Whether you fancy a late dinner or a wonderful spot for after-dinner drinks, take this Danube River

cruise for a relaxing night out in Budapest. Sip wine and Champagne, and enjoy an optional Hungarian buffet dinner if you wish. The star of your cruise is your view of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Budapest panorama, which includes the Buda Castle Quarter.

Depending on the date of your cruise (check your confirmation voucher for details), head to Danube Palace or Budai Vígado, where your friendly local host will escort you to the river boat for your 1.5-hour night cruise on the Danube River. On board, enjoy a relaxing candlelit atmosphere as you sip a glass of Champagne, followed by wine or beer. If you choose the dinner option, you'll also enjoy a hot buffet dinner of Hungarian and international dishes, presented with a creative touch by an award-winning food sculptor (sample menu can be found in the Itinerary section below). Sit back and relax as you take in the twinkling nighttime 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 Mt Gellért with its Freedom Monument. After dinner, head out to the open upper deck of the boat to enjoy more views.

………. Take in spectacular views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Budapest panorama on a scenic Danube River daytime cruise. Enjoy drinks, including Champagne and wine or beer, plus an optional Hungarian buffet lunch if you choose. Pass several beautiful bridges and get great photo ops of all the famous city sights like the Buda Castle Quarter, the Palace of Arts and Gellért Hill with its Liberty Statue. Meet your friendly local host at the Danube Palace in central Budapest for a 5-minute walk to the riverboat. With a warm welcome aboard, get ready to enjoy your 1.5-hour afternoon sightseeing cruise on the Danube River, which flows right through the center of this historical capital city. Relax as you take in the gorgeous sights of Budapest, admiring the UNESCO World Heritage-listed panorama as you sip a glass of Champagne, followed by your choice of wine, beer or juice. Pass bridges such as the Margaret, Erzsébet and Chain Bridge, and view cultural landmarks like the National Theatre, Parliament, Buda Castle Quarter and Gellért Baths. If you choose the lunch option, enjoy a buffet meal of typical Hungarian and international dishes plus a glass of Champagne, a glass of wine and a bottle of mineral water. The chef, a world-renowned food sculptor, adds a colorful and creative touch to the delicious dishes (sample menu can be found in the Itinerary section below).

See Buda Castle and other great landmarks as you explore Castle Hill and the entire Castle District of Budapest on foot. On this interactive walking tour of the UNESO World Heritage-listed Buda Castle District, your personable guide will lead you to all the highlights, revealing facts about Hungarian history and culture along the way. You’ll have great photo opportunities at all the stops, including stunning views from Fisherman’s Bastion.

Upon meeting your friendly local guide in central Budapest, get an overview of the Buda Castle District before embarking on a walking tour with your small group. Along the way, hear interesting facts and figures as your guide regales you with stories about the area throughout its fascinating history.

. see the seven towers and walk upon the viewing terrace of the Fisherman’s Bastion. head back to central Budapest with your guide or continue exploring the Castle District. including Disz. Learn about the city’s medieval history as you view the Great Synagogue. which offers an extraordinary panorama of the Danube. passing the presidential palace and several squares. Margaret Island and Gellert Hill. Holy Trinity and Hess András Square. Your guide will also lead your group to lesser-known landmarks such as Vienna Gate.Climb the steps to Buda Castle – also known as Royal Palace (Kiralyi Palota) – and stroll through the old cobblestone streets and alleys of Castle Hill (Varhegy). Mary Magdalena Church and Matthias Church (Matays-templom) – or Church of Our Lady. the military museum and Lions Courtyard. Afterward. At the end of your tour.