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    A river cruise on the Danube is a wonderful way to see Budapest

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    St. Ignatius Church & Bences Monastic Quarters

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    Old Ottoman mosque, now church. Pécs, Hungary

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    Every year, the Széchenyi Bridge hosts Budapest’s summer festival

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    Visit Benedictine Abbey founded in 1055

  • Awaken your senses with the music and art of Budapest

    Awaken your senses with the music and art of Budapest

City Breaks » Budapest City Breaks

Explore this remarkable city with one of our many Budapest city breaks and visit the scintillating scenery and architecture on offer. Budapest is a unique city, famous for its spas, countless historical monuments and excellent Hungarian cuisine. Meet some of the locals in one of the typical coffee houses and enjoy the town's charming atmosphere.

Known locally as 'The Queen of the Danube', Budapest is often referred to as the Paris of the East. With its extraordinary location on the Danube, it is definitely one of the most exciting cities in Europe. This incredible place sparkles in the winter months when the Budapest Christmas Market begins, attracting visitors to experience the festive stalls that offer decorations and traditional yuletide products made by local craftsmen.

Budapest is not only the capital of Hungary but also the country's cultural centre of music and art. With its rich and fascinating history as well as a vibrant cultural heritage, Budapest has managed to maintain its magic and charm. Unwind and relax in one of the many thermal bath complexes in the city, served by over a hundred natural thermal springs.

A Budapest city break is the best way to take advantage of the parks and museums, packed with attractions and entertainment options. Popular for its cosmopolitan nightlife, the food and drink is delightful and cheaply priced; attracting many visitors and party goers to its many bars and clubs. Danube river tours are also popular and offer a unique way to take in the surrounding scenery, often beginning with one of our Bratislava City Breaks, before venturing downriver towards Budapest.

Discover more of Europe on one of our many other trips. We have Luxembourg city breaks available as well as those in Cologne and many other cities besides.

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Capital of Hungary


Approx. 1.7 million



Time Difference


Dial Code

+36 (Hungary)


Hungarian Forint HUF

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport

20km south-eastern of the city centre, about 30min by train.

Flight Time from London

2hrs 25min

After opening new department stores and many boutiques in the shopping streets during the last 20 years, Budapest is today known as Mecca for shoppers.

Váci utca

The most popular shopping street in Budapest is separated by the Elizabeth Bridge. The northern part is popular with tourists strolling along the numerous shops while the southern part invites its visitors to relax in a historical atmosphere.

West End City Centre

The largest of Budapest's shopping malls is situated between Nyugati tér and Lehel tér in Pest. It impresses with its design and more than 400 shops offering everything the shoppers' hearts desire.

No visit to Budapest will be complete without trying regional specialities like hearty soups, stews and delicious game dishes.

Fortuna Restaurant

This restaurant spoils its guests with exclusive Hungarian dishes and wine from its own Champagne cellar.

Alabardos Restaurant

Enjoy real Hungarian cuisine in a medieval setting in a 400 years old gothic building. This restaurant is the perfect choice for a romantic dinner.

Castle Hill and the Castle District

Visit the world famous UNESCO World Heritage Site which offers great historical attractions, museums, charming crooked streets as well as cozy cafes and restaurants. Besides the monuments visitors wcan enjoy a breathtaking view over the Danube with the Chain Bridge.

Margaret Islands

Situated in the middle of the River Danube, the island is the perfect location for picnics and sunbathing. Visitors will find large gardens, flowery fields and the largest open-air swimming complex of the town.


Budapest is famous for its vibrant and colourful nightlife. Visitors await atmospheric jazz bars, palatial dance clubs as well as cosy music lounges.

Jazz Garden:   This Jazz club offers good music and a delicious cuisine.

Cotton Club:   In the heart of the city centre the Cotton Club will bring you back to the 1920's of America.


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