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Castle Segway Tours await you in the winter season in the city of Budapest.

Buda Castle in the Snow Photo by Nell Howard Buda Castle Segway Tour

Buda Castle in the Snow Photo by Nell Howard

Program: Castle Segway Tour, Budapest
Location: Buda Castle, The Royal Palace Courts
Date: Every day
Price: from €35
Booking: booking the tour in advance is vital
Features: Guided tour in the winter, Segway renting, Safety helmet
Specialty: one of the best price for your guided tour on a Segway, cool factor 10 out of 10, get lucky to enjoy a day in the Indian summer in the autumn
Best for: Adventurous tourists, Sporty tourists, Tourists seeking, Fun Students, Young Couples, Curious Tourists, Crazy tourists, Hen parties

Sziget Festival Budapest photo by  Maël Racapé

Sziget Festival Budapest photo by Maël Racapé

Sziget Festival nowadays is one of the most famous music festival in Europe. If you are in Budapest during the Sziget Festival, you should try it.
Program: Sziget Music Festival Island in Budapest
Location: Hajógyári Island
Date: 9-16 August 2017.
Price: daily ticket from € 66, weekly ticket from € 256
Booking: tickets usually sold out well in advance
Features: Concerts with world famous singers and bands, cultural programs, voluntary stands, international platforms
Specialty: huge stage, a lot of places, many programs, the biggest festival place in Hungary
Best for: young tourists, couples, music lovers, festival fans

Hungarian Grand Prix

Hungarian Grand Prix

The first Grand Prix in Hungary was in 1986, more than 30 years ago. This event is one of the biggest international events in Hungary. Many people from all of the world visit Hungary because of this race. If you visit Hungary because of this exciting occasion and you will stay in Budapest, the best option is to use the public transport or taxi to get to the Hungaroring.
Program: Hungarian Grand Prix near Budapest City
Location: Hungaroring, Mogyorod Town
Date: last week of July
Price: from € 33
Booking: tickets usually sold out well in advance
Features: standing tickets or sitting tickets, on the day of the Grand Prix the transport to the Hungaroring is free
Specialty: Once in a year, the biggest stars of motorsport
Best for: Formula One Fanatics, people who like motorsport

Programs before and after the race in Budapest:


Sparkling Wine Festival Budapest

Sparkling Wine Festival Budapest photo by Jan Smith

The sparkling wine is a perfect choice for a hot summer night, and the Budapest Sparkling Wine could be the best program if you are in Budapest during the festival.

Program: Budapest Sparkling Wine Festival
Best for: sparkling wines lovers, wine lovers

Budapest by Winter photo by Moyan Brenn Christmas Cruise

Budapest by Winter photo by Moyan Brenn

There are many Christmas Cruises in the city of Budapest, and all throughout December (even a lovely Mulled Wine cruise!). All you need to decide is which one would you like the most, and it will be a great Christmas holiday highlight in Hungary.

Program: Christmas River Cruise Budapest
Location: River Danube Budapest
Date: 24-25-26 December 2016
Booking: booking the cruise in advance is highly recommended
Specialty: Dinner on the board, Live music, Breathtaking autumn view, Guaranteed romantic, UNESCO World Heritage beauties, Drink, Heating, Free Wi-fi
Best for: Everyone

Mulled Wine Photo by rpavich Mulled Wine Cruise Budapest

Mulled Wine Photo by rpavich

Have a tasty hot drink on a scenic and relaxing Mulled Wine Cruise Budapest. Hold a hot and spicy mug of mulled wine in your hands on the heated boat on the river Danube, and take in the sights along the riverside, which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Program: Mulled Wine Cruise, Budapest
Location: River Danube Budapest
Date: Every Day in the colder months
Price: from €17.5
Booking: book tickets to secure your place
Features: 1.5h Sightseeing Cruise on the Danube, 4 Drinks included in price, choices: 3 Mugs of Mulled Wine or 2 Grogs, or 2 Cocktails or 3 Beers, Heated Boat, Further drinks can be bought at the Bar aboard, Student discount available, Non alcoholic replacement for guests under 18 (the legal age of consuming alcoholic drinks in Hungary)
Best for: Gourmet Tourists, Party Tourists, Curious Tourists, Hen Party, Couples

Pesti Vigado New Years Eve Gala Concert Budapest

New Years Eve Gala Concert Budapest

If you would like to say goodbye gracefully to the year 2016, you can choose our New Year’s Eve Classical Concert and Gala Dinner Party offer. A beautiful concert in an elegant 19th century palace, followed by a served dinner, and a fascinating NYE party. You may choose the shorter 2 hour concert only, or fully enjoy the 7 hour of Dec 31 fun and merriment!

Program: New Year’s Eve Gala Concert and Dinner Party
Location: Pesti Vigadó, Budapest
Date: 31th December 2016
Price: from € 72.5
Booking: booking for this event is highly recommended
Best for: Curious Tourists, Culture Tourists, Gastronomy Tourists, Couples



Hungarian Folk Show and Dinner Cruise Budapest

Hungarian Folk Show and Dinner Cruise Budapest

Connect to Hungarian Folk culture, gastronomy and sightseeing during Christmas time: join a professional Folk Dance Show then take an enchanting river cruise with an all inclusive buffet dinner on 26th December 2016.

Program: Hungarian Folk Show and Dinner Cruise
Location: Danube Palace Budapest
Date: 26th December 2016
Price: from € 27,5
Booking: book tickets to secure your place
Features: Folklore Performance, Dinner Cruise with buffet table dinner
Best for: Curious Tourists, Culture Tourists, Gastronomy Tourists, Couples

Vengaboys Total Dance Festival Budapest

Vengaboys Total Dance Festival Budapest – photo by Marco Maas

Come and dance to the greatest music of the 90s. Vengaboys, Dr. Alban, Nana, DJ Sash and Corona on the stage.

Program:Total Dance Festival
Location: Albertirsai út 10, 1101 BUDAPEST,  HUNGEXPO – Arena G
Date: 19. November 2016
Opening hours: 6pm
Price: from € 20
Best for: 90s music lovers, couples, music lovers, retro lovers

Fireworks in Budapest 20th August

Fireworks in Budapest 20th August

20th August in Budapest is called St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first king of Hungary, who founded the Hungarian State. This is a very big day for the Hungarian people and also for the tourists.
This day traditionally begins with an inauguration ceremony in front of the Parliament of Hungary in Kossuth Square, Budapest. On this special day the entry to the Parliament is free, and you can also take a look at the Holy Crown inside the Parliament building. Please note that the queue at the entrance is huge every year, so be prepared for a long wait.

After visiting the Parliament, we recommend you to check the other side of the river Danube as well. On the Buda Side, you will find the the Street of Tastes, where you can try many different tastes of the Hungarian cuisine. On Aug 20, the Chain Bridge functions as an all pedestrian zone, so you can reach Buda by walking through, and enjoying the beautiful sight of the Danube from the bridge.
Then you can continue your 20th August tour up to the Buda Castle and learn about the hand made items in the Festival of Hungarian Handcrafts in Budapest while you enjoy the festival.
From 5 pm the traditional festive procession starts from the St. Stephen Basilica, led by a famous bishop.
Finally, from around 9 pm comes the highlight of this day: the 20th August Fireworks Show. You can admire this attraction from the bank of the river Danube, or from the river Danube if you take a Fireworks Cruise Budapest.

Program: Budapest August 20th
Location: Kossuth Square Budapest, Chain Bridge, Chain Bridge Street, Buda Castle district, Buda Castle, St. Stephen square, almost the whole Budapest
Date: 20th August
Best for: everyone