Budapest Private Walking Tour with Basilica Visit and Cafe Stop

Budapest Private Walking Tour with Basilica Visit and Cafe Stop

Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes / Difficulty: Easy / Private


  • 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 (only for tours start latest 15:00)
  • Inner Pest – Opera, Andrassy and Chain Bridge
  • Short walk through Buda Castle District – Royal Palace, Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church

Your walking tour begins at the Opera House from where we 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 (outside only), a complex built for the 1896 World Fair displaying typical architecture found throughout Hungary.

Next, you'll stop off at Széchenyi Baths (with a peek inside when open) to learn about the amazing bath culture this country has to offer, after which you'll take the Millennium Metro back towards the city center and stop off at the end of Andrassy Boulevard where you’ll hear about the significance the street to the city's nobility.  

After the City Park visit, you'll head over to see St. Stephen’s Basilica (outside only) 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 Gellert Hill and the Citadel, Buda Hills and the Royal Palace as you cross the river via Budapest’s 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. At the conclusion of the tour, your guide will help with ideas, directions and more!


All year round
9:30, 14:00, 17:00 - daily


1-2 people: 150 € /tour
3 people: 170 € /tour
4 people: 190 € /tour
5-15 people: 40 € / person
Child: 20 € / person

Meeting Point

At your accommodation.
If your accommodation is not centrally located, meet your guide in Absolute Tour Centre - 1065 Budapest, Lazar utca 16. behind the Opera House
Conclusion point: City center close to transport links

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