Budapest Danube River Cruise with Optional Dinner

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Hungary

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Enjoy a relaxing night out in Budapest with this scenic Danube River cruise. Sip drinks including wine and Sparkling wine and choose an optional Hungarian buffet dinner. You’ll be entertained by live music as you admire the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Budapest panorama, which includes the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue.
On board, enjoy a relaxing candlelit atmosphere as you sip drinks including wine and Sparkling wine. If you choose the dinner option, you'll also enjoy a hot buffet dinner of typical Hungarian dishes (sample menu can be found in the Itinerary section below). Sit back and relax as you take in views of Budapest’s famous UNESCO World Heritage-listed urban panorama, a series of sites that illustrate the city’s fascinating history and culture. Pass the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, the Chain Bridge (Clark Ádám Square), the Gellért Baths and Mt Gellért with its Freedom Monument. You’ll be awed by the sparkling city lights while enjoying live music entertainment, performed by three members of the Hungária Folk Orchestra.Sample MenuCold Main CourseSpiced cottage cheese cream and traditional greaves creamSoupsAlföld-style goulash with small dumplingsVegetable cream soupHot Main CoursesMini stuffed cabbageRoasted chicken breast with basil and cheese sauceSpicy pork slices rib with thyme and mustard sauceTraditional chicken with paprikaRoasted sea fish served with Chardonnay sauceVegetarianGrilled polenta with feta cheeseHomemade spinach dumplings served with mustard and mushroom sauce Salads and Garnishes Fresh seasonal salads with dressingsItalian pasta saladCaesar’s saladSweet corn salad with mayonnaiseHash-brown or roasted potatoesGrilled vegetablesSteamed Jasmin rice with corn DessertsHome-made strudelSomló style sponge cakeMini tartsDessert variations Európa styleSeason fruit basketDrinks1 glass of Sparkling wine1 glass of wine, beer or juiceMineral water

What’s included

  • Professional host/hostess
  • Live entertainment
  • Buffet dinner (if option selected)
  • Drinks (including 1 glass of Sparkling wine and 1 glass of wine, beer or soft drink if option selected)
  • Transfer
  • Drinks only option does not include Dinner

What’s not included

  • Additional drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Dinner not included unless the dinner option is selected


  • Buffet dinner included
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included