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Budapest: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Budapest: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

Get a perfect introduction to Budapest on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Cruise around in style, hopping on and off at the more than 20 stops along carefully designed routes. See the magnificent Basilica, the leafy and classical Andrassy Avenue, Chain Bridge, and much more. Listen to the audio commentary provided in 16 languages, visit the city's most famous landmarks, and join an optional walking tour of Pest. Experience Hungary's capital in all its glory with the Danube River cruise and witness Budapest from a different perspective. Ticket holders will also enjoy a guided walking tour through the stately Pest side of the city. All of the buses are air-conditioned during the summer and heated during the winter, providing you with the most comfortable and convenient way to explore Budapest.

Budapest: Opera House Guided Tour

Budapest: Opera House Guided Tour

Discover the beauty the completely restored Opera House in Budapest with a live guide. Enjoy a 60-minute tour of the interior of the Budapest Opera House. Listen to facts about the Opera House, which was built in 1884 based on the plans of Miklós Ybl and fully restored in 2022. Marvel at one of the most beautiful sights in Budapest, including the magnificent frescoes of the auditorium and the exquisite design of the staircase, which makes a visit to the Opera House an unmissable program.

Budapest: 1.5-Hour Fun Segway Sightseeing

Budapest: 1.5-Hour Fun Segway Sightseeing

Your Downtown Segway Tour starts with a training session. Your experienced tour guide will help you get used to the Segway and how to control it. Get the hang of it, and set off exploring Downtown, the historic district of the city. See attractions like the Hungarian Parliament, St. Stephen Basilica, Liberty Square, the Hungarian State Opera, the Shoes on the Danube Memorial, the 'Central Park' of Budapest's Downtown - Erzsébet square, and Chain Bridge. Glide along the waterfront, have fun, and enjoy your speedy Segway, pausing to take in stunning views of the Buda Castle and Fisherman's Bastion as well as the Chain Bridge. This is a private tour to keep the experience intimate as you glide past each historical site, hearing entertaining anecdotes and facts about the history of Budapest. Your guide will give you plenty of photo-ops, stopping frequently at the most instagramable spots, and they will introduce you to the most interesting stories about Budapest and even real Budapest experts will learn a lot.

Budapest: Guided Downtown Electric Bike Tour

Budapest: Guided Downtown Electric Bike Tour

Explore Budapest, the so-called "Paris of the East," on a comfortable and innovative e-bike. You will either use our bikes with wooden frames from my-esel or Kalkhoff Berleen e-bikes. Please note that an e-bike means a bicycle with electric support and still requires you to pedal. First up, take in the full length of Andrássy Avenue passing the Hungarian State Opera House, the House of Terror, and arrive at Heroes' Square. You can be sure your guide will have all the stories along the way. From Heroes' Square, continue into City Park where you’ll be surprised by a fake castle and the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the largest and most popular in the city. The trip continues with highlights like the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music and the Jewish Quarter before diving into the downtown area.  See and learn about St. Stephen's Basilica, the largest church in Budapest. In the heart of the financial district lies Liberty Square with a bloody history and a disputed Holocaust memorial. From here it is not far from the Hungarian Parliament Building, a landmark in Budapest. Next, reach the Danube River with a breathtaking view of the Buda side of the city. You will pass the Monument of the Shoes, but please note that direct access cannot always be granted. Cross the newly renovated Chain Bridge now closed for private cars and arrive at Buda, from where you will start to climb Castle Hill. Here the electric support of your bike will show its strength. Admire Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion before returning to the Danube Bank and passing the historical Rudas Bath. At Gellért Hill, see the famous Gellért Thermal Bath cross back to Pest via Liberty Bridge, the most popular bridge in Budapest. Do not miss the Central Market Hall and the Hungarian National Museum before you reach the Dohány Street Synagogue, the final stop on the tour before you return to the starting point of the tour.

Budapest: Private City Tour with Russian Jeep

Budapest: Private City Tour with Russian Jeep

Skip the crowds waiting for a traditional city bus tour. Instead, sit back in an authentic, vintage Russian military jeep, buckle up, enjoy the beauty of Budapest, and leave everything else to your driver! This tour is highly recommended for those who wish to explore beyond the usual sights of Budapest. You'll visit areas inaccessible to regular city tours, uncovering the wonders and secrets of the city. The tour takes you along Andrassy Avenue, passing sights like the Opera House, the House of Terror, and Szechenyi Thermal Bath. It also features a stop at Heroes’ Square to learn about Hungarian history. Visit the historical Jewish Quarter and Europe's largest Synagogue, and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the ruin bar district. Enjoy a 30-minute stop at the vibrant Great Market Hall when it's open. Then, after crossing the Danube to the Buda side, we'll drive you up to Gellert Hill for great panoramic views. In the Buda Castle District, you will journey through the old cobblestone streets and medieval houses. A 20-minute stop allows you to admire the Matthias Church and from the Fisherman's Bastion, a breathtaking panorama awaits over the Parliament and Pest side, offering plenty of photo opportunities. You will ride along the Danube and return to the Pest side. At the final leg of the tour, you can visit the Shoes on the Danube Bank near the Chain Bridge (only in daylight). Throughout the tour, your driver will share interesting stories about points of interest and will be available for questions. An audio guide is available in several languages, or you can listen to music through the JBL hi-fi system.

Budapest City Discovery Tour

Budapest City Discovery Tour

Discover all the most important sights of Hungary's capital on this comprehensive tour. The best way to discover the city is by bus, and you will be amazed at how much you learn in just 3 hours. Along the beautiful banks of the Danube, Budapest is home to many architectural treasures. Visit the famous Opera House, known as one of the most beautiful in the world, Heroes Square, the St. Stephen's Basilica, and more. Take a walk through the Castle District and marvel at the most romantic pedestrian sector of Budapest. Here you will visit sites such as Buda Castle, St. George Square, and the historical residential section. Next, move on to Matthias Church, the 2nd-largest church of medieval Buda, constructed in a florid late Gothic style. At Fisherman's Bastion, view a magnificent panorama of the city from above, including Margaret Island and Gellért Hill. The 7 towers represent the 7 Hungarian tribes that settled in the Carpathians in 896.

Budapest: Festive & Jewish Quarter Self-Guided Walking Tour

Budapest: Festive & Jewish Quarter Self-Guided Walking Tour

Discover at your own pace the old Jewish quarter of Budapest, known today as the festive but also cultural and artistic district of the city! The only thing you need to explore for 1 hour? Your smartphone! The voice of a local guide will guide you throughout the visit and the stories will be triggered automatically as you go along. Start your tour whenever you want, alone or with friends, far from tourist groups... During this 1h30 audio-guided tour, start your walk on the elegant Andrassy Avenue. Sometimes called the "Champs Élysées" of Budapest, it’s been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2002. Then discover the communist period of Budapest by passing in front of the House of Terror. You will then continue on your way along Andrassy Avenue where many must-see places, stories and anecdotes await you. You will pass the first Budapest Department Store, admire the magnificent City Opera House and walk along the Hollywood Boulevard of Budapest. Continue your journey by entering the Jewish quarter of Budapest to discover the largest Synagogue in Europe! You will understand why this district has nowadays lost part of its identity... You will pass by buildings such as the Monument of the Righteous or the Memorial Park which bear witness to the tragic history of the Jews in Budapest. You will then discover why today this district is especially known as a place for festivities and artistic and cultural events. You will learn for example the history of the famous ruin bars in Budapest! Many anecdotes will enrich your walk in the city. A short stop at a terrace or a shop, a small craving? Resume the visit when you want, right where you paused. It's impossible to get lost. The guide provides clear audio directions and a map indicates clear directions to follow in real time. And if you take a wrong turn, the integrated geo-localization feature will get you back on track in no time! customize your itinerary as you wish, relax and enjoy a fun and entertaining tour of Castle district, at your own pace. As all good things must come to an end, you will finish your visit with the most famous ruin bar of the city: the Szimpla Kert. A unique place to discover absolutely if you come in the district.

Budapest: E-Bike Guided Tour and Castle Hill

Budapest: E-Bike Guided Tour and Castle Hill

Explore the beautiful city of Budapest in the most relaxed way possible, by E-bike. Follow your local, enthusiastic guide to some of the most famous sights in the city and learn interesting facts about each location.  Ride your bike to the Elizabeth bridge and climb up to the stunning Castle Hill, where you can experience incredible views over the city. Descend back down to the Danube and journey alongside the famous river. Spend some time on Margaret Island, before you visit the Hungarian Parliament Building. Travel to Freedom Square and admire St. Stephen's Basilica. If time permits than venture down Andrassy Avenue and view the Hungarian State Opera House and the House of Terror on the way. End your tour at Hősök tere, one of the major squares in Budapest, and spend some time in City Park before you return to the office. This is not a privat tour, you will ride with other cyclists! The tour is on the same route with the same timeshare as the Budapest Grand Sightseeng tour!

Budapest: Sightseeing Tour by an Electric Tuktuk

Budapest: Sightseeing Tour by an Electric Tuktuk

You will participate in an about two hours long tour, and I am going to show you both the main attractions, and the cozy local specific places in the city, that are must see if you would like to get to know the real Budapest. There will be time to take photos during the tour as well. First, we are going to visit the Heroes’ Square, Fine Art Museum, Hall of Art and Vajdahunyad Castle, then we will go along Andrassy Avenue, and see the House of Terror and the Opera House. Then, you will see the St. Stephen’s Basilica and the Parliament. After that, we will take a circle around the Jewish Quarter, where you will feel the vibe of the city in the narrow tiny streets, and we will pass the Great Synagogue too. On the Buda side, I will show you the Gellért Hotel, Rudas Thermal Bath and then go up to the Buda Castle area, to see the Matthias Church, Fisherman’s Bastion and the Buda Palace. You will hear about the history, interesing legends and stories of Budapest. Furthermore you will recive recommendations about restaurants, pubs and bars. (The itinerary can be change, up to the traffic and the weather conditions.)

Budapest: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Pest with a Historian

Budapest: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Pest with a Historian

On this amazing 3-hour walking tour, discover the essence of Pest, the Eastern and younger side of Budapest. Learn about the history of Pest, about the different mentality of Pest and Buda residents, and receive an account of how is it to live there today. Your guide is not afraid to answer any question and enter any topic about Budapest and Hungary. Explore the inner city of Budapest and visit various places including the Danube Promenade, the Art Nouveau splendor of Gresham Palace, the historic Academy of Sciences, the cobblestones of Zrínyi street, Saint Stephen's Basilica, Andrássy Street, Hungarian State Opera, and the Millenium Underground. Discover 1000 years of Hungarian history at Hero's Square. Visit St. Stephen's Basilica, Budapest's largest church inside (entrance ticket included).

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The bicycles were great! You get to choose if you want to workout or take it easy, since you can choose how much the e-bike helps. The guide was awesome! He has a lot of knowledge and a good sense of humor. He would stop us in various places to give us historical information. He was also very kind and patient.

Great trip with great driver Jean Paul. Friendly, informative and helpful, got around loads of sites on fantastic open top Jeep. Jean Paul picked us up outside apartment and dropped us after at New York Cafe where we had a meal booked what a star. Recommend you do this great fun and see everything.

Our guide Jean-Bor was fabulous, he was very charming, fun and knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this trip, it enabled us to get our bearings in the city and it was fun driving around seeing the sights in an open top Jeep. Thank you for an amazing experience !

We had a lovely tour of the beautiful Opera House, topped off by a few wonderful arias artfully done. We would have appreciated a restroom opportunity before the tour, but it was only available afterwards.

A super relaxed city tour with the most important stops and enough individuality👍🏻