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Air Canada Adds Budapest to its International Network

Air Canada Adds Budapest to its International Network

Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/01/2016

Air Canada’s 2016 summer season will introduce seasonal non-stop service from Toronto to Budapest. The new route will be operated by Air Canada Rouge, Air Canada's leisure carrier.

 

Hello February - Budapest Events in February 2016

Posted by: Roberta Gyori02/01/2016

With the ongoing Farsang (the carnival season in Hungary), the upcoming Valentine's Day, two great gastro events, and a brand new beer festival there is a lot to look forward to during this...

 

A Streetcar Named Christmas…

Posted by: Roberta Gyori12/04/2015

Christmas trams in Budapest. Christmas trams are back again for the holiday season in Budapest. This year, each tram is decorated with over 35,000 lights.

 

Tis’ The Season: Christmas Fairs in Budapest

Posted by: Roberta Gyori11/24/2015

Want to get into the holiday spirit? Budapest is once again full of magical places to visit. Christmas lights and holiday decorations are popping up everywhere in the city. Here is a...

 

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Explore Budapest

Sweet Budapest Walking Tour

Sweet Budapest Walking Tour

Experience the real Budapest and get to know the true culture of the city by taking a guided tour with a unique perspective. One of the best ways to learn about Hungary’s culture and traditions is through its food and wine.

This sweet tour will take you into the world of delicious Hungarian cakes, pancakes, strudels, pastries, artisan chocolates and beyond.

 
Central Market Hall

Central Market Hall

The spectacular Central Market Hall is a good source of Hungarian products. You can also make it a pit-stop for a quick bite of traditional Hungarian food when touring the city. Shop with the locals for sausages, meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables and pastries. Fancy bottles of Tokaji, a variety of paprika and handicrafts are also available.

Built at the end of the 19th century, the Central Market Hall is the largest indoor market in Budapest. The metal roof structure is still the...

 
Budapest Top 10

Budapest Top 10

Our Budapest Top 10 lists feature the most popular things to do and see in Budapest. If you only visit Budapest once in your life, we have a list of things that must be on your itinerary. If you're on a budget, we have a list of free things to do in Budapest. We have top 10 lists for families with kids, wine enthusiasts, art lovers, history buffs and more.

Take a dip in one of the city's famous baths, savor the local cuisine, check out some of the cool, funky shops featuring homegrown designs, walk...

 

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Budapest Events
Happening Now in Budapest

  1. Gala Concert of the 100-Member Gipsy Band

    Dec 30, 2015

    Venue: Budapest Congress and World Trade Center

  2. New Year's Eve in Budapest

    Dec 31, 2015

    Venue: Multiple locations

  3. New Year's Concerts in Budapest

    Jan 1, 2016

    Venue: Multiple venues

  4. Farsang, Carnival Season in Hungary

    Jan 6, 2016 - Feb 10, 2016

    Venue: Multiple venues

  5. Fat Thursday

    Feb 11, 2016

    Venue: over 500 restaurants in Budapest and Hungary

  6. Mangalica Festival

    Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016

    Venue: Szabadság tér

  7. Budapest Fish Festival

    Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016

    Venue: Millenáris