Find out more about this Itinerary and Map for 3 days in Budapest!
This itinerary is for an affordable 3 days in Budapest to see all the top sights and eat all the food Budapest is famous for. Meredith, the Travel Honey Contributor, spent 3 days in Budapest with her husband. The focus of this trip was to see all the top sights, including those with historical significance for Meredith husband, who is a history buff! They also tried to eat all the dishes Budapest is famous for but not spend to much doing so.
Why Visit Budapest?
Budapest was a city that called out to Meredith. After seeing photos of their majestic buildings and top sights and hearing about their wow-factor, she knew she wanted to check them out for herself.
Here’s a preview of each day of Meredith’s Days in Budapest
3 Days in Budapest – Day 1
Get acquainted with Hungary’s capital city on your first day in town. Walk down to the river and see Buda Castle, the Little and see St. Stephen’s Basilica. Budapest is especiall pretty at night. 🐾 Day 1 Transport: You can walk to everything in Budapest on Day 1.
3 Days in Budapest – Day 2
Go on a walking city tour to see Danube Promenade, Academy of Hungarian Sciences, St. Stephen’s Basilica, Chain Bridge, Castle District, Buda Castle, St. Matthias Church, Fisherman’s Bastion, and more. Then enjoy the first soak in a traditional thermal bath atGellért spa. Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring your map and a bottle of water, and bring your bathing suit and towel with you when you leave in the morning if you do not want to return to your hotel later in the day to get your thermal bath gear. Leave the hotel no later than 9am in order to have time to grab breakfast and make it to the walking tour by 10:30am. 🐾 Day 2 Transport: We took the subway but nothing is more than a 30 minutes if you prefer to walk.
3 Days in Budapest – Day 3
Admire the view of Pest from Buda Castle, take a relaxing soak at the most famous thermal bath in the city (Széchenyi Bath), stroll through City Park and Heroes Square, and enjoy a traditional Hungarian dinner. As on Day 2, wear comfortable walking shoes, bring your map and a bottle of water, and bring your bathing suit and towel with you when you leave in the morning if you do not want to return to your hotel later in the day to get your thermal bath gear. 🐾 Day 3 Transport: You can walk to everything except take the subway to Széchenyi Baths.