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Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live Music

Activity provider: Legenda Kft

Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live Music

Activity provider: Legenda Kft
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From US$ 92.42 per person

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Marvel at the illuminated beauty of Budapest and enjoy a lovely candle-lit dinner accompanied by relaxing live music. Experience a magical evening on the Danube River aboard an elegant cruise.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Cruise along the Danube River as you enjoy a lovely candle-lit dinner
  • Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink and a catered 4-course dinner
  • Get fantastic views of the Hungarian Parliament building at night
  • Glide under illuminated bridges and sail past the Buda Castle and Margaret Island
  • Travel in style on one of the most elegant and modern cruises in Budapest
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Spend a magical evening as you feast on a catered candle-lit dinner aboard one of the most elegant and modern cruises in Budapest. Listen to live music, enjoy a festive welcome drink, and admire the city’s sparkling historical sites along the Danube River. Once you board the boat, be led to your table to receive your complimentary welcome drink. Then, sit back and relax as you enjoy your catered 4-course dinner while listening to live music performed by local Hungarian artists. As you dine, benefit from retractable windows that ensure the best possible photo opportunities of the iconic Hungarian Parliament, which shines like a topaz jewel at night. Continue along the waters and marvel at the nighttime views of the enchanting Buda Castle, the grand Statue of Liberty, and the impressive Citadella on top of Gellért Hill. Sail past other famous landmarks along the river like Margaret Island, the Palace of Arts (MUPA), the National Theatre, and the Vigado Concert Hall. Glide under the illuminated Chain, Margit, and Erzsébet Bridges and watch as the Pest promenade comes to life with the sounds of street musicians and people dining on the patio-lined restaurants.

  • 4-course catered dinner
  • Welcome drink (choice of Champagne, wine, beer, soft drink, or mineral water)
  • Live music
  • Catering staff
  • Additional drinks (available to purchase onboard)
  • Guided commentary

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Meeting point

• Board your cruise at Dock 7 • Look for a "Legenda City Cruises" sign

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Important information

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  • During the dinner, you will be presented with a menu and can make your choice for each course out of several options available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 603 reviews

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Dinner was good but music was lacking. The musicians took long breaks and did not play or sing any famous familiar tunes despite a written request. I think the experience can be greatly improved if there is a charming host who engages with the diners and points out periodically some landmarks along the riverbanks and gives some interesting information. Otherwise, it’s a boring cruise. I saw many people looking at their cellphones a lot.

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December 25, 2022

Frankly I was scared given some comments but I think this activity was too cooooooool!!! The dinner was very good, and the monuments at night were magnificent! The only downside is that it's a shame that we go around in circles and that we don't make a big turn but otherwise frankly it's to be done!

January 6, 2023

Scheduled for 7pm, we arrived at 6.45pm to find that the cruise was scheduled for 7.30pm. We had to wait in an unheated cabin with both doors constantly open with an outside temperature of 1 degree. From the moment we were able to get on the cruise ship everything is considerably improved except for the musical accompaniment by a duo who are content to sing on recorded soundtracks.

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December 30, 2022

Product ID: 400893