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Budapest sightseeing tour by car or on foot (3-8 hours)
 



The tour upon request lasts from 3 to 8 hours. Regardless of the length, the tour can be done on foot or by car. Here are two examples, in between the tour can be tailored according to your requirements.
 


A 3-hour walking tour covers the following sites: the St Stephen Basilica, Freedom Square, the Parliament, the Chain Bridge, the Castle District with the Matthias Church.
 


An 8-hour car ride tour covers the following sites: the Heroes’ Square, the City Park with the Vajdahunyad Castle, the Széchenyi Baths, the Andrássy Avenue, the Opera, the Synagogue, the St Stephen Basilica, the Freedom Square, the Parliament, the Grand market (where lunch can also be consumed), the Quays, the Margaret Bridge, the Fő utca, the Király Baths, the Castle District (the residential area with the Matthias Church and the Fishermen’s Bastion, the Royal Palace), Mount Gellért, the Chain Bridge.
 


The route depends on your departure and arrival points, the number of sites visited and the time spent there evolves according to the duration of the tour and the means of transport (foot or car) and can be adapted in all cases to your individual requests.
 


The suggested tours contain only the visit inside the St Stephen Basilica. It is also possible to visit other monuments, with extension of the duration of the tour.
 


Price:
 


A 3-hour walking tour costs € 60; each additional hour costs € 20.
 


What makes an 8-hour walking tour cost in total € 150.
 


For a driving tour please ask our quote.
 


Entrance tickets, consumption and other incidental expenses are not included.
 


 

Price: 60-150 EUR - book this tour
 



Dinner with gypsy music and panoramic views of the city lights (3 hours)
 



After departure from your hotel with private transfer and a guide, you are given a dinner accompanied by gypsy music in a traditional restaurant. After dinner your guide shows you, on the way back, from the top of Gellért Hill, the panoramic view of the illuminated sleeping city. The price includes the private transfer and the guide’s fee. The consumption and other incidental expenses are not included.
 

Price: 90 EUR - book this tour
 



Opera Evening, followed by a Hungarian dinner (5 hours)
 



From September to June, the Budapest Opera House offers a varied program, with masterpieces of worldwide known composers. As part of this program, a private transfer with your guide will take you to the Opera House, one of the most beautiful buildings of the 19th century. After the spectacle, a dinner is given to you in a magnificent restaurant which is also one the best restaurants in Budapest. After your dinner, a private transfer drives you back to your hotel. Le price includes the private transfer and the tickets to the Opera. The consumption and other incidental expenses are not included.
 


The feasibility of this program depends on the availability of tickets to the Opera.
 

Price: 200 EUR - book this tour
 



The Evening lights of Budapest (3 hours)
 



As part of this program a tour of the city at night is done. In summertime - from early May until late September (depending on the weather) - the tour is done on foot, in the centre of the city. The route is defined in such a way that you are at the Danube when the public lighting starts to cover with a light coat the most beautiful monuments of the city. In wintertime - from early October to late April - the tour is done by car.
 

Price: 60 / 90 EUR - book this tour
 



Gastronomy in Budapest (4 hours)
 



We introduce you to the secrets of the Hungarian cuisine. The tour starts at the Grand Market, where you will discover the most significant ingredients of the Hungarian cuisine and we’ll taste some Hungarian specialties. Then, during a walk of about two hours in the city centre, amongst some of the most beautiful architectural master pieces of Budapest, you will continue enjoying the discovery of other culinary specialties. The tour can end with a Hungarian lunch or a wine tasting.
 

Price: 80 EUR - book this tour
 



The Jewish heritage of Budapest - half day (4 hours)
 



We will present you the main sites of the life of the Jewish community in Budapest and in Hungary. We will discover the three main synagogues in the neighborhood, and other tricks of the Jewish quarter. The tour can end with a Jewish lunch or a tasting of Hungarian wines.
 

Price: 80 EUR - book this tour
 



The Jewish heritage of Budapest - full day (8 hours)
 



After visiting the Jewish district (see the half day program), we will visit the “Shoes”, a Holocaust monument on the Danube bank, than we will visit the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Páva street. This program is done on foot and by public transportation (tickets included).
 

Price: 120 EUR - book this tour
 



The communist legacy in Budapest - half day (4 hours)
 



We make you discover the decades of communist totalitarianism, between 1945 and 1990. During the tour, we take you to the Statue Park, then back to the city by visiting the neighbourhoods built for the workers, and - depending on availability - show you what remains of the large size of plants reporting the communist ideology. The tour ends with a lunch (3 courses) as we ate in the canteen of our childhood. The tower is done with a car of the communist times, especially with a Trabant, Wartburg or Barkas.
 

Price: 280 EUR - book this tour
 



The communist legacy in Budapest - full day (7 hours)
 



After visiting the Statue Park (see the half day program), we move to Dunaújvaros, the "first socialist town" which was created to install there, from nothing, the Hungarian heavy industry. The image of the city reflects even today these days. Here we consume our lunch in a restaurant reminiscent of ancient times. Then we hit the road to Budapest. On the way back we will visit neighbourhoods that were built specially for the workers, and – to the extent possible – we will visit the remains of the large factories aimed to proclaim the greatness of the communist ideology. This program is done by modern car.
 

Price: 350 EUR - book this tour
 



The memories of Ancient Times (min. 7 hours)
 



With private transfer, the tour starts with the visit of Szentendre, a Mediterranean city of baroque style, known today as the "Montmartre" of Budapest. Then we have a walk in the open air ethnographic museum (Skanzen). Then we have a lunch in a nostalgic restaurant recalling the "good old times." After lunch, we will visit the ruins of Aquincum, a Roman city: the amphitheatre and the open air museum. Then your driver will drop you at Király Baths, an authentic bath of the Ottoman times, to spend there the rest of the day. The entrance ticket to Király Baths is included. The length of this program does not include the hours spent in the bathhouse.
 

Price: 350 EUR - book this tour
 



The world heritage of Budapest (4 hours)
 



As part of this tour, you will discover sites of Budapest which are listed as the UNESCO world heritage. The difference from the general tour is that a greater emphasis is placed on the relevant sites, during this tour done by car, including Heroes’ Square, Andrassy Avenue, the two banks of the Danube and the Castle District.
 

Price: 120 EUR - book this tour
 



The Bathhouses of Budapest (4 hours)
 



We visit the main bathhouses of Budapest and we present you their stories. At first on the Buda side, and then on the Pest side. t the end of the program we will take you to the Széchenyi Bathhouse to spend there the rest of the day. The length of this program done by car does not include the hours spent in the bathhouse.
 

Price: 80 EUR - book this tour
 



The hills of Budapest by train (4 hours)
 



we show you the secrets of the Buda hills. We do a ride in the hills, taking the Cog Train, the Children’s Small Train, and the Chairlift. Meanwhile, we go on the highest point of Budapest, the Mont János’ Belvedere Tower (526m), which will make us to have a half an hour walk in the forest. (Availability of the chairlift depends on the weather, in case of wind or rain, this part must be replaced by the tram and the visit of the Mont János must be abandoned.) This program is done on foot and by public transportation (tickets includes).
 

Price: 120 EUR - book this tour
 



The hidden faces of Budapest (3 hours)
 



We show you the hidden faces of Budapest. During this walk, we will make you discover the different districts of Budapest, all different from one another, each with its own history, and yet all forming part of a large whole, as integral parts of the Capital city, as we know it today. This program is on foot and by public transportation (tickets included).
 

Price: 100 EUR - book this tour
 



Cruise on the Danube (1 to 2,5 hours)
 



During this cruise program you spend a pleasant hour to rejoice in the splendid view of Buda and Pest, in daytime, on the boat Duna Bella, in the evening, on the boat Legenda. In the day, this walk can be completed in a one-hour guided walk on Margaret Island. On the restaurant cruises, you can enjoy a panoramic tour with a meal à la carte lunch on your choice (pay as you order) – or a meal package on your choice from the daily menu (included in the price). You can request a private transfer and a guide for this program (not included). The availability of this program varies by seasons.
 

Price: 25-120 EUR (for 2 people) - book this tour
 



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