Afternoon Program Ideas
If you are traveling to Budapest, you may wonder what kind of afternoon activities would be interesting for you. We have collected some good ideas which might help you to complete your itinerary to Budapest.
Boat trip on Danube river
Let yourself be amazed by Budapest famous sights on a boat trip on the Danube river. Not only you will observe the panoramic view of the city, but you can also take photos of Buda Castle, the House of Parliament and the stunning bridges as well. As part of Budapest’s Public Transportation (BKK), river-crossing boat lines are operating from May to December. With this service, passengers are offered to take a scenic ride on the Danube river for an affordable price. In addition to this, there are several daytime cruises and private boat trips available.
Discover Margaret Island
Margaret Island is the most favourite green area in Budapest. Many people come here to spend their afternoon in this magical place to relax, enjoy nature and have some fun. Years ago it was called Fairy Island, Dream Island and Pearl of Danube. Have a romantic walk along the beautiful meadows, discover medieval church ruins and the Japanese garden, or just simply enjoy nature while having some ice-cream.
Have a ride on Budapest Eye
Budapest Eye is a giant wheel located in Elisabeth square in the city center of Budapest and it is recognized as Europe’s largest mobile Ferris wheel. A ride on Budapest Eye will let you see a fantastic view over the city. Great pictures can be taken from up the wheel of the St. Stephen’s Basilica, Buda Castle and Budapest’s city centre.