Budapest Spring Festival

Type:Guided for minimum 10 participants
Length:4 nights
Dates:31/3/2017 - 23/4/2017
Cost:€ 595
Starts:Budapest
Ends:Budapest

Description

The 37th Budapest Spring Festival provides a broad spectrum of the arts, excellent selection of artists and rich repertoire of masterpieces with a parade of world stars and young talents.Visiting Hungary’s biggest cultural festival you can select from classical, jazz and light music concerts, opera, ballet , dance,
theater performances, and art exhibitions. There will be dozens of venues in 2017: in addition to the Müpa Budapest and Liszt Academy, the Hungarian State Opera, the Bálna Budapest, the Vigadó, the Budapest Music Center, Várkert Bazár (Castle Garden Bazaar) and other Budapest theatres, cultural institutes and museums will also be home to outstanding events. In this year we celebrate the coming Spring with concert of excellent Hungarian pianists Károly Mocsári and János Balázs, and performances of world famous guests, conductor Daniel Gatti and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, pianist Denis Matsuev, singer Pumeza Matshikiza, Bertrand de Billy
and the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Balett Ensemble of Slovene National Theatre Maribor on more...

Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival

Individual arrival at Budapest. Accommodation in a comfortable 4-star Hotel in the city center. Explore by walk the downtown: Váci Street, Vörösmarty Square, and Danube Promenade. Optional visit a performance of Spring Festival.

Day 2: Budapest

After breakfast you will take part on a half-day sightseeing tour in the capital. You will be familiarised with the World Heritage sites of the capital, the Buda Castle District, Fishermen's Bastion and Matthias Church, the view of Danube Bank, Parliament, St Stephan Basilica, Andrassy Street, State Opera House, Heroes Square and Millenium Monument. Afternoon visit the sometime home (now Museum) of great Hungarian pianist and composer, Franz Liszt. Evening concert according your previous choice.

Day 3: Danube Bend excursion

After breakfast a full-day excursion to the Danube Bend with guide.

Visiting Esztergom, the oldest royal and ecclesiastical residence.
After the city tour you travel to Visegrad, where you can admire the grandiose panorama of Danube Bend. Lunch in a pleasant restaurant. The last stop is Szentendre, the lovely, romantic art town. In the evening you will attend one of the selected Festival program.

Day 4: Budapest

Visit the memorial house and museums of Bartók and Kodály, the famous Hungarian friend musicians, composers and educators. They had already began to collect Hungarian folk songs in early 1900's what they published and also integrated into their composed music.
Afternoon optional excursion to Gödöllő and visit the Baroque Royal Castle.
Evening Festival program, according your previous choice.

Day 5: Departure

Departure according your timetable.

Festival Program Highlights


You can find detailed information about the festival programme here.Write us, what are the three evening programs you are interested in ! SpecialTours will order the tickets for you, what you can takeover at your hotel reception. We are ready to customize the tour according your individual request.

Dates

Available:

from March 31, 2017. to April 23, 2017.
Starting on any day.


Price

Participation fee:

EUR 595 / persons sharing the double room
Single Supplement: EUR 170


Services

4 nights in double rooms with bath or shower in 4 stars hotel with breakfast, sightseeing in Budapest and trip to Danube Bend. The price also includes tickets for three evening performances during the festival.

Tour Identifier: CEBP041