3 AWESOME EXPERIENCES TO HAVE IN BUDAPEST

When you are ready to exhale and experience life in the slow lane, a river cruise can be the perfect solution. The beauty of a river cruise is that land is always in view, you’re not likely to get motion sickness and it’s one of the best ways to see a country’s interior. After your river cruise, you’re certain to return home relaxed with lots of great stories and pictures to share. If you are considering a European river cruise, Budapest will surely delight you. The long sunny days during the summer and autumn months (May to mid-October), the beautiful architecture at Castle Hill and the many thermal baths and spas make Budapest a must-see destination.

Castle Hill

Castle Hill is a favorite tourist destination and for good reason. The site is filled with historic sites, some dating back to the Stone Age and is home to quaint, crooked streets and lovely cafes and restaurants. The coffee, the food, the sweets are all delicious! The Buda Castle is home to the Hungarian National Gallery, the Budapest History Museum, and the Széchenyi National Library. You can even attend one of the many festivals in the castle’s courts but it’s the view of the Danube, especially at night tourists say they’ll never forget.

Thermal Baths

Relax tense muscles and soothe aches and pains away in one of the many thermal baths the country has to offer. This “City of Baths” is home to over 120 hot springs and boast healing qualities. You can book a traditional Turkish baths or a luxurious spa experience from one of the many resorts. Water temperature can range from warm to hot and bathers can soak for no more than 20 minutes at a time. Bathing suits are required and if you’re swimming in one of the many lap pools, a swim cap is mandatory. If you’re looking to relax, play water sports or seek the waters for their healing properties there’s a thermal bath experience waiting for you.

The Invisible Exhibition

The Invisible Exhibition is a guided tour into what it’s like to live life as a non-sighted person. The tour takes you through an artificially created bar, garden and supermarket. It’s an immersive experience and you’ll understand how all of your other senses are heightened and help guide you. After the exhibit, enjoy dinner in the dark served by blind waiters who will help you navigate your meal.

When you are ready to exhale and experience life in the slow lane, a river cruise can be the perfect solution. The beauty of a river cruise is that land is always in view, you’re not likely to get motion sickness and it’s one of the best ways to see a country’s interior. After your river cruise, you’re certain to return home relaxed with lots of great stories and pictures to share. If you are considering a European river cruise, Budapest will surely delight you. The long sunny days during the summer and autumn months (May to mid-October), the beautiful architecture at Castle Hill and the many thermal baths and spas make Budapest a must-see destination.

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