The capital of Hungary, without a doubt, is one of the most beautiful cities in all of Europe. It has endless attractions that we should not miss if we are lucky enough to travel there. That's why I We recommend embarking on one of Budapest tours, which show the city from different points of view. In which? You choose, we are going to present you the best tourist itineraries for this capital.
The Budapest tours more interesting
1. Guided tour of the heart of the cityChain Bridge - Dziewul
This tour is essential for those travelers in a hurry. It is a journey that begins in the true vital artery of the capital: the river Danube, which here reaches huge dimensions. Precisely you can start over the Chain Bridge, the most spectacular of them all.
And from there you reach the church of San Matías and its surroundings, continuing towards the beautiful Fisherman's Bastion, the place that offers the unparalleled panorama of the Hungarian capital. Again you go down to the river to cross it over the Elisabeth Bridge and from there to the Central Market, the Synagogue and the City Park with its spa.
Continue on Heroes' Square, the elegant Andrassy Avenue and finally flows into St. Stephen's Basilica to go to Parliament, again next to the Danube.
2. River cruise in BudapestBudapest - Boris Stroujko / Shutterstock.com
In the previous itinerary we have walked through Buda and Pest, the two cities that make up the capital. Well, now we will look at them from the point of view offered by the Danube. There are many tourist boats that offer a river cruise, both day and night, including lunch, dinner and varied shows.
Choose the one that suits your schedules and tastes, but always one that is complete, that goes from the Petöfi Bridge to Margarita Island, in the riverbed. You will pass under the rest of the emblematic bridges, such as those of the Chains, that of Elisabeth or that of Freedom, without forgetting that before your eyes you will discover all the great Hungarian monuments.
3. The Budapest tourist busAndrassy Avenue - Drone Media Studio
For those who like to walk at your own pace, but you want everything to be within your reach easily, the solution is the Budapest tourist bus. A transport that offers several routes and endless stops in all the city.
Your advantage is that for a day or two you can travel in it as many times as you want, and always having information about the city in Spanish. And who travels as a family to Budapest can enjoy reduced prices for this interesting means of transport.
4. In a spa in BudapestSzéchenyi Baths - Zairon / commons.wikimedia.org
Now we talk about a very different tours of Budapest. Tours of one of the most famous spas in the city. For a small price You can visit historic, beautiful and healthy facilities. Of course, making use of them. In this way you will combine tourism with a healthy and unforgettable experience.
There are several options, but We recommend you go to one of the two best spas in Budapest (or both to compare). We talked about the Geller Hotel and the Szenchenyi Baths. Both built in the early twentieth century, and both with a wide range of thermal pools, saunas, hot tubs and massages, as well as health and beauty treatments.
5. Excursion to the Sissi PalaceGodollo Palace - posztos
Sissi was Empress of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and at that time, the court left Vienna in summer and moved to Budapest. Specifically, Sissi was installed in the Godollo Palace, one of the largest baroque palaces in the world. It is located on the outskirts of the capital, which is why it is always compared to Versailles, on the outskirts of Paris.
Today there are numerous tourist excursions that bring us closer to this historic place, in which the art and the sad life of the empress are the main protagonists of the guided tour of the palace rooms. And as a complement, then you can go to the stables area, where you attend a unique equestrian show.
"We must not stop exploring and the end of all our exploration will be to get to where we started and get to know the place for the first time."
- T. S. Eliot -
As you can see, you can choose from a good variety of tours in Budapest. Y each one will offer you a different but beautiful version of this magnificent city.