Christmas Itinerary in Budapest

Planning a Memorable Christmas Itinerary - Budapest

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How to plan a Memorable Christmas Itinerary in Budapest

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: Little.

1.     Getting there: Conduct an online search for promotional offers or last minute deals. Whether you choose to travel to Budapest by rail, road, air or sea, there are so many different choices in the way to get there. As by train, by car, by plane or even by cruise, there are many Christmas deals and offers. You can find direct rail links between Budapest and 25 capital cities of Europe. Besides, there are more than 50 international scheduled trains arrived in Budapest daily. If you prefer to fly, there are flights by Malév Hungarian Airlines or WizzAir. Some of these even have great deals that include the hotels and accommodation that suits your style and demands.

2.     Budapest Christmas Fair and Christmas Markets is an authentic festive experience that encompass the traditional elements. Soak in the atmosphere, taste the Hungarian foodfare, drink hot mulled wine and if you enjoy shopping for special handmade gifts and folk crafts, there is a lot of shopping opportunities with quality assurance by Hungarian Society of Folk Arts. Several christmas markets to choose from: Vörösmaty tér, the Jokai tér, and the Liszt Ferenc tér. You are even recommended to check out all three of them.

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3.     Learn how Hungarians prepare for Christmas in Budapest. See the christmas street lights on the Andrassy ut. Most shop-windows would have been adorned to entice christmas shoppers if you visit Budapest by end November.

4.     Have an excellent warm buffet-dinner while cruising on the Danube. Enjoy the live music on the Christmas Cruise.

Chain Bridge (Széchenyi Lánchíd)

5.     Stroll along the Danube River Bank, crossing the Danube River from Buda to Pest by the bridges and enjoy the wonderful city view at night.

Folk Dance

6.     Sightseeing and create a personal photo journal with sights not to be missed: Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Parliament architecture, National Theatre, Margaret Island, Gresham Place, Chain Bridge, Gellert Hill, Elizabeth Bridge and Liberty Bridge.

7.     Christmas Opera and Operetta Concert.

8.     Exhibitions: The exhibition titled “Chopin in Paris – the workshop of the artist” is the digitalised travelling version of the exhibition by the Cité de la Musique and the Bibliothéque Nationale from Paris. If you are interested in lifework exhibition, János Megyik, whose works can be defined as on the border of painting, sculpture and architecture, focuses his art on modeling the structure of panel paintings is available until 30th of January 2011. LISZT AND THE PIANO WITH HUNGARIAN TELECOM, the thematic evenings of which, compiled around interesting themes and correlations, welcome lovers of piano music, but this event ends on 1st of December.

9.     Walking tours from Socio-cultural tours, to the Juice of the 8th District tour, Art Nouveau sightseeing tours, cave tour, Jewish heritage tour, religious heritage tour, Now and Then Roman or Turkish heritage tours.

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10.  Thermal bath. Select from any of these medicinal thermal baths: Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő, Gellért Medicinal Spa and Swimming Pool, Rudas Baths, Lukács Gyógyfürdő, and Király Baths to name a few.

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BudapestZIN wish you 
a wonderful Christmas in Budapest!

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