City breaks in
Budapest City

A city of two halves on the Danube

Welcome to your holiday in Budapest City, Hungary’s capital. There's a rich history of different cultures settling on these lands, including the Romans, the Ottomans and the Celts. As a result, the city is filled to the brim with beautiful architecture, incredible food and a bustling pace of life, meaning holidays to Budapest will see you soaking in the perfect blend of old and new. The city serves as a large meeting point for most of Europe’s younger generation and is a hotspot for city breakers, couples, backpackers, and even families.

Your Budapest questions, answered

Budapest is actually comprised of the two islands, Buda and Pest which hug either side of the beautiful River Danube.

When it comes to temperature, the summer see highs in the mid twenties, whereas in the winter it can drop to below freezing.

For the real experience, sample a little meat goulash, some fresh water fish, and ‘modra’ (strips of beef served in a creamy sauce with peppers).

Best things to do in Budapest City

Enjoy fairy-tale views

Take the funicular to the top of Castle Hill for lush gardens, panoramic views of Budapest’s Castle District and the renowned Fisherman’s Bastion.

Cruise along the Danube

A scenic cruise on the Danube River is one of the loveliest ways to see the city. Most will offer walks around famous Margaret Island.

Heroes Square

Built in 1896 to mark the thousandth anniversary of Hungary, Heroes Square is only a short walk from the Baths and the city centre.