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Vajdahunyad Castle: Our most recommended tours and activities

Budapest's Highlights by Bike with Goulash Meal

1. Budapest's Highlights by Bike with Goulash Meal

Discover Budapest's most attractive sites by bike including Andrássy Avenue, Heroes' Square, Széchenyi Thermal bath, St.Stephen Basilica, Chain Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and much more. Visit breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Sites with local English-speaking guides on 15 different scenic stops. Learn about the city of Budapest and the people that call the Hungarian city home. By the end of the tour, you will have a thorough understanding of Hungarians and their lifestyle. Digest Budapest's exciting history through entertaining stories and savor the city's appetizing cuisine. Exploring Budapest by bike is a great way to orientate yourself in the city, whether it's the beginning of your stay or the end of it. End the tour with an unforgettable Hungarian goulash in a cozy restaurant.

Budapest: Guided E-Bike Tour

2. 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.

Full Day Trip to Budapest from Vienna

3. Full Day Trip to Budapest from Vienna

Before embarking on a scenic drive through the Hungarian countryside, meet your English-speaking guide in front of your hotel in Vienna at the pre-arranged time. Continue on to Budapest in an air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the scenery out the windows.  Upon arrival in Budapest, take a walking tour with a local guide and see the capital's top sites, including the Vajdahunyad Castle, the Opera House and the Parliament Building. In the Heroes' Square, admire the statues of the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars as well as the sweeping views of the city and the waters of the Danube from the Fisherman's Bastion. Learn all about Budapest's rich history and its architectural gems from your guide as you travel between the major attractions. Your day trip concludes with transportation back to Vienna.

Budapest: Half-Day Private Car Tour

4. Budapest: Half-Day Private Car Tour

You can see the most important sights of Budapest during this 4-hour long tour. This program is recommended for those who have only a short time, want to explore the city later alone, but need an orientation. During such a city tour you can decide what you want to see more thoroughly and where you want to go back to. Sightseeing by car is more comfortable and less tiring and allows more time to spend in all places. The suggested highlights include Heroes' Square, Széchenyi Spa, Vajdahunyad Castle, Andrássy Avenue, State Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica, Liberty Square, Houses of Parliament, Chain Bridge, National Museum, Synagogue, old historical town with tight streets of the Castle District, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, and the spectacular view from the Gellért Hill (Citadel).

Budapest: Full-Day Private Car Tour

5. Budapest: Full-Day Private Car Tour

Visit both the Pest and Buda sides of the city during an eight hour, full-day tour. With the added convenience of a private car that will transport you from place to place, you will have more than enough time to explore the city more deeply, and learn about Hungarian history, culture, arts, politics, gastronomy, and people. Avoid the tiring drudge of walking back and forth across the city and save your energy for exploring the sights themselves. Some highlights of the tour on the Pest side are the Millenium"s mamorial on the Heroes' Square, the Széchenyi Spa, Vajdahunyad Castle, Andrássy Avenue, the State Opera House, the St. Stephen's Basilica, Liberty Square, the Dohany street Synagogue and the Houses of Parliament. You will also have the opportunity tocross the river and visit the main sights of the Buda side like the old historical town of the Castle District, the Gellert Hotel and Baths and enjoy the amazing view from the top of the Gellert Hill. Stretch your legs at a number of sights and hop back in the vehicle and proceed to the next unique sight of Budapest. 

Budapest: Legends and Mysteries Tour in Spanish

6. Budapest: Legends and Mysteries Tour in Spanish

Meet your Spanish-speaking tour guide in one of the most popular squares in Budapest, The Heroe's Square. Surrounded by numerous statues, learn the stories of the founders of Budapest. When night falls, this beautiful city is transformed into something darker, where the illuminated buildings draw sinister lights and shadows, like at the Vajdahunyad Castle. Hear about the city's witches, murders, popular myths, as well as the darker rituals that have taken place in Budapest. Visit City Park and Bagni Szécehnyi. Learn the origins of Danube River, the mysteries of Attila, the secret of Countess Elizabeth Báthory's youth, and the stories behind the Hungarian Pauline Order.

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What people are saying about Vajdahunyad Castle

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 251 reviews

Our group comprised 30 - 70yrs of age and we all easily managed this very enjoyable sightseeing tour of Budapest. Highly recommended and we had a fantastic guide who was very informative and extremely conscientious..

A nice tour with lots of information. Highly recommended. It is best to do this on the first day of the visit. This gives you an overview of the city. Thank you again. We had a lot of fun and enjoyed it.

Great experience with Stephen. He was very knowledgeable about Hungarian history. I recommend his services. You won't regret it. We had a great time in Budapest.

Great tour, very accommodating when we were running late as the metro line by our hotel was closed

Super nice and well informed guide. Showed us a lot. Overall was a great tour