As long as you find an accommodation in the City center or by the River Danube at Buda side, you can go the the other side of the town by just walking through any nearby bridge. The Chain Bridge is perhaps the most beautiful bridge of the city to walk on. You can walk across Chain Bridge from Buda to Pest and back. It’s an excellent way to admire the World Heritage sights and vista and to take amazing photos with the famous lion statues accompanying you as you cross it.
However, it is good to keep in mind that Hungary still uses its own currency, the Hungarian Forint (HUF) and it is better to change your money into the local currency as soon as you land, but never at the airport.
Budapest attracts a lot of visitors at the height of summer but nowadays the real tourist peak season is from April till the end of September. The shoulder seasons are late September till December when the weather is very beautiful and the city isn’t overcrowded with a lot of foreigners. However, with its enchanting sights spread all over the place, the city absorbs large influxes of tourists better than most. Still, the best time to visit is probably from early summer till late September.
The weather is always amazing and idyllic. Even just seeing the sights could fill a long weekend in the city quite easily. If you want to experience Budapest’s best hot spring baths, monumental buildings from many ages, and nightlife then start thinking about at least a week. Budapest is served by an excellent public transportation network, but we provide private bus transfer for almost every activity.
The Millennium Underground called „Kis földalatti” is the second oldest underground railway in the World. Tickets must be bought before you boarding, and are available at BKK points, newsstands, or ticket machines.
The unique Parliament Building, which was designed and built in the Gothic Revival style, is the biggest building in Budapest, and is home to hundreds of parliamentary offices. Although the impressive building looks thumping from every angle, to see the whole building you should try to visit Batthiány Square, the other side of Budapest front of Parliament building.
It wouldn’t be Budapest without a real Danube River cruise. You can hire a private boat from us easily and discover two distinct sides of the Hungarian Capital. No Stag or Hen weekend without this activity. The amazing hills of Buda and the long avenues of Pest, linked by eight stately river bridges that span the Danube.
Our professional tour guides are ready to take to to the best Hungarian restaurants to try the World Famous Hungarian cuisine which is not just Goulash soup and paprika. Stag V.I.P Budapest has also different eating activities to try.
Once your belly is full, head to the biggest monumental Roman Catholic church of the town which is St. Stephen’s Basilica named in the honor of Stephen, the first king of Hungary. Located in the 5th district in the pulsing heart of the city. The location of the church was decided long before Budapest was rebuilt. The building is a masterpiece with a Greek cross floor plan. You can find plenty of restaurants, pubs, and night clubs around this astonishing area.
Since you are in Budapest, you should definitely walk by the Andrassy street, which is – in a way – the Heroes Square of Budapest. The street is adorned with historical villas and luxury fashion stores. As you walk, one thing that you cannot miss is the World famous Hungarian National Opera House.
Accessible with a short metro trip there is one of the biggest thermal spas of Budapest, The Széchenyi spa. Home of our popular Spa Party activity.
Szechenyi is located in the City Park, was built in a neobaroque style. On the outside of the bath looks like any other late 19th century buildings that you can find anywhere in Budapest but on the inside, it something other. As you walk in the spa a smell of sulphate welcomes you. as in any thermal spa. After buying your ticket and bracelets that are also a key for the lockers and cabins, you find yourself in a real oasis in your swimming shorts and bikinis on a cold, March day. Although there are smaller indoor pools , the main entertainment is on the outside of Széchenyi spa building.
The Mighty Buda Castle is the historical castle and palace complex of Budapest. You climb the hill with the Castle Hill Funicular and find yourself in an enormous beautiful old buildings. The castle consists of a number of wings arranged around the famous Lion Courtyard. The Lion courtyard is bordered by the Hungarian National Library and two different museums, the Hungarian National Gallery and the Budapest History Museum. As the palace looks over the hall city from above, it’s needless to say that the Castle Hill and the Buda Castle has an amazing vista of the city.
Whether you like shopping or not, Central Market Hall in Fővám square is a lovely place to visit. Here you can find the best fresh market produces of Budapest. A beautiful building with unique Hungarian atmosphere, it’s always fun cruising around the droning market.
Budapest offers hundreds of activities and must to see places. Our company proudly presents 100+ legendary activities in the city.
After a day spent exploring the main parts of Buda and Pest side, head to Gozsdu Courtyard in the heart of the party district of Budapest. You simply can’t visit the European city that never sleeps without having had a beer or a Pálinka at tipical ruin bar! Our site provides tons of pub crawl activities. These amazing bar hoppings are great fun at any time of the day though the pubs really come alive at 9 or 10 PM.
Once you visit one of our popular ruin bar/club you’ll realize how much there is to see in the party district and that 3 days in Budapest is enough time to see the highlights, but you could easily spend more.