Budapest Grand Tour

Code BUGT
Destination
Category Day tour
Duration 4 hours
Depart time 10.00 & 14.30
Guide Language United Kingdom

Discover Budapest all must see sights and greatest panoramic views!
Budapest Grand Tour is our signature tour that we would recommend to all first time visitors in Budapest. During this tour we discover all the must see sights and the greatest panoramic views of the city with enough time provided to take a closer look of the most beautiful attractions.

Dates & Prices

We start the tour with a short ride along the riverbank with a spectacular view of the Buda Castle and the Danube bridges. Take a ride along Budapest Champs Elysee the elegant Andrassy avenue, view the Opera House and the beautiful 19 century palaces and visit Heroes square – the largest square of Budapest – with the Millenial Monument erected in 1896 to commemorate the 1000 year anniversary of the arrival of the Magyars. Take a short tour in the neighbouring City Park, view the Zoo, Szechenyi Thermal Bath and Vajdahunyad Castle than drive back to the city center and view the Saint Stephen’s Basilica the largest church of Budapest. After a short drive we take a stop at the magnificent Parliament the largest building of Hungary. If you are lucky you may even see the changing of the guards here. Cross the Chain bridge and start exploring the historic Buda Castle. View the iconic Matthias church and enjoy the spectacular view from the Fisherman Bastion. Take a short tour in the cobbled stone alleys, than stop at the Royal Palace and take a short walk to visit the palace courtyard and enjoy the magnificent view from the terrace. Our walk ends at the „White House” the official residence of the Hungarian President and if you are lucky you may even a see the changing of the guards here. At last we drive to top of Gellert Hill and take a final stop to view the Citadel, the Liberty Statue and to enjoy the breathtaking view of Budapest.

Stories
What is the building of Hungary that took the longest time to built?
What is the bastion that was never used in a war?
Do the lions of the Chain Bridge have tongues or not?
Which is the largest Burger King of Europe?
Which is the shortest railway of Hungary?
What is the largest invisible object of the city?
What made a bridge of Budapest listed in the Guiness book of records?
Which is that place in the city where even the British Queen used to go for shopping?
Get to know all this and listen to more stories on this tour.

Tour highlights

• 4 hour live guided tour with great photo stops
• Budapest Champs Elysee the Andrassy avenue with the Opera House and the beautiful 19 century palaces
• Heroes Square with the Millenial Monument and the City Park
• Saint Stephen’s Basilica the largest catholic church of Budapest
• Parliament – the largest buliding of Hungary
• Buda Castle with the Matthias Church, the Fisherman Bastion and the Royal Palace
• Gellert Hill with the Citadel and the Liberty statue and the fabulous view of Budapest

Tour Specs
Tour duration: 4 hours
Driving distance: 25 km
Difficulty level: easy (morning tour) / medium (afternoon tour)
Tour type: public (with option to book as a private tour)

Schedule
MAR-NOV at 10 AM  APR-OCT 10 AM & 2.30 PM

Meeting Point
Budapest Scooter Tour office 1053 Budapest Vámház korut 10 (the office is inside the courtyard of the building)