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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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Secrets of the Jewish Quarter Tour

Secrets of the Jewish Quarter Tour

Experience the real Budapest and get to know the true culture of the city by taking a guided tour with a unique perspective. Learn about the city's Jewish heritage, rich in history and tradition.

This tour reveals the hidden treasures of Budapest's former Jewish Quarter, a rapidly changing neighborhood full of wonderful sights that hint to...

 
Budapest with Kids

Budapest with Kids

Traveling with children? Don't pull your hair out yet – our Budapest city guide offers plenty of options that are kid-friendly, and won't leave parents yawning, either. Some of the city's most popular attractions for families include City Park, Budapest Zoo, Palace of Miracles, Museum of Transport, Children's Railway and Aquaworld.

We've gathered a list of the most child-friendly attractions in Budapest to keep your whole family entertained. You'll find that Hungarians are very...

 
Retro Budapest

Retro Budapest

Budapest is a trendy city that shares the world's nostalgia for the 'good old days' and embraces a hip, retro feel. Twenty years after the fall of Communism, and some of its 'achievements' have found their way back in vogue. Shops, restaurants and courtyard cafés throughout the city work to recreate the design and atmosphere of the '70s and '80s.

Retro-hip has never been cooler in Budapest, especially to a younger generation that didn't have to endure the repression of the socialist regime....

 

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Happening Now in Budapest

  1. Mayfest at the Opera House

    May 17, 2016 - Jun 2, 2016

    Venue: Budapest Opera House

  2. Belvárosi Fesztivál

    Jun 3, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016

    Venue: Erzsébet tér, Szabadság tér and Zrínyi utca

  3. Danube Carnival

    Jun 6, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

    Venue: Multiple locations - Danube Promenade, Vörösmarty Square

  4. Craft-Beer Festival

    Jun 10, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016

    Venue: City Park (Városliget)

  5. Wagner in Budapest Opera Festival

    Jun 11, 2015 - Jun 24, 2015

    Venue: Palace of Arts

  6. Buda Castle Beer Festival

    Jun 11, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015

    Venue: The Royal Palace's Oroszlános and Hunyadi courtyards, and the Savoyai terrace

  7. Margaret Island Open-air Stage

    Budapest Summer Festival

    Jun 12, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

    Venue: Margaret Island and Városmajor