Budapest is one of the most important Jewish destinations in the world. This private luxury tour is perfect for anyone wanting in-depth cultural touring of the city and an insider's perspective on its fascinating Jewish history from expert local guides.
General cultural touring will be woven into the Jewish touring, bringing the rich culture of Budapest to life. Visit the second largest in the world and a synagogue designed by Otto Wagner, as well as museums and other Jewish cultural sites. Visit beautiful residential neighborhoods and hear the stories of the local Jewish history. If desired, dine at kosher restaurants. Visit important Jewish and Holocaust museums.
Browse food and antique markets for local specialties and Old World treasures. Drive through hidden backstreets. Explore the Castle District and take a tour of Buda's most exclusive residential districts. Experience the local bathing culture, and see indoor and outdoor baths that remain central to daily life. Tour museums according to your interests, such as fine art, decorative art or music. Also take a tour of Parliament, a fascinating building crucial to the city's identity. Enjoy reservations at the city's leading restaurants—an excellent opportunity to experience Hungary's superb wines. One evening, take a romantic cruise on the Danube River. Stay at one of Europe's most luxurious and beautiful hotels—a true work of art—and enjoy the spa and views over the Danube from your room.
Take several day excursions to the most interesting towns around Budapest and the Danube Bend for Jewish and other cultural touring. See the basilica and synagogue in Esztergom. Take in a spectacular view of the Danube Bend in the village of Visegrad. Tour the Jewish Memorial House in Szentendre, and visit the Margit Kovacs Museum-home to a collection of work by the well-known ceramic artist who converted from Judaism. In Kecskemet and Szeged, visit synagogues and colorful Art Nouveau buildings.
Alternatively. opt to remain in Budapest and continue city touring.
This tour can easily be combined with other Artisans of Leisure tours in Central Europe. For a broader perspective on Jewish culture in the region, you might also like to consider our Jewish Tour of Central Europe.
On request, Artisans of Leisure can assist with researching family heritage.
Private airport transfer to the hotel for 4 nights
Full-day private tour. Evening Danube cruise
Budapest & Danube Bend
Full-day private excursion to Aquincum, Esztergom, Visegrad and Szentendre
Budapest, Kecskemet & Szeged
Full-day private excursion to Kecskemet and Szeged OR remain in Budapest for city touring
Private airport transfer
Four Seasons Gresham Palace
Per person (double occupancy)
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