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Budapest for Couples

December 14th, 2021

 

With amazing architecture, breathtaking views and streets full of hidden gems, Budapest is the perfect place for you and your partner to have a romantic rendezvous. Here are some of our favorite spots and things for couples to do in the charming city of Budapest.

 

Cocktail Making Lesson

a bartender carefully making a cocktail

Create something together at this cocktail making lesson! We will team you up with one of our experienced cocktail hosts to create 4 cocktails each! The idea here is to have fun, and also to learn how to make some classics to impress your friends back home with. At the end you can cheers to your hard work--and your love!

Escape Room

two couples playing an escape room

What could bring you closer together than figuring out your freedom? These interactive puzzle rooms are the perfect place for bonding. Solve the clues, rely on each other, and become a stronger team by unlocking the problems and escaping the room before your 60 minutes are up! Room themes range from Game of Thrones to Harry Potter to more!

Wine Tasting

a couple tasting drinking wine and smiling at each other

What could be more romantic than cozying up in a wine bar with your love? Our sommelier-led wine tasting will let you experience the best of Hungary’s 22 wine regions. You’ll be able to get a personal recommendation based on each of your tastes, so that you can enjoy every sip! Cheers to that!

City Park

people relaxing on grass in city park

A beautiful castle surrounded by a moat sits in this green, picturesque park. On a warm day, it is the perfect place to go for a stroll hand in hand, sit by the water, have a little picnic, visit the Vajdahunyad Castle or one of the restaurants around it and watch the ducks swim by.

During winter, an ice rink brings a festive feel to the park. You can skate under beautiful lights and then get warmed up with a hot mug of mulled wine.

Városliget, also known as City Park, is a stone's throw away from Heroes' Square, the now famous square in Budapest with Kunsthalle on one side of the square, housing contemporary arts, and Fine Arts Museum of Fine Arts on the other, it's the perfect opportunity to do some sightseeing.

Thermal Baths

outdoor baths at Széchenyi Baths

Budapest is famous for its thermal baths which are situated all over the city, with many offering couples massages and the opportunity to bathe in the rich medicinal water springs of Hungary. With the Széchenyi thermal bath being one of the largest complexes in Europe with 21 pools of different sizes and temperatures, it's the perfect way for you both to relax and unwind in its therapeutic waters.  

Citadel Sunset

the liberty statue on a hill above budapest

Walking up to the top of Gellért Hill is one of many free things to do in the city center, there's not a more breathtaking view in Budapest than watching the sunset from above the city.

Take a short bus ride up to the Citadel or take advantage of a beautiful walk through the park to the top and you'll be greeted with a spectacular view of the Danube and 8 of its unique bridges. You can take in the changing light as the day draws to an end and the city lights start to twinkle.

Watching the sunset in Budapest is a must-do experience for anyone visiting the city. What better way to do it than with your other half as you watch the boats sail up and down the Danube and capture some memories to last a lifetime?

Pálinka Museum

line up of pálinka bottles

What is pálinka? Well, pálinka is one of Hungary's traditional fruity brandies. Flavors vary from many different berries, apricot, plum and cherries. You've not experienced Hungary if you haven't tried pálinka. Take your love to the Palinka Museum where you can see how the alcohol is distilled and sample some of the finest pálinka Hungary has to offer. You can sip on this famous spirit while getting that warm and fuzzy feeling. Whether it's from the pálinka or your love, we don't know!

Markets in Budapest

entrance to Gozsdu Market in the evening

Budapest has a large variety of markets that take place throughout the year, and many beautiful buildings holding flea and farmers markets for locals and tourists to mingle and find quality homemade / homegrown products.

Visiting the homegrown produce market held in the famous ruin bar of Szimpla is a great way to sample and purchase some Hungarian delicacies together whilst seeing the famous ruin bar come alive with people during the day.

A five-minute stroll from Szimpla on a weekend will take you to Gozsdu: a street made of bars, restaurants and shops. Gozsdu Weekend Market is a treasure trove of homemade jewelery, art, antiques and unique souvenir stalls. You won't leave the street without falling in love with the abundance of quality products this amazing market has to offer.

 

Budapest's beauty and old world charm makes it an easy destination to find romance. These are just a few suggestions of what you can do if you want to do something special with the one you love! Pick one of these activities for the perfect thing for couples in Budapest!

 

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