Andre Rieu Concert Break, Budapest
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to see the wonderful Andre Rieu in Budapest. Budapest is an enchanting city with beautiful palaces and castles. See the city sights on a city tour 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, perhaps take time to spend the afternoon at the popular pedestrian shopping street of Váci utca where the city’s fine 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, literally an institution in Budapest!
The tour highlight is a concert performance by André Rieu with first category tickets on Friday 16 June 2017 in the Budapest Arena.
• Return flight from Dublin, taxes and transfers • Four-nights in the four-star Carat with breakfast • Guided tour of Budapest • Excursion to Danube Bend Towns with lunch • Three-course pre-concert dinner in local restaurant • First category ticket to see Andre Rieu in concert • Free time for independent sightseeing • Private coach and guide assistance for all transfers and excursions
Your tour will start with an evening flight to Budapest. Your flight with Ryanair departs Dublin at 17:05 and arrives in Budapest at 21:05 (flight times subject to change). On arrival in Budapest, meet your local guide and transfer to the 4* Hotel Carat where you are booked for four-nights on a bed and breakfast basis. The 4* Hotel Carat is located in the very heart of Budapest close to the city’s historical landmarks and tourist attractions and just 100 metres from the Deak Ferenc Square metro hub.
Today, join your local guide for a half day guided city tour of Budapest. Your sightseeing tour will visit all the main attractions of Budapest including the famous Matthias Church and the Bastion of the Fishermen. The remainder of the day is at your leisure for independent sightseeing.
Today, you have the day at leisure before getting ready to attend the highlight of your stay in Budapest – a concert performance by André Rieu. This evening, you will experience the magic of André Rieu at a festive and memorable evening and see why André Rieu is one of the most popular live acts in the world! If you think waltzes is all André and his orchestra play, you’re wrong – André Rieu’s concerts are much more than that! From famous Viennese operettas to film scores, spirituals to musicals, and from folk songs to marches; André‘s concerts are a perfect mix of thrilling, romantic, festive and emotional melodies combined with surprises, balloons, beautiful soloists and of course Rieu’s great sense of humour! You evening will start with a 3-course pre-concert dinner in the Kaltenberg House Restaurant. After dinner, transfer with your local guide to the Papp Laszlo Budapest Sportsarena for an evening concert performance (with first category tickets) by André Rieu. Seat locations: Sector 002 : Row J & K Concert start time: 20:00. Coach transfer back to hotel at the end of the evening.
Today relax as you depart on a half-day excursion to the Danube Bend Towns On this tour, you will visit two historical towns - Visegrad, with its medieval citadel and romantic ruins of the former royal residence and the Baroque artists’ village of Szentendre. Today’s tour also includes a three-course lunch at Visegrad’s Reneissance Restaurant. The evening is at your leisure.
Today, you have the day free in Budapest for independent sightseeing. In the late afternoon, meet your local guide for coach transfer to airport for return flight. Flight departs Budapest at 17:10 and arrives Dublin 19:30 (flight times are subject to change at airlines discretion)
The 4* Hotel Carat
The Hotel Carat enjoys a central location in Budapest just 100 m from Deak Ferenc Square. The hotel features a wellness area and offers free Wi-Fi to guests. All of the elegantly furnished rooms in the Carat hotel are air-conditioned and have a satellite TV. The Great Synagogue, St. Stephen’s Basilica, Andrássy Avenue and the Opera House are all just a just a few steps away making this the ideal location for your stay in Budapest.
Price is per person and based on 2 sharing.
Single supplement applies.
Travel insurance is not included in the offer. Please enquire for insurance if required. A non-refundable/non-transferable deposit of €250 per person is required to book (no cc surcharge applies). Tour balances is due 10 weeks before departure (2% surcharge if paid by credit card). Prices, taxes, flight times & availability are subject to change at airlines discretion. Tour is inclusive of cabin baggage.