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  • Duration: 4,5 hours
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Description

Discover Buda, the castle district of Budapest and a UNESCO World Heritage. Buda is a romantic part of the city; here you can see the original parts of the city, which have defied earthquakes, fires, sieges, and the war.

Visit Castle Hill with us! Admire the Sándor Palace, Matthias Church or the Fisherman's Bastion, and enjoy the incredible panoramic views to the Parliament Building and the Chain Bridge.

Wander the small streets and contemplative squares of the district as you hear stories of the lives of Buda residents.

In the afternoon enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Danube river with drinks. During the cruise, you have the possibility to take marvellous pictures, cruise under the famous Chain bridge!

Explore Margaret Island on your own during the cruise. You will have 1.5 hours of free time. We give you an Exclusive Margaret Island map with recommended walking tours and sights info, special discounts on Margaret Island activities and restaurants and many more!

Itinerary

Meeting and exploring Buda castle.

The meeting time is 11.00 am at the Buda Side Clark Adam Square next to the Funicular Ticket Office.  

Buda Castle is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest.It was rebuilt, extended, changed, burned down and rebuilt again several times over and it got its current eclectic appearances only after World War II. 

Learn about its history from our professional guide.

Halászbástya or Fisherman's Bastion.

The Halászbástya or Fisherman's Bastion is one of the best-known monuments in Budapest, located in the Buda Castle, in the 1st district of Budapest. 

The terrace provides one of the most famous panoramic views of the Danube, Margaret Island, Pest and the Gellért Hill.

Matthias Church.

The highlight of the tour is Matthias Church with its abundantly decorated roof. The church is a very finely executed Neogothic reconstruction fantasy from the end of the 19th century and it is a beautiful building.

Matthias Fountain.

Matthias Fountain is a monumental fountain group in the western forecourt of Buda Castle, Budapest. Alajos Stróbl’s Neo-Baroque masterpiece is one of the most frequently photographed landmarks in the Hungarian capital. It is sometimes called the ’Trevi Fountain of Budapest’.

Sandor Palace.

The Sandor Palace is the official residence of the President of Hungary, and the seat of the Office of the President. It has served as both since 2003. The original palace was build in Neoclassical style in 1806.

Daytime cruise.

The Daytime cruise starts at 14.00 pm at the Vigadó Square Pest side, Dock Nr 7, Legenda Cruises. 

Admire the sights of Budapest from a scenic cruise on the Danube River with a drink in your hand. Learn about the landmarks from the onboard commentary (available in 30 languages), and enjoy the onboard WiFi and your choice of a glass of Champagne, wine, beer, soda, or mineral water. 

Cruise under the Chain Bridge past the Hungarian Parliament. Take marvellous pictures from the river!  

During the cruise, you will have the possibility to explore the Margaret Island on your own for as you will have 1,5 hours free time here. Visit the Zoo, the Japanese garden, the Musical fountain or relax in the thermal spa. Ride the famous Bringohinto bike all around the Island. 

You will get: Exclusive Margaret Island map with recommended walking tours and sights info Special discounts on Margaret Island activities and restaurants - 25% bike rental (Bringó) - 10% at cafe and bar of Hotel Thermal - 10% at a restaurant, brasserie, cafe and bar of Grand Hotel - 10% at the spa of Hotel Thermal - don't forget your swimming suit!

From the Island at 16.20 pm, the cruise returns to starting pier. The cruise arrives at the starting pier (Dock Nr 7) at 16.50pm.

What's included

2 hours Guided walking tour in the Buda castle district with a local guide in Spanish
Local professional guide in Spanish
Daytime River cruise on Danube with a drink with Spanish audioguide
Margaret Island stop for 90 Min during the cruise

What's excluded

  • Food or drinks.
  • Gratuities.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Hotel pick up/drop off.

Important information

  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • For the walking tour the meeting point is at 11.00am next to Funicular ticket shop at the Clark Adam square Buda side. Please show the same ticket/voucher for the walking tour and the cruise as well. For the daytime cruise the voucher should be shown at the ticket office of Legenda Cruises at Dock Nr 7, Pest side. Daytime cruise starts at 02.00pm, Pest side Dock Nr 7, Legenda Cruises. Please be at the dock Min. 10 minutes before. If you choose to stop on the Margaret Island during your cruise, the boat returns back to Budapest center from Margaret Island at 04.20pm.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • SAILING OR BOAT TOUR
  • CITY TOURS
  • CITY TOURS
  • SELF DRIVE TOUR

Guided Language

  • Español

Audio Language

  • Español

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