Budapest, the capital of Hungary, often referred to as the ‘Paris of the East’. Both an intriguing and cultural city, divided into two parts. The historic hillside makes up the ‘Buda’ part where as the ‘Pest’ part stands for the modernistic cosmopolitan side of this stunning city. Budapest is steadily making a name for itself as a top choice for activity breaks. This European capital is only a 2½ hour flight from the UK and with so many budget airlines flying there you are sure to get a good deal.
Culturally, Budapest offers an abundance of attractions for groups wanting to explore the heritage of the city. Visit the castles of the city, with one of the city's best panoramic views available from the Fisherman’s Bastion, a castle like heritage sight. As well as the numerous museums and galleries to explore. Or disembark on a journey through time at Danube River and Embankment. A world heritage sight in the heart of the city, where you can travel the river or walk Danube promenade and see attractions such as Chain Bridge.
Or try a cultural experience with a difference with wine tasting in the vaulted cellar of Buda Castle, situated in the underground labyrinth system. Or go Palinka tasting, and try the Hungarian fruit spirits in the city centre.
Visit the metropolitan side of the city and see the high end shops and stunning architecture Budapest has to offer as well as the markets for the bargain hunters amongst you. Then move onto the bars and restaurants in the evening to continue as you mean to go on.