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Budapest: Danube Cruise with Hungarian Dinner and Live Music

Activity provider: Hungaria Koncert Ltd.

Budapest: Danube Cruise with Hungarian Dinner and Live Music

Activity provider: Hungaria Koncert Ltd.

From US$ 45.39 per person

Make the most of your Budapest experience by combining a cruise with live music entertainment and a Hungarian dinner on the Danube River. Try all the 'must haves' aboard the unique Gróf Széchényi ship

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Relax on a boat cruise along the Danube
  • Take in the views of the illuminated Budapest from the river
  • Enjoy a buffet dinner of traditional Hungarian delicacies
  • Listen to live music and be serenaded by the Rajkó Folk Orchestra at your table
Full description

Take a cruise on the majestic Danube River and explore Budapest from a different perspective. Enjoy a traditional Hungarian dinner, and live folk music as you take in the city's sights and lights.

Depart from the city center, board the Gróf (Count) Széchényi, the biggest vintage ship currently on the Danube. Marvel at its elegant wooden interior and designer carpets, the perfect setting for your travel photos. Make life-long memories as you sail along the river, taking in the sights.

Admire the Parliament, Chain Bridge, and Buda Castle and Citadel from the water. Relax and enjoy Hungarian specialties. Listen to live music performed by 4 members of the award-winning Rajkó Folk Orchestra. Listen to local and international favorites, and make sure to make a request for your party. The buffet dinner includes all the Hungarian must haves:

Alföld style Goulash soup

Traditional chicken paprikash

Hungarian strudel variations (dessert)


One welcome drink

One glass of beer, wine, mineral water, or a soft drink

  • Danube cruise aboard the Gróf Széchényi
  • Traditional Hungarian dinner
  • 1 welcome drink (sparkling wine or a soft drink)
  • Live Hungarian folk music entertainment
  • 1 glass of beer, wine, mineral water, or a soft drink
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Look for the Gróf Széchenyi boat at Akadémia pontoon 1.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The cruise starting at 7:00 PM is 2 hours
  • The cruise starting at 10:00 PM is 1.5 hours
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 341 reviews

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Very nice organized dinner with live music. 7 o'clock is suitable for this time of year. We already had fabulous views of the illuminated buildings before 9 p.m. It goes very well, and you could help yourself. The musicians charmed the tourists, there were singing and dancing. We were greeted on board with a glass of champagne and the children with a glass of orange juice. The staff then led us to our table, which was covered with different glass. It was a truly romantic dinner on the ship.

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August 13, 2022

Dinner didn’t wow. Basic three course buffet meal, canteen quality. No commentary as you go through the sites. The musicians entertaining, but didn’t play many of their traditional gipsy songs. If you go for the dance show option, you will listen to gipsy and traditional Hungarian music too. The cruise was overall quite pleasant.

August 9, 2022

The staff was very friendly, the food was very good. In addition, the ship's band also fulfilled personal music requests, but was never intrusive. The ship's route leads past a number of the city's sights, thanks to an outdoor area you can spontaneously switch to the outdoor area at any time during the meal (inside), for example to take photos. A very nice, tasty and memorable evening.

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July 28, 2022

Product ID: 401526