Budapest - Highlights


Distance : 11.9km/7.4mi (*15.1km/9.4mi or 9.8km/6.1mi)
Elevation : medium
Rotation : counterclockwise
Parks/Pedestrian : 5.3km/3.3mi (ca 44%)
Urban constraints : low-medium

Suggested start : Deak Ferenc Ter / as any urbirun route, you can start wherever you want. Watch for the route rotation direction.
Public transportation : Underground M1, M2, M3 Deak Ferenc ter Station

Centuries old city, Budapest is in the heart of Central Europe. It was cosmopolitan, rich, and beautiful, before being pushed by history, scarred by war and communism. But the city wakes up timidly. The historic districts of Buda hill and Belvaros have been rebuilt, the Art-nouveau buildings of Pest renewed. Budapest is cheerful and attractive, although still, and you will discover its treasures and soul on both sides of the majestic Danube and climbing its famous hills. And of course, with all its thermal springs, Budapest is the perfect place for a post-run hot bath in one of the beautiful thermal public palaces. 

*Alternative route : long route with Citadel Hill, Gellert Bath, Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag), and Old Market 15.1km (on this tour you can skip the hill ascension / Standard tour, see map 11.9km / Short tour (without Synagogue) 9.8km. In any tour, you can add 5km, running on the running track around the Margrit Island, access from Margrit Bridge.

NB : if you are unsure, check your position on the map and the track.

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