Budapest Private Walk with Basilica Visit

Experience Budapest from a local’s perspective on this private walking tour of the city’s main sights and off-the-beaten-path locales.

Highlights

  • Private walking tour, interactive participation encouraged
  • Refreshments included
  • Learn about Hungary’s past and traditions
  • See Heroes’ Square and City Park and have a look into a spa
  • St Stephen’s Basilica with look-out cupola
  • Inner Pest – Opera, Andrassy and Chain Bridge
  • Short walk through Buda Castle District – Royal Palace, Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church

Duration

3.5 hours

Dates & Times

Please check our booking calendar

Meeting Point

At your accommodation.

Conclusion point: Buda Castle District, at Matthias Church

Small Groups

Walking Tour

Tour Guide

Coffee Stop

Best Sights

Stops for Photos

Full Tour Description

Our private walking tours of Budapest offer you the flexibility of tour themes and sights visited. Our private walking tour is specifically catered to meet your desired sightseeing experience.

Your walking tour begins at the Opera House from where you take a short ride on the Millennium Metro out to Heroes’ Square and City Park. Here you’ll get a great introduction to Hungary’s rich history and culture through the stories of its great kings. Then, you’ll walk through City Park to visit Vajdahunyad Castle and you’ll stop off and peek inside to Szechenyi Baths to learn about the amazing bath culture this country has to offer. After you’ll take the Millennium Metro back towards the city center and stop off at the end of Andrassy Avenue where you’ll hear about the significance the street to the city’s nobility.

Next you’ll head over to see inside St. Stephen’s Basilica with the look-out cupola before taking a break in a café for a taste of a Hungary’s dessert and a coffee or soft drink (included in the tour). After your refreshment break, you head down to the riverside to see the famous blue Danube. Here you’ll take in the spectacular view of UNESCO World Heritage panorama with Buda Castle, Matthias Church, Royal Palace and Gellert Hill with the Citadel as you cross the river via the famous Chain Bridge.
For the final leg of the tour you’ll climb the steps up into the Buda Castle District and then wander through the old cobblestone streets and alleys to our finishing point in front of the Matthias Church and Fisherman’s Bastion.

Inclusions

English speaking guide, pick-up, St Stephen’s Basilica entry fee, coffee or soft drink with Hungarian dessert, public transport tickets during the tour

Exclusions

Drop-off and transport from the conclusion point

Know before you book

  • You will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 3 hours.
  • Tour goes in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately.