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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
USD 22.05
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
USD 22.05
Danube Legend Cruise - 20:15
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
USD 22.05
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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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1 - 5 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 3 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 6 days 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
World Class

Even allowing for our confusion between pier 7 and dock 7, our Legenda experience was absolutely wonderful. Perhaps we did our bit to help by carefully determining the time of sunset, and making sure that we would end the cruise in darkness. The main actors...More

1  Thank Woodside8437
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Floating on the lighting Danube

Perfect boat , especially rooftop, headphones wich can be set to different languages (even Greek) Floating up and down the Danube with a dry white wine during the night and seeing all the landmarks was worth doing.

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