With its impressive Christmas atmosphere, the Hungarian capital received a new, remarkable recognition. Namely, Budapest was ranked among the TOP 8 cheapest and best European destinations in winter, according to international tourism portal Culture Trip. On this occasion, we collected the most impressive wallet-friendly programs you should not miss when visiting the Hungarian capital.
Besides being among the TOP 20 most beautiful European Christmas destinations, Budapest can be proud of a new international acknowledgement. According to international tourism portal Culture Trip,
the Hungarian capital is one of the cheapest and best destinations to visit in Europe this winter.
The tourism portal highlights that despite the cold weather, visiting the festive atmosphere of Budapest is an unmissable experience. As an optional program, you may visit the Gothic Parliament building or relax in one of the thermal baths in the “spa capital of the world”. In addition, you should not miss the homely atmosphere of local cafés and restaurants where you can taste irresistible dishes of Hungarian gastronomy.
Besides Budapest, Lisbon, Prague, Athens, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Vilnius, and Berlin are listed in the TOP 8 cheapest and best European destinations in the winter.
The newly published ranking is a great recognition.
On this occasion, we collected some of the most impressive wallet-friendly programs you should not miss when visiting Budapest.
Besides Budapest’s spectacular skating rink in the City Park, there are several other venues where you can enjoy the winter sports for free. One of the most popular among these is the ice skating rink at the Bálna shopping mall, along the River Danube. Here, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the city while having fun with your loved ones. In addition, this December, free ice skating rinks await visitors in the 3rd (Óbuda), 4th (Újpest), 6th (Terézváros), and 14th (Zugló) districts of Budapest.
Budapest’s Christmas markets attract 800,000 tourists every year. Shining flood of lights, beautiful Christmas decorations, and the festive atmosphere of the Advent fairs are all important elements of the amazing experience that you should not miss during the end-of-year holidays.
This year, the Street of Hungarian Flavours awaits visitors with a special Christmas edition between 17th–24th December 2021. The winter gastronomic festival takes place at Budapest Millenáris Park. At the event, you can taste several kinds of stuffed cabbage, fish soup, and you can even attend a bejgli competition. The Christmas delicacies can be tasted on site or can be taken away. The event welcomes its visitors with concerts and family activities every day from 11 am, except on 24 December, reported Programturizmus.
Source: theculturetrip.com; programturizmus.com