Things to do in Budapest

The lovely city of Budapest is located in the heart of Europe. This capital city of Hungary is the pearl of Danube culture and scenery, and has captured the interest of many visitors throughout the years. The city is often referred to as the “Capital of Festivals” and the “Capital of Spas and Thermal Baths”. The specials featured on Expedia allow you to make reservations for Budapest excursions at affordable prices.

2-In-1 Floating Bus Tour
A comprehensive introduction to Budapest awaits on this 2-in-1 guided tour past some of the city’s most impressive sights. Climb into a comfortable amphibious coach for an exciting ride along Budapest's vibrant avenues and into the rippling Danube river. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 45 minutes

Free cancellation

$30
per adult

3-Course Dinner & Hungarian Folklore Show
Delectable dining, fine wines, and an authentic folklore show all fuse into one unforgettable evening. Toast a welcoming drink and take a seat in an elegant restaurant serving delicious Hungarian cuisine. Enjoy a rousing performance of dancers and musicians in... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$62
per adult

3-Course Dinner & Tour by Night
Drive in the evening along leafy boulevards lined by majestic architecture as effervescent Budapest comes to life. A sumptuous 3-course Hungarian dinner and traditional gypsy music await you at a local restaurant, after which a knowledgeable guide takes you on... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$65
per adult

6-Tier Winetasting with Snacks
The fertile soil and temperate climate of Hungary make it an ideal place for winegrowing. In an award-winning cellar, taste 6 characteristic wines including the world-famous Tokaji accompanied by local snacks. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours

Free cancellation

$34
per adult

Artisan Chocolate Making Workshop
The sweet world of hand-made truffles, bonbons, and other delicious chocolate treats await you at an engaging, interactive workshop in the historical heart of Budapest. Work alongside a professional chocolatier and enjoy a light Hungarian meal with your fellow travelers.... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$76
per adult

Buda Castle Walk with Coffee and Pastry
The imposing Buda Castle overlooks the city from its elevated position atop Castle Hill. See some of the major landmarks of this charming, historic district. Stroll through cobbled alleys, take in panoramic views from Fisherman’s Bastion, and enjoy a relaxing... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$34
per adult

Budapest Segway Tour
Cruise on a Segway through Budapest's city center and explore grand boulevards, splendid squares, and famous landmarks in speedy style. With the aid of your knowledgeable guide, piece together the city's history and explore it without fatigue. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$74
per adult

Central Market Hall Gourmet Walking Tour & Cooking Class
The Central Market Hall is a foodie's heaven, a colorful display of fresh produce and aromatic spices. Soak up the bustle as traders and buyers cheerfully negotiate deals among stalls. Peruse local specialties and wines, learn the chef's tricks in... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Culinary Experiences, Land Adventures, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

City Bike Rental
Go local and hop on a bike to explore the enchanting Hungarian capital at your leisure. Set out on an extensive system of trails to roll down grand boulevards, journey along the majestic Danube river, and discover hidden corners away... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$11
per adult

City Nightlife Tour
Take the stress out of planning a night out and join fellow partygoers on this nightlife tour of Budapest. Let your guide take you to the locals' favorite pubs and bars, get a good idea of the city’s club scene,... Read More

Categories: Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$25
per adult

City Tour & Géllert Spa Admission
A perfect combination of sightseeing and relaxation—tour Budapest by bus then relax at one of its famous baths. Learn about Hungarian history and see the city’s most spectacular sights. After visiting the Citadella, stop at the Géllert Thermal Bath for... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$54
per adult

City Walking & Bus Tour with Fast-Track Parliament Entry
Admire Buda, Pest, and the Parliament Building on this tour. After hotel pickup, start from the Chain Bridge and take the Margaret Bridge to Buda. During a walk in the UNESCO-listed Castle District, see the main attractions, walk to Matthias... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$41
per adult

Danube Bend Day Trip
A scenic drive takes you to the beautiful Danube Bend, where you can view some of Hungary's grandest sights. Visit the mighty Esztergom Basilica, enjoy breathtaking views and a 3-course lunch at the former royal residence in Visegrád, and then... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$65
per adult

Danube Bend Day Trip to Esztergom, Visegrád & Szentendre
Embark on an unforgettable tour along the stunningly beautiful Danube River. Visit famous Hungarian landmarks in the Danube Bend such as the largest Hungarian Catholic church and Visegrad castle. Then stop in the artistic mecca of Szentendre to explore the... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$61
per adult

Danube Dinner Cruise
Magnificent evening views of illuminated bridges and stately buildings form the backdrop for your dinner while sailing the mighty Danube. An all-you-can-eat buffet with local and international specialties combines with entertainment by a live band to ensure an enjoyable night... Read More
Danube River Cruise with Unlimited Buffet Lunch
Cruise the along the Danube River and marvel at the genuine beauty and centuries-old grace of the Hungarian capital. Enjoy an unlimited lunch buffet as you take in the Budapest skyline and learn about the city’s historic beginnings. Read More
Danube Sightseeing River Cruise by Legenda Cruises
Buda and Pest, the twin jewels of the mighty Danube, reveal some of their stunning sights on a relaxing river cruise. Sit back, sip complimentary drinks as you glide under old bridges and past majestic buildings, while learning more about... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$15
per adult

Danube Symphony Orchestra Evening Event by Discover Budapest
A renowned symphony orchestra welcomes you for a journey through Europe's great works of classical music. In a lavish downtown residence, enjoy the music of Mozart, Liszt and Gershwin, combined with a unique Hungarian sound. Read More
Dinner Cruise with All-You-Can-Eat Buffet & Live Music
Embark on a scenic cruise and admire the picturesque skyline of Budapest from the waters of the mighty Danube. Feast on a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet dinner, relax with a drink in your hands, and enjoy the splendid panoramic views while... Read More

$51
per adult

Eger Sightseeing & Wine Tasting with Lunch
The town of Eger produces some of Hungary's best wines, including the celebrated "Bull's Blood" red. Enjoy a leisurely day in this enchanting baroque town flanked by rolling verdant hills, partaking in a 3-course lunch and a 5-tier wine tasting.... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$76
per adult

Etyek Wine Country Private Tour
On this half-day tour visit the town of Etyek in one of the youngest and fastest developing wine regions of Hungary, the Etyek-Buda wine region. With convenient roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel, visit a traditional winery and get... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$236
per adult

Fungarian Express Crash Course in Hungarian
Spend an hour with an expert teacher in a charming downtown café, and start to speak like a local. Learn how to count in Hungarian, say "thank you," or greet others, and pick up a vocabulary to show off with... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$27
per adult

Godollo Palace with Carriage Ride & Horse Show
Admire the grand treasures of the grand Godollo Palace, the second largest baroque palace in the world, and visit an equestrian farm where you can sample some Hungarian delicacies. Then embark on a carriage ride and observe a traditional horse... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$57
per adult

Great Plains, Country Farm & Horse Parade Day Trip with Lunch
Hungary's vast Puszta (flatland) is a World Heritage Site framed by the ancient Danube and Tisza rivers. Explore Kecskemét, the gateway to the plains, and watch an arresting horse parade at a country ranch. Relish a hearty feast and live... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$65
per adult

Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Visit grand palaces along leafy boulevards, cross stately bridges over the mighty Danube, and explore the ancient Castle Hill district on this guided overview of the city's major sights. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$28
per adult

Herend Porcelain Manufactory & Lake Balaton Excursion
Embark on a tour away from the bustling city of Budapest. Enjoy the scenery as you ride through quaint countryside on your way to interesting destinations such as the world’s largest porcelain manufactory, the oldest spa resort in Hungary, and... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$67
per adult

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Riverboat Pass by Eurama Travel Agency
See Budapest at your own pace with a 2-day pass for a double-decker bus and Danube river cruise. With unlimited rides and 3 routes on land and water, you can hop on and off at your leisure to visit all... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$18
per adult

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour by Big Bus
Jump aboard a double-decker bus with 360-degree views and explore everything that enchanting Budapest has to offer at your leisure. With no limit to the number of rides you can take, you can visit famous landmarks such as St Stephen's... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$18
per adult

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour by City Sightseeing
Admire Budapest from atop a double-decker bus on this comprehensive hop-on hop-off tour of Hungary's capital. Enjoy 360-degree views and unlimited rides, jumping on and off at iconic sites including the Hungarian Parliament Building, Buda Castle, and the Széchenyi Chain... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$15
per adult

Hungarian Cooking Class & 3-Course Lunch
The savory smells of a traditional Hungarian kitchen fill your nose as you chop, slice, and simmer with talented local chefs in this hands-on cooking class. Learn best practices and simple recipes to entertain and feed your friends, and dine... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

4 hours

Free cancellation

$76
per adult

Hungarian Folk Ensemble Performance
Experience a delightful folk ensemble that gives you a look at the livelier side of Hungarian culture. An evening of finely choreographed dance shows you some of the most memorable examples of this traditional art form, with performances from some... Read More
In the Footsteps of Empress Elisabeth: Historical Tour of Gödöllő Palace
Visit the second largest Baroque palace in the world with a visit to Gödöllő. As you explore this massive palace, your knowledgeable guide entertains you with stories about Queen Elisabeth of Hungary—often referred to as Sisi—and her husband, the Habsburg... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$39
per adult

Jewish Heritage Walking Tour
As the home of one of the largest Jewish communities in Europe, Budapest hosts many prominent Judaic sites for you to explore. Explore the resilient Great Synagogue, the gripping Jewish Museum, and the once-somber streets of the Budapest Ghetto area.... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$33
per adult

Jewish Monuments & Heritage Walking Tour
Explore the Jewish historical buildings and cultural places in Budapest as you learn how influential they have been in the course of Hungarian history. See the largest synagogue in Europe, priceless artwork, and memorial parks. Choose between a 1. 5-hour... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$25
per adult

Lake Balaton & Herend Full-Day Tour with Lunch
Central Europe's largest lake, the Balaton, is perfect for spending a leisurely day. Admire fine porcelain at the world-renowned Herend Manufactory, marvel at the view of the lake from the hilltop village of Tihany, and stroll through the spa town... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$76
per adult

Night City Tour with 3-Course Dinner & Folklore Show
Visit the illuminated "Paris of the East" and spend an enjoyable evening in a traditional restaurant. With convenient roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel, enjoy a Hungarian dinner and wine as you watch an entertaining folk show with dancers... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$67
per adult

Night Stroll & Danube River Cruise
By night, it’s easy to see why Budapest is often referred to as the "Paris of the East," with its landmarks illuminated in the dark sky. Enjoy endless photo opportunities as you stroll past the city’s beautiful buildings and streets... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$43
per adult

Off-the-Beaten-Path City Tour with Public Transport Tickets
Look beyond the usual sights, monuments, and historical landmarks of Budapest on a tour that takes you deeper, further and more underground. This tour isn't about the past, but shows you the lively arts and music scene that's happening right... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$21
per adult

Organ Concert at St. Stephen's Basilica
Listen to some of the best organists in Hungary perform with one of the country's grandest instruments. Admire the sheer size and ornate interiors of St. Stephen's Basilica as you spend an evening with performances by acclaimed resident musicians. Read More
Panoramic City Tour & Danube Cruise by CRB Cityrama
Take in breathtaking views of Budapest and see its main attractions, including the Buda Castle, National Library, National Gallery, and Castle Theatre. Take a ride on a traditional cable car and relax on a 1-hour cruise along the Danube. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$35
per adult

Parliament Building Tour
One of the most photographed buildings in the world, the majestic Parliament is an iconic landmark of Budapest. Admire the neo-gothic interiors on a guided tour, and choose to upgrade your visit with a sightseeing excursion in the city. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$42
per adult

Personal Private Photo Shoot by TripShooter
Get a memorable and personalized souvenir of your vacation with a private photo shoot using Budapest's main landmarks as a background. With the help of a bilingual local photographer, discover the city at your own pace and capture timeless memories... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$217
per adult

Private Half-Day City Sightseeing Tour
On a guided tour of Budapest, see the Castle District, take in a view of the city from Gellért Hill, and stop at Heroes' Square. Enjoy roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel as well as an overview of 1,000... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$192
per adult

Private Jewish Heritage Walking Tour
During this sightseeing tour, see some of the most important Jewish monuments of the Hungarian capital as well as the world's second largest synagogue—and largest in Europe—The Great Synagogue. Gain memorable insight as you walk through the area with your... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$115
per adult

Private Sightseeing Tour by a Trabant Car
Explore the delights of Budapest on your comprehensive private tour in an original Trabant 601. Hire out a "Paper Jaguar" along with your very own tour guide, see top attractions on both sides of the river, and learn about the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$130
per adult

Scholar-Led Belle Époque Budapest Walking Tour
Delve into Budapest's golden age—when the city flourished as a center of art and learning—on this comprehensive walking tour. Explore the capital, pass by monuments, examine Neo-Renaissance and Art Nouveau buildings, and hear about the unification of Buda and Pest... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$57
per adult

Scholar-Led Castle District Small-Group Tour
Set out with a small group to explore the Castle District, one of Budapest's oldest neighborhoods. Immerse yourself in the medieval streets and Baroque architecture, admiring impressive sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Mathias Church as your scholar guide shares in-depth... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$70
per adult

Scholar-Led Changing Landscape of Budapest Walking Tour
Discover the history behind one of the most intriguing cities in Europe. Divided by the Danube, both Pest and Buda blend an eclectic mixture of old and new sights. Follow your scholarly guide along the charming, cobbled streets of Pest... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$57
per adult

Scholar-Led Walking Tour of Jewish Budapest
The Jews of Budapest have endured periods of great suffering and enormous success throughout history, from the Weimar years to the strife of World War II. Learn many important aspects of Jewish history as you explore a ghetto in Pest.... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$70
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Budapest Airport (BUD)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour

Free cancellation

$11
per adult

Skip-the-Line Royal Palace Gödöllo Afternoon Tour
The favorite seasonal hideaway of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the Royal Palace in Gödöllo is an enchanting location for you to explore. Skip long visitor queues to see the private apartments and opulent halls of the Hungarians’ beloved monarch before... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

Small-Group Bike Tour
Pedal through the stunning Hungarian capital on a leisurely ride to famed monuments and through Budapest’s historic neighborhoods. In an intimate group, your expert guide leads you to the grand Opera House, venerable St. Stephen’s Basilica, and leafy embankments along... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$25
per adult

Small-Group Bites & Sights Tour by Urban Tour Adventures
Plunge into Hungarian culture with an exploration of Budapest's famous landmarks combined with a foodie adventure on a small-group tour. Learn more about the city's esteemed history as you taste delicious sweet and savory offerings, and gather insight into Jewish... Read More

$64
per adult

Small-Group Buda Castle Explorer Tour by Urban Adventures
Delve deep into Hungarian history as explore the Castle District with a local guide, discovering the historical highlights of the city. See beautiful intricate architecture, absorb majestic views, and visit one of the most stunning buildings in the city—Matthias Church—on... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$45
per adult

Small-Group Caving Tour
Embark on a thrilling adventure through the mysterious underworld that lies hidden under the hills of Budapest. Join an expert guide to climb, crawl, and hike your way through narrow passages and mighty natural chambers carved into the ancient limestone... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$41
per adult

Small-Group City Center Walking Tour
The majestic State Opera house is your starting point for a stroll that takes you on a fully-guided tour through the richness of Budapest. From the grand boulevards and illustrious castle complex to the quaint and charming cobbled streets, this... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$32
per adult

Small-Group Food & Wine Tour
Embark on one of Budapest’s most delicious tours and explore the city through your taste buds. Led by food and wine experts, this walking tour takes you through Central Market Hall and provides a thorough overview of the cuisine and... Read More

$89
per adult

Small-Group Hammer & Sickle Historical Walking Tour
Featured in major publications such as The NY Times and WSJ, this historical tour introduces you to fascinating facts about the Communist era and the country's wars and revolutions of the turbulent 20th century. Be captivated as you walk through... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$61
per adult

Small-Group Nightlife & History Tour by Urban Adventures
Uncover medieval Budapest as you explore one of its most eclectic neighborhoods, all with a glass of wine in hand. Taste a variety of traditional Hungarian drinks as your guide enlightens you on the local history; visit a selection of... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Land Adventures, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$60
per adult

Small-Group Sightseeing Tour By Bus & On Foot
The “Pearl of Danube,” as the magnificent capital city is often referred to, abounds with sights. Get a comprehensive introduction to both Buda and Pest on a leisurely small-group tour. Take in panoramic views as you listen to engaging live... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$35
per adult

Szentendre & Visegrád Tour
Discover one of the prettiest regions of the country and explore the mighty Danube’s rich traditions and delicious cuisine. Surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards, the charming river towns of Visegrád and Szentendre are emblematic of life in central Hungary.... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$48
per adult

Szentendre Bike & Boat Tour with Hungarian Snack
Go local and take a guided bicycle ride along the river from Budapest to visit picturesque and historic Szentendre, a delightful artist colony on the banks of the Danube. Soak up the relaxed atmosphere, taste the lángos (deep fried flat... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

Szentendre by Luxury Speed Boat
At the foot of verdant hills, surrounded by vineyards on one side and the majestic Danube on the other, Szentendre is a genuine charmer. Glide by the pretty city skyline and lush landscapes in style, and arrive in the quaint... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$36
per adult

Szentendre Half-Day Tour
This quaint riverside town on the banks of the Danube is home to art galleries, craft shops, cafés, and colorful baroque architecture. Walk the streets with an local guide, visit a diamond manufacturer, and enjoy a Hungarian cake with a... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

Szentendre Tour with Hungarian Snack
Visit a picturesque artist’s village just north of Budapest along the Danube River. Explore the streets of Szentendre as you snack on a traditional Hungarian treat. Rich with culture, this tour provides ample opportunity to visit museums and shop in... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$41
per adult

Tour of Great Hungarian Plain with Horse Show & Lunch
Spend an unforgettable day in the Puszta, the grasslands of the Great Hungarian Plain. Explore the city of Kecskemét, visit a traditional Hungarian farm, watch a traditional horse show, and enjoy a 3-course lunch. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$74
per adult

Vienna Private Full-Day Tour by CRB Cityrama
Leave Budapest for a day and venture into Vienna, Austria’s capital. Drive only 2. 5 hours to explore the neighboring country’s center of culture, economics, and politics. Learn about the former home of the Habsburg court and its various empires... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$462
per adult

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