Budapest Christmas Market

Explore Budapest, a unique city famous for its spas, countless historical monuments and excellent Hungarian cuisine. The Budapest Christmas market provides ample opportunity to get to know some of the locals in one of the typical coffee houses and enjoy the town's charming atmosphere.

Budapest's market on Vörösmarty Square is filled with folk artists and crafts made from natural materials. Here you can taste traditional Hungarian foods like kenyérlángos (a flat bread-like dough), rétes (strudel) and their version of hot and spicy glühwein. There are also many musical events connected with the market and an enormous Advent calendar in the main square.

The Budapest Christmas market is made up of almost 100 stalls offering festive decorations and traditional yuletide products made by local craftsmen.

Additional Information

Nearby markets worth visiting

  • Bratislava 2 hours 45 minutes.

Useful information

  • Flight time from London: 2hrs
  • Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport: There are train services from Terminal 1 into the centre of Budapest. Journey time is approximately 25 minutes.
  • Currency: Hungarian Forint HUF
Hotel Recommendations

Corinthia Hotel Budapest 5*:

A great luxury hotel located in the heart of the city near the railway station and main shopping area, it also boasts a Michelin Star restaurant.


K+K Hotel Opera 4*

With a friendly and stylish atmosphere, the hotel also has a great location near the Opera.


Best Western Hotel Orion 3*

A lovely family atmosphere and renovated rooms offer a warm welcome. Fred.\ Perk: Stay 3 nights or more and enjoy some fresh fruit in your room.

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