Sample a selection of Hungary's finest wine brands on this 2-hour evening cruise along the river Danube.

• Choose from one of four departure times.

• Witness Budapest's famous riverside landmarks.

• Optional hotel pick-up and drop-off available.

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About The Budapest Wine Tasting Cruise:

Discover Budapest while sampling seven of Hungary's loveliest wine variants. This Danube wine tasting cruise departs at 14:00, 16:00, 19:00* and 22:00*. It covers a sightseeing route stretching from the Széchenyi Chain Bridge to the Technical University.

Along the way you'll catch remarkable glimpses of Gellért Hill, the Citadel, Buda Castle and much more. These landmarks serve as the elegant backdrop to your onboard tasting activities. You'll be offered up a selection of tipples from various Hungarian organic wineries - including those from the renowned Tokaj region. After two sips from two different wines the hosts will provide a small scone to help reset your taste buds.

*Note: 19:00 and 22:00 cruises feature live traditional Hungarian music.


local_bar Wine Menu:

  • Tokaji Furmint Grand Selection.
  • Hilltop Premium Merlot.
  • Juhász Blue Frankish Rosé.
  • Bodri Szekszárdi Civilis Cuvée.
  • Bárdos Pincészet Pinot Grigio.
  • Tokaji Szamorodni Sweet.
  • Tokaji Aszu 3 Puttonyos.

today Season:

  • All Year Round, Daily.
  • Except February 14, August 20 and December 24 & 31.

headset Commentary:

  • Non-applicable.
  • 19:00 and 22:00 cruises feature live music.

schedule Departure Time:

  • 12:00 (Cruise Departs) | 11:30 (Check-In).
  • 14:00 (Cruise Departs) | 13:30 (Check-In).
  • 16:00 (Cruise Departs) | 15:30 (Check-In).
  • 19:00 (Cruise Departs) | 18:30 (Check-In).
  • 22:00 (Cruise Departs) | 21:30 (Check-In).

place Departure Point:

  • Check-In: Hungaria Koncert Office at Danube Palace (Zrinyi u. 5, H-1051).
  • Cruise Departs: Danube Promenade.
  • Hotel Service: See Above.

hourglass_empty Duration:

  • 12:00, 14:00, 16:00 & 22:00 Cruise: 1 Hour 30 Minutes.
  • 19:00 Cruise: 2 Hours.

settings Facilities:

All wine cruise boats are equipped with:

  • Heated and air-conditioned decks (season dependant).
  • Passenger toilets.
  • Panoramic windows.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Upon booking your Wine Tasting Cruise you will receive an electronic ticket voucher immediately via email. Exact usage instructions vary depending on your ticket type:

• WITHOUT Hotel Pick-Up:

Print or present your ticket voucher on a mobile device to staff inside Danube Palace (Hungaria Koncert Office). You should arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes before your cruise is due to depart.

• WITH Hotel Pick-Up:

If you choose the hotel pick-up and drop-off service then a chauffeur will drive you straight to the mooring station and return you once the cruise is over. Please provide a mobile number during the booking process, then email your hotel name and address plus booking reference to

On the day of your cruise check-in with hotel reception 30-40 minutes before the boats are set to depart. This is so the chauffeur has a direct point of contact from which to collect you more easily.

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