Visit Budapest and discover what makes this city so incredible. A lively city with much to see, your Budapest holidays will be a rich cultural experience - just don't forget to relax as well!
Budapest enjoys warm temperatures from March through to October, with the peak season in July and August, so you have a wide choice in terms of when to travel there. There are airport shuttles to and from central Budapest and when you are in the city you can easily get around on foot or by public transport, such as the tram system. The time zone in Budapest is GMT+2.
Budapest is in fact made up of two cities, Buda and Pest, which were united in 1873. The city is an architectural paradise, with examples of the Ottoman, Baroque, Renaissance, Classical, Art Nouveau and Gothic styles. Buda contains the city's old town, Buda Castle, as well as Gellért Hill with its Statue of Liberty and citadel. You can see the city laid out before you in remarkable panoramic views from this vantage point. In Pest you will find St. Stephen's Basilica, with its ornate Neo-Classical design, as well as Budapest's zoo.
Aside from the sights and buildings to visit and take in, holidays in Budapest offer great opportunities to relax. Try City Park, with its entrance at the impressive Heroes' Square, for its lakes and the stunning Vajdahunyad Castle. By far one of the best ways to spend a day in Budapest is at one of the city's many luxurious thermal baths. Gellért Spa and Széchenyi Thermal Bath are two of the best. When you have got some of your energy back Budapest's vibrant restaurant, bar and club scene beckons.