Wide boulevards, grand palaces and effortlessly elegant architecture
Hungary's vibrant capital is bound to impress with its grand buildings, sumptuous palaces and cafe society. A city of immense visual charm, Budapest is poised culturally and geographically between east and west. Budapest holidays offer a chance to experience both the exotic beauty of its past and the fast-forward pulse of its vibrant contemporary culture.
You can stroll down the city’s grand Austro-Hungarian boulevards, admire its Art Nouveau architecture and take in its fin-de-siècle air. One of the great cities of Central Europe, Budapest is defined by the Danube. Running through the heart of the city, the river cuts the city in two, neatly dividing urban Pest from the more rarefied hills of Buda. Unsurprisingly many of the city’s sights are here too. The vast Gothic-Revival dome of the Parliament building is a highlight whilst a climb up to the castle high up in the Buda hills offers panoramic views across the city.
Our Budapest city breaks allow you to explore the grand boulevards, curious statues and engrossing gargoyles of Hungary’s beautiful capital. Its colourful roof mosaics brighten up the skyline while the city’s nocturnal illuminations ensure it’s just as impressive at night as it is during the day.