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  • Buda Castle (Royal Palace) by the Danube River - a must inclusion on all Hungary tours.
  • Historic street
  • Heroes Square

Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe to be enjoyed on Hungary tours. It comprises of two distinct parts, Buda which is hilly and is located on the west bank of the Danube and Pest which is flat and is located on the right bank. The city has 5 UNESCO world heritage protected sites. It has two large islands in the middle of the river which are both very central. One is Margarita Island which is popular with the locals with its parks, leisure centres and swimming pools.

It is a city of culture with more than 200 museums, 40 theatres, 7 concert halls and an opera house. It is also known for its “coffee culture” due to its many cafes and is also well known for its many excellent spas first introduced by the Romans who discovered the underground thermal springs.

The principal tourist attractions on Hungary tours are many. Buda Castle was originally built in 1265. The Hungarian Parliament Building is a Gothic landmark. The Museum of Fine Arts has more than 100,000 exhibits. St. Stephen’s Cathedral is a tall and imposing building and St. Mathias Church is over 700 years old. There are some magnificent and beautiful wide boulevards and squares. Andrassy Avenue is an elegant tree-lined avenue which has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. It is 2.5 kms/1.5 miles long. Another is Vaci Street with its many shops, restaurants and cafes. Other prominent landmarks are Heroes Square, the attractive Hungarian State Opera House, the largest baroque castle in the world, Godollo Castle, Fisherman’s Bastion situated on Castle Hill with its many stairs and walkways and where one has amazing panoramic views of the city and the Chain Bridge which spans the Danube and was considered an architectural wonder when it was built in 1849.

Budapest is truly a sophisticated, charming city.

Extend your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Hungary vacation at one of Goway's other European destinations. You can choose from  a Paris vacation, London vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Hungary.


 

Budapest, Hungary

  • Budapest and Iconic Christmas Markets by River Cruise: Budapest to Nuremberg

    Travel back through centuries as you walk through grand cities and historic towns. Begin in the beautiful city of Budapest. Board your Ama Waterways river cruise for a 7-day discovery of iconic cities in Hungary, Austria, and Germany as you explore some of Europe's most impressive Christmas markets.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    Hungary See Trip Details
  • Classic Danube: Budapest to Passau River Cruise

    Europe’s second longest river has an abundance of fascinating ports of call. Start in beautiful Budapest. Continue to Slovakia’s old capital, Bratislava, then to Imperial Vienna. Also visit Melk Abbey, the wine village of Duernstein, medieval Linz, and romantic Regensburg before arriving in Passau, Germany.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,944
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Romance & Honeymoon
    Hungary See Trip Details
  • Classic Danube: Passau to Budapest River Cruise

    Cruise along Europe’s longest river and leisurely soak up the charm, history and culture of Central Europe. Experience old Passau, medieval Regensburg, historic Linz, the wine village of Duernstein, Slovakia’s fascinating Bratislava and iconic Budapest.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,944
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Romance & Honeymoon
    Germany See Trip Details
  • Classic Eastern Europe: Budapest, Vienna & Prague

    Embark on this classic route through three of Central Europe's great cities. Admire the Danube and awesome parliament building from Castle Hill in Budapest, enjoy coffee and strudel in between exploring Habsburg history in Vienna, and wander through the fairy tale spires and squares of Prague, the beating heart of Bohemia.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,181
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Hungary See Trip Details
  • Discover Budapest

    Get to know why Budapest is considered a beautiful and sophisticated city and also experience the history and charm of three old towns outside of Budapest. A half day tour of the city and a full day to the Danube Bend will convince you.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 631
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Hungary See Trip Details
  • Explore Eastern Europe

    Venture through a land of ancient cities, time-honoured culinary traditions, and ever-changing landscapes on this Eastern European vacation. Journeying from Budapest to Krakow to Prague, you’ll discover the highlights of four Eastern European countries and explores some of Europe’s loveliest cities.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,509
    Trip Type:
    Single Friendly, Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Hungary See Trip Details
  • Iconic Christmas Markets with AmaWaterways

    Join your Ama Waterways river cruise for a 7-day discovery of iconic cities in Hungary, Austria, and Germany as you explore some of Europe's most impressive Christmas markets.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,250
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    Hungary See Trip Details
  • The Pearl of the Danube and the Iron Gates Pass: Budapest to Budapest

    Cruise down the mighty Danube River to explore medieval towns and natural wonders between Budapest and the Iron Gates. As you cruise along the river, you’ll discover the diversity of Hungary, Croatia, Romania, and Serbia, explore world-class capitals, and enjoy the beauty of one of the world’s great rivers.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    Hungary See Trip Details
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