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  • Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live Music

    1. Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live Music

    Spend a magical evening as you feast on a catered candle-lit dinner aboard one of the most elegant and modern cruises in Budapest. Listen to live music, enjoy a festive welcome drink, and admire the city’s sparkling historical sites along the Danube River. Once you board the boat, be led to your table to receive your complimentary welcome drink. Then, sit back and relax as you enjoy your delicious 3 or 4-course dinner while listening to live music performed by local Hungarian artists. As you dine, benefit from retractable windows that ensure the best possible photo opportunities of the iconic Hungarian Parliament, which shines like a topaz jewel at night. Continue along the waters and marvel at the nighttime views of the enchanting Buda Castle, the grand Statue of Liberty, and the impressive Citadella on top of Gellért Hill. Sail past other famous landmarks along the river like Marga...

    Danube cruise seems like a must in Budapest and doing it while eating a delicious dinner makes it a 10x better experience. Defenitely recommend it!

  • Budapest: Walking Tour of Buda Castle with a Historian

    2. Budapest: Walking Tour of Buda Castle with a Historian

    On this amazing 2.5-hour walking tour, get acquainted with the historical core of Buda, the oldest part of Budapest. Experience more than 1100 years of Hungarian history coming alive in front of you through your history buff tour guide's presentations, and learn all about the local significance of the Buda Castle: a district where thousands of people live and many more go for romantic strolls, enjoying the superb views and lights. You will walk through the winding alleys and experience breathtaking views from the ramparts. Be ready for the fascinating historical stories about Buda Castle from the Middle Ages to World War II.  Explore the whole complex of the Buda Castle District including the Royal Palace, Savoy Terrace, Matthias Fountain, Palace Gardens, Alexander Palace, the Hungarian Presidential Palace, Matthias Church, and get panoramic views of the Parliament & the Pest side from...

    Very interesting tour, allowing to better understand main stages of Hungarian history and to discover it's heritage. Our guide was very nice and provided clear explanations.

  • Budapest E-Bike Tour with Coffee Stop

    3. Budapest E-Bike Tour with Coffee Stop

    This extensive tour will give you the chance to see all of Budapest’s best sights on comfortable e-bikes. Starting by the opulent Opera House, you’ll travel up Andrassy Avenue to the first historical site - Hero’s Square. Behind this stretches the tranquil City Park, where you’ll learn about some of the buildings in the park, including Vajdahunyad Castle and Szechenyi Thermal Bath. Continue to the center of town, travelling past the impressive St. Stephen’s Basilica and the nearby Liberty Square, where you can check out the Parliament. Cycle towards Margaret Bridge and take a detour off to Margaret Island, an entire park on an island, where you can relax while the guide will be on hand to answer questions and tell you stories from Budapest’s tumultuous past. Cross the river and stop at Batthyany Square to take a break for coffee and cake. Afterwards, make your way up the winding hill t...

    Monika was amazing! Her English was excellent and it was so interesting to learn about Budapest from her perspective. The pace was terrific, the e-bikes made it a breeze to tackle the hills of Buda and the city is incredibly beautiful! We feel like we saw in 4 hours, what would have taken us days to walk. The cakes offered on our break were delicious!

  • Budapest: Castle District Walk with Café Stop

    4. Budapest: Castle District Walk with Café Stop

    This private small-group walking tour provides an insight into the fascinating history of Buda Castle District, from medieval days to the present. Your guide will explain how Castle Hill was originally designed, and how the area was used by a number of different cultures over the centuries. During this 2.5-hour tour you’ll see the major landmarks and monuments of the district, including the Royal Palace, the Presidential Palace, Disz Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess Andras Square, and the Fisherman’s Bastion. You’ll have the opportunity to admire the interior of Matthias Church, and hear the stories behind the fascinating sites. You’ll also enjoy a break for coffee and cake at a cosy café in the Castle District.

    Rebekah provided a tour de force performance! Very knowledgeable and extremely passionate, she educated and entertained us in equal measure. Highly recommended!

  • Budapest Private Bike Tour with Cafe Stop

    5. Budapest Private Bike Tour with Cafe Stop

    This 3.5 hour cycle tour can be tailored to suit your wishes, stopping at various major sights of the city including Heroes’ Square, where you will learn about the rich history and culture of Hungary, City Park and Vajdahunyad Castle (including a peek into Széchenyi bath house), the Opera House, St Stephen's Basilica, Liberty Square, and the Parliament. Other sights include the Danube Promenade, the Chain Bridge, inner central Pest, Margaret Bridge and Margaret Island, the Buda Castle District (Royal Palace, Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church), the Grand Market Hall, National Museum and Great Synagogue. A coffee break with a traditional Hungarian pastry is included. Your experienced guide will always take the safest routes.

  • Budapest: 3-Hour Buda Castle Walk

    6. Budapest: 3-Hour Buda Castle Walk

    This tour will showcase not only the important sites—such as the eclectic Matthias Church with its colorful tiled roof and brightly colored interior, the Royal Palace complex and the Fisherman’s Bastion—but also the secret spots hidden in the side streets that should not be missed. The streets follow the shape of the hill, and have seen plenty of action since the mid-13th century when the first royal residence was built here. Your guide will discuss the periods of history which influenced this neighborhood, with a special emphasis on the Jewish population which once lived here, the Hungarian royalty and the Habsburg empire. You’ll learn about the heroes and villains of World War II who left their mark here, and the brutal siege of Budapest in which the neighborhood was demolished when the German and Russian armies met on these streets. Buda became an important European city in the 15th ...

    My wife and I were the only ones on this small group tour and we got the perfect private tour experience with our guide. She was incredibly sweet and had lots of interesting stuff to share about the history of Budapest and Matthais Church. We stopped for coffee and had the best cream cake at Ruszwurm confectionery. We highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants to explore Buda castle and its surroundings.

  • All In One 3-Hour Walking Tour with Coffee Stop

    7. All In One 3-Hour Walking Tour with Coffee Stop

    Experience everything Budapest has to offer on this packed walking tour. The tour begins at the Opera House, then take a short ride on the Millennium metro to Heroes Square' and Budapest's city park. Once there you will learn about Hungarian history and culture through the line of kings displayed in chronological order. Then, walk through the park to visit Vajdahunyad Castle, a complex built for the World Expo in 1896. Afterwards, stop by Szechenyi Bath House to learn about the country's unique bathing culture. Hop back on the metro and stop by Andrassy Blvd. Next, continue toward Elizabeth Square and St. Stephen’s Basilica before taking a break in a café for a taste of Hungary’s most famous pastry. Once refreshed, take a trip toward the downtown area with a stop at Vaci Street and Vorosmarty Square. Finally, climb the steps up to the Royal Palace and walk through the old cobblestone s...

    We had Kristina as our tour guide, she was amazing. The history of Budapest/Hungary is fascinating, we really went into the older history of the country, and ended in current day. Our tour guide was friendly informative and the coffee shop/snack was to die for..do it!

  • Budapest: Private Walking Tour of the Castle District

    8. Budapest: Private Walking Tour of the Castle District

    Meet your guide in the historical Castle District, your private guide will lead you along the area’s cobbled medieval streets to see the main sights. The guide will bring the past of this fascinating area to life, relating stories and legends of the Castle District, and showing you hidden areas that are often overlooked on other tours. You’ll gain an insight into the historical events that have shaped the Castle District over the centuries. Learn how the area was originally laid out and built, and how it has been used over the centuries by many different cultures. See the Royal Palace, the Presidential Palace, Disz Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess András Square, and the Fisherman’s Bastion. You’ll also have the opportunity to see inside Matthias Church, and hear about its interesting past. There will be a coffee break with a traditional Hungarian pastry along the way.

  • Budapest Winter Bike Tour with Coffee Stop

    9. Budapest Winter Bike Tour with Coffee Stop

    After meeting at the tour office, close to the majestic Opera House, you'll then cruise along Andrassy Boulevard before taking in the magnificent St. Stephen’s Basilica. After seeing the beautiful church and square, the next stop is Liberty Square for a look at one of the city's last Soviet relics before you make your way to the Parliament building. It's here, from the riverbank, that you'll enjoy a stunning view of the Castle District - which includes buildings such as Matthias Church, Royal Palace, and the Fisherman’s Bastion. Your guide will be on hand to tell you about these places and the roles they played in the city's history. Next, you'll stop for a refreshment break in a warm and cozy cafe and enjoy a delicious, traditional Hungarian pastry and coffee or tea. Rested and relaxed, it's off to Central Market Hall - one of Europe’s largest and most spectacular indoor markets. You'...

    Raymond the guide was superb. He had both the knowledge and the attitude to make this experience so great. Moreover, the path was well diversified between culture and unique architecture buildings. Very high recommended tour

  • Budapest 3-Hour Private Guided Walking Tour

    10. Budapest 3-Hour Private Guided Walking Tour

    This 3-hour private walking tour of Budapest can be tailored to suit your interests, with stops at various major sights of the city. Your guide can show you the Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica, Liberty Square, and the Parliament. You might also like to include a few of the following: the Danube Promenade, the Chain Bridge, inner central Pest, Margaret Bridge and Margaret Island, the Buda Castle District (Royal Palace, Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church), the Grand Market Hall, the National Museum, and the Great Synagogue. There will be a coffee break with a traditional Hungarian pastry along the way. Your experienced guide will bring this fascinating city to life for you with stories about the sites you visit.

    My tour guide was absolutely amazing. friendly easy to converse with and knowledgeable, she made seeing and navigating through the city easy.

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What people are saying about Matthias Church

Very interesting tour, allowing to better understand main stages of Hungarian history and to discover it's heritage. Our guide was very nice and provided clear explanations.

Perfect romantic setting with great food and good music❤ Highly recommended. Only minus was that you do not get a non-alcoholic wine / beer on the boat.

Danube cruise seems like a must in Budapest and doing it while eating a delicious dinner makes it a 10x better experience. Defenitely recommend it!

Very friendly staff. The 4-course menu was high quality and very tasty. Price-equivalent ratio excellent. I can absolutely recommend this dinner.

The food was great, the staff was very friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere just can’t be beat. Seriously gorgeous views.