Music in Budapest, departing 23 September 2018

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Enjoy glorious music performed in the palace of the Arts with the Budapest Festival Ochestra. We add cultural visits in and around Budapest including a sightseeing tour and visit tot he famous Danube Bend Towns of visegrad and Szentendre.

Budapest is an enchanting city with beautiful palaces and castles. See the city sights as you are chauffeured along Budapest's elegant boulevards to Heroes’ Square, across the mighty Danube and up to Gellert Hill. Look out over the famous river dividing Buda and Pest - the two sides linked by the Chain and Elizabeth Bridges. Visit the Castle District and enjoy the amazing views from the Fisherman’s Bastion over the exquisite Parliament building, one of the largest in Europe. During your free time, be sure to spend the afternoon at the popular pedestrian shopping street of Váci utca where the city’s museums and monuments, churches and synagogues, historic squares and buildings are within easy reach or enjoy a relaxing visit to one of Budapest's famous thermal baths.

 

Inclusions

  • Return scheduled flight from Dublin, taxes
  • Three-nights in the 4* Corvin Hotel with breakfasts
  • Guided tour of beautiful Budapest 
  • Guided excursion to the Danube Bend Towns of Visegrad and Szentendre 
  • Pre-Concert dinner in the Kaltenberg
  • Category 1 concert tickets to a performance by the Budapest Festival Ochestra
  • Free time for independent sightseeing 
  • Transfers and local guide according to the program

Itinerary

Day 1

Your tour will start with flight to Budapest. Flight departs Dublin at 05:55 and arrives Budapest 09:50, Subject to change at the airlines discretion. On arrival in Budapest, meet your local guide and transfer to the 4* Hotel Corvin where you are booked for three-nights on a bed and breakfast basis.

4* Hotel Corvin 

Located in Budapest City Centre, the Corvin Hotel budapest - Corvin wing is within a mile (2km) of popular sights such as Hungarian National Museum aand Gellert Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool. The hotel offers 42 rooms and a bar/lounge area

This evening is at your leisure. Perhaps try dinner in One of Budapest's many local restaurants. We would be happy to advise you on recommended places to eat.

Day 2

Budapest is Hungary’s capital and largest city with a population in excess of 1.7 million residents. It is Hungary’s principal cultural, commercial, industrial, political, and transportation center and covers an area of roughly 525 square miles. The city’s primary allure is the beautiful Danube River as it gracefully meanders its way through the city.

This morning after breakfast, Join your local guide for a guided city tour of this beautiful city via coach. See all the key sites including the Margaret Bridge, the House of Parliament, the Royal Castle, Fisherman's Bastion, and much more. After your city tour, enjoy the afternoon at leisure for independent sightseeing.

Evening

Join your fellow travellers for a buffet style dinner in the Kaltenberg Restaurant and afterwards transfer to the Palace of the Arts for evening concert performance; by the Budapest Festival Orchestra -programme to be advised. Category 1 tickets.

Coach transfer back to your hotel at the end of the hotel.

Day 3

This Morning, discover Hungarian's history as you take a guided tour of the Danube bend towns. The first stop is Visegrad, a small riverside village and the former sight of one of the most sumptuous royal palaces built in Hungary. Here, you will take a brief pause from sightseeing to enjoy lunch in the Renaissance Restaurant. Afterward you'll head to Szentendre, Known for its musems, gallaries and artists. Here, your guide will lead you on a walk through the town and to the Caprice Hungarian Jewelry Centre. There you can marvel at the pieces on display while learning about the manufacturing process. Three course lunch at the Renaissance Restaurant in Visegrad. The tour then continues on to Szentendre. Here you'll take a guided walk through the town and can visit the Caprice Hungarian Jewelry Center.  

Evening at leisure 

 

Day 4

Enjoy breakfast in your hotel and following breakfast check-out. Meet your local guide for transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight. Flight departs Dublin at 10:30 and arrives Budapest 12:50, subject to change at the airlines discretion. 

Accommodation

4* Hotel Corvin 

Located in Budapest City Centre, the Corvin Hotel budapest - Corvin wing is within a mile (2km) of popular sights such as Hungarian National Museum aand Gellert Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool. The hotel offers 42 rooms and a bar/lounge are

Extra Information

  • Minimum numbers required to travel or deposit refunded.  
  • Price is inclusive of one piece of hand luggage. Checked in luggage is extra according to airline fees at time of booking. Please advise at the time of booking should you wish to check-in a bag.
  •  Single supplement €145
  •  A non-refundable / non-transferable deposit of €250 per person is required at time of booking (by debit card, cheque or credit card). No surcharge on deposit payments. Please note a 2% surcharge is payable on balances paid via credit card
  •  Balance is due 10 weeks prior to departure.
  •  Prices, flight times & listed itinerary are subject to change. Please note that flight times are subject to change at airline discretion and changes to flight times are out of our control.
  • Please note that performance schedule and artists can be changed at the venues discretion. in the unlikely event that this should happen, we will seek to replace the evening event with an appropriate substitute. 
  • Travel insurance has not been included in your holiday price and we strongly recommend customers have adequate travel insurance for the duration of your trip. IFC in conjunction with Accident & general can offer a fully comprehensive insurance that covers you from the date of issue until you return from your holiday. Please note: if you have any pre-existing medical condition you would need to contact a health check number which we will advise at the time of booking.
  • Event cancellation insurance: Please note that we strongly advise all travellers toensure that they have event cancellation as part of their travel insuarance policy if booking poliices independently. Event cancellation is required if your trip has been arranged specifically  to attend a special event like a sports event, musical, film, entertainment , festival or concert. Please ask your travle insurance if your policy covers event cancellation. Event cancellation is offered on accident & general travel insurance policies, should this be booking or at any time prior to departure. 
  • European Health Insurance Card - The EHC is a free European Healthcard available to all EU citizen and is recommended to carry for travel within Europe. Please check www.ehic.ie for more information. 
  • Booking terms and conditions apply

  Cost per person: €699pp
  Number of nights: 3
  Dates available: Departure: 23 September 2018

Single supplement €149

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