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  • Location:Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration:15 hours (approx.)

Budapest Danube River Dinner Cruise

Experience the beautiful sights of Budapest on a 1.5-hour cruise along the Danube River. You’ll see famous landmarks such as the Chain Bridge, which connects the eastern and western sides of the city, as well as Buda Castle. On board you can enjoy Champagne and wine, with the option of a traditional Hungarian dinner, served buffet-style. Live music will set the mood as you glide past the capital city’s stunning backdrop. 


  • 1.5-hour Budapest sightseeing cruise on the Danube River
  • Admire Budapest’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed urban panorama, including the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue.
  • Feast on a Hungarian buffet dinner (if option selected) and drinks including wine and Champagne
  • Enjoy live music entertainment by the Hungária Folk Orchestra

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What You Can Expect

Budapest Danube River Dinner Cruise

Budapest Szechenyi Chain Bridge

Your evening will begin at Danube Palace in the center of Budapest. From there, a guide will show you the way to the river where your dinner cruise will be waiting for you. You can toast your fellow shipmates with a glass of wine or Champagne as you gaze out the windows to view Budapest’s panorama, given recognition by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.

Many of Budapest’s notable sights are showcased along the river, and you’ll have a front-row seat to admire the glowing Buda Castle and the Freedom Monument. You’ll also pass the Gellért Baths, where Hungarians and visitors alike come to swim and relax, as well as the Chain Bridge, a suspension bridge that spans the river and connects Buda and Pest.

If you’d like to dine aboard your Danube River cruise, select the option at checkout to include a traditional Hungarian meal with your ticket, which will be served buffet-style. (Please check the Itinerary section for a sample of the menu.) Live music from the Hungaria Folk Orchestra will also be provided as you take in all the sights, history and culture that this sparkling city has to offer.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We booked just days before the tour. IT WAS PERFECT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
small cruise, very romantic place. The food was superb. Typical Hungarian food, and very good taste. Desserts uauu !!!!!!!!. Traditional music and popular world music , great !!!!!, VIOLINS. AND THE VIEWS AROUND THE DANUBIO RIVER AT NIGHT, WAS A EXTRA DEAL !!!!!!
TOTALLY RECOMENDED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We were picked up a little late but were met at the dock and escorted to the boat in plenty of time. Everyone was very courteous and the food and music were wonderful. This cruise was significantly less than the one offered from our tour. I don't see how any other could have been better. I highly recommend this dinner cruise.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

A truly wonderful experience! The views along the Danube at any time are spectacular but at night they are just magical. We were welcomed on board with a glass of champagne and were delighted with the choice of food at the buffet. The musicians provided great entertainment throughout the journey making the evening one that will never be forgotten.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Gorgeus!Special people!Best agency!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

A very enjoyable evening with great food and entertainment.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Simply stunning! What a fantastic night we had. The food was lovely and the Hungarian Musicians were great and very funny serenading our husbands! After the meal we went on deck and were blown away with the stunning views of Budapest. You can view all the sights as you are eating but it is lovely to take your drink on deck and soak up the sights. Would love to do this again if we ever return to Budapest.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

It was the highlight of the holiday.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Good food, entertainment, and service. Had a special transportation request and they handled superbly.

Highly recommenf

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Despite the rain we were not put off on our evening dinner cruise. The boat was more classy than we expected, with good food and good musicians playing to us. Well worth it!

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