Culture, music, spa and Jewish heritage in Hungary – 1 week

Culture, music, spa and Jewish heritage in Hungary – 1 week

Highlights of the program

• Visit two World Heritage Sites
• Opera House visit and exclusive concert in a private home
• Spa experience

Day 1 – Arrival to Budapest
Arrival to Budapest, transfer from the airport to your downtown hotel. Meet your travel fellows and your Danube Destinations Tour Director at orientation.

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Day 2 – Lecture about Hungary, Budapest City Tour
Presentation by a university professor on the history, culture, music, as well as social and political life of Hungary. Guided sightseeing by bus and walking in Buda and Pest followed by an evening river cruise on the Danube.

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Day 3 – Danube Bend: Esztergom, Visegrád, Szentendre
All day visit to Hungary’s most beautiful river valley and former royal region, the Danube Bend. Enjoy a walk in picturesque Szentendre.

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Day 4 – Spa, museum and free time. Evening concert
Visit to one of the most famous relaxing spas in Budapest and free time.
Museum visit or free time. Concert or opera.

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Day 5 – Jewish history walk, Opera House and home concert
Budapest has the largest Jewish community in Central Europe and today you will visit their former disctrict. Guided visit in the Opera House of Budapest, followed by a concert at a Hungarian pianist’s home.

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Day 6 – Hungarian Great Plain: Kecskemét and horse show
Excursion to the Great Plains, the most typical Hungarian landscape. Enjoy sight-seeing in the country-side town of Kecskemét followed by an authentic, outdoors “puszta” cooking typical for the region, while serenaded by gipsy music. After your hearty meal a horseman show will give you the chance to appreciate the skills of hungarian cowboys.

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Day 7 – Optional programs, free time
Explore the many museums, spas or the market hall. In the afternoon enjoy your free time strolling down and up on your – by now – „favourite street”. Farewell dinner with entertainment.

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Day 8 – Departure
Transfer to the airport, departure

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On the free evenings you will have the opportunity to attend concerts and folk-dance shows.

This program can also be combined with an other week or couple of days in Prague or Vienna