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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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Classic Trabant Tour

Classic Trabant Tour

Discover Budapest's most popular sights and learn how to drive the mighty Trabant. Manufactured in the former East Germany, this was the most common vehicle in the communist bloc.

Feeling adventurous? Take a Trabant tour in Budapest! It’s unlike any other sightseeing tour.

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. Budapest Dance Festival

    Feb 18, 2017 - Mar 1, 2017

    Venue: National Dance Theater

  2. March 15th - National Holiday

    Mar 15, 2017

    Venue: multiple locations

  3. St Patrick’s Day Parade

    Mar 19, 2017

    Venue: Meeting point: Szabadság Square

  4. Hungarian Macaron Day

    Mar 20, 2016

    Venue: Akvárium Klub

  5. Budapest Spring Festival

    Mar 31, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017

    Venue: Multiple locations

  6. Titanic International Filmfest

    Apr 6, 2017 - Apr 13, 2017

    Venue: Several 'Art Cinemas', like Uránia, Toldi, Örökmozgó, Puskin

  7. Cherry Blossom Festival in Budapest

    Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017

    Venue: Füvészkert Botanical Gardens