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  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration:  90 minutes (approx.)
Take in spectacular views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Budapest panorama on a scenic Danube River daytime cruise. Enjoy drinks, including Champagne and wine or beer, plus an optional Hungarian buffet lunch if you choose. Pass several beautiful bridges and get great photo ops of all the famous city sights like the Buda Castle Quarter, the Palace of Arts and Gellért Hill with its Liberty Statue.

Highlights

  • 1.5-hour afternoon sightseeing cruise on the Danube River in Budapest
  • Pass famous places such as Gellért Baths and the Budapest Parliament
  • Relax as you sip drinks, including wine and Champagne
  • Dine on a Hungarian buffet lunch (if option selected)

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What You Can Expect

Danube River Lunch Cruise

Budapest Danube Lunch Cruise

Meet your friendly local host at the Danube Palace in central Budapest for a 5-minute walk to the riverboat. With a warm welcome aboard, get ready to enjoy your 1.5-hour afternoon sightseeing cruise on the Danube River, which flows right through the center of this historical capital city.

Relax as you take in the gorgeous sights of Budapest, admiring the UNESCO World Heritage-listed panorama as you sip a glass of Champagne, followed by your choice of wine, beer or juice. Pass bridges such as the Margaret, Erzsébet and Chain Bridge, and view cultural landmarks like the National Theatre, Parliament, Buda Castle Quarter and Gellért Baths.

If you choose the lunch option, enjoy a buffet meal of typical Hungarian and international dishes plus a glass of Champagne, a glass of wine and a bottle of mineral water. The chef, a world-renowned food sculptor, adds a colorful and creative touch to the delicious dishes (sample menu can be found in the Itinerary section below).

Itinerary

Sample Menu

Cold Main Course
Spiced cottage cheese cream and traditional greaves cream

Soups
Alföld-style goulash with noodles
Vegetable soup with tarragon and noodles

Hot Main Courses
Mini stuffed cabbage
Meatballs in tomato sauce
Turkey cutlets with vegetables in parsley sauce
Csongrád-style pork slices in garlic sauce
Chicken paprika

Side Dishes
Boiled potatoes
Potato scones
Noodles
Steamed jasmine rice with corn

Vegetarian
Grilled polenta with feta cheese
Grilled vegetables

Salads
Corn salad in dill and yogurt dressing
Vinegary potato salad
Cucumber salad with sour cream dressing
Caesar salad
Seasonal fruit

Desserts
Somló-style sponge cake pudding
Mini tiramisu cup
Blueberry fruit cream with chocolate sponge cake
Chocolate mousse
Homemade strudel

Drinks
1 glass of Champagne
1 glass of wine, beer or juice
Mineral water

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Good food, great tour guide who was very personal and friendly. The boat ride was very nice as well.

Simonne C
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

This Danube River Lunch Cruise was really enjoyable. The food was really good and the sights along the river bank were fantastic.

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