Castle District & Pest Driving Tour with Danube River Cruise

Castle District & Pest Driving Tour with Danube River Cruise

From US$ 43.61 per person

See the majestic sights of both historic Buda and Pest on a 3-hour city tour, viewing important monuments, historical landmarks, and enjoying incredible views. After a city tour of the beautiful Hungarian capital, take a cruise on the Danube River.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Soak up the history and charm of Buda's old town Castle District, visiting the ancient Matthias Church and Fishermen's Bastion
  • Gaze out over Budapest and the Danube River from St. Gellert Hill and Citadel, after visiting the charming Castle District and the City Park
  • Cruise the Danube River, admiring World Heritage-listed views of the banks of Budapest
  • Enjoy ample flexibility, with a choice of either a morning or afternoon tour start, with river cruise following
Full description
Discover all the most important sights in Budapest with your tour guide during a 3 hour city tour. Let us show you the main attractions on both sides of the River Danube. Walk around the Castle District and see the top attractions of Pest. Your first stop is in the charming old town Castle District. Here you'll visit the Matthias Church, which is over 700 years old, and the Fishermen’s Bastion, before and driving up to the Gellért Hill Citadel. This vantage point offers spectacular view of Budapest. Next, you'll head to the Pest side of Budapest, and drive through the downtown area. See the Central Market Hall, and Synagogue, before continue on to World Heritage listed Heroes’ Square and the City Park. Driving down grand Andrássy Avenue, pass by the Opera House and the St Stephen’s Basilica. After your city tour of Budapest, board the boat for your Danube River Cruise, for a 1-hour trip on the river to see UNESCO-listed World Heritage views of Budapest from the water. Sit back and sip a complimentary drink while the sights of Hungary's capital glide by.
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • 1 hour boat ride with 1 drink
  • Entrance fees
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Meeting point

The meeting point for the city tour is: Cityrama & Gray Line Travel Agency, Báthory utca 19, Budapest 1054 (5th district, close to the Parliament). The meeting point for the boat cruise is at at Vigadó tér, Pier 7 (under the Marriott Hotel).

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  • Cityrama reserves the right to cancel the boat ride in the event of low water of flooding
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Nice overview of the city

Excellent on arrival in Budapest to understand where to linger in the next few days. I suggest to book the visits in the morning because in the afternoon the traffic in Budapest is considerable and the journeys with the Van take longer and you risk seeing little. The guide Susanna proved to be very competent and tried to optimize the times to the maximum. The cruise is very beautiful and well organized.

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June 15, 2017


we congratulate the Italian guide Vera, nice, competent. Unfortunately, the tour was not as written in the description: we did not go through Parliament, from the Margherita bridge, we did not visit neither the Matthias Church nor the general markets, nor did we go past it. We understood that there had been some unexpected. However, for those of us who stay in Budapest for only three days, it is essential to have a view of how many beautiful things there are. Thanks to the guide we have known many things. The Danube cruise was beautiful. I recommend this tour to everyone. They are three hours with the guide and then an hour on the boat with explanation in the headphones in the various languages with an aperitif of your choice. very relaxing

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January 6, 2017

Lots of insider information & nice boat trip

We booked a whole city tour the day before and thought that on this somewhat special tour we would delve a little deeper into history and see even more exciting places. Unfortunately that was not the case. In addition, we were of the opinion that the boat tour was part of the tour and you would go on board with the guide to get some insider information from the Danube and to ask certain questions. However, the boat tour takes place independently of the bus tour, at a time that you can choose from three options and where you have to go to the pier yourself. We did the boat trip in the evening which was beautiful !! Unfortunately, there is only a tape and no individual support. Pedro, our guide, was very funny, had a lot of insider information for us and made the tour varied. Nevertheless - for us - this tour was too similar to the City Tour - but the boat trip is highly recommended!

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November 24, 2016

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