Route & dates
Budapest— 2 nights
Pearl of the Danube
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, and steep yourself in history at Matthias Church.
For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest travel planner.
In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Budapest
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