The city of Budapest is best to be discovered on foot, so if you love walking, bring a pair of good walking shoes, and discover the attractions, hidden gems and people of Budapest.
Guided walking tours can help a first time visitor to make the best out of a Budapest visit, and give a good overview of the history, the best sights, and some secrets too. Here are some of the best Budapest walking tours, which have been highly rated for years by tourists.
Budapest Walking Tours (photo by Imagine Budapest)
In addition to Free Budapest Tours, which are excellent for those on a budget, there are professional tours offered by several tour companies. The general tourist ratings of these walking tours are between 4 and 5, out of 5.
The Budapest Photography Walking Tour has not been rated yet, but if you want to be guided by a local Budapest photographer to take part in a photographic adventure, it may be worth a try.
Design and Fashion lovers can book a Budapest Fashion Walking Tour to see the local designers’ works, shops and even visit a studio. As Andrassy Avenue is turning into a high end fashion centre, it is also on the agenda.
The walking tours can be combined with theme tours. The themes are varied, so if you have a special interest in history, Jewish Budapest heritage, or a fondness for fine arts (Art Nouveau, or Street Arts, etc.), it may be a time saver and a good idea to pick a theme tour in Budapest rather than a general sightseeing walking tour.
The theme tours in Budapest can be very niche though, e.g. Imagine Budapest tour company offers various themed tours, like ‘Secret gardens and squares downtown’ ‘Downtown church tour – for believers and non-believers’ ‘Franz Liszt – A Genius in Budapest’ or ‘Budapest – The City of Waters’ etc.
French guided tours in Budapest are by Budapest Sensations led by a native French guide: theme tours include Andrassy Avenue tour, the Castle Hill, Cafes and Literature, the Jewish Quarter, Retro Walking Tours, the Danube Promenade and more. Min 2 people, you need to book in advance.
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