Discover the beautiful capital of Hungary on a 12-hour tour from Vienna, and visit Buda Castle, the Gothic Matyas Church and Fishermen’s Bastion. Wander down elegant Andrassy Avenue, soak away your aches in a thermal bath, and more.
What to Expect
Famous for its gypsy music and turn of the century architecture, the twin towns of Buda and Pest that became the single city of Budapest, and capital of Hungary, is just 2 hours from Vienna, making it an easy and fascinating destination for an away day.
On this 12-hour tour, you will cross the Hungarian border and drive through the lowlands. Upon arrival in Budapest, a local guide will take you on a comprehensive 3-hour city tour, covering the main sights.
Drive to the top of the Gellert Hill, towering over the Danube, and get unparalleled city views. Then, visit Buda's medieval castle district, including Trinity Square, the Gothic Matyas Church and famous Fisherman’s Bastion, as well as Buda Castle.
Crossing the chain bridge to Pest, visit St. Stephen's Basilica, named after the patron saint of Hungary and containing the nation's most important Christian reliquary - King Stephen's right hand! Travel down elegant Andrassy Avenue and busy Vaci Street to reach the city center, where lunch reservations can be made for you at a typical restaurant.
Spend the afternoon at leisure shopping in Pest's lively center. Or bring your bathing suit and ask your driver to take you to one of Budapest's famous thermal baths, where you can soak the afternoon away.
If you plan to stay in Budapest overnight, your driver will drop you off at your city hotel, making for a hassle-free transfer and tour option. Otherwise, they will drive you back to Vienna for your hotel drop off.
- Transportation by late model minibus
- English-speaking driver
- 3-hour city tour of Budapest with local guide
- Lunch reservations
- Still water on board bus
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
What's Not Included
- Food and drink
- Entrance fees