Half Day In Budapest With A Local

Grand castles, bohemian neighborhoods and Jewish Quarter bakeries.

  • Private &

  • 4 hours

  • From
    €27.50  EUR per person based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Make the most out of your adventure in Budapest and spend it with a local Budapest host - who knows and loves their lively city. The game changer is that this personalized experience will feel like you are spending time with a close friend, exploring grand palaces, ancient districts, leafy boulevards, delightful cafés, quirky ruin bars or unique shops or all of the above.

And while you may not be able to see the entire city in just a few hours, you will still get an authentic, engaging and lasting impression - and more than a few recommendations on how to spend the rest of your trip.

You could spend time discovering the breath-taking sights of Buda Castle or the neo-gothic Fisherman’s Bastion along the banks of the River Danube, or get lost among pop-up markets, try sweet treats in traditional bakeries in the Jewish Quarter or check out a ruin bar - they’re just as cool during the day.

This is your time and the ball is in your court so tell us what you’re into and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

Experience highlights

  • Spend half a day with a host who will create an experience that's fully customized to your interests and what you'd most like to see

  • Fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Budapest, getting the best of what the city has to offer in a limited space of time

  • See the city's iconic attractions as well as a few secret spots you won’t find in a guidebook

  • Get to know your host and chat to them about more potential places to visit in Budapest

Good to know

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 4 hours with a host
  • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
  • Hotel meet-up ( available on request for central location )

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Transport costs
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Gratuities

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for this experience


5 average | 1 reviews

July 2019

Guided citytour

Excellent guided City tour. Balaz was kind and knowledgeable. The Tour was well disposed and we had a lovely Day

Review by Bettina M


4.7 average | 3 reviews

May 2019

Our favorite day of the trip!

We loved our tour with Agnes with City Unscripted in Budapest. It may have been our favorite day of our trip. The customization and one-on-one treatment made it so fun and allowed us to learn and explore more than we would've ever been able to in a larger group. Would definitely recommend!

Review by Laura M


5 average | 1 reviews

September 2017

Incredible Budapest Tour Guide

Denes provided a perfect tour for me and three friends. We only had half a day to explore and Denes proved extremely useful. He carefully considered our interests and came up with a very detailed useful and enjoyable route. His English was perfect and his knowledge extremely thorough. We would certainly recommend and wouldn't have seen half of the wonders that Budapest has to offer if it wasn't for Denes. Many thanks to all - we had a thoroughly enjoyable trip. Kind regards Kate

Review by Kate S

Reviews for Budapest


January 2018

For those who are into something different...

This experience gave me and my boyfriend the opportunity to see thing in Budapest we could not have found on our own. There is loads of art, music, theatre and a whole boheme scene still alive that we were totally unaware of and we found incredibly! Our local host Krisztina gave us the key to connect with this and we also got loads of good tips for our last day in the city.

Review by Kamilla A


November 2017

Wonderful host

Maria was a fantastic host, very friendly and considerate and very accommodating. She was really eager to show us as much as possible, and also happy to go at our own pace and ready to help us with anything we needed. Like having an old friend in the city to take you around!

Review by Arun B


October 2017

This was a great way to see the city.

We had a great tour with Agnes. Very friendly, informative and personalised experience.

Review by Claire C

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