Half-Day City Orientation Tour
An Introductory Tour to the Highlights of Budapest
DURATION: UP TO 4-HOURS
Travel through Budapest and see all the highlights the great city has to offer. The sightseeing tour of Budapest starts at your hotel with a knowledgeable English-speaking guide and will be customized from your location.
Follow Andrassy Avenue and pass by the State Opera, the beautiful neo-Renaissance opera house built in 1875. Then drive to Budapest's most visited attraction, Heroes’ Square, to see the Millennial Monument that commemorates Hungary's 1000 years, as well as the City Park behind.
Arriving back downtown, you will visit St. Stephen’s Basilica. Named after the first king of Hungary, the basilica was constructed from 1851-1891 and is the largest in Budapest. Then, passing by the Parliament Building you will hit the Danube embankment and cross over Margaret Bridge, driving by Margaret Island.
Getting on the Buda side, you will proceed to the Castle District, the historic heart of Budapest, with the Matthias Church and the Fishermen’s Bastion, one of the best vantage points in Budapest. After a half hour pause to sip coffee, buy souvenirs at the many kiosks or simply relax and enjoy the view. You will continue to Gellert Hill for the ultimate panorama of the majestic river and twin cities underneath.
This 4-hour tour includes:
- Drive down Andrassey Avenue
- Visit Heroes' Square and the Millenniual Monument
- Tour St. Stephen's Basilica
- Tour Matthias Church & Fisherman's Bastion
Pick-Up/Drop-Off: Your guide will pick you up from your Budapest city-centre hotel. The tour will conlude at a point within the city-centre, where your guide may assist with instructions on returning to your hotel, or recommend other sightseeing opportunities or dining options.
Includes: Knowledgeable English-speaking guide for up to 4-hours, Entrance Fees to Matthias Church and Fishermen's Bastion.
Excludes: Guide Gratuity, Extra Hours, Extra Kilometres.