2022 GIRO D’ITALIA GRANDE PARTENZA The 105th Giro d’Italia, with three Hungarian stages and an individual time trial, starts from Budapest on 6 May 2022. This is the 14th time in the history of the race that the Giro d’Italia has had its Grande Partenza (Great Start) abroad. Budapest is happy to welcome competitors and spectators to the event as the Hungarian capital is two-wheel-friendly on weekdays as well. Here are some interesting facts from wire donkey riders’ circles.
We collected the best rooftop bars in Budapest where you can enjoy the World Heritage view with a refreshing drink and delicious snacks. Most of the rooftop bars are located on the bustling Pest side and they are on the top floor of fancy hotels, which are not limited to in-house guests only. The best Budapest views come with great drinks.
Budapest provides an excellent backdrop for a romantic vacation. It’s obvious, given all of its elegant restaurants, cozy little cafés, unique thermal baths and cultural events. But still... can you think of anything more intimate than a walk for two, far from the noise of the city?
Welcome to Budapest! We are happy you are here! Budapest is an open city for all the colors of the rainbow. The city’s diverse and eclectic vibe has been popular among the LGBTQ+ travelers for a long time. This guide will help you make the most of your visit to Budapest.
It is great to look at Budapest from everywhere, be it on the ground or below it, on the water or high above. We curated 10 viewpoints in the city from where you may look down, but surely always look up to mesmerizing Budapest. The selection includes natural spots, lookouts, church spiers and hidden places. Let’s get on top of things in Budapest.
After a two-year hiatus, SZIGET, Hungary’s biggest pop music festival is organised again. From 10 to 15 August, Budapest and Óbuda Island will again welcome you to one of Europe’s most popular music and cultural festivals where you can experience the Citizen feeling either for the first time or for the 28th time.
We are going through extraordinary times but nothing of this can be sensed in the city
From 7th of March 2022 it is no longer mandatory to wear a mask. People can use public transport and go indoor public spaces (shops, museums, stc.) without mask wearing obligation. Immunity cards or documents certifying vaccinated status are no longer required, neither.
One of the city’s most iconic sights, the Chain Bridge is closed to pedestrians and road traffic. During the renovations, the steel structure will be rebuilt and restored. The new LED illumination will be environmental-friendlier. And the famous lions are under renovation actually.
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What makes it a Plus? In addition to the 40+ services included in the BUDAPEST CARD product range for free, you also get an airport transfer, a cruise on the Danube, free admission to Matthias Church, a ride on the Buda Castle Funicular Railway and a chimney cake from Molnár’s, all free of charge.
In addition, you can see over 100 attractions, landmarks, baths and pieces of cultural heritage as well as experience eventful programmes and Hungarian cuisine. Lots of other new discounts are available now ONLY for holders of the BUDAPEST CARD Plus.