Budapest Vacation Service...Budapest Tourism Information and Advice
Whether your first holiday in Budapest, or a returning visitor, there is so much to see and do to really make the most of your visit. Here are just a few suggestions, links, city map, video clips and Budapest Tourist Information, which you may find helpful in deciding on what to do, where to go and how to get there. Just a Click.... and you're virtually there. Enjoy your Budapest sightseeing !
Bringing your children with to Budapest? There's plenty for them - and you - to enjoy both in and around the city. Take a look at the short video clip here
Rolling, rolling, rolling on the river. Is it a boat? Is it a bus? No, it's Watch the clip to see the unique and fun way of discovering Budapest, then click here to read all about the not to be missed River Ride experience.
Listen to a little Hungarian traditional folk music by Marta Sebestyen and the band Muzsikas. To see lyrics and English translation, click on full screen
Want to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the capital Budapest? How about a River Cruise on the Danube? Click here for video clips and here for full information, destinations and prices
Hungary is world renowned for its many spa's and thermal baths. There are several baths open to the public throughout Budapest. Click to see more information on the most popular baths and watch the clip below to see how you can spend a relaxing, fun and above all, healthy day out.
Filmed in 1936, this Swedish clip shows some of Budapest's thermal baths and interesting aerial and ground views of some of the main city locations. See more vintage clips about Budapest and Hungary on our 'Budapest Vintage Clips' page.
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Budapest is the capital of what European country? Watch this amusing clip of a game show contestant who seems a little confused about Hungary..... ...and France ...and Europe!
Panorama of Budapest: Follow the link for what is reputed to be the most pixelated photo in the world - a 70 billion pixels, zoom-able panorama of Budapest taken from the observation tower at Janos-hegy from 360world Ltd. at: http://www.70-billion-pixels-budapest.com/index_en.html Tip: Zoom in between the hills to see Budapest city
Hungary - World of Potentials: This video clip from the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs features some of the inventions and technologies developed by Hungarians. Also shows some nice scenes of Lake Balaton and Budapest and accompanied by some traditional Hungarian music.
Free Guided Tours at the Museum of Fine Arts Held each day, Tuesday to Saturday, guided tours in English for individuals are held at the Museum of Fine Arts in Heroes Square. These tours are free of charge and are conducted by volunteers. Tours in other languages are available, however need to be arranged in advance with the museum. Details of tours can be seen here Times of the tours are: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00 and 14:00, Saturdays: 11:00. No need to make an appointment. Just show up and meet the guide in the lobby.
Between 16 November and 31 December you can visit the 2013 Budapest Christmas Market located in Vörösmarty tér (Square).
During this event you can see Hungarian handicraft demonstrations, try out some Hungarian culinary specialities, listen to folk music and drink a warming glass of hot mulled wine. Budapest named the cheapest Christmas Market city by the UK newspaper The Daily Mail See full report here
Ryanair Return to Budapest: Budget airline Ryanair have announced that they will resume operations from and to Budapest in March, 2012.
Services to Birmingham, Bologna, Bristol, Dublin and London Stanstead are planned.
Ryanair ceased operations to Budapest in 2010.
January 2012: Budapest has been ranked as the number one European city for property investment. The survey, carried out by Global Property Guide, was also reported by the Daily Telegraph in the UK. In recent months there has been renewed interest in Budapest apartments by investors entering the buy to let market.
Budapest Restaurants: Looking for a restaurant in Budapest? Click here to find Budapest restaurant reviews and ratings