Hungary Tours and Attractions
From here, you can compare the flat Pest side of the city with the hilly Buda side.
This four-hour cycling tour is mostly on entirely flat bike paths, so you don?t need to be ultra fit. The tours are in small groups, ensuring a friendly and interactive atmosphere.
The tour includes two breaks. At the first break your guide will provide some welcome cold drinks while giving you hints on the best places to visit after the tour. A Hungarian specialty lunch is served at the end of the tour.
Budapest Sightseeing Tour with Parliament House Visit
Combine a comprehensive tour of Budapest sightseeing with a fascinating guided tour of the city's spectacular Parliament House, Hungary's largest building. Your half-day tour includes entrance fees, hotel pickup and a local guide to point out all the important sites.
You'll tour inside the magnificent neo-Gothic Parliament building, home of the Holy Hungarian Crown. Your guide will lead you through the splendid Session Room, the impressive central staircase and the wonderful Great Vaulted Hall. Along the way, you'll be entertained and informed by your guide's anecdotal and historical commentary.
The Parliament building was built between 1885 and 1902, and was for a time the largest parliamentary building in the world. With 691 rooms and staircases stretching for more than 12 miles (20 kilometers), the building is topped by an elegant dome soaring 226 feet (69 meters) into the sky.
After your visit to one of Budapest's finest architectural achievements, sit back and relax on your city tour. You'll cross the Danube via Margaret Bridge and take a drive to the Royal Castle on the Buda side of the city. Here you will take a walk along the Fishermen's Bastion and step inside Matthias Church.
After a photo stop at the Citadel, you'll cross Elizabeth Bridge and drive by City Park to take a walk at Heroes' Square. Passing by the Opera and St. Stephen's Basilica, the tour concludes at the Hotel Intercontinental.
Budapest City Walking Tour
Get your bearings and see the sights on a 3.5-hour walking tour of Budapest. Escorted by an expert English-speaking guide, you'll see all the highlights including Heroes' Square and Vajdahunyad Castle, plus unexpected gems on this fascinating walking tour of magical Budapest.
Your walking tour begins with a short ride on the Millennium metro out to Heroes' Square and City Park. A walk through the park then takes you to the Vajdahunyad Castle complex, built for the world Expo in 1896 in typical Hungarian designs. Next stop is the Szechenyi bath house (peek inside when open) before taking the Millennium metro back to the city center.
Continuing on, the walking tour stops at St. Stephen's Basilica. Next, you'll follow tiny streets towards the city center walking district, stopping at Ferenciek Square to view the amazing architecture. Take a short stroll along the Vaci walking street then head down to the riverside's famous Danube Promenade. As you walk along, take in the spectacular views of Gellert Hill and the Citadel, Buda Hills and the Buda Castle District.
Stop outside the Vigado, the former municipal hall, then make the most of a picturesque photo opportunity of the little princess before crossing the famous Chain Bridge.
For the final part of the tour, you'll climb the steps to the Royal Palace in the Buda Castle District, then walk through the old cobblestone streets and alleys to the tour's finishing point in front of the Matthias church and Fisherman's Bastion.
At the conclusion of the tour, your guide can provide tips, directions and more to help you make the most of your time in Budapest.
Danube Bend Day Trip from Budapest
Take an excursion into Hungary's history on this popular Danube Bend full day trip. You'll visit the gorgeous old towns of Visegrad, Esztergom and Szentendre, includes a three-course lunch and a cruise on the River Danube - a highlight of any trip to Hungary.
The day trip takes you to Visegrad, with its medieval citadel and romantic ruins of the former royal residence. Then it's on to Esztergom for an interior visit of the town's famous cathedral.
After enjoying a three-course lunch with coffee, you will continue on to the Baroque artists' village of Szentendre. Here you'll take a guided walk through the town and visit the Caprice Hungarian Jewelry Center, followed by coffee and soft drinks.
Your tour returns to Budapest by boat on the River Danube (May 01 to September 30 only, tide permitting). During other times or at low tide the tour returns to the city center by bus.
Godollo Castle Day Trip from Budapest
Sit back and relax on this leisurely four-hour excursion to the stately mansion of Godollo Castle. You'll take a tour of the castle, enjoy a walk around the park-like grounds and perhaps stop for coffee and cake at the Palace Cafe.
Godollo was the summer residence of Sissi, the beloved queen of the Hungarians, whose formal name was Elizabeth of Bavaria.
Formerly the 18th-century central estate of the Grassalkovich counts, the castle is an outstanding example of Central European Baroque architecture. The estate was transferred to the ownership of the Hapsburg kings in 1867.
After your guided tour of the castle, you might like to take a stroll through the grounds to the Royal Stables and equestrian Riding School, or take a break and enjoy coffee and cake at the Palace Cafe.
Budapest Folklore Show with Dinner
Spend an enjoyable evening at a traditional restaurant in the hills of Buda. You'll enjoy a three-course dinner followed by the typical Hungarian music and dance of a folkloric show.
Your three-course meal begins with an aperitif, and is accompanied by
wine. Then sit back and enjoy the varied music and dance of a traditional
Budapest Bike Tour
Budapest's original and most renowned biking tour is an innovative, entertaining and relaxing way to see most of the city sights in an intimate way through grand roads and bike pathways.
This is an excellent way to get orientated with Budapest and its
history before heading out on your own to explore.