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Step back in time as you join Adventure Life on an archaeological odyssey through Budapest's storied past with our 10 meticulously curated tours for 2024. The heart of Hungary, Budapest is a city where history is palpably etched into every corner, offering a tapestry of tales waiting to be unraveled. Your journey will weave through the ages, from the bustling Vörösmarty Square Christmas Market to the hallowed halls of Vienna's Art History Museum and beyond. Alongside festive market visits and serene river cruises, you'll encounter no fewer than four UNESCO World Heritage sites that stand as silent sentinels to Europe's rich cultural heritage. Each tour promises relaxed exploration amidst architectural marvels and vibrant urban landscapes—where village visits provide intimate glimpses into local life while wine tastings celebrate regional flavors. With prices beginning at $3,299, there has never been a better time to uncover the layers of history that make up this enchanting region. To delve into Budapest’s illustrious history and create memories that will last a lifetime, contact one of Adventure Life’s tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
$3,699
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Danube Holiday Markets

Budapest to Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Vörösmarty Square Christmas Market
  • Experience a Slovakian Christmas
  • Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Discover Vienna Art History Museum
  • Step into Benedictine Monastery
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the season in the birthplace of many beloved holiday traditions on this 8-day cruise through the Danube. Budapest has celebrated Christmas for a thousand years, since the reign of St. Stephen, the king who founded Hungary and encouraged the spread of Christianity. In Bratislava, where a …
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Christmas Market Square at night
$5,999
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Enchanting Christmas & New Year's

Passau to Budapest - 11 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Fancy a Artstetten Castle reception
  • Spend Christmas Day in Salzburg
  • Discover the delicacies of Slovakia
  • Enjoy a Mozart and Strauss concert
  • Warm up with mulled wine tasting
Starts / Ends:
Passau / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
An 11-day festive extravaganza celebrating two holidays in grand and unforgettable style. Ring out the old year and ring in the new with art, wine and song as you cruise through four nations aboard S.S Maria Theresa during this enchanting season. Cruise the mighty Danube, visiting classic capitals …
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Hungarian parliament, Budapest
$3,999
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Highlights of Eastern Europe

Budapest to Bucharest - 10 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Tour Belgrade by bicycle
  • Cruise the Iron Gates along Danube
  • 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow a path forged by crusaders, kings and conquerors through Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria. Immerse yourself in new cultures and make new friends as you travel from splendid Budapest to dynamic Bucharest, discovering the best that the revitalized nations of Eastern Europe have …
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Passau at sunset, Germany
$3,299
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Enchanting Danube

Budapest to Passau - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Maria Theresa
  • Kunstkammer Vienna Private Viewing
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Private Mozart and Strauss concert
  • Visit the Melk Abbey
  • Explore Dürnstein wine village
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Passau
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the shimmering waters of the fabled Danube River flowing thousands of miles through the very heart of Europe, silent witness to centuries of artistic achievement and historical events. This 8-day journey aboard S.S Maria Theresa from Budapest to Passau provides an immersive cultural …
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Historic Nuremberg
$7,199
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Grand Christmas & New Year's

Nuremberg to Budapest - 13 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Tour to the Regensburg old city
  • Visit the Bavarian Forest village
  • Walk through the beautiful Passau
  • Enjoy an evening of music at Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If you’re looking to celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year in incredible style, this special cruise is for you.Visit stunning churches and sample delicious wines in enchanting baroque villages. Ring in the New Year dancing in a real Viennese palace and see how a dusting of snow adds …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas market in Cologne
$16,990
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Christmas & New Year

Amsterdam - Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Opal
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Experience Rhine Gorge
  • Visit Würzburg
  • Discover Cologne
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day cruise aboard the Scenic Opal. Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and gift-giving have been cherished traditions in Europe for centuries. Explore these customs afresh in various towns. Experience a special Christmas celebration between Rüdesheim and Würzburg. Then, feel the …
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Explore the inspiring Amsterdam
$11,190
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Splendours of Europe

Amsterdam - Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Explore Vienna
  • Visit towns
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 15-day Splendors of Europe cruise aboard the Emerald Destiny from Amsterdam to Budapest. This trip includes a scenic route through the countries of the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Begin the exploration in Amsterdam, and delve into the history of the Dutch …
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Budapest Cityscape
$4,198
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Balkan Discovery

Budapest - Bucharest - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Passion
  • Explore the Balkan region
  • Discover Pécs
  • Explore Belgrade
  • Discover Belogradchik
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 9-Day Balkan Discovery Cruise from Budapest to Bucharest aboard Avalon Passion. Cruise through Eastern Europe passing the Danube River, exploring the Balkan region. Discover diverse landscapes and rich cultures in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania. Begin in Budapest, …
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Explore the vibrant city of Bucharest
$4,197
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Balkan Discovery

9 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Impression
  • Explore the Balkan region
  • Discover Pécs
  • Explore Belgrade
  • Discover Belogradchik
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 9-Day Balkan Discovery Cruise from Budapest to Bucharest on Avalon Passion. Cruise through Eastern Europe, tracing the Danube River, and explore the Balkan region. Uncover the diverse landscapes and rich cultures of Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania. The trip begins in …
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Explore the vibrant city of Bucharest
$4,498
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Balkan Discovery

9 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon View
  • Explore the Balkan region
  • Discover Pécs
  • Explore Belgrade
  • Discover Belogradchik
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Bucharest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 9-Day Balkan Discovery Cruise from Budapest to Bucharest on Avalon View. Cruise through Eastern Europe, tracing the Danube River, and explore the Balkan region. Uncover the diverse landscapes and rich cultures of Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania. The trip begins in …
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