Budapest will keep you busy with spectacular sights to explore at every turn, whether it’s a short weekend city break, a stop-over on your European River Cruise, or a specialist Walking Holiday.
Budapest is comprised of the old cities of Buda and Pest, which together have become one of the most important cities in the European Union. During your holiday, you can take a stroll up Castle Hill in Buda to admire the World Heritage Site of Buda Castle and enjoy spectacular views of Pest city below. Something that should definitely be on your holiday checklist is spending some time admiring the impressive Neo-Gothic architecture of Hungary’s Parliament building, which runs along the Danube riverfront.
No holiday is complete without time to unwind so be sure to relax and discover the city at your own pace. Enjoy a day of shopping, take a stroll in the City Park to see Hero’s Square, or visit the beautiful 18th century Royal Palace. Why not live like a local and spend the afternoon soaking your troubles away in one of the many Turkish Baths hidden around the city? You’ll be sure to work up an appetite exploring this unique city and there’s no shortage of edible delights in Budapest. Try the traditional goulash, then spoil yourself with one of the many luscious cakes and pastries on offer. Finally, wash it all down with a glass of wine from the remarkable Villány Wine Region.