Discover Budapest, the lord of the Danube
Built on the Danube River that separates it, Budapest invites you to meet its two faces. Wander around cosmopolitan Pest with its bustling shops and elegant air and cross the Chain Bridge to meet the picturesque Buddha and its special charm.
Start your wandering from the Heroes' Square and admire the imposing Millennium Monument that dominates in the center, one of the most photographed places in the city. Browse through the charming city center, let your eyes enjoy its classic architecture and meet the hidden diamonds of Budapest.
Of course your walk will take you to the famous Hungarian Parliament, the largest parliament building in Europe, which is a pole of attraction for all visitors to the city who rush to admire its iconic view.
The sights worth visiting and discovering their personal history and identity are the Church of St. Matthew and the impressive Cathedral of St. Stephen.
Head to the picturesque Buddha and take an enjoyable walk among its manorial beauties. Visit the Baroque Castle of the Buddha, a palace that will shock you with its imposing beauty and reach the Fishermen's Bastion, a medieval tower that promises to take you to another era.
Allow this magical city to offer you unique moments of relaxation and carefree with a romantic cruise along the Danube, a visit to one of the famous baths of Budapest or a walk in the commercial heart of the city.
Food and local cuisine
A city with a rich gastronomic tradition, Budapest has many delicious surprises for its visitors. Explore the local cuisine and start with its famous dish, the Goula soup that will keep you warm during the winter months. Explore the traditional way of cooking meat and choose one of their various dishes such as schnitzel, knuckle or sausages. Sweeten up with their favorite dessert Kurtoskalacs and the delicious fruit liqueur, palinka. Of course do not miss to visit the street food shops of the city which in turn offer you many delicious options.
The best time to visit Budapest
Budapest is a city you can visit all year round. However, in winter you will be enchanted by its festive decorations and the hospitable atmosphere of the place.
How to use transportation in Budapest
Transfer from/to Budapest
In Budapest you can travel by air as the city has its own airport that serves flights from Thessaloniki and Athens. Your transfer from the airport to the city center can be done either by taxi which costs around 20 euros or by a minivan of the airport. Of course you can take a bus that will take you to the metro and from there you will continue with the blue line to the city center
Budapest is a city that is conducive to exploring on foot. However, it has an organized network of means of transport consisting of metro, tram, buses and trolleybuses that cover all routes inside and outside the city. The price of the ticket is 1 euro, while there are multiple-way tickets for your service.