Private Budapest Driving Tour with Friendly Local Guide

Explore all the main Budapest sites on this private driving tour! Your enthusiastic guide will lead you to some of the greatest thrills of Budapest: Heroes’ Square, Buda Castle and the Citadel.
Private vehicle is provided accordingly to the group size, and your private guide will arrange minivan or a bus, if needed. During this 4-hour tour Budapest will take you back in time with a fairy-tale architecture!

• Explore Budapest in the most comfortable way, as you don’t have to walk a lot
• It is a perfect tour first-time visitors
• You will be awe-struck by the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Canal Bridge and the Gellért Hill
• But most of all it’s the friendly local guide you meet and stories you hear that will steal your heart

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Customizable itinerary
    • Private driving experience
    • Professional local guide
    • Must see and off the beaten path
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
    • Iconic places for photoshoot
    • Meeting in the hotel lobby
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Szechenyi Baths and Pool
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of Fine Arts
    • Entry/Admission - Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz)
    • Entry/Admission - St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
    • Entry/Admission - Hungarian Parliament Building
    • Entry/Admission - Fisherman's Bastion
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Heroes' Square, Andrassy Avenue Next to City Park in the VI. District, Budapest 1062 Hungary

    This tour will give you a perfect mix of must-see spots. In a comfortable vehicle you will go from one landmark to another and explore each place in no hurry. All along the way your guide will bring Budapest great art and history vividly to life. You can start from any hotel or other accommodation type in Budapest, as pick-up is provided. It’s up to you where to finish, as you will observe many magnificent places, and can decide by yourself, where you want to return.

    You will start at the Heroes' Square, major Budapest Square, which is known for its famous statue complex.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Budapest, City Park, 1146 Hungary

    Next to the Heroes’ Square you will see City Park (Városliget) and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), Vajdahunyad var Varosliget, Budapest 1146 Hungary

    Vajdahunyad Castle has decoration elements of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque style and was built as a part of the 1,000 years of Hungary celebration.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bela Lugosi Statue, Budapest, Unnamed Road, 1146 Hungary

    Enjoy the scenic views and try to find the statue of Béla Lugosi, actor who played Dracula.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Szechenyi Baths and Pool, Allatkerti korut 9-11., Budapest 1146 Hungary

    You will also observe Szechenyi Baths and Pool inside the park, exceptional medicine baths with thermal springs.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Dózsa György út 41, 1146 Hungary

    Your next stop is the masterpiece-packed Museum of Fine Arts with its vast collection of European art.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Andrassy Avenue, Andrassy ut, Budapest 1061 Hungary

    Then you move to Andrassy Avenue, elegant street with Neo-Renaissance mansions, fine restaurants and numerous shops.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz), Andrassy ut 22, Budapest 1061 Hungary

    The most noticeable building of the Andrassy Avenue is the Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz).

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), Szent Istvan ter 1, Budapest 1051 Hungary

    Observe St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). It is an impressive building from the outside, but even more impressive from the inside. Take your time and walk around, looking at sculptures, altar and paintings. Admire church’s beautiful facade, richly decorated mosaics and impressive dome.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hungarian Parliament Building, Kossuth Ter 1-3, Budapest 1055 Hungary

    Then you will enjoy the view of the Hungarian Parliament Building. It is currently the largest building in Hungary. This is an absolutely must-see attraction of Budapest. Try to take a picture of it from different vantage points, as each view has its own magic. The history of this place is rich too, your guide will you fascinating stories.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Szechenyi Lanchid, Budapest 1051 Hungary

    Enjoy the majesty of Szechenyi Lanchid (the Chain Bridge). At the time of construction it was considered as one of the world's engineering wonders. Now it is fabulous and stunning place, perfect for photos or romantic walks.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Zero Kilometre Stone, Clark Adam ter, Budapest 1013 Hungary

    You will stop at Zero Kilometre Stone, which marks the reference point from which all road distances are measured.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Liberty Square, Budapest, Szabadság tér, Hungary

    Then you will head to the Liberty Square to enjoy some the Art Nouveau style buildings and relax just walking around.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Shoes on the Danube Bank, Id. Antall Jozsef Rkp, Budapest 1054 Hungary

    After that you will listen to poignant story of The Shoes on the Danube Bank monument, dedicated to the Jews who were killed by fascists. It is an interesting installation with history and emotions behind it, so listen and absorb the energy.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Buda Castle, Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    Fall in love with Buda Castle, the palace complex of the Hungarian Kings in Budapest. Changing of the guard happens every hour, which is always fun to watch.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest, Szentháromság tér, 1014 Hungary

    You will observe Buda Castle’s famous Fisherman's Bastion, which provides the unique panorama of Budapest from the Neo-Romanesque lookout terrace.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Matthias Church, Szentharomsag ter 2, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    Another important spot here is the Matthias Church, built in late gothic style, with delicate facade and utterly unique colorful roof. It's always a pleasure to admire this iconic church.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Citadella setany 1 Gellerthegy, Budapest 1118 Hungary

    Your final stop is the Citadel, located on the top of Gellért Hill. Surrender to the charms of this fortress to enjoy the greatest panoramic view of Budapest.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Citadel lookout, Budapest, Citadella stny., 1118 Hungary

    You will see all of it: Buda Castle, Parliament, Danube. The fortress is also incredible, and you will certainly have once in a lifetime experience!

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Lobby of your hotel. Please provide the exact name and address of your hotel.Your guide will meet you at your centrally-located hotel, hostel or vacation rentalYou don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via emailAirports
    • Ferihegy Airport, Budapest Hungary
    • Budapest Airport, Budapest, 1185 Hungary
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-11498P116

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