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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

Culinary Walk

Culinary Walk

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 foodie, wine and cultural walking tour explores one of Budapest’s most delicious and charming neighborhoods and gives an insight into...

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...

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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Budapest Events
Happening Now in Budapest

  1. Budapest Design Week

    Sep 25, 2015 - Oct 4, 2015

    Venue: Design Terminál and several galleries and fashion shops

  2. World Press Photo 2015

    Sep 25, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015

    Venue: Museum of Ethnography

  3. Oktoberfest Budapest

    Oct 1, 2015 - Oct 4, 2015

    Venue: Felvonulási tér (56-osok tere) - near City Park

  4. From the 2010 Autumn Festival - Big Mouth

    Café Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival

    Oct 2, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015

    Venue: Multiple locations

  5. Budapest Pálinka and Sausage Festival

    Oct 2, 2015 - Oct 4, 2015

    Venue: Castle Hill

  6. Art Market Budapest

    Oct 8, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015

    Venue: Millenáris, Building 'B'

  7. Spar Budapest International Marathon

    Oct 9, 2016

    Venue: The start gate will be at Heroes' Square (Hősök tere)