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It can be difficult to gain insight into authentic Hungarian traditions on a visit to the diverse capital. Experience Easter festivities on a private tour to the rural towns of Mezőkövesd or Hollókő, and discover regional celebrations including egg painting and traditional water dousing. Benefit from the flexibility of a private tour, arranging departure time and location to suit you, and enjoy the undivided attention of your personal guide.
I had a fun evening touring the markets, watching the 3D light show on the Basilica, and walking along the Danube in between with Istvan. He was very informative, asked if I had questions, and showed me many interesting sites. I highly recommend this tour and/or the Christmas Market Tour with Wine tasting which I did on a previous night. You can't go wrong with either one. Beautiful lights, sights, and treats!
Katelin was a great guide. She was knowledgeable, gracious and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed St Stephens cathedral, all 3 Christmas markets, our snacks and mulled wine. I also appreciated her positive attitude regarding my ticket snafu. I highly recommend this tour.
Go on a Christmas adventure in Budapest, and explore four Christmas markets on this small-group tour in Hungary’s capital city. Check out the Christmas lights and decorations set up for the holidays, sample traditional Hungarian Christmas treats and shop the stalls for little gifts or souvenirs (own expense). Hear myths about the area, and learn about the city’s holiday traditions along the way.
If you’ll be in Budapest on December 31st, celebrate in style at a New Year’s Eve gala concert with a 5-course dinner and a ticket to a ballroom party. At the Danube Palace, a downtown theater venue, listen to the Budapest Gala Orchestra perform the classical works of musicians like Johann Strauss in an elegant, 19th-century setting. Then, ring in 2018 at the party with an open bar.
I had a wonderful time on this Christmas market tour. Edit told me fascinating new facts about the Basilica, we listened to a concert inside, and looked at the beautiful building. We went to a nice little restaurant where we had dessert and 3 types of wine. We also walked to Vorosmarty Ter and saw the lovely markets there. At the end, she gave me a great recommendation for dinner. The whole evening was so fun and informative. I highly recommend this tour and Edit as a guide!
Get into the holiday spirit with this 2.5-hour walking tour of Budapest’s Christmas markets. Follow a guide through the city streets to see Andrássy Avenue, St. Stephen’s Basilica, and the Hungarian State Opera House. Then stop at a cellar for tastings of three local wines, such as the beloved Bull’s Blood and Tokaj. Afterward, head to the Christmas markets to peruse handmade mementos and Hungarian delicacies. You’ll be treated to a cup of mulled wine at the end of your tour.
While in Budapest, check out this private city and Christmas markets tour that gives you a compelling look at the history and culture of the city. First hit the streets with your private guide taking in views of popular attractions of Hungary’s capital, and then make your way to at least three Christmas markets. Shop for gifts (own expense), admire the holiday-themed stalls, and enjoy the company of your group members during this private experience.
Treat someone special to an unforgettable Valentine's Day with this cruise on the Danube River in Budapest. Step aboard and sip a Kir Royal cocktail as your boat sails along the river. Soak in the romantic atmosphere, admire the illuminated monuments and lights reflected on the water, and enjoy live Hungarian gypsy music. Choose to enjoy either a wine-tasting experience or buffet dinner of Hungarian and international dishes as you cruise.
Celebrate the yuletide season with a festive 3-hour tour of Budapest’s Christmas markets. Soak up the magic of winter in the city as you visit four different Christmas markets, shop for traditional handicrafts and gifts, and sample an array of flavorsome holiday foods. Sip mulled wine, munch on stuffed flatbread and taste delicious strudel while hearing about Hungary’s unique Christmas traditions from your guide. This small-group tour is limited to 8 people to ensure a personalized experience.
Ring in the new year right on a casual Danube cruise. Enjoy unlimited beer, house wine, and soft drinks, plus a glass of Champagne when the clock strikes midnight. This New Year's Eve river cruise also includes a buffet of hot and cold appetizers. Along the way, you’ll see the iconic sights of Budapest illuminated at night.
The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special times brings magic in Budapest city. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places in Budapest - Hungarian Parliament building, Buda Castle, Matthias Church. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere in the Heroes Square, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Budapest. You will visit the old-fashioned Christmas Market Hall. What makes it so popular? What local products is must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Budapest.
Capture the Christmas spirit on this 2.5-hour tour of Budapest’s festive scene. In the midst of the holiday season, you’ll discover Budapest’s Christmas markets, sip spiced mulled wine, and learn about Hungarian Christmas traditions. Visit top attractions such as St. Stephen’s Basilica, considered one of the country’s most beautiful Catholic churches, and sample traditional Christmas cake on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
Celebrate the New Year in a special and authentic way! The event is compiled of a delicious 5 course gala dinner with a carefully selected menu for the occasion. The autenthic New Year's Eve Hungarian Folklore Show is performed by the members of one of the famous Hungarian folk ensemble. The 3 pair of dancers and the 6 musicians give you the viewer a broad insight into Hungarian music, dance and costume heritage. The night is complete with a splendid standing reception in ballroom atmosphere for a multi-cultural audience. The reception includes open bar with unlimited drink consumption and traditional Hungarian New Year's dinner.
The program takes place in one of Budapest Downtown's most distinguished theatre buildings, in the Danube Palace. Our special New Year's Eve Program combines a delicious, exclusive Gala Dinner with our magnificent Folklore Program and a glorious ballroom party to make your New Year's Eve an unforgettable experience.
Christmas Lights, Beautiful Budapest with Mulled Wine!
From $78.40 (Price varies by group size )
Christmas in Budapest
, Dec 2019
We were met at our hotel by Adam on time. We took the subway to the Parlament building then walked to the river. When we came back to the Parlament building all of the christmas lights were on like he planned it. He had us on time to see the lighted trolley go by. We toured a few Christmas markets and Adam was very informative on everything he showed us. We were very happy with Adam and his tour and would recommend him highly.
Christmas season is the best way to celebrate the holiday season and, Budapest has one of the most beautiful celebration of Christmas in Europe. We will spend the time experiencing the magic of Budapest’s Christmas streets and markets, while also learning about the Hungarian way of celebrating this time of the year. In our small group, you can enjoy a high level of interactivity and you are free to ask your guide anytime. In the middle of the tour, you are our guest for some mulled wine. Feel yourself welcome to join to the Hungarian holy celebration.
In this 3-hour special tour, we are going to be in the most beautiful and Christmasy areas of Budapest. This is a special winter edition tour so do not miss it!
Please keep in mind that this is a walking tour. The estimated walking distance is 3km.
Be part of the beautiful Eger town's magical history and visit Hungary's most beautiful fortress castles with your English speaking, professional private driver and guide, with the advantage of setting your own pace.
The Castle of Eger, built in the 13th century will be the backdrop of the beautifully illuminated walking street of Eger at Dobo Istvan Square the Christmas lights will create a festive atmosphere of the town, with stalls offering their local produce. Be our guest for a tasty mulled wine on this trip.
Upon request the driver will take you to the famous wine region of Eger, to the Valley of the beautiful woman for some wine tasting.
You will be picked up and dropped of at your Budapest hotel. With 1-3 people in a car for the same price. For bigger groups we can send a minibus up to 18 seat upon request.
One of the best ways to learn about a local culture is by participate in local traditions. With this tour, you'll get to experience Easter in Budapest like a Hungarian, starting with a traditional Easter brunch followed by an Easter egg hunt, which will take you past many of the city's most important attractions as you look for colorfully painted eggs.
Celebrate Christmas Eve in style this year during a Budapest cruise. Sail on the Danube River beneath the evening sky and see Budapest’s landmarks festively illuminated. Feast on a gourmet 4-course buffet dinner, featuring Hungarian classics such as stuffed cabbage, pork ribs, and dumplings, and listen to live gypsy music performed by Rajkó the Folk Orchestra. Three drinks are also included on this cruise.
If you’re planning to spend Halloween in Budapest, make it an epic night to remember with a Danube River party cruise complete with pumpkins and a poppyseed ‘palinka’ treat. Wear your costume and join other revelers aboard a decked-out riverboat for an evening voyage past illuminated castles and bridges. Back on shore, kick it up a notch with fast-track entry into one of the city’s hottest night clubs, where you can boogie into the wee hours.