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Walking through the festive stalls surrounded by the rich aromas of mulled wines and freshly baked seasonal delights, it is easy to see why the Hungary Christmas Markets attract so many visitors year after year. As a country which still preserves its rich heritage and traditional customs, there is an abundance of festive entertainment throughout the markets from folk dancing and classical songs to children's shows.
This vibrant atmosphere combined with the merry decorations and eclectic choice of presents makes the Hungary Christmas Markets one of the finest environments in which to enjoy your seasonal shopping.
The largest of the markets can be found in the enchanting capital city of Budapest and with the beautiful River Danube running through the city and variety of spectacular architecture, there are plenty of sights to admire between your festive holiday activities.
The Hungary Christmas Markets offer a wide selection of produce and as you gently meander through the maze of inviting stalls, you can find the ideal gift and sample some authentic Hungarian cuisine. Regional wines and liqueurs, traditional folk art, crafts and handmade gifts are just some of the things that you can find as you explore the decorated stands of the Hungarian Christmas Markets on this festive shopping trip.
Taking a break to the Hungarian Christmas Markets is a great way to find a unique gift or simply enjoy the landscapes of a new location during the most festive time of the year. Whatever your reasons for travel, Great Rail Journeys has arranged your holiday to ensure that you get the most out of your surroundings with accommodation, travel, several meals and the services of a professional Tour Manager all included within your journey. The Hungarian Christmas Markets themselves provide plenty of attractions and activities to occupy your time and there are ample opportunities to experience the local culture. To gain further insight into the social, cultural and historical aspects of your destination, our escorted tours also offer excursions which can include guided tours, harbour cruises and visits to sights of particular beauty or interest. As the holiday is yours to enjoy it is up to you whether you choose to join in with the excursions, if you would prefer not to do so, then you are welcome to spend your time looking for further surprises in the Hungary Christmas Markets or the surrounding area.
Each of our holidays attract a range of guests with varying levels of travel experience and everyone is welcome from single travellers to couples and small groups. The sociable atmosphere created on our holidays offers the perfect chance to meet new friends or even future travelling companions and there is always someone to talk to over dinner or to explore the holiday markets with. For those who prefer to travel more independently, you can opt to view the Hungary Christmas Markets individually without the company of your Tour Manager and they will happily blend into the background until they are needed again. The festive cheer and seasonal décor of the markets is a captivating way to start your Christmas break and with every part of your trip planned well before your departure, there is plenty of time to get into the festive spirit. As accredited members of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO), Great Rail Journeys know how to create successful and memorable holidays. By providing comfortable settings and using quality facilities and services booked in advance, you are able to relax during your time away and receive great value for money. For further information regarding our visits to the Hungary Christmas Markets, there is a detailed itinerary provided with each tour listing.
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