Hungarian Parliament Building

  • Seat of the National Assembly of Hungary
  • #14 of the top 25 landmarks in the world
  • Largest building in Hungary and tallest in Budapest




  • Settled originally by the Celts before 1 AD
  • One of the largest cities in the European Union
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Hortobágy National Park


  • Largest continuous natural grassland in Europe


Tokaj Wine Region


  • UNESCO World Heritage Site


Fisherman’s Bastion


  • Neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style terrace on the bank of the Danube
  • Built between 1895-1902, restored in 1948 after its near destruction in World War II




  • One a long-standing frontier of the Roman Empire
  • Flows through 10 countries, more than any other river in the world
  • Danube river basin is the most biodiverse region in Europe with hundreds of fish species


Shoes on the Danube Bank


  • Memorial to honor people killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II
  • The victims were ordered to take off their shoes, and were shot at the edge of the water so that their bodies fell into the river and were carried away
  • The memorial represents their shoes left behind on the bank


St. Stephen’s Basilica


  • Roman Catholic basilica named after the first King of Hungary
  • Built in 1905


Castle Hill


  • Restored area that was reduced to rubble during World War II
  • Characterized by cobblestone streets, narrow alleys, and public squares surrounded by baroque and classical architectural buildings




all flights $1,238

food $18/day x 12 days = $216

hotel $34/day x 10 days = $340

tickets (all attractions) $31

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,825