Budapest Spring Festival

Type:Guided for minimum 10 participants
Length:4 nights
Dates:30/3/2018 - 22/4/2018
Cost:€ 595
Starts:Budapest
Ends:Budapest

Description

The 38th 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 2018: in addition to the Müpa Budapest and Liszt
Academy, the Erkel Theatre, the Vigadó, the Budapest Music Center, the Trafó House of Contemporary Arts, 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 concerts of world famous pianists Gábor Farkas , Péter Nagy, cellists Péter Frankl, flutist Gergely Ittzés, orchestras of Hungarian National Philharmonic, MÁV Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Tomkins Vocal Ensemble and performances of world famous guests, conductors Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla , Sir Roger Norrington, pianists Daniil Trifonov, Rudolf Buchbinder, Yefim Bronfman, Martha Argerich, Yuja Wang, Philippe Cassard, violinists Daishin Kashimoto , clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer and orchestras Vienna Philharmonic, City of Birmingham
Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Orfeo Orchestra and Purcell Choir, chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Wind Ensemble, Hamburg-based Ensemble Resonanz, Natalie Dessay the breathtaking French coloratura soprano, Kurt Ellin jazz singer and 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 30, 2018. to April 22, 2018.
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