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Weather

The Central European continental climate
consists of long, hot summers and cold,
snowy winters. The best time for cycling
tours is between April and October.
In the summer months it can get quite hot.
Bear in mind that it will be cooler on the
mountain tours at this time. May June and
September are generally good months to
take advantage of the cooler, but still warm
weather.

Dates 2017:



Self-guided tours:
Every day from April
to the end of October
Guided tour:
June 10-17
 

Sept 11-18

Send us an email for custom guided tours in different dates.

Crowds

It must be noted that, according to the tourism calendar, the
first two weeks in August are when most people go for their
holidays. Generally July and August are the busiest months. We
mention this with regard to seeing cultural monuments and
UNESCO protected areas with greater ease and with less people
around.

Cultural Events

You might wish to adjust the times of your tour to coincide with the following festivals
and cultural events:

Vienna

Vienna Spring Festival (March - October 2017)
http://www.musikverein.at

International Youth and Music Festivals (7 - 12 July 2017)

The Vienna Festival (May- June 2017) - Renowned for its superb international theatrical performances, also invites musical ensembles and opera companies from all over the world, in addition to staging many Austrian musical productions.
http://www.festwochen.at/

Genussfestival (12-14 May, 2017)

World Choral Festival (25 - 30 July, 2017)

Vienna Popfest (27 - 30 July 2017)
http://popfest.at/

Jazz-Fest Wien (9 June - 10 July 2017)

Budapest

Budapest Spring Festival (31 March - 23 April 2017) - Huge music festival that takes place in the outstanding city of Budapest.
http://www.btf.hu/btf2013/

Budapest Pálinka Festival (28 - 30 April, 2017)

Jazz Spring (5 - 7 May, 2017)

Danube Carnival (June 2017) - The Danube Carnival (Duna Karnevál) is the framework event for the music and dance presentations, held by different settlements alongside the Danube.

Wagner in Budapest Opera Festival (June, 2017)

Budapest Summer Festival (1 Jun - Aug 31, 2017) - One of Europe’s greatest water events to be organized in Budapest, on the 1,5 km section of river Danube between Margaret Bridge and Chain Bridge on these two summer days. Different programs, sports events – rowing, kayak, canoe and motor boat competitions – await spectators during the whole day. Besides these events, hand-driven and motor boat processions are organized both in the morning and in the evening. Burning candles float down on the river and Midsummer Night’s fireworks are presented in the closing event.

Danube day (June, 2017) - the Danube Day is an annual international event celebrated in 14 countries that are connected through the Danube river system

Vajdahunyadvár Summer Festival (2 July - Aug 3, 2017) - a festival of classical music, swing, klezmer as well as traditional Hungarian gypsy music

International festival of choirs and orchestras in Budapest (28 June - 2 July, 2017)

Island Festival - multicultural youth festival (Sziget Festival) (9-16 August 2017) - Thousands of young people move out to a deserted shipyard island (Hajógyári sziget) in tents for a week to participate in a giant pop festival better known as Pepsi Island. Pepsi Island has since grown into the largest concert festival in Central Europe.
http://www.sziget.hu/festival_english

Festival of Folk Arts (18-21 Aug , 2017)- the festival (Mesterségek Ünnepe) brings the finest Hungarian craftsmen and their work to Buda Castle from across the country.

The Jewish Summer Festival (September 2017) is a celebration of Hungarian and indeed Central European Jewish Culture. Events range from exhibitions to music concerts and theatre performances.

Foundation of the State and Constitution Day (20 August 2017) As part of the celebrations a large-scale fireworks display is held in Budapest. All are welcome to join the crafts fair and concerts held along the Pest side of the Danube Embankment in the days before and after the festivities.

Red Bull Air Race World Series (1 July, 2017)- spectacular acrobatic flying competition

'Junibor' Wine Festival (25 - 28 Aug, 2017)

Budapest International Wine and Champagne Festival (7-10 September, 2017)-International Wine Festival presents famous Hungarian wine specialties and wine regions


 

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