One of Europe’s most vibrant, picturesque and thriving cities, Budapest is bursting with attributes for a fantastic city break. Comprising of Buda and Pest, set either side of the Daube River that runs through the middle, Hungary’s capital city of thriving contrasts.

With its picturesque bridges, verdant riverside hills and grand buildings, Budapest offers plenty to sate the cultural mind, while its famous spas and varied architecture is a treat for the senses. However, for those willing to explore, Budapest is a veritable warren of side streets, where quirky bars, lively cafes and museums beckon you for an unforgettable experience.

  • Couple at Fisherman Bastion viewpoint, Budapest

  • Statue of Prince Eugene of Savoy at Buda Castle, Budapest

  • Buda Castle and Royal Palace

  • Vajdahunyad Castle in the City Park of Budapest

  • House of Music in City Park, Budapest

  • Mattias Church in Trinity Square, Budapest

  • Aerial view of Szechenyi thermal bath, Budapest

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 3℃
  • 6℃
  • 11℃
  • 17℃
  • 23℃
  • 26℃
  • 28℃
  • 28℃
  • 23℃
  • 16℃
  • 9℃
  • 4℃
  • 11
  • 7
  • 11
  • 13
  • 14
  • 12
  • 12
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 12

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













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Where to book

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Riviera Travel is the UK’s leading luxury river cruise & tour company with over 38 years’ experience in crafting worldwide tours, luxury river cruises, rail holidays and UK tours. Their commitment to quality & thoughtfulness has earned them a coveted Which? recommendation.

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Touring Highlights help families, couples, and small friendship groups experience the best of Europe, through including the best activities, day trips & excursions in their tours as standard. Tours are self-guided, meaning you don’t have to spend most of your trip on a coach with 20+ strangers.

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