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Budapest Christmas Market Tour with wine tasting – 2.5 hour

Voted as the best Christmas Markets in Europe! A short intro to the Christmas traditions, culture and markets in Budapest.

Budapest year after year is voted one of the best Christmas shopping destinations. Each year new and unique markets and areas are popping up to explore. Our tour takes you around several of these markets and we through in a wine tasting too!

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Highlights and Themes

  • Guided tour and orientation visits to 2 Christmas market areas
  • See Budapest's inner Pest sights all illuminated
  • Stories about Hungarian Christmas culture and facts
  • 3 tier wine tasting
  • Hot (mulled / spiced) wine

Tour Price

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Price includes:
Private English speaking guide for the tour, Transport Tickets, 3 tier wine tasting, 1 mulled wine, visit to St Stephen's Basilica (when it is open for public visit).

Meeting Point

Absolute Tours Center – Located on Lazar utca (street) 16 in the VI. District just behind the Opera House.

Full Tour Description

Get the local’s point of view on the Christmas traditions and culture while seeing some of Budapest’s best inner city sights. Your guide will walk you through 3 Christmas markets showing you the Hungarian handicrafts, trinkets, souvenirs as well as the local foods and sweets on sale. Along the way you will see the Opera House, Andrassy Blvd with option to see the holiday decorations inside and illuminated on the square. We will go inside the St Stephen’s Basilica whenever it is open for public visiting.

Besides a great intro tour to the city you’ll be treated to a 3 tier wine tasting in a nice restaurant while you’ll get the chance to relax a bit while sipping away famous wines from Hungary.

At the end of the tour we invite you for a hot wine and then leave you in the biggest Christmas market on Vorosmarty square to self-explore and do some holiday shopping. Also off this square is the famous walking street Vaci where many shops can be found for more traditional shopping.