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Evening Cruise on the Danube in Budapest

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Enjoy a relaxing evening in Budapest with this scenic Danube River cruise. Sip drinks or have buffet style dinner while enjoying the city's illuminated view. You’ll be entertained by live music as you admire the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Budapest panorama, which includes the Buda Castle Quarter, the Chain Bridge (Clark Ádám Square), the Hungarian Parliament building, the Gellért Baths and Gellért Hill with its' Liberty Statue.

You’ll be awed by the sparkling city lights while enjoying beverages and live music entertainment, performed by three members of the Hungária Folk Orchestra.
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You'll start at
Gróf Széchenyi Ship
Or, you can also get picked up
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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 Hungária Folk Orchestra. Sample 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 Welcome drink and two further drinks
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    Pass by Szechenyi Chain Bridge
    Pass by Buda Castle
    Pass by Hungarian Parliament Building
    Pass by Gellert Hill
    Pass by Varhegy
    Pass by Clark Adam Square (Clark Adam ter)
    Pass by National Theatre
    Pass by St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool
    Pass by Balna
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • 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

Traveler pickup is offered
IMPORTANT - If pickup is not stated in the chosen option means this service is not included. In this case please be at the starting point 30 minutes prior to the starting time of the event.

(Our center is based in Duna Palota/Danube Palace - 1051 Budapest, 5 Zrínyi Street)

In case pickup option is selected make sure to do the following:

• Be ready at the reception of your accommodation- 30-40 MINS PRIOR to the start and note that the exact time of your pick up is based on the traffic/popularity of the service
• In case you are staying in an accommodation without a reception desk, please wait outside of your accommodation
• Provide your phone number, the exact address, name of your accommodation within the city limits of Budapest. If you have not done it during the booking process please contact us.
• Keep your phone charged and turned on, on the day of your activity. In case your phone does not have coverage in Hungary and roaming services are not enabled, please make sure to check your emails frequently for updates.
• Answer your phone when our colleagues are calling you on the day of your activity or reply to the email sent in case you are not available via phone.
• If you would not like to use the drop off service we are not able to provide a partial refund.
• You are entitled to a refund in case your complaints reflect the errors of the organising company and in case you have made a phone call to one of the below mentioned phone numbers at the site and time of your issue.
• This service is NOT a private transfer, hence we are not able to guarantee exclusivity during your transfer. We are not able to take responsibility from any delays caused by other guests.
• Please note: Fulfilment of last minute pick-up, drop-off requests received on the day of the program are not guaranteed and based on the available drivers.
Please note: In case the aforementioned conditions are not met, we are not liable to provide a refund
In case you have any queries regarding your pick up, drop off service please contact us.
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Drinks based on option choice
  • ONLY IF specified option selected and paid - hotel pick up & drop off
  • Live music entertainment
  • Please note that buffet style dinner is only included in "Dinner & Cruise"
  • Professional English-speaking host/hostess
  • 19:00 - 2 hour long Danube cruise
  • 22:00 - 1,5 hour long Danube cruise
  • Entry/Admission - Danube River
Exclusions
  • 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
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  • 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
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Me and my husband went on this evening cruise. It was a bargain at just £15 for both of us! On arrival we got our welcome drink..a choice of champagne or orange juice. The room we were in was a large room made up of large round tables. The views were really good. We were
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We both loved the dinner and cruise and would definitely recommend it. The food was lovely, the atmosphere was brilliant and the staff were helpful and kind. Our view was absolutely amazing and the duration is just the perfect amount. 100% recommend
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Transfer from our accommodation was very good and smooth , welcome onboard with a drink which was included Buffett style meal was ok if not lukewarm , the sights on the Danube outweigh all the lirtle niggles Would recommend
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Absolutely loved it! The boat was beautiful, staff were pleasant and professional and being serenaded by the folk band was the highlight of our wedding anniversary. The only thing I would change would be the food service organisation ie, starters available pre main course as
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Response from GoPlaces18839077423, Online Sales Manager at Evening Cruise on the Danube in Budapest
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately, we are not able to control people when they want to eat since it is a self-service buffet dinner. Gabriella
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I purchased our three tickets online through TripAdvisor. The cruise line was selling tickets at the entrance, and we had to wait in that same line to get in (no real benefit to purchasing my tickets in advance except the assurance that we would get on that particular cruise).
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Response from GoPlaces18839077423, Online Sales Manager at Evening Cruise on the Danube in Budapest
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your feedback and we are terribly sorry for the inconvenience. Gabriella
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By: Hungaria Koncert
1,921 reviews
SimoneK411
Derby, England, United Kingdom
80
Great evening
Me and my husband went on this evening cruise. It was a bargain at just £15 for both of us! On arrival we got our
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Ray F
Wareham, United Kingdom
70
Relaxing end to a long weekend in Budapest
We had a late flight home and decided to visit this spa to chill out before traveling to the airport. My friends
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reneeb229
10
Gellért spa and VIP massage
We had a wonderful day at the spa. The Turkish bath is ornate with marble columns and statue fountains. Pools were
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despinamichaels92
10
Dinner Cruise
We both loved the dinner and cruise and would definitely recommend it. The food was lovely, the atmosphere was
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T4949SQaprilh
10
They went above and beyond!
We visited in December 2018 and I've been meaning to write the review ever since! We ended up at the wrong place
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Rmaivia
20
Good but have to be careful
It is a good experience and enjoyable but can get extremely busy so I would advise to check dates and times.
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Tracy688
Ipswich, United Kingdom
62
Overall good
Transfer from our accommodation was very good and smooth , welcome onboard with a drink which was included
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867louiser
Budapest, Hungary
4319
Enjoyable experience
We loved the spa - walking distance from hotel - met by smiley receptionist in the most beautiful building - there
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Lozzylikestotravel
30
Great evening
The river cruise is a must do in Budapest. The evening was a lovely relaxing one with music, drinks and great
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Lynmillen
North Wales, United Kingdom
3517
Enjoyable experience
Spent a very relaxing few hours here. The fast track booking was as described and efficient. Definitely worth
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V1254UGamya
40
Not what we expected
We were surprised to find that this cruise was on a large ship with 2 floors. The dinner guests sat downstairs in
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469JenniferM469
Glasgow, United Kingdom
10753
Great trip
We loved this trip, it was the right amount of time and the entertainment from the band waa superb. drinks were
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matiss100
Latvia
12
Price
What's the price for outdoor pool? Interested in euro. Just pay for entry and can stay there how long u want?
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marinagP2639FU
10
Perfect evening
We had a great time, everybody was so nice. View is beautiful, we’d recommend this cruise to everyone!
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LucieWorms
Waterloo, Belgium
165
An overpriced public bath - will not come back
Very pretty from the outside but it is crowded, slippery and dirty/moldy. It is rather a public bath/pool and not
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