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Budapest Holidays

A European City Renowned for its Stunning Landscape

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The city of Budapest in autumn

Budapest - A Spectacular Hungarian Delight

Budapest holidays are simply perfect for those looking to explore the ‘Pearl of the Danube’. As one of the world’s most beautiful city break destinations, Budapest offers everything you could possibly need from an exciting holiday destination. Along with the spectacular architecture and views across the picturesque Danube River, Budapest city breaks are also ideal for those looking to enjoy the diverse culture and history. The best time to enjoy a holiday in Budapest is throughout the summer, during this time there are several music events that visitors can enjoy along with the popular Formula 1 Grand Prix. Whether you are looking for a romantic break or a family holiday, the city offers something for all holiday tastes. Sightseers will definitely be in their element during a stroll around Budapest, the majestic buildings and tree lined boulevards are perfect for exploring and enjoying the cities exciting atmosphere. Those looking to pamper themselves on holiday can take advantage of the many spas around the city along with the fantastic shopping facilities, ideal for indulging in some retail therapy!

Whatever you are looking for from a city break, Budapest is one of the most celebrated destinations in Eastern Europe. If you are looking to discover just why so many people choose to return to the city each year, book your break and get ready to be bewitched by Budapest!

Budapest - Sightseeing and Attractions

Holidays in Budapest are designed for those that love to really immerse themselves in a truly spectacular destination. From the rich culture to the multitude of sightseeing spots, this city has everything you need for an action packed break. No trip to Budapest would be complete with a stroll through Memento Park, as one of the cities more unique attractions. The park is home to a collection of giant figures that once lined the streets during the city’s communist era. Fans of architecture will love a trip to the Royal Palace; perched on top of Castle Hill the palace displays a vibrant mix of architectural styles and is home to a wide range of museums. There are plenty of monuments and bridges to explore along the banks of the Danube River during your holiday in Budapest. Those looking to take in the stunning panoramic views are advised to take a trip to Gellért Hill which offers unrivalled viewpoints across the city.

Shoppers will be in their element during a Budapest holiday as the city boasts a wide selection of shopping malls and markets offering everything from traditional souvenirs to high street bargains. Those looking for trendy boutiques and designer labels will appreciate a trip to Andrássy Avenue in Pest whereas those hoping to pick up traditional crafts and gifts will love the Castle District. Public transport in Budapest is both varied and reliable with a metro system and a bus network in place to take visitors around the city.

Budapest - Nightlife and Cuisine

Budapest city breaks are ideal for those looking to indulge their taste buds with a fantastic selection of local and international restaurants to sample during your stay. Hungarian cuisine is known around the world for its strong flavours and hearty dishes, delicacies such as goulash and fresh soups are widely available around Budapest and are simply delicious! Whether you are looking for a simple snack during your time exploring or somewhere to enjoy a high class meal on an evening, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets during a holiday in Budapest. Those looking for more familiar tastes can take their pick from a range of exciting international restaurants; almost every culinary niche is catered for in Budapest including a wide selection of fast food eateries.

The nightlife in Budapest is also fairly varied with something for everyone to enjoy. Music lover can head to one of the many music lounges and bars around the city that offer live music performances and a vibrant atmosphere. Those looking to party until the early hours can take their pick from a wide variety of nightclubs that stay open until the early hours. Depending on when you decide to take a holiday to Budapest there are often live performances from international musicians and DJ’s. Those looking for a more sedate experience may prefer one of the smaller, intimate cocktail bars or one of the many themed pubs around the city. If you do fancy a flutter during your holiday, why not check out one of the many casinos around the city centre?

Budapest - Weather and Climate

Budapest holidays can be enjoyed all year round however many people opt to travel to the Hungarian city during the summer to take advantage of the warm temperatures. Due to the city’s location, the climate tends to go from one extreme to the other with hot summers and very cold winters. One thing that is constant is the rain which is frequent all year round! The cold temperatures tend to arrive in the middle of December however overall the winters are fairly short. Show is common during the winter months however this tends to clear up quickly. Summer holidays to Budapest are definitely recommended for those looking to top up their tans whilst sightseeing. During the peak months there is an average of ten hours of sunshine per day along with temperatures reaching the high twenties.

Where is Budapest?

Take a look at this map of Budapest before you go. Click to view an interactive version.

Map of Budapest
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