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Get to know the best tours in Budapest

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 you we recommend embarking on one of the Budapest tours, which show the city from different points of view. In which? You choose, for now we are going to present you the best tourist itineraries around this capital.

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1. Guided tour of the heart of the city

Chain Bridge – Dziewul

This tour is a must for those travelers in a hurry. It is a journey that starts at the real lifeblood of the capital: the Danube River, which here reaches enormous dimensions. Precisely you can start on the Bridge of the Chains, the most spectacular of all of them.

And from there you get to the church of San Matías and its surroundings, continuing to the beautiful Fisherman’s Bastion, the place that offers the unrivaled panoramic view of the Hungarian capital. Once again you go down to the river to cross it by the Elisabeth Bridge and from there to the Central Market, the Synagogue and the City Park with its spa.

It continues through the Plaza de los Héroesthe elegant Andrassy avenue and finally it ends at the Basilica San Esteban to go to the Parliament, again next to the Danube.

2. Budapest river cruise

Budapest – 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 contemplate them from the point of view offered by the Danube. There are many tourist boats that offer a river cruiseboth day and night, including lunches, dinners and varied shows.

Choose the one that suits your schedules and tastes, but always one that is complete, which goes from the Petöfi Bridge to Margarita Island, in the riverbed. You will pass under the rest of the emblematic bridges, such as the Chain Bridge, Elisabeth Bridge or Liberty Bridge, without forgetting that before your eyes you will discover all the great Hungarian monuments.

3. The Budapest tourist bus

Andrassy Avenue – Drone Media Studio

For those of you who like to walk at your own pace, but want everything within easy reach, the solution is the Budapest tourist bus. A transport that offers several routes and endless stops in all the city.

Its advantage is that for a day or two you can travel on it as many times as you want, and always having information about the city in Spanish. And those who travel with their family to Budapest will be able to enjoy reduced prices for this interesting means of transport.

4. In a spa in Budapest

Széchenyi Baths – Zairon / commons.wikimedia.org

Now we are talking about a very different tour of Budapest. Tours of some of the most famous spas in the city. For a small price You will be able to visit some historical, 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 are talking about the Geller Hotel and the Szenchenyi Baths. Both built at the beginning of the 20th century, and both with a wide range of thermal pools, saunas, Jacuzzis and massages, as well as health and beauty treatments.

5. Excursion to Sissi’s Palace

Godollo Palace – posztos

Sissi was empress of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and at that time, the court left Vienna in the summer and moved to Budapest. Specifically, Sissi settled 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, just outside of Paris.

Today there are numerous tourist excursions that bring us closer to this historical 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 can attend a unique horse show.

 

“We must not stop exploring and the end of all our exploration will be to get back to where we started and to see 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.

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