Budapest is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, located right on the banks of the majestic waters of the River Danube of Hungary. The fascinating history combines perfectly with the vibrant culture, fantastic Budapest nightlife and the enormous wealth of things to see and do in Budapest to ensure that every visitor leaves in awe, counting down the days until they can return once again to their Budapest apartment to enjoy the marvels of this remarkable city.
Budapest city breaks are always in huge demand, as there are awe-inspiring views at every turn, as any Budapest guide will confirm. Tourist information on Budapest is easy to find, and there are a great range of themed sightseeing routes to take, available from any Budapest Tourist Information office. If you are only on a Budapest short break, there are some things that must be on every sightseeing list, including the Buda Castle, Matthias Church, Fishermen’s Bastion and Hero’s Square. The Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, and the Budapest Zoo are great attractions for any families staying in a Budapest property too.
Budapest is a city of spas. Many people take private cottages for rent in Budapest for short breaks purely to relax in the stunning Turkish Baths and the thermal pools of the city. The water erupts at temperatures from 21?C to an amazing 76?C. There are even women only days in some spas, and on a weekend night, the baths become a great place to socialise and party from Budapest houses.
Of course, A Budapest city break is not all about history and spas. Guides to Budapest things to see and do are filled with mentions of the sensational restaurants, shops and cafes in the city, and with good reason. You will never go hungry when staying in a Budapest property as the food and wines are absolutely fantastic from a private cottage to rent in Budapest. Classic Hungarian gastronomy still thrives throughout the city, and after a long leisurely lunch, there are plenty of cycle paths and footpaths to walk before heading out and enjoying the famous Budapest nightlife.
Throughout Central Danube are some remarkable places to visit too. The impressive Roman monuments of Visegard make it a huge favourite with visitors, while just a little further along the River Danube, the beautiful Royal city of Esztergom is a wonderfully impressive place to explore the royal history of Hungary.
Budapest enjoys a temperate climate, with well defined seasons. July and August, the warmest months, see daily temperatures reaching up to 30?C, whilst in January, the coldest month, see temperatures plummet to as low as -15?C.
Budapest Airport (BUD) lies just 10 miles outside the city centre, and there are a great range of cheap taxis waiting to take you from Budapest Airport to your Budapest apartment or private cottage for rent in Budapest’s outlying regions. Cheap flights to Budapest Airport arrive on a regular basis from the UK, provided by airlines including British Airways, Aer Lingus, easyJet and Ryanair, so whether you are looking for luxury or a cheap flight to Budapest, finding a convenient flight from the UK shouldn’t pose any problems.