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Pearl of Danube

When to Fly to Budapest?

Budapest is a city that can be visited all year round, especially popular during the run up to Christmas due to its Christmas markets, but be warned the temperature often drops below -6! Autumn and Spring are particularly pleasant as the crowds are smaller and you can easily find cheap flights to Budapest at this time of year and the weather is much milder.

Peak Season to Travel

The usual high season peaks apply to Budapest, July & august and public and school holidays, these times of year it is difficult to get cheap flights to any European city break destination. Budapest also has a few dates to avoid for example the Sziget Festival, billed as Europe's largest outdoor music festival and takes place every year just north of the city in the month of August.

Other notable dates to avoid; Hungarian National day or St Stephens day (August 20th), Revolution memorial day (October 23rd) and All saints day (November 1st)

Off-Peak Season

Expect the weather getting colder around the middle of December letting tourist attractions aplenty close for the season. Unless you like taking a flight to your chosen destination that too when the temperature hauntingly drops, it is wise avoiding a flight to Budapest during December and February. Know that the temperature runs around -6°Celcius and 0°Celcius. You wouldn't have a problem looking for the cheapest flights to Budapest though, but make sure that you're willing to take into the extremely cold weather in the city.

Budapest Famous for

Once in Budapest, you don't want to miss one of its attractions luring every tourist from far and wide, the therapeutic and healing powers of the thermal waters. Szechenyi Baths is a must visit place allowing one to spoil themselves for choice. Europe's largest medicinal pool and surrounded by a palace, the Szechenyi Baths will let you relax the way you want to.

The Sziget Festival, one of the world's most iconic music festivals, has been catching the attention of music lovers for more two decades. Growing every year passing by, this remarkable festival has been keeping much ahead of the crowd setting the stage on fire with multi star cast showcasing their exceptional talent year after year.

Why to visit Budapest?

Budapest is truly the place to be! Flying from the UK will transport you to one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest. Sitting on the banks of the Danube River, Budapest's historic past comes alive the moment you arrive in this enchanted city.

There a lots of things to see and do in this vibrant capital of Hungary all you need is sufficient time to cram in all the places of interest into your itinerary. Beautiful cathedrals, interesting historic buildings, stunning sights and inviting thermal baths are just a few reasons to visit. Book cheap flight tickets to Budapest add a hotel and you have an inexpensive all round quality city break.

Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Budapest

Buda Castle – Head to the magnificent Buda Castle, towering over the Danube this iconic structure is a must see in the city, well, in fact, it's hard to avoid.

Andrássy Avenue – One of Budapest's main boulevards and shopping areas, museums, exhibition halls and magnificent architecture sit alongside grand town houses, mansions, theatres and art galleries. A great place for lunch with fine restaurants and cafes.

Matthias Church – A 700-year-old Roman Catholic Church in front of the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest. Originally built in Romanesque style, first founded by St. Stephen, the King of Hungary in 1015 AD.

Chain Bridge – Another iconic landmark of Budapest the magnificent stone bridge connecting Pest and Buda.

St. Stephen's Basilica – No trip to Hungary is complete without visiting St. Stephen's Basilica. With a capacity of 8,500, this beautiful neoclassical cathedral is the largest church in Budapest.

Climate in Budapest

Budapest climate is characterised by warm sunny summers and short cold winters. But it may come as a surprise to you that average sunshine hours are a lot higher than many other European cities. Between the months of April and September, you will find plenty of sunny days.

Final words about Budapest

Budapest is one of the most romantic medieval cities in Europe, a city to fall in love with and to fall in love in, a popular Christmas market destination, however all year round the great market hall with its splendid architecture is open for business offering alongside a variety of souvenirs a great selection of local foods.

Although traditional Hungarian fayre has always been popular with tourists, Budapest seems to be going through a bit of a foodie revolution at the moment, with a number of restaurants recently picking up the coveted Michelin Star. One of the most popular being Onyx Restaurant which offers a "Hungarian evolution" menu at surprisingly affordable prices.

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