Guided tour

Budapest Christmas Market Tour with Mulled Wine

4.7 / 5

3 reviews

Activity provider: Absolute Tours

Budapest Christmas Market Tour with Mulled Wine

Activity provider: Absolute Tours

From US$ 59.90 per person

Year after year Budapest is voted one of the best Christmas shopping destinations. New and unique markets crop up each year and you’ll see some of the best on this tour.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit 2 of Budapest’s Christmas markets
  • Learn about Hungarian Christmas culture
  • End the tour with a hot mulled wine
  • Enter the famous St Stephen's Basilica
Full description

Get a local point of view on Budapest’s Christmas traditions and culture while seeing some of the inner city’s top sights. On this 2.5-hour tour, your guide will take you to two Christmas markets where you’ll find Hungarian handicrafts, trinkets, souvenirs, and local foods and sweets on offer. Along the way you’ll see the Opera House, Andrassy Boulevard, and St. Stephen’s Basilica. Enjoy a guided visit to the basilica, and see the impressive Holy Right Chapel. You’ll have the option of admiring the holiday decorations inside the basilica and around the square. At the end of the tour there’s hot mulled wine waiting for you! Your guide will leave you in Vorosmarty Square, the site of the city’s biggest Christmas market, so that you can do some holiday shopping on your own.

  • Guided tour
  • St. Stephen’s Basilica entry fee
  • Mulled wine
  • Chimney cake
  • Entry fees
  • Transportation to meeting point
  • Transportation from end point
  • Optional tips/gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Hungarian State Opera.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, so guests should dress appropriately. The tour operator is not responsible for unforeseen delays or accidents
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Fantastic tour

December 1, 2019

At the same time, they got to know Hungary and hear stories. The Christmas markets were really wonderful. All in all a really good thing!

December 3, 2019

Timely and easy to find meeting place Courteous, friendly knowledgeable guide.

December 17, 2022

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