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Budapest Wine Tasting Cruise

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Combine the riverside sights of Budapest with wine tastings on this relaxing 2 hour early evening cruise! Sail along the Danube and watch the landmarks as you taste delicious numbers from some of Hungary's renowned organic wineries such as Szajki or Tier Tokaj. Treat your tastebuds to seven tastings of Hungarian wines as you enjoy magnificent views over Parliament House, the Chain Bridge, Royal Palace and other monuments. With further drinks available to buy from the onboard bar, it’s the perfect start to a magical Budapest evening!
Highlights
  • Combine sightseeing and wine on an evening Danube cruise in Budapest
  • Taste seven Hungarian wines, including Tokaj, as you view the city sights
  • See the Parliament, Chain Bridge, and Gellert Hill draped in lights
  • Snacks, hotel transfers, and onboard bar (own expense) for full experience
What to Expect
Book your preferred departure time and travel from your Budapest hotel by air-conditioned vehicle to the dock on the Danube River.
Take a seat on the open upper deck or beside the picture windows on the lower deck, and absorb the UNESCO World Heritage Site Danube riverbanks as your boat sets sail.
Then, enjoy tastings of seven local wines, such as Tokaj and Szajki, all produced additive-free by some of Hungary’s leading organic winemakers. Savor each variety and nibble on snacks to cleanse your palate between each glass.
As you sip, watch the sunset (depending on selected departure) and view Budapest’s landmarks bathed in evening lights. Admire the illuminated Parliament, Gellert Baths, and Fisherman’s Bastion, and have your camera ready as you pass under the floodlit Chain Bridge.
If you wish, purchase additional onboard drinks, such as sweet dessert wines, before your experience ends with a hotel drop-off.
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Reviewed 20 June 2019

My wife and I wanted to see Budapest from the water and I was unable to walk very well. The boat was "OK" but nothing special. The views were very nice. There were no snacks with the wine tasting other than nacho chips. Wines were...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lancastc
GabriellaHK, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Hungaria Koncert, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lancastc! We will keep in mind that in the future we will make another wine tasting package which would contain cheese and fruit as you mentioned, not only snacks. Thank you very much for your feedback.

Reviewed 20 May 2019

It just doesn't get much better than riding on the Danube, drinking local Hungarian wines and photographing the gorgeous night lights of Budapest.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dale P
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Took a while for the whole group to meet and transfer by walking to boat which left late. We didn't realize that the boat catered for people having dinner, beer tasting , wine tasting and just cruise. Very crowded especially trying to take photos on...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The boat the Europa is huge and holds up to 1,000 people, but gladly the wine tasting was in the saloon at the back of the ship with good visibility outside. We were sat around large round tables with 4 glasses - 3 for our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HughMc
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Thank goodness for the people on our table. Lovely group from America and a delightful couple from Australia absolutely made this trip bearable - actually they made in enjoyable. Had it not been for them my rating would have been a 1. To be placed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank 370jennyf
GabriellaHK, Online Sales Representative at Hungaria Koncert, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Jenny F, We are really sorry for that experience. I think you could ask our hostess to tell the information again. Thank you for sharing your opinion with us, we will learn from it. Best regards, Gabriella

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