Day: June 10, 2024

Budapest River Cruise

See why Budapest river cruise is called the Pearl of the Danube on a 2-hour cruise. Float beneath 6 bridges to take in landmarks including the mighty House of Parliament, the Chain Bridge, the Buda Castle and Fisherman’s Bastion up on Gellert Mountain crowned by the majestic Citadella. Sip a drink from the bar, relax and be amazed at this beautiful city.

Whether you choose a daytime or evening river cruise, a cruise down the Danube is a must-do activity while visiting Budapest. It’s one of the best ways to see the gorgeous bridges, buildings, and UNESCO World Heritage sites that make this city a fairytale-like land.

Enjoy a Scenic Budapest River Cruise

The best budapest river cruises are comfortable, with panoramic windows or open decks that provide great views of the stunning scenery. These ships also have amenities like a cozy bar, an English-speaking crew, and an audio guide that provides information on the city’s top attractions (via loudspeakers).

Most cruises include a welcome drink—typically sparkling wine or prosecco spritzer, but be sure to read the fine print to confirm this before booking. If you want to upgrade your experience, consider booking a dinner or sunset cruise where you’ll enjoy a 4-course meal while taking in the sights on a more romantic evening.

Many of the most popular river cruises are offered by Legenda, a company that’s been around since 1990 and operates several boats in Budapest. Their sightseeing cruise offers a complete itinerary of the city’s most famous landmarks, as well as a top deck that’s free from support columns for unobstructed 360° views.


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