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Budapest Christmas Markets Tour

If you are in Budapest in November or December, don't skip my guided Christmas markets tour, you will have the chance to enjoy the unforgettable Christmas atmosphere. We will discover the two biggest Christmas markets in Budapest, where you can buy some Hungarian traditional and design handicrafts gifts, souvenirs or you can hear concerts. You will learn about local Christmas and New Year's traditions, Santa Claus, who arrives on 6th December to Hungary. You will of course warm up with a mug of mulled wine and you can taste chimney cake and christmas fondants.

We will visit the St. Stephen’s Basilica and you can go up to the Lookout Tower, where you have a very nice view, You will learn about the history of the Basilica and Budapest.

We will walk along the Andrássy Avenue, which is magically illuminated during Advent time and it is UNESCO World Heritage site and I will show you the Hungarian State Opera House too. 

After the tour you can discover the main shopping streets in the city as they are starting from Vörösmarty Square where we finish our walk. 

Main highlights: 

- St. Stephen’s Basilica with Panorama Lookout Tower

- two magnificent Christmas Markets (Vörösmarty and Szent István Square)

- Stroll on Andrássy Street (Opera House)

- guidance about Hungary and Budapest’s history, the sights and the markets

- one mug of mulled wine  

- one chimney cake per person and tasting of christmas fondants. 

The tours are available from 18th November until end of December.

Please note, there are no tours on 24th and 31th December.


EUR 150 / 1-2 person

 EUR 25 /for every additional person

Please contact me for an offer for more than 6 people.

Duration: ca. 2,5-3 hours


The price includes:

 One mug of mulled wine and one chimney cake

Entrance ticket to St. Stephan's Basilica and lookout cupola

Tasting of Christmas fondants

Discover Budapest with me, a certified personal guide. 

The Christmas market tour starts at 14.30 pm.

I can pick you up at your hotel if it is located in the city centre.

Important to know before you go:

The Christmas Tour will be a light continuous walk for up to 2,5-3 hours.

Tours will go under all weather conditions, it can be chilly this time of year. Dress warm, and wear comfortable shoes! 

Guests under age of 18 are not allowed to drink mulled wine. We provide soft drink or an alcohol-free hot drink instead. 

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