Visiting the most famous and beautiful sights of the city: Castle District (Matthias Church,
Fishermen’s Bastion), Heroes’ Square, Opera House, St. Stephen’s Basilica, Parliament (outside), Gellért Hill (Citadel).
SIGHTSEEING BY BOAT
Duna-Bella – Daytime cruise
Sightseeing by boat to see Budapest “the pearl of the Danube”.
An hour cruise with optional walking tour on the Margaret Island.
Danube Legend Evening cruise
Enjoy the lights of the city while listening to the story told you by kings and emperors, architects and artists in your language (30 languages by earpieces).
Theatre evenings, concerts
Opera, operetta, classical music, ballet, musical, organ concert(in a church).
BUDAPEST, the city of Spas. Gellért, Széchenyi Bath and the others
There are more than 100 thermal springs in Budapest. You can swim or enjoy the thermal bath, Turkish steam bath, massage and sauna all around the year.
Taste the typical Hungarian dishes and get acquainted with the dynamic dances accompanied by gipsy music.
Óbuda – Margaret Island
Museums and walking tour Visiting this part of the capital, Óbuda, where a square keeps the old time ambiance and there are two museums of great interest.The gallery of our famous sculptor Imre Varga and the collection of Victor Vasarely, great personality of modern art. Lunch, then walking tour on the Margaret Island.
Stroll the streets of the charming small town, Szentendre and see the unique collection of Margit Kovács (art pottery). Museums, churches, shops, cafés, view with the Danube, anything you like.
Danube Bend excursion
Full day tour by coach to this beautiful region of Hungary. Visiting Esztergom, the oldest royal and catholic centre, birthplace of history. The other highlight is Visegrád, famous for its fortress. Gourmet lunch while enjoying the great view over the Danube. Then walking around Szentendre, a charming small town and visiting the unique collection of Margit Kovács (art pottery).
Gödöllö – half day
About 30 km from Budapest you find this large baroque palace, the favourite residence of the Austrian-Hungarian queen Elizabeth (Sissi). See the exhibition and get to know more about the unexampled personality.
Gödöllö and surrounding – whole day
After visiting the Royal Palace you will see the church of pilgrimage in Máriabesnyő and the 19th century masterpiece of architect Nicholas Ybl inFót. Lunch, then sightseeing in the city Vác.
Welcome to the prairie! You are greeted with a glass of brandy, then you may experience the horse-herds’ attraction, horse exercising and carriage driving. Lunch with wine and music in an old style restaurant.
Travelling to Siófok, the main city of the lake where you find the particular Lutheran temple made by the outstanding architect Imre Makovecz. You cross the lake by ferry-boat and visit the picturesque Tihany peninsula, with the famous Abbey church. Lunch on route then wine-tasting.
Herend – Veszprém – Tihany
Visiting the Herend porcelain manufacture, story, technologie and museum. Lunch in a typical restaurant, then a short walking tour in the near-by town Veszprém. Arrival in the most beautiful part of the lake Balaton, the picturesque Tihany peninsula, famous for the old Abbey church. You will finish the tour with the unforgettable view of the lake.
Keszthely – Héviz – Sümeg
Keszthely is the oldest town around the lake Balaton, where you visit the spectacular.Festetics castle. You can swim in Hévíz, in the largest thermal water lake in Europe. It makes you young again! Finish the day with a medieval tournament and feast in the near-by fortress of Sümeg.
Small town, great history. Bishop’s Palace, baroque churches and a medieval fortress dominating the country-side. You can follow a medieval tournament and have an old-style dinner.
Medieval days in Visegrád
Historical review of this ancient royal residence. Medieval tournament, music, market and feast as it was in the old times.
A town of beauty, a town of history, a town of wine. Good geographical localization and great historical architecture. Eger’s fortress is the scene of the heroic victory against the Turks in 1552. Do not forget to taste the wines, Eger is the birthplace of the famous wine, the Bull’s Blood. An organ concert and a tasty dinner make your day really perfect.
Szeged – Ópusztaszer
Sightseeing tour in Szeged, university town located on the banks of the river Tisza. Lunch with local tastes, then visiting Ópusztaszer Memorial Park to get to know more about the Hungarian history and to admire the Feszty panorama picture. It is one of the largest pictures in the world. Wax museum of history and open air museum of folk arts.
Kalocsa is a town of catholicism and a town of folk arts. This is the centre of the famous spice , the paprika as well. You see here the Archbishop’s Palace, the unexampled colourful embroidery and the Paprika Museum. An organ concert in a beautiful church and a wine-tasting in a near-by cellar complete your tour.
Pannonhalma – Tata
Visiting Pannonhalma, the world heritage 1000-year-old Benedictine Abbey. Gastronomic lunch in the neighbouring wine-country. Walking tour in Tata, a beautiful small town well-known for its medieval castle, lakes, mills and clocktower.
Vintage at Lake Balaton or Eger
Nature and fun! Feel the ambiance of the countryside, be wine-grower for a while!. Pick the grapes in the vineyards, press it and taste the must! Have your lunch or dinner with traditional dishes, different wines, music, folklore show! Be happy!
A traditional wedding ceremony. Wedding feast escorted by the inhabitants of the village, wine tasting, gipsy music, traditional wedding dishes).
Busó march (firing the winter)
Budapest Operaball (beginning of March)
Spring Festival (second half of March)
Medieval days in Visegrád (5-8 July)
Balaton Sound (middle of July)
Hungarian Grand Prix (End of July)
Budapest Summer Festival (June – July – August)
Sziget Festival (second week in August)
International Folklor Fesztivál Százhalombatta (6-12 August)
Flower Carnival Debrecen (15-21 August)
Days of Kings Székesfehérvár (15 – 20 August)
Festival of Folk Arts Budapest(17-21 August)
National Holiday-St. Stephen’s Day Budapest (20th August)
Savaria Historical Carnival Szombathely (End of August)
International Fish Festival Szeged (31 Aug. – 2 Sept.)
Onion Festival Makó (8 – 9 September)
Wine Festival Budapest and Balatonfüred (12-16 September)
National Gallop (12-14 September)
Paprika days Kalocsa (21-22 Sept.)
Sausage Festival Békéscsaba (19-22 October)
What is Hungary famous for?
Gulyás, Jókai bean soup, Dobos cake, Tokaj wine, Gipsy music, Liszt, Puskás, Rubik’s cube, Vitamin C, Musicians and architects, Olympic champions and Nobel prize winner scientists…
SMALL COUNTRY GREAT JOURNEY