Do you like water sports? Do you like walking on the banks of the Danube and cannot you miss a Danube sunset? Take a look at the pleasant programs Vác offers for Danube lovers.
Vác is situated in the heart of the Danube Bend, opposite the island of Szentendre. Thus, besides the Danube, the city has a number of natural beauties, rich flora and fauna.
The longest constructed Danube promenade with the sections called József Attila, Ady Endre, Szent Erzsébet, Liszt Ferenc promenades welcomes Danube lovers with wonderful Danube panoramas, benches and the international bike road winding here called EuroVelo 6.
The promenades are pleasant destinations in all seasons for festival lovers and couples searching for a romantic place. Besides, groups of friends and families are also happy to spend their free time on the city beach, where kids can enjoy the playground.
The city can also be reached from the island of Szentendre by ferry, so besides the Mahart hydrofoil crafts arriving at the harbour of the city, you can also enjoy the beautiful Danube section of Vác on a ferry. If you are lucky to arrive in the right time, you can even see ducks in the water.
What other programs are waiting for Danube lovers in Vác?
Get to know the Danube Dragons!
Dragon boating on the Danube has enjoyed unbroken popularity in recent years; this water sport offers adventures for all age-groups. You don’t know what you miss until you try what it feels like sitting in a dragon boat.
Organized tours are led by qualified instructors of the Danube Dragons, so you do not have to be afraid of the streamline and the vessel traffic. You can enjoy teamwork while watching your rower sink into the water to the rhythm of drumbeat.
Danube Dragons – Kite boating and Touristic Organization, Vác
Kayak and canoe renting near Vác
Rowing is an exciting water sport not only in a dragon boat, but also in a kayak or a canoe. The Danube Bend is one of the favourite destinations for water tourists due to the natural beauty and the Danube scenery.
If you are in love with the Danube, organize a trip on the water with family or friends, or take part in one of the organized water tours. You can even plan a program for the entire day and stop in several places to have some grill, a picnic or you may even bathe in the water. You can find free Danube beaches close to Vác in Verőce, Nagymaros, Zebegény, Horány, Szentendre and Dunakeszi.
Extra idea: Would you like to row not only on the Danube but also on the Ipoly? Discover the romantic world of the Ipoly on an organized trip and take the 19 km long Ipolytölgyes – Letkés – Ipolydamásd – Szob route.
Canoeing – canoe and kayak rental
Address: 2628 Szob, Sport utca 1.
Tel: +36 30 894 8734; +36 30 293 2047
BTZ Kayak-canoe and boat rental
Address: 2626 Nagymaros, Váci út 51.
Tel: +36 30 999 1130
The air of the Danube feels like nothing else in the world, so you will be convinced that Vác is an ideal destination for Danube lovers. Take the chance and admire the city from the middle of the Danube!