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Buda Castle Explorer

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Best Beers of Budapest

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Budapest 3-Hour Small-Group Walking Tour with Expert Guide

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Budapest Danube River Cruise with Optional Dinner

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Budapest Airport Private Arrival Transfer

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Day Trips & Excursions

Budapest to Etyek Wine Country 4.5-Hour Tour with Dinner

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Day Trips & Excursions

Danube Bend Day Trip from Budapest

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Skip the Line Széchenyi Spa in Budapest with Massage Upgrade

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Berlin to Venice

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Berlin to Rome

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Budapest & the Balkans

Starting at$1,420

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Europe Explorer

Starting at$7,540

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Budapest to Rome

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Madrid to Rome

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Budapest to Venice

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Madrid to Venice

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Travel on a budget

Top 15 free things to do in Budapest

6 min readPublished Feb 18, 2020

From markets and mausoleums to hikes and mummified hands, here are 15 of the best free experiences for Budapest, Hungary on a budget.

Aerial of the Hungarian Statue of Liberty with Liberty Bridge and the Budapest skyline during sunrise.
Health and wellness

A guide to Budapest’s thermal baths

4 min readPublished Dec 31, 2019

Budapest's thermal baths have been a part of everyday life for centuries. Here are our essential tips for planning a visit to the city's spas.

Swim past an art nouveau fountain at Gellért Baths © Will Sanders / Lonely Planet
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Best things to do in Budapest in December

4 min readPublished Oct 24, 2019

Ice skating, mulled wine, thermal spas, Christmas markets and festive lights – here are the very best things to do in Budapest in December.

Tram 2 dressed in Christmas lights stopped beside the Danube © Romeo Reidl / Getty Images
Food and drink

The 7 best places to brunch in Budapest

5 min readPublished Jun 7, 2019

It is a truth universally acknowledged that breakfast is the best part of the day, whether you’re an early bird eager to have your first bites by eight or…

Dinners cram into a high-ceilinged cafe with light bulbs hanging from long wires; the back wall is covered in a vibrant mural of balloons, flying trapeez artists, planes and lady birds
Food and drink

The best rooftop bars in Budapest

5 min readPublished Apr 6, 2019

Budapest is gorgeous at ground level, but when you’re 10 storeys above its fin-de-siècle splendour with a creatively mixed cocktail in hand, it takes on a…

View of the view of Parliament over the roof of the Hungarian State Treasury from a rooftop terrace in Budapest © Kata Fári / Lonely Planet