Máriagyűd – Kisharsány – Nagyharsány – Villány – Bóly – Szederkény – Máriakéménd – Pécsvárad – Komló – Sikonda – Mánfa – Magyarszék – Magyarhertelend – Abaliget – Orfű - Pécs

Length: 130 km

Difficulty: Medium

The bike route of Mecsekalja starts from Pécs and goes along the southern most part of Hungary. You can enjoy the natural beauty of Abaliget and Orfű, as well as the excellent wine cellars of Villány.

5.     Mátra bike route

Route: Eger – Egerszalók – Verpelét – Kisnána – Markaz – Abasár – Mátrafüred - Mátraháza – Parád – Parádfürdő – Recsk – Sirok – Egerbakta - Eger

Length: 95 km

Difficulty: Hard

The Mátra is 40-50 km wide east to west, which is where this route takes you. This is the hardest bike route in Hungary due to the steep climbs.


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