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Dinner & Cruise on the Danube in Budapest provided by Hungaria Koncert

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Dinner & Cruise on the Danube in Budapest

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Budapest’s UNESCO-listed Danube banks are especially impressive at sunset and after dark, and this evening cruise lets you enjoy them in comfort, from the water. Savor unobstructed views of the main landmarks as they glide past and light up in their evening illuminations, and enjoy two drinks, including a sparkling wine, plus live music, on route. You can also select the buffet style dinner option to have it included on the cruise.
You'll start at
Gróf Széchenyi Ship
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  • Pass by Budapest
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    Danube River
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    On board, enjoy a relaxing candlelit atmosphere as you sip drinks including wine and Hungarian Sparkling wine as well as a hot buffet dinner of typical Hungarian dishes Sit back and relax as you take in views of Budapest’s famous UNESCO World Heritage-listed urban panorama, a series of sites that illustrate the city’s fascinating history and culture. Pass the Buda Castle Quarter, the Chain Bridge (Clark Ádám Square), the Gellért Baths and Gellért Hill with its' Liberty Statue. You’ll be awed by the sparkling city lights while enjoying live music entertainment, performed by three members of the Rajkó Folk Orchestra.
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    Pass by Szechenyi Lanchid
    Pass by Hungarian Parliament Building
    Pass by Clark Adam Square (Clark Adam ter)
    Pass by Buda Castle
    Pass by Matthias Church
    Pass by Gellert Hill
    Pass by St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool
    Pass by Varhegy
    Pass by Balna
    Pass by National Theatre
You'll end at
Gróf Széchenyi Ship
Budapest, Széchenyi rkp. 6, 1054 Hungary1054 Budapest, Széchenyi rakpart 6 (Akadémia port 3) Starts from the city centre
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  • Enjoy a special view of Budapest from an evening Danube cruise
  • Spot the Parliament and other attractions with ease, and see them light up
  • Enjoy two drinks and live music as you sightsee
What to Expect
Book your preferred tour option, meet your guide in central Budapest, and stroll to the Danube River dock to board your ship. Relax as you're served with a glass of sparkling wine. Then, soak in the sights as you cruise by the UNESCO-listed embankments. Gaze at the Parliament, Buda Castle district, and Chain Bridge, and watch the sights light up with their evening illuminations. Enjoy the live onboard folk music from the Hungaria Folk Orchestra, and if you wish, head to the open deck to enjoy the views. Buffet style dinner plus your choice of wine, beer, or soda is included. Your cruise finishes back at the original starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Gróf Széchenyi Ship, Budapest, Széchenyi rkp. 6, 1054 Hungary
90–120 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Drinks based on option
  • ONLY IF specified option selected and paid - hotel pick up & drop off
  • Live music entertainment
  • Meal based on option
  • Professional English-speaking host/hostess
  • 20:00 - 2 hour long Danube cruise
  • 22:00 - 1,5 hour long Danube cruise
  • Entry/Admission - Danube River
  • Additional drinks (available on board)
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos - extra cost
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • MENU
  • Cold entries: Spiced cottage cheese cream and traditional greaves cream
  • Soups: Alföld style goulash with small dumplings, Vegetable cream soup
  • Warm main courses: Mini stuffed cabbage, Traditional chicken leg „Paprikasch”, Roasted chicken breast with basil-cheese sauce, Spicy pork rib with thyme – mustard sauce, Roasted sea fish with Chardonnay sauce
  • Garnishes and vegetarian: Grilled polenta with feta cheese, Grilled vegetables, Homemade dumplings with spinach and mustard-mushroom sauce, Hash-brown potatoes, Steak potatoes, Dumplings
  • Salads: Fresh seasonal salads with dressings, Italian pasta salad, Caesar’s salad, Sweet corn salad with mayonnaise, Season fruit basket
  • Desserts: Home-made strudel, Somló style sponge cake, Mini tarts, Dessert variations Európa style
  • Please note that tables for 2 are limited, you will be seated at shared tables of 8-10 persons
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
hypnose_boy wrote a review Jul 2020
Paris, France6 contributions2 helpful votes
The ferry itself is OK, a bit old but in general clean. The cruise is a bit less than 2 hours but the food is a joke...whether you book the 3 courses meal or the buffet you get the same, so it isn't 3 courses, you get no starter, a paprika chicken and pasta, for dessert only 1
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Eamonn S wrote a review Jul 2020
Cork, Ireland14 contributions6 helpful votes
We enjoyed our night time cruise on the Danube. The buffet had very little to choose from (three dishes). The service was good however the cabin was very hot. The excellent string trio added nicely to the ambience of the evening.
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KTheTraveller wrote a review May 2020
New Delhi, India1,004 contribution101 helpful votes
We were a group of 10 friends and the dance and dinner cruise over the Danube was the highlight. Why best thing about Budapest? Because Budapest looks stunning in the night with its monuments lit up and you cant stop gazing at the Buda Castle, The Parliament, the Chain Bridge,
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Date of experience: October 2019
Harcoosto wrote a review Mar 2020
Kure Beach, North Carolina35 contributions14 helpful votes
Had a delightful dinner and cruise in Budapest along the Danube. I would recommend reserving this tour. The food was excellent, the wine was very inexpensive and the service was spot on. They also had a 4piece band on board that played the entire time. The trip was
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Taylor W wrote a review Mar 2020
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When booking this trip I was a little unsure weather to book this one or not as there was another trip which was a little pricer and that I was sort of set on... I worked out the pros and cons of each but this boat trip had a buffet with wider range of food which swayed my
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Date of experience: March 2020
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Hungaria Koncert
Alfred K
Great way to see Budapest
We did an evening cruise on the Danube and actually think it was a bit too cheap for what they offered. For €10 pe
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Alan S
This is a well run attraction. The water is piping hot and if you have any aches and pains, it is an ideal way to l
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We had a wonderful time in the Spa - so many different pools both inside and out! Cabins were brill!!
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Nice cruise
We had a great time on the cruise. The atmosphere was great and the drinks an music really good! We weren't able to
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Kitts S
More Private Gellert Spa
This thermal bath is housed in a beautiful 100 year-old building. A lot of old people relaxing their it
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Kitts S
Instagramers Paradise
The Szechenyi Spa is a large open thermal pool that you have to get to in 10 degrees temperature and out of. It wa
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michelle c
No Thank You
So in Budapest everyone told us we need to go to the baths and so we did, we booked the fast track entrance and whi
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Szechenyi Spa Baths
Really enjoyed this trip to the spa baths. The sun was shining and despite it being early March it was lovely being
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Beautiful Architecture But Seriously Over-Rated
This spa was selected to visit because of high ratings. Maybe just the day, but the water was dirty and the indoor
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A great experience. Quite chilling in February
My friend and visited here in February. It was chilli out of the water, but great fun under. There are also indoor
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Evening Cruise
Absolutely brilliant cruise down the Danube. Don’t book with the agents by the river it will cost you twice the pri
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Attila H
absolutely beautiful , good value.
relaxing cruse with music and amazing authentic food.the view is amazing with the lit up city move by.
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Didn't dampen a wet day - get wet anyway!
Don't be put off by the fact it's busy somehow you end up with space to do your own thing as there is a natural tur
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Had to be done!
After looking at all the things to do in Budapest it became clear that a spa was a must and this was the most popul
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Parliament building tour
The tour was really good and really informative. However it was a bit rushed. For how much I paid I would have expe
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  • Duration: 90–120 minutes
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