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Sample the best of Budapest on this culinary walking tour. Your expert foodie guide shows you the local ingredients at the Great Market Hall and where to try a hot helping of goulash, a stew made Hungarian-style with paprika and other famous local dishes. Stop for a seasonal sweet treat, an award-winning, authentic hand-made chocolate bonbon and in a local restaurant taste a world-famous Hungarian dish and a popular dessert tasting. As you walk, relish the chance to snap photos of top attractions like the Great Synagogue and get a glimpse into smaller hidden streets.
Get acquainted with Hungary's culinary culture and history with a sommelier as your guide during this afternoon tasting experience. Sip five top local wines, paired with fresh bread, Hungarian cheese, and charcuterie.
Experience the best of Hungary’s wine region on a half-day Etyek wine country tour from Budapest with dinner. You’ll leave the capital city in the morning or the afternoon to discover the serene landscape of the Etyek wine region, known best for its white and sparkling varieties. Your local guide will bring you to two or three family-run cellars to sample wines as you hear the history behind their production. This intimate group tour will conclude with a traditional, 2-course Hungarian meal.
Study up on your Hungarian wines with this 2-hour evening tasting in Budapest. Led by an expert guide, you’ll be given an introduction to regional characteristics, sampling eight varietals at a local wine shop and sharing your thoughts with your companions. Ask questions as you take in the flavour notes, pairing your samples with artisanal bread, local cheeses & charcuteries. Groups are limited to 24 people.
Skip the tourist traps and discover Budapest’s culinary highlights on a private walking tour. Discover hidden gems as you explore with your local guide, and get a taste of authentic Hungarian cuisine with samples included in the price. Visit locations including the Central Market Hall, Jewish Quarter, and a ruin pub, and benefit from the customizable itinerary of a private tour, allowing your personal guide to cater to your preferences.
Learn about Hungary’s rich wine heritage on a 2-hour wine tasting tour in Budapest. Led by a wine expert and enthusiast, you’ll sample six varietals at the Faust Wine Cellar, accompanied by traditional Hungarian snacks. Enjoy a mix of white and red wines, including one from the famous Tokaj region, and deepen your knowledge of the area’s offerings. This small group tour is limited to 20 travelers in an effort to keep the experience as intimate as possible.
Whether you’re a foodie, culture junkie, or both, you’ll enjoy a 4-hour Hungarian cooking class in Budapest. You'll prepare a 3-course meal in a traditional Hungarian home. Choose from five different menu options based on your personal tastes. You can expect one-on-one attention from your teacher during this immersive cultural experience.
Veer from the well-beaten culinary path and discover some of Budapest’s best food on a 3-hour tour. Follow your guide to the city’s most popular market, locals-only street food stand, and lively wine bars. In addition to filling your stomach with local specialties, the tour also presents the cultural side of Hungarian cooking. Tasty highlights include traditional coffee, country sausage, and lunch at a local restaurant.
While other tours of Budapest focus on famous sights, this tour takes guests to places they’ve likely never heard of and would never otherwise see. Explore the Jewish Quarter and Vörösmarty Square (Vörösmarty Tér), learn about Hungarian photographers such as Robert Capa, and visit Fészek Artists' Club, a space not normally open to the public. View street art, enjoy food and craft beer tastings, sip a cocktail at a rooftop bar, and ride the Budapest Metro.
Markets are an ideal way to get a taste of local cuisine in Budapest. With this tour, dive into the Central Market Hall with a guide, and then head to a kitchen where a cooking instructor provides the hands-on know-how required to prepare a traditional three-course Hungarian feast. You can also opt to meet your guide at the market a little earlier to have breakfast there.
Take a gastronomic tour of Budapest on this experience. Escorted by a licensed guide, you’ll visit the city’s Great Market Hall and sample traditional Hungarian salami, pickles, and baked goods. You’ll be led on foot around the market, enjoying the intimate feel of a small group setting, as you learn about the history, culture, and cuisine of this iconic building. You’ll also receive insider tips on some of the best restaurants in the city.
Get to know Hungarian history and culture and discover the connections between history and traditional food.
During our thematic tours we are exploring different periods of the hungarian history and discover the hungarian heritage on the streets of Budapest and in the kitchen.
Thanks to its central location, Hungarian history is so eventful. The territory of Hungary and the former Hungarian kingdom was visited by different peoples and occupied by foreign empires. These ethnic groups have left their mark and enriched the Hungarian culture and traditions. We can also discover these traces in the Hungarian cuisine.
You'll discover our traditions and learn historical tips about our unique cuisine
Enjoy an authentic taste of Hungary with this 4-hour cooking class in Budapest. You’ll begin with a walk through a local market with your guide to learn about the necessary ingredients for your menu. Then, travel to a professional kitchen to learn how to cook traditional Hungarian dishes. Reward yourself at the end with the 3-course meal that you and your group have created. All ingredients are included on this tour, as well as fun recipes to take home.
Experience the best of Budapest’s vibrant nightlife scene with a small-group 'ruin bar' walking tour. Follow a guide through Budapest’s historic Jewish quarter and visit ruin bars among the disused warehouses and decaying factories. Enjoy drinks at the diverse bars along the way, and learn of the role they play in Budapest’s artistic and cultural offerings. Upgrade to a private tour for an evening pickup at your Budapest hotel, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour — limited to eight people.
Explore the historical city of Eger in north Hungary and sample its wines on a private day trip from Budapest. Stroll the baroque streets and view Eger’s Basilica, Turkish minaret, and 13th-century castle. Plus, enjoy a dose of traditional Hungarian hospitality with up to five wine tastings, including Eger’s famous ‘Bull’s Blood,’ and a Hungarian ‘peasant’ meal. Includes wine tastings, lunch, private air-conditioned transport, and central and hotel pickup and drop-off in Budapest.
Discover Budapest’s irresistible blend of culture and cuisine on an evening tour including dinner and drinks. Under the atmospheric cloak of darkness, visit up to six gastronomic venues to taste traditional Hungarian dishes and beverages. As you stroll the illuminated streets, you’ll delve into the history of Budapest’s Jewish Quarter and vibrant downtown district. On this small-group tour – limited to six food-lovers – you’ll learn about the culinary culture of the city and receive personalized attention from your guide.
Learn how to make one of Hungary’s most classic and cherished dishes with this strudel-themed, small-group cooking class. Pick between convenient morning and afternoon class times, and make your way directly to your host’s apartment, located in the heart of the city. Upon arrival, get comfortable, roll up your sleeves, and learn all about the strudel’s heritage. Then, prepare several sweet and savory versions of the dish. At the end of class, sit down to enjoy your meal.
Sample the best of Budapest’s cuisine on this small-group culinary walking tour. Beginning in central Budapest, follow your guide to local bars, restaurants, markets, cafes, and a cookie manufacturer. Try a hearty helping of traditional dishes and treats, such as soups, pastries, cured meats, and cheeses, all included with your ticket. As you explore and taste, your guide provides a helpful introduction to Hungarian cuisine and insights into the latest local food trends.
Budapest is a city of coffee and sweet lovers, with a rich history of coffee houses, patisseries, and cafes. This 3-hour small-group walking tour showcases this tradition with a food-expert guide. Explore the city’s love of sweet treats, learn how its cafes were hubs of literary life, and enjoy several stops to sample delights like artisanal coffee, ‘dobos torta,’ strudel, and dessert wine. If you wish, upgrade to a private tour with hotel pickup.
Dessert and coffee lovers alike will enjoy a 2.5-hour guilty pleasures tour of Budapest. Follow your guide to the city’s best confectionaries to taste strudel, chimney cake, and more. Sip classic Hungarian coffee at a lavish coffee house, while your guide discusses the city's history and culture. Leave with a satisfied sweet tooth and recommendations for local restaurants and Hungarian food.
Discover the best bars in Budapest with the expertise of a local guide who leads a fun tour through the 'ruin bars' of the Hungarian capital. Located inside the ruins of historical buildings, the ruin bars have become a must-visit destination in Budapest. Your tour includes a welcome shot at each of the three bars on the itinerary, and one hour of unlimited beer and sangria.
Discover the wines and scenery of Hungary’s Etyek region on this private half-day tour from Budapest. Travel through vineyards to the wine town of Etyek and visit two family-run wineries to taste the local fresh and fragrant white wines. Sample up to eight varieties and learn about their production and flavors as you sip. Wine tastings, snacks, private air-conditioned transport, and pickup and drop-off at your hotel or chosen location in Budapest included.
Going out at night can really add up if you’re drinking and paying cover charges at places. Choose a more affordable route with this all-you-can-drink pub crawl through the ruins bars in Budapest. Along with visiting four bars with unlimited drinks and a welcome shot, you’ll also get special VIP access to one of the city’s most popular nightclubs. Plus, you’ll walk safely around with a guide who tells fun folklore and urban legends as you go.
Enjoy an immersive culinary experience with a 4-hour private pastry making class. This cultural cooking class comes with one-on-one attention from your teacher. Choose from two menus - including langos (deep fried flat bread) and gerbeaud (layer cake) - based on your tastes and your teacher will provide all of the ingredients and cooking materials, along with round trip transport. Afterwards, enjoy what you’ve prepared and take home the recipes.