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Budapest Danube River Evening Cruise

  • See Budapest's sights lit up against the night sky on a Danube River cruise 
  • Cruise along the UNESCO-listed riverbanks in a glass-covered vessel
  • Unobstructed photo ops from the water for Budapest's famous buildings 
Budapest Danube River Evening Cruise
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Danube Legend Cruise - 18:30Most Popular
1-hour long evening sightseeing Danube cruise 30 language film and audio-guide 1 glass of drink - choice of champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks, mineral water free wifi on board
Danube Legend Cruise - 19:30
1-hour long evening sightseeing Danube cruise 30-language film and audio-guide 1 glass of drink - choice of champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks, mineral water free wifi on board
Danube Legend Cruise - 21:00
1-hour long evening sightseeing Danube cruise 30 language film- and audio-guide 1 glass of drink - choice of champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks, mineral water, free wifi on board
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Take in the illuminated highlights of Budapest during a 1-hour evening cruise on the Danube River, which gives you some of the best opportunities to snap photos of the city's top landmarks lit up. Float past the UNESCO World Heritage–listed riverbanks in a glass-enclosed boat, toasting the sights with an included beverage (alcoholic or nonalcoholic). Highlights include the Chain Bridge, the Buda Castle District, the Hungarian Parliament, and others, which are all put into context with onboard film and audio guides available in multiple languages.

What to Expect

Make your way to the central Budapest pier (exact location provided after booking) ahead of your chosen departure time, and board the glass-covered boat for your 1-hour Danube River cruise. Find a seat in the enclosed cabin—perfect for variable weather—as the boat pulls away and cruises along the UNESCO World Heritage–listed riverbanks.

On the journey southward, listen to recorded commentary in your choice of 30 languages and enjoy an informative film on the Danube River's history. Sip a provided glass of wine, Champagne, beer, or a nonalcoholic beverage while taking in views of the Royal Palace, the Buda Castle district, the Parliament Building, the Chain Bridge, and Margaret Island. Along the way, snap photos of all of these famous landmarks, lit up for the night.

You'll return to the pier at the conclusion of your tour.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Pick this cruise line

We did the evening one hour cruise, which was great and just the right duration. Highly recommend this tour company. As we were walking past the different docks looking for dock 7, where Legend departs, I got a little concerned seeing some of the other...More

Thank RIDI0406
Reviewed 2 days ago
A ride on the river

We've done the evening ride on the river on previous visits to Budapest but as we were travelling with friends visiting this beautiful city for the first time, we were happy to have another go . This was rhe first time with Legenda and this...More

Thank Eddy O
Reviewed 5 days ago
If you do one activity at night in Budapest, this should be it. STUNNING.

One of the highlights of my life - seeing all the of the Budapest buildings lit up at night from the Danube. Luxury boat with English narration (via headphones). Don't miss this spectacular one hour evening cruise.

1  Thank 4hends
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great evening cruise

I took the evening cruise leaving at 21.30 and really enjoyed it. The cruise actually left a little late and there was a little disorganisation waiting to get on the boat with no real queuing system. That was the only downside, the actual cruise was...More

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lovely cruise

Lovely cruise along the river, lasted about an hour, 90 mins with boarding and disembarking. we each had 1 drink included in the price. the cruise is seated, but the glass curved sides/roof of the boat slide back so that everyone has a good view....More

Thank gwen h
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We booked through the boat companies website, safest and best way I think.
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