Andrea is a native Hungarian, born in Budapest, and has worked as a licensed, private guide since 1995. She is a very enthusiastic guide, excited to show off the city's beauty and educate visitors about the fascinating history and culture. Andrea grew up during the communist regime, giving her a unique perspective on the recent history in Budapest. Do you want to walk on the cobblestones of the old castle district, enjoy spectacular views from the Fishermen's Bastion, or maybe relax in Gellert Bath? Andrea not only takes you on tours to the most well-known spots in Budapest but offers several themed tours as well. Some of these include a communist past tour, Jewish history tour, wine and food tour, river cruise tour, and several countryside tours. It's difficult to get to know a city or country on your own, especially with limited time. Andrea's personalized, carefully planned tours and deep knowledge of her hometown will allow you to discover more about the city than you could on your own.
Julia was born and raised in Budapest and is very passionate about the history and culture of her beautiful city. She is an enthusiastic tour guide offering private, customized tours in Budapest and around Hungary. While her website shows several tour options, each can be changed and customized for you and your friends or family. Julia is happy to show you the city's main attractions, but she also wants to give you the perspective of a local and share with you details about how the people live, legends that only locals know, and stories about what the locals have experienced over the last few decades. Historically, Hungary has been a melting pot of different people and cultures which makes it such an interesting city to explore. You can choose either a walking tour around the city or take a minivan to reach the breathtaking countryside. She offers specialized tours on Hungarian architecture, art, castles, food, and wine. As photo editor of the country's most popular food magazine, Julia knows the best Hungarian cuisine and is happy to recommend delicious places to eat. Julia is excited to share her passion with you and show you the best of Budapest.
Gabriella is a licensed local tour guide in Hungary and Budapest offering a variety of high quality tours for private groups and individuals. She was born in the Hungarian countryside and has lived for over 25 years in Budapest where she has been able to learn an extensive amount about the culture, heritage, and rich history. By tailoring a tour to fit your interests you can choose to learn more about the general history, art nouveau, museums, wine and food, or Jewish history of this incredible city. Gabriella is excited to show you the unique aspects of her city and what she believes makes Budapest such a special and fascinating place. Her goal is not only to teach you about her city but to give have a wonderful time with memories to take home and share with family and friends.
While studying geography and tourism management in university, Anna began to lead local study tours in the field of sustainable development and history. She continued to learn about business and sales after completing her studies while traveling around the world for work in several multinational companies. Now Anna is a passionate tour guide who offers both inner city and countryside tours. Maybe you want to visit Balaton, the largest European lake surrounded by historical sites, or take a trip to the Eger fortress where Hungarian soldiers defended their community against the Ottoman army in 1552. There are several towns and sites that are just a short drive outside the city filled with fascinating history and beautiful scenery. If you decide to stay inside Budapest there are several tours to choose from including the Pest walking tour, Buda Castle district tour, and a secret tour that takes you off the beaten path to some of the more hidden and unknown city sites. Of course, there is also an option to create your own tour based on your personal interests, whether that be art, nightlife, or food. No matter which tour you chose or which part of the city you decide to explore, Anna will share with you historical and cultural stories that will connect you to the city and even make you feel like a local for the day. Anna has always had a passion for other cultures and is thrilled to have this passion be part of her job and be able to share it with visitors.
Emily creates tailor-made tours based on your interest in hopes of helping you make the most out of your holiday or time in Budapest. She offers tours in a variety of languages and can even provide a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan to travel to further locations such as Vienna or other neighboring historic towns. She has experience with kids from working in schools, is happy to accommodate to the older adult population who might have difficulty walking, and is always willing to explore the city on foot for the athletic travelers. Whether you are interested in the city's general history, a specific site, art, or Hungarian food, Emily will make sure you end her tour with all your questions answered. She can take you on a sightseeing tour to some of the city's top sites such as the Basilica, Parliament, Andrassy Avenue, Opera, Chain Bridge, Matthias Church, and Danube Corso. Some of her other specialty tours include a Jewish tour in the city center, city lights tour, extended Budapest tour (5-8 hours), Lake Balaton and Herend tour, Danube tour, Szentendre tour, and Art Nouveau tour. Whatever you are interested in, just tell Emily and she will create a spectacular itinerary that allows you to check off the sites and destinations on your Budapest bucket list.