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The Citadella: an Iconic Sight with a Rich History!

Any tour of Budapest, whether it be on a short break or an extended stay in the city, would not be complete without a visit to the city fortress known as the Citadella, a city sight of both historical and geographical interest. If you’re making use of Budapest’s hop-on hop-off tours, then you can find this stop on the green route or the night route.

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Get to Know Your Bonus Booklet!

When making arrangements for a trip to the Central European delight that is the “Pearl of the Danube”, otherwise known as Budapest, one of the items that probably comes high on your list is sorting transport. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

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Meet the Chain Bridge: An International Icon!

If you Google any image of Hungary, nine out of ten will probably feature one shiny bridge, that is the Chain Bridge of Budapest. The oldest such building of continental Europe, and a true marble of the Danube, the chain bridge is an international architectural icon of not just a country, but of an entire region. Meet the Széchenyi Chain Bridge of Budapest!

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Best Brunch Places in Budapest!

If you visit Budapest, don’t expect you’ll go to bed early! If not the ifinite opportunities of party places, then the beautiful view of the city by night will definitely fascinate you. As far as we know what is the best you can do after a long night is to wake up, get yourself together comfortably, go out and find the perfect place to have brunch – besides a hop on-hop off ride, certainly. But let’s stop right there: we helped you narrow down the list of great brunch places, so you can just pick one from our selections – wandering around the city with an empty stomach can be very dangerous, you know!

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Your Wine Guide: Most Famous Wines of Hungary!

One of the products Hungary’s most famous for are indisputably wines – the country has a rich wine culture with as many flavors and colours as can be! If you’re visiting Hungary, there are some of them you must try while you’re here! Surely, our hop-on hop-off bus can’t take you to the original locations, but Budapest is full of quality wine-tasting bars and restaurants, so you certainly won’t miss these delicious wines

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The best hikes around Budapest!

Budapest is on perfect location to do some nice hikes around town. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city after a long sightseeing in Budapest, read our suggestions to visit the greens. Don’t worry, most of these hikes are easy and end up at popular picnic locations. Highly recommended during the summer!

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The UNESCO Heritage Sight of Budapest!

One of the things Budapest is the most famous for that it has breathtaking sights and buildings, some of them stand there for a couple of centuries, which sounds pretty inconceivable. The major part of downtown is part of the UNESCO World Heritage – looking at the beautiful streets, the Castle district or the banks of the river Danube it’s no surprise at all.

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Off the Beaten Path: Lesser Known Spas of Budapest!

If you’re planning a visit to Budapest, you must have packed your swimsuit already, as you’ve probably heard about our great spas with natural thermal water in the city. We have quite incredible thermal spas here in old, enormous and breathtaking buildings with full of tourists all the time, but maybe that’s not what you’re looking for. If you want to try a smaller, less crowded and touristy place, we got your back here - and the best thing is that you can easily approach these baths with our Hop on Hop off buses! Let’s take a look on the hidden treasure you can find in Budapest…

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Everything you need to know about the castle district!

Budapest’s iconic image shows the Buda Castle in its full majesty. The adjoining district, streets and squares are the most beautiful areas of Budapest. No visit to the city is complete without it. Luckily, our hop on hop off Budapest sightseeing tour takes you there! Let’s what’s out there!

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The Hidden History of Budapest!

Budapest is a city of many faces. It certainly has a dark side. The rich history of Budapest makes it an ideal destination for a city visit. Sightseeing in Budapest offers a unique experience and has many secrets in store. We will give you a little insight into the darker side of the Hungarian capital.

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The Once Great Hungarian Coffee House Culture!

A perfect charm of Budapest is the set of small cafés scattered around the city. Once a true coffee capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the city still has many interesting and contemporary places for you to discover on a Budapest sightseeing adventure. Let’s see the heyday of Budapest coffee house culture!

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How Hungarians Spend their Holidays?!

​The holidays are here and Hungarians are busy preparing for the most wonderful time of the year. Ever wondered how Hungarians spend Christmas? Let us give you a little taste into the festive traditions of Budapest.

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Simple Safety Tips for Budapest!

By all European standards, Budapest is a safe city, you will not likely to have any problems during your visit. Of course, having your city smarts with you never hurts and keeping an open eye never killed anyone. Let’s see some handy advice for a Budapest sightseeing tour!

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The Best of the River Route!

The best way to experience a Budapest sightseeing is a cruise on the majestic Danube River. Experience the city from this unique perspective and be amazed by the sight of the city’s most well-known buildings. The hour-long trip will be the highlight of your Budapest adventure. Let’s see where it will take you!

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Cultural Events of the Fall!

Budapest is by all means, a city of culture, music and gastronomy. During Fall, the city has a rich variety of programs and activities that should be visited to get a taste the real Budapest experience. Our hop on hop off Budapest sightseeing will take you to the venues, just look for the activity that best suits your needs!

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Top Scenic Walks of Budapest!

Ever wondered about a romantic stroll in Budapest? The city is just perfect for a little walk in the sunset or next to the Danube. We’ve picked the best ones for you to choose from!

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Top sunset spots of Budapest!

Every sightseeing in Budapest needs a special ending to finish the day. Why not watch the sunset from a nice spot and see the city descending into night? Here’s a list of the best places you can go to in Budapest.

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Budapest: A Historic City in a Nutshell!

A sightseeing tour in Budapest will reveal to you the amazing and colorful architecture that made the city one of the marvels of Central Europe. Because of the city’s long and diverse history, all major artistic styles are represented here and you will spot them instantly from our hop on hop off tour.

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History of Budapest's Bath Culture!

Budapest is a city of history, and with great history comes great culture, worthy of proper sightseeing. The castle of Buda, looking down to the whole city, the Heroes’ Square, standing solid as proof for the struggles and victories of the Hungarian people, the unique building of Parliament, the heart of the country itself! Loads of stuff to see!

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Best of Hop On Hop Off’s Night tour!!

See Budapest in a whole new light with Hop On Hop Off’s Night tour. Led by an expert guide, hop aboard and hear the rich history behind the city’s monuments as you travel along the streets of Budapest. Let our experienced and connected guides show you the most beautiful places of Budapest by night. Here are some attractions that we will be visiting.

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Top Modern Art Galleries of Budapest!

Budapest features a variety and multiplicity of museums and is also surprisingly rich in contemporary art galleries. Hop On Hop Off Budapest explores the capital city to bring you three of the best contemporary galleries currently thriving in the city.

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Top Museums to Check Out in Budapest!

A hop on hop off tour in Budapest is one of the best ways to explore the rich history and architecture of Hungary’s capital, and believe us, there are plenty of great institutions to visit! As the capital of a nation, Budapest features all of the iconic and must-have museums that one can expect, and many-many more! Hop on Hop off Budapest presents our favorites!

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Best public squares to hang out in Budapest!

Budapest is a city where modern and old meet - and this is not just an empty phrase that fills up travel books way too often. Just take a stroll down any street and you will see how old buildings, riddled with bullet holes from bygone revolutions live nicely next to modern apartments and offices. Yes, Budapest has a lot to offer, but for you to see all, a Hop-on Hop-off tour is just the beginning!

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The Best of Hop on Hop Off’s Pink Tour!

The Pink Route of Hop on Hop off Budapest takes you along both sides of the Danube River exploring the Castle District of Buda and the inner districts of Pest as well. Let’s see the best of Hop on Hop off Budapest’s Pink Tour.

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BEST COFFEE PLACES TO HOP OFF AT!

Budapest once used to boast a rich café culture, with especially around the turn of the century literary giants, politicians and people of all walks of life went to talk about big and small ideas in the company of a nice cup of black coffee. While the most famous buildings still stand, they are mostly tourist traps now. Luckily enough, the soul of the once spirited café culture lives on in more hop coffee places!

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WHY WE LOVE THE NIGHT TOUR!

Budapest is a graceful lady that shines the brightest once the night falls. We might be stating the obvious when we say that by night the city is even prettier, and yes, hiding the fact that this might be our favorite tour is a little difficult. While going on a hop on hop off tour of Budapest by day is a great way to see the city, the night tour is really the way to its heart!

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Best musical venues of Budapest!

The capital of Hungary has a lot offer when it comes to history and culture, and you will probably see tons of evidence of this on your Hop on Hop off Budapest tour! However, the once great operas and music halls are just the surface of what Budapest is about in its heart: a youthful city with a buzzing cultural scene. Most tourists have no idea where to begin, but lucky for you, Hop on Hop off Budapest has your back!

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Winter Markets of Budapest, Must Try Food and Drinks!!

Traditional and popular winter markets are a major shopping event and are held from November onwards. The markets, with their iconic clusters of wood chalets offering custom holiday treats like mulled wine, gingerbread, sausages and specialties from various regions of Hungary, are an essential part of celebrating Christmas in Budapest. Hop On Hop Off collected you the must try food and drinks of winter markets.

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THE BEST OF HOP ON HOP OFF'S GREEN TOUR!!

Exploring Budapest with a Hop On Hop Off tour is a convenient experience, but choosing from several tours can be a bit confusing at first sight. We have packages catering to all needs, however, the best-of-the best is definitely our “green tour”. Check out why!

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FOUR REASONS TO TRY HOP ON HOP OFF SIGHTSEEING!!

As the seven largest capital of Europe, Budapest has a lot to offer! However, this can also be a problem when it comes to covering enough ground during your short stay. In this blog article we will discuss five easy reasons to choose a hop on hop off Budapest tour for your sightseeing!

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Top National Parks of Hungary by Hop on Hop off Budapest!

A Hop on Hop off tour of Budapest will showcase the best of Budapest, but Hungary is a country with rich culture and history, and there is lots more to see! The topography might seem boring at first sight, but the country has plenty of offer! In this post we will see the best National Parks of Hungary, as demonstrated by Hop on Hop off Budapest.

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