Total Budapest Discovery: Full Day Sightseeing Tour Including Lunch

Discover the secrets behind Budapest’s most iconic landmarks. Enjoy a traditional Hungarian bistro lunch at one of the locals' favourite spots and try a classic national dish such as chicken paprika or goulash soup. Soak up the city’s most incredible views of the waterfront and the Parliament building from the top of Castle Hill. Stroll around Hero’s Square and flood your Instagram feed with stunning images of Budapest’s most famous monuments. Soak up the atmosphere of a much-loved mid-19th century local pastry shop. This small group full-day tour is limited to maximum 12 guests.

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  • What's included :
    • Local, English-speaking guide
    • One local snack
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • A slice of cake
    • Public transport tickets
    • Entry fee to Matthias Church
    • Entry/Admission - Matthias Church
    What's excluded :
    • Additional food and drink
    • Tips/gratuities for your guide
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Szell Kalman Square, Szell Kalman ter, Budapest 1024 Hungary

    Get to know the real Hungary with this historical Budapest tour. You will begin with a short minibus ride to reach the entrance gate of the Castle District, where you’ll set off on your Budapest adventure.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    Pass by historical buildings that seem to be silent and sleepy, but just wait until your guide tells you stories from behind the walls! Enjoy the small architectural details prevalent in the Castle District and hear tales of former inhabitants and owners of the houses.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ruszwurm Confectionery, Budapest, Szentháromság u. 7, 1014 Hungary

    Next up, we will pass by the oldest confectionary shop in the city and admire its colourful creations before paying a visit to the first private art gallery to emerge in Hungary.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Halaszbastya, Szentharomsag Ter, Budapest 1014 Hungary

    We will admire the breathtaking views from the hilltop.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    We will admire the breathtaking views from the hilltop.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Pass by the impressive St Stephen's Basilica & hear about its history.

    We will then have lunch at the near by local spot. We’ll have a chance to get to know one another better and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ask your guide any questions you may have about the city. The menu changes depending on the season and what’s available that day but there are always traditional dishes on the menu; expect chicken paprika with dumplings, beef stew, goulash soup, stuffed cabbage, stuffed peppers, pancakes and so on.

    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

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

    We’ll cross the World Heritage-listed Andrássy Avenue and hear stories from the past

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Then we’re off to discover Europe’s oldest electrified underground line, dating all the way back to 1896, before arriving at the famous Heroes’ Square, which is full of iconic monuments for you to swoon over. Here we will stop to talk about the city’s more contemporary history.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Szechenyi Baths and Pool, Allatkerti korut 9-11., Budapest 1146 Hungary

    We'll see the Baths building from the outside and hear the stories why its the most special bath in whole Europe.

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

    Arriving back at Andrássy Avenue, we’ll take the old metro line up to the Opera House where a coffee and a slice of delicious local cake awaits you in an old, authentic café.

    Your tour ends here but before you go, don’t forget to tap up your local guide for more tips on what else to see, do and eat during your stay in beguiling Budapest.

    Duration: 40 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Budapest, Széll Kálmán tér, 1024 Hungary
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Budapest, Andrássy út 29, 1061 Hungary
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests.
    • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
    • Standard dress, comfortable walking shoes.
    • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: The tour fully takes place in an area that is under the protection of UNESCO, which promotes local culture and history.
    • Part of your tour fee includes admission to Matthias Church and St. Stephens Basilica, which also helps preserve local culture.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognizes companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
  • 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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Organised by Urban Adventures Budapest

Activity ID: V-5990P23

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