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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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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.

 
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...

 
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...

 

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Budapest Events
Happening Now in Budapest

  1. National holiday

    October 23rd - Revolution of 1956

    Oct 23, 2015

    Venue: Multiple locations

  2. Budapest Christmas Market

    Nov 13, 2015 - Jan 6, 2016

    Venue: Vörösmarty tér

  3. Tennis Classics Budapest

    Nov 24, 2015

    Venue: Papp László Budapest Sportaréna

  4. Flavors of Hungary Gastro Fair

    Nov 27, 2015 - Dec 23, 2015

    Venue: Erzsébet tér

  5. Christmas Fair by the Basilica

    Nov 27, 2015 - Jan 2, 2016

    Venue: Szent István tér

  6. New Wine and Cheese Festival

    Nov 28, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015

    Venue: Vajdahunyad Castle

  7. Gala Concert of the 100-Member Gipsy Band

    Dec 30, 2015

    Venue: Budapest Congress and World Trade Center