5-Day Hungary City Break in Budapest

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Immerse yourself in the charm of Budapest on this 5-day city break in Hungary, where cultural delights and exciting experiences await!

Explore Budapest, often dubbed the "Paris of the East, " is a city that radiates grandeur and charm. Discover the historic Buda Castle, relax in the city's famous thermal baths, and cruise along the majestic Danube River. The city's stunning architecture, cozy cafés, and romantic, lantern-lit bridges create a stylish blend of comfort. Budapest turns every visit into an enchanting adventure, captivating visitors with its unique elegance.

With this perfectly planned holiday package, you will experience the ultimate Budapest city break. This trip includes 4 nights in Budapest at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Budapest or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Budapest will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Budapest, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Budapest offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Budapest, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. Buda Castle, Fisherman's Bastion, and Heroes' Square are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Budapest by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Hungary's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Budapest promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Budapest is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Budapest's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Hungary.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Budapest. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Hungary.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Budapest reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Budapest.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Budapest fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Budapest as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Budapest, Hungary!

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Photo of Old town architecture of Budapest. Buda temple church of Matthias. Buda's Castle District, Hungary.Castle District
Photo of Fisherman's bastion in Budapest, Hungary. Fisherman's Bastion
Photo of Heroes' Square, Hosok Tere or Millennium Monument, major attraction of city, with 36 m high Corinthian column in center, Budapest, Hungary. Heroes' Square
Photo of Budapest City park big playground in aerial panoramic view.City Park
Photo of Eclectic terrace in one of the most attractive ruin pubs, the Szimpla. Ruin pubs, Budapest, Hungary.Szimpla
Photo of St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary.St Stephen's Basilica
Photo of Széchenyi Chain Bridge in Budapest.Széchenyi Chain Bridge
Photo of Buda Castle Royal Palace on Hill Hungary, Budapest.Buda Castle
Photo of Szechenyi Medicinal Bath in Budapest. The bath, located in the City Park, was built in Neo-baroque style to the design of Gyozo Czigler.Széchenyi thermal bath
Photo of entrance of the Budapest Zoo, Budapest, Hungary.Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
Photo of St. Matthias Church in Budapest. Matthias Church
Photo of the Dohány Street Synagogue, also known as the Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is a historical building in Erzsébetváros, the 7th district of Budapest, Hungary.Dohány Street Synagogue
Photo of Shoes on the Danube Bank in Budapest, Hungary.Shoes on the Danube Bank
Photo of Budapest Eye (ferris wheel) at Erzsebet Square, Budapest, Hungary.Ferris Wheel of Budapest
Photo of Hungarian Parliament at daytime. Budapest. One of the most beautiful buildings in the Hungarian capital.Hungarian Parliament Building
photo of view of  The Hungarian Royal State Opera House in Budapest, Hungary at sunset, considered one of the architect's masterpieces and one of the most beautiful in Europe.Hungarian State Opera
photo of Vörösmarty tér .Vörösmarty tér


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Day 1

Day 1 – Budapest - arrival day

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  • Buda Castle
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Budapest. You’ll stay in Budapest for 4 nights.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Buda Castle. Previous visitors have rated this castle an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 50,644 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Budapest. Check-in at hotels in Hungary normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Budapest offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in Budapest. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Dine in style at Kéhli Vendéglő, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Barack és Szilva étterem boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Menza Étterem és Kávéház. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Budapest.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Szimpla Kert. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 5-day city break in Budapest! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Budapest

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  • Hungarian State Opera
  • Heroes' Square
  • Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Széchenyi thermal bath
  • City Park
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On day 2 of your fun city break in Budapest, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 3 nights left in Budapest.

Kick off the day at Hungarian State Opera, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This opera house is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 16,469 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Heroes' Square. Heroes' Square is a square with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 74,506 reviews.

Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This zoo is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 40,380 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Széchenyi Thermal Bath. This public bath is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 54,149 visitors.

Lastly, don’t miss out on City Park, a famous urban park in Budapest. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 72,602 travelers.

Your discoveries in Budapest do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Budapest on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

When it’s time for dinner, try one of the most popular restaurants in Budapest. Make sure to reserve a table in advance, as the best restaurants fill up quickly.

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Kertem, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? VakVarjú Restaurant offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Ruben Étterem. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Budapest.

Let the evening flow smoothly from dinner to drinks at Kisüzem, a top-rated bar in the area.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of Budapest by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Budapest

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  • Hungarian Parliament Building
  • Shoes on the Danube Bank
  • Fisherman's Bastion
  • Matthias Church
  • Castle District
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As day 3 dawns in Budapest, embark on another day of exploration and adventure. Discover the city's vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and captivating sights at your own pace. With 2 nights left, the possibilities for discovery are endless.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Hungarian Parliament Building. This much-appreciated parliament building is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in 20,768 reviews.

Next up is Shoes on the Danube Bank. This memorial has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 21,197 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Fisherman's Bastion. This bastion has been rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in 89,652 reviews.

Matthias Church is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This parish church has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 22,906 reviews.

To continue your sightseeing, head over to Castle District. This castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 106,658 reviews.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Hungary is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in Budapest. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

Esteemed for its , this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of cuisine. This esteemed -recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. With its recognition, it guarantees an unforgettable dining adventure. Savor the flavors at Why not cafe and bar, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Hungarikum Bisztró beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Beer Brothers. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Budapest tonight.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Roots Budapest Bar & Walk In Tattoo, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out.

No matter where in Budapest you end up, an amazing evening of relaxation and enjoyment is guaranteed.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Budapest

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  • St Stephen's Basilica
  • Ferris Wheel of Budapest
  • Vörösmarty tér
  • Dohány Street Synagogue
  • Szimpla
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Rise and shine for day 4 of your city break in Budapest! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 1 night remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of Budapest.

Journey into the unknown at St. Stephen's Basilica, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable minor basilica has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 57,810 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Ferris Wheel of Budapest is a recommended place to visit. This ferris wheel is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 22,269 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Budapest is Vörösmarty tér. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,051 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Budapest offers an experience you will remember.

Dohány Street Synagogue is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Budapest. This synagogue promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.4 out of 5 stars in 24,596 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Szimpla Kert. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 59,268 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Budapest on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

After a long day of sightseeing, try one of the best restaurants in Budapest.

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Lecso Hungarian Fast Food, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Kandalló offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Zöld Kapu Vendéglő ASZTALFOGLALÁS CSAK TELEFONON! NE HASZNÁLD A KÉK ASZTALFOGLALÁS GOMBOT! RESERVATION ONLY BY PHONE!, is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Budapest.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to Amigo Bar, known for its inviting atmosphere.

Wind down and recharge for tomorrow's escapades in Budapest, Hungary. With each day comes new experiences to cherish and enjoy.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Budapest - departure day

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  • Széchenyi Chain Bridge
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Your city break in Budapest is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Hungary.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Budapest offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Budapest.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Budapest.

Széchenyi Chain Bridge is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Budapest. This chain bridge has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 54,570 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Budapest, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Enjoy a memorable meal at Korhely Faloda & Daloda. This popular restaurant offers a whole menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,287 customers.

We also recommend Buffalo Steak House for a lovely dining experience to cap off your getaway in Budapest. Buffalo Steak House has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,864 customers.

If you prefer a restaurant that is popular among locals, try Spoon. This restaurant serves excellent food, as evident by its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,638 customers.

As you conclude your city break in Budapest, treasure the memories you've made. May they accompany you on your journey homeward while carefully planned travel arrangements ensure your safe return. It's time to say, "See you later, Budapest!" and travel onwards.

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