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Budapest 1-Hour Express Segway Experience

1. Budapest 1-Hour Express Segway Experience

There is lots to see in Budapest’s historical center. If you are on a tight schedule, this tour is perfect for you. Enjoy zipping around with a friendly tour guide who will show you around. The popular and lively Pest side of the city is located on the Danube’s west bank. The area’s popular historical sites, medieval houses, stunning architecture, and unique character are definitely not to be missed. Explore the riverside of the Danube, see St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Hungarian Parliament building, the Square of Liberty with its Ronald Reagan Statue, and more. Along the way, your informative tour guide will share interesting anecdotes and facts about Budapest with you. The tour is short, fun, and designed to leave you with pleasant memories of your time in Budapest. There will be plenty of great photo opportunities on this route, so a smartphone or camera is a must.

Budapest: Live-Guided Castle District Segway Tour

2. Budapest: Live-Guided Castle District Segway Tour

Enjoy this 2-hour fully guided Budapest Castle District tour and see many of the city’s major attractions from the back of a unique, self-balancing vehicle. Your guide will provide you with a one-on-one training session, before you set off on the self-balancing Segway. You can enjoy touring in private groups, with a tour guide all of your own. Following your brief orientation, your tour will begin as you glide over to admire the views of the Fisherman's Bastion and Budapest Castle. You will traverse the Historic District, passing Liberty Square and the House of Parliament, before riding up to the scenic Buda Hill. From up here you can marvel at the Baroque architecture, while catching the aroma of traditional Hungarian "Kremshnit". You can then indulge in cake and a coffee at famous local cafe, before heading up to the highest point in Budapest of St. Matthias' Church.

Budapest: Hungarian Cuisine Tasting Experience

3. Budapest: Hungarian Cuisine Tasting Experience

Experience Hungarian cuisine beyond goulash, discover what ingredients locals buy for their dishes, and what their tips and tricks are for using them on this guided food and wine walking tour of Budapest.  After meeting your expert local guide, set off on a journey of culinary exploration. Learn about the history of Hungarian cuisine in a central location and sample local delicacies, including Hungarian salami, sausage, cheese, paprika, honey, strudel, and many other specialties of the Market Hall. Round out the experience by trying 2 typical Hungarian wines and some homemade syrups with your foodie guide.

Budapest: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

4. Budapest: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

Eat your way through Budapest's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour leaves every foodie satisfied. Enjoy a bite of the ultimate classics Chimney cake and Lángos and taste them in their authentic, local flavor. Each tasting is typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by your local guide passionate about food.  Visit Szimpla Kert, Great Market Hall, and The Great Synagogue plus other remarkable spots in between food stops and hear about their history and cultural relevance from your knowledgeable guide. 

Full-Day Danube Bend Tour from Budapest with Lunch

5. Full-Day Danube Bend Tour from Budapest with Lunch

Your full-day journey into Hungarian history begins with an optional pick-up at your centrally located hotel in Budapest. Head out in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach, and start off by enjoying the remarkable city of Esztergom and the largest Catholic church in the country.  Before the tour, get time to enjoy a 3-course lunch before continuing on to the magical artist’s village of Szentendre, where your guide. During the course of the day, you’ll have the opportunity to see Esztergom from another perspective during a photo stop in Slovakia. At the end of the tour, return to Budapest. In the summer, you'll return by boat (weekends only) or from October to April, you'll return by coach.

Szentendre Half-Day Tour from Budapest

6. Szentendre Half-Day Tour from Budapest

Discover the artistic town of Szentendre (often referred to as the “Artists Village”) on a half-day tour of the Danube Bend. Following a pickup from your hotel in Budapest city center, continue to Szentendre to experience the nostalgia of the “Artist’s Village.” Travel back in time as you walk through the baroque town center. Pop into souvenir shops, and discover restaurants, coffee shops, and art galleries in the many listed buildings. Feed your creative juices on streets beloved by artists since the 18th and 19th centuries. Then, climb aboard one of the scheduled public boats to cruise back to Budapest at leisure (May to September on weekends only). Disembark at the pier in Budapest city center for the end of the tour services. On weekdays and in winter, you'll return to Budapest by bus.

Budapest: Grand Sightseeing Bike Tour

7. Budapest: Grand Sightseeing Bike Tour

Tour Budapest by bike on this guided sightseeing tour. See the city's landmarks as you ride along the banks of the Danube River. Enjoy the view from the Castle District in Buda and see Neo-renaissance down Andrássy Avenue. Meet your guide at the activity provider's office and hop on your bike to being your sightseeing tour. Ride down Duna Corso to the Chain Bridge and climb the Castle District in Buda to take in the stunning view of Pest. Descend to the Danube to ride along the river, chill out on the Margaret Island, and visit the House of Parliament, Freedom Square, and St. Stephen’s Basilica. After a ride on the UNESCO-listed Andrássy avenue to pass the Opera house and the House of Terror, reach Heroes' Square and the City Park, before going back to the activity provider's office.

Budapest: Sightseeing Tour by Segway

8. Budapest: Sightseeing Tour by Segway

See the sights of Budapest from a different perspective on a guided tour by Segway. Get a 20-minute training session to make sure you feel comfortable on the self-balancing, 2-wheel personal transporter before you set off. Avoid the traffic and glide along bike lanes and sidewalks and through city parks, depending on the option you booked. Choose from different itineraries to suit your preferences, including a tour of the beautiful Margitsziget park, or a journey past the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of Andrássy Avenue and Heroes’ Square. Benefit from an amazing vehicle featuring built-in speakers so that you can listen to your favorite tunes on the go. Enjoy free drinks and get a bonus booklet with free drink coupons in top ruin pubs, a free goulash soup, and discounts at over 40 top attractions, restaurants and bars worth over €20.

Budapest: Pubs and Street Food Walking Tour

9. Budapest: Pubs and Street Food Walking Tour

The best way to immerse yourself in the local culture is to go to the local pubs. And if you’re short of a Hungarian buddy who would take you out, we’ll give you one. In order to understand the ruin bar phenomenon and why the concept was born in Budapest (of all places on Earth) you need a local friend at your side – a person who is qualified and experienced enough to teach you about all the Hungarian drinking traditions. This won’t be your regular pub crawl, mind you. We like to call it an educational walk from bar to bar while one experiences Budapest’s greatest contribution to the world’s pub culture. And in the meantime we also drink. Strictly for educational purposes.

Budapest: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour with a Local

10. Budapest: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour with a Local

Discover Budapest on a flexible private walking tour that can be completely tailored to your interests. Spend a half-day with your personal guide, who will meet you at your Budapest hotel at an agreed time. You can see hidden gems as well as the most beautiful sights of the capital, such as Heroes’ Square. You might choose to hunt for antiques, learn about the city’s architecture, or head off on a gastronomic expedition. Hear about the tumultuous history of the city and the nation. Enjoy the pleasant atmosphere and the beautiful parks. See the amazing Szechenyi Bath and the picturesque Vajdahunyad Castle. Travel by the first subway line in continental Europe and stop at the gorgeous State Opera House to hear some interesting facts and stories about the building. Admire the splendid architecture St. Stephen's Basilica, the 2nd-largest church in Hungary. See the sights of Castle Hill, such as the 700-year-old Matthias Church, and the Fisherman’s Bastion with its 7 towers and terrace overlooking Pest. Take a public bus from the Castle District and travel with your guide up Gellért Hill. Learn about the legend of Bishop Gellért, and the history of the Citadel and the Statue of Liberty. From the top of Gellért Hill you’ll enjoy a spectacular panorama of the city. After walking down the hill you’ll see the Art Nouveau architecture of the Gellert baths. Don’t miss the Great Market Hall, the largest indoor market in the city. Take advantage of this unique tour, seeing and doing what interests you most!

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What people are saying about Budapest

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 594 reviews

A very fun way of seeing the highlights and some hidden gems of Budapest. Your tour guide ET was very helpful and pleasant, with a lot of stories and making sure we got save around the traffic. The ride around Margret island was very nice. I would definitely recommend this trip.

There were 4 of us. The pace was good, Daniel the guide has good English and good local tips. We cycled 24km over 3 hours with regular stops to discuss the sights. The bike was good quality too.

Andy was very insightful and entertaining. Great way to see a lot of the sights in a short period of time. Would recommend

The guide and the driver was amazing. The food was great. I would recommend this tour to everyone who wants a day of fun.

Exciting trip to a lovely city. The marzipan museum was interesting