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Budapest: Guided E-Bike Tour

1. Budapest: Guided E-Bike Tour

Explore Budapest, the so-called "Paris of the East," on a comfortable on a brand new e-bike from the leading German manufacturer, Kalkhoff. First up, take in the full-length of the Andrássy Avenue passing the Hungarian State Opera House, the House of Terror, and arrive at Heroes' Square. You can be sure your guide will have all the stories along the way. From Heroes' Square, continue into City Park where you’ll be surprised by a fake castle and the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the largest and most popular in the city. The trip continues with highlights like the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music and the Jewish Quarter before diving into the downtown area.  See and learn about St. Stephen's Basilica, largest church in Budapest. In the heart of the financial district lies Liberty Square with a bloody history and a disputed Holocaust memorial. From here it is not far to the Hungarian Parliament Building, a landmark in Budapest. Next, reach the Danube River with a breathtaking view on the Buda side of the city. Cross Margaret Bridge using a nice bicycle lane and arrive at Buda and EuroVelo 6, an international bicycle way along the Danube River. Ride down to Batthyany-Square, take a picture of the parliament across the river, and continue to Széchenyi Chain Bridge, from where you will start to climb Castle Hill. Here the electric support of your bike will show its strength. Admire Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion before returning to the Shoes on the Danube Bank and passing the historical Rudas Bath. At Gellért Hill, see the famous Gellért Thermal Bath cross back to Pest via Liberty Bridge, the most popular bridge in Budapest. Do not miss the Central Market Hall and the Hungarian National Museum before you reach the Dohány Street Synagogue, the final stop on the tour before you return to the starting point of the tour.

Budapest City Discovery Tour

2. Budapest City Discovery Tour

Discover all the most important sights of Hungary's capital on this comprehensive tour. The best way to discover the city is by bus, and you will be amazed at how much you learn in just 3 hours. Along the beautiful banks of the Danube, Budapest is home to many architectural treasures. Visit the famous Opera House, known as one of the most beautiful in the world, Heroes Square, the St. Stephen's Basilica, and more. Take a walk through the Castle District and marvel at the most romantic pedestrian sector of Budapest. Here you will visit sites such as Buda Castle, St. George Square, and the historical residential section. Next, move on to Matthias Church, the 2nd-largest church of medieval Buda, constructed in a florid late Gothic style. At Fisherman's Bastion, view a magnificent panorama of the city from above, including Margaret Island and Gellért Hill. The 7 towers represent the 7 Hungarian tribes that settled in the Carpathians in 896.

Budapest: Private 4-Hour Walking Tour with a Local

3. 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!

Budapest: History of Sissi Era Private Tour

4. Budapest: History of Sissi Era Private Tour

Dive deep into Budapest's history and embark on a journey of stories with your local guide. See a mix of highlights and sights such as the Elizabeth Bridge, Opera House, and Matthias Church. Relive one of the most important historical events in Budapest and the impact from then to now. Your guide, an expert on the subject, will keep you entertained while you gain insights you won't find in any history book. Your local guide will make you feel like you are taking a trip into the past that has shaped the city we see today.

Budapest: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Pest with a Historian

5. Budapest: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Pest with a Historian

On this amazing 3-hour walking tour, discover the essence of Pest, the Eastern and younger side of Budapest. Learn about the history of Pest, about the different mentality of Pest and Buda residents, and receive an account of how is it to live there today. Your guide is not afraid to answer any question and enter any topic about Budapest and Hungary. Explore the inner city of Budapest and visit various places including the Danube Promenade, the Art Nouveau splendor of Gresham Palace, the historic Academy of Sciences, the cobblestones of Zrínyi street, Saint Stephen's Basilica, Andrássy Street, Hungarian State Opera, and the Millenium Underground. Discover 1000 years of Hungarian history at Hero's Square. Visit St. Stephen's Basilica, Budapest's largest church inside (entrance ticket included).

Castle District & Pest Driving Tour with Danube River Cruise

6. Castle District & Pest Driving Tour with Danube River Cruise

You'll be picked up from your hotel as you start your tour of Budapest. Drive pass the House of Parliament, and take the Margaret Bridge over the Danube River to the Buda side of the city. 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.

Budapest in a Day Private Luxury Sightseeing Tour

7. Budapest in a Day Private Luxury Sightseeing Tour

Take a fascinating full-day tour of Hungary’s capital city, and see all the sights that make Budapest so famous. Visit UNESCO World Heritage monuments, and discover hidden treasures on a tailor-made trip by luxury Mercedes or Audi vehicle. Following a pick-up from your hotel or private residence, explore the history and culture of the city through the eyes of a local guide. Go in search of hidden gems, alongside world-famous attractions, such as Heroes’ Square. Hear stories from Budapest’s tumultuous history, and experience the pleasant atmosphere of its beautiful parks. Go to Szechenyi Baths to marvel at Europe’s largest medicinal baths, and explore picturesque Vajdahunyad Castle. See the opulent State Opera House, and the splendid façade of St. Stephen’s Basilica. Ascend Castle Hill to look at the 700-year-old Matthias Church. Then, enjoy panoramic views from the terrace and towers of the Fisherman’s Bastion. Get a spectacular panorama of the River Danube and the Pest side at the summit of Gellert Hill. Learn the legend of Bishop Gellért, and the history of the citadel and Statue of Liberty. Transfer back to the city center to visit the largest indoor market in Budapest. Along the way, enjoy a traditional lunch, and some free time to shop. In the afternoon, explore the Jewish Quarter to see Europe’s largest synagogue. Then, transfer back to your hotel in style.

Classic Budapest Private Walking Tour with a Coffee Break

8. Classic Budapest Private Walking Tour with a Coffee Break

To start the tour, meet your private guide at a previously arranged place (your hotel, apartment, or any other spot in the city). Since it is a customized tour, the route may vary according to the meeting point, but nevertheless the tour in all cases includes Heroes' Square, the City Park, Andrássy Boulevard, the State Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica, and the Castle Hill. The tour lasts around 3.5-4 hours, and includes a coffee or a soft drink in one of the city's most beautiful historical cafes. It also includes a ride on the Millenium Underground between the City Park and the coffee break. This is the perfect way to see all of the highlights of Budapest.

Budapest: Inner City Private Walking Tour of Pest

9. Budapest: Inner City Private Walking Tour of Pest

We will start in front of the Hungarian Parliament Building. We will walk through Liberty square (Szabadság tér) to St. Stephen's Basilica - (visit ot the church upon request, entrance fee in 2022 1200 HUF/person). We will continue to explore the historical centre of Pest: Andrássy Avenue, the Opera House, Liszt Ferenc square, the magnificent building of the Hungarian Academy of Music, Király street, Erzsébet square, Vörösmarty square and the famous Váci street.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 465 reviews

Tour guide very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of Budapest. Bikes were easy to use and the e-assist very helpful in climbing some of the steeper hills. Tour included all the main attractions/sight seeing spots. Highly enjoyable

Fun, informative and highly recommended tour of Budapest. Great route and the guide was really knowledgeable. Only negative was bikes have no suspension, so ride was a bit hard on some of the rough road surfaces.

Oliver was a great guide. He gave us a great insight into the history of Budapest and was very kind and considerate to all our group. We would recommend this company and Oliver to anyone coming to Budapest

Our guide was knowledgeable and led us through our tour , answering all of our questions and ensuring we were safe throughout. Felt unhurried and was such a good introduction to Budapest

Oliver was very patient with an in-experienced bike rider. He went overtime by 30 mins because of this. He took us to a nice place near the castle for cake. He shared a lot of history.