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  • Guided City Tour (Budapest) Walk around Parliament, Hero Square, St. Stephen Basilica – 24 April, 2024 – (EUR 8,00)
  • Boat trip on river Danube 25 April, 2024 – (EUR 15,00)
  • Visit House of Music Hungary (Budapest) 26 April, 2024 – (EUR 10,00)
  • SPA tour in one of the SPA-s of Budapest - 26 April, 2024 – (EUR 20,00)
  • Trip to lake Balaton (a half day tour, lunch is included) 27 April, 2024 – (EUR 50,00)
  • Walking Tour to the Castle – 1 June, 2023 – (free of charge)

Conference participants can indicate the choices of preference on the registration form!

Guided City Tour

During this tour we are going to visit some of the most famous buildings of Budapest. A walk around the Parliament, the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, which was completed in 1902. It was built in the Gothic Revival style with a central dome and symmetrical facades. This is the largest building of the country and it is a popular tourist location due to its unique beauty and grandiose size.

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Our tour will continue to the St. Stephen’s Basilica. This roman catholic basilica is named after the first Hungarian king, and it is one of the most significant tourist attractions of Budapest surrounded by the district of restaurants and shops. The tour also takes us the Heroes’ Square including the Andrássy Avenue on the way to the square, with spectacular mansions and romantic boutiques surrounded by big old oak trees. It is a popular shopping area, but it is worth visiting for its fine architecture and interiors as well. Heroes’ Square is located at the end of the Avenue, with the enormous Millennium Monument with statues of seven national leaders of Hungary. The Museum of Fine Arts is on the side of the square facing Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle. The Városliget park is right next to Heroes’ Square with the famous Széchenyi thermal bath.

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Date: 24 April, 2024,

Price: 8,00 EUR (including bus transportation and tourist guide)

Please indicate your participation on the on the registration form!

Trip on the River Danube

The sightseeing course with a rooftop deck visits the stunning buildings of Budapest on the side of the River Danube. The unique experience is elevated by the beautiful weather of Hungary; this time of the year is warm but not too hot, so it is indeed the perfect opportunity for coursing on the river. This is a highly recommend tourist activity by many and a nice way to experience the city.

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Date: 25 April, 2024

Price: 15,00 EUR (including bus transportation to the boat and tourist guide)

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Visit House of Music, Hungary 

The House of Music Hungary, located in the City Park, is a distinctive institution dedicated to music education and is home to Hungary's first comprehensive exhibition showcasing the country's musical history. Despite Hungary's renowned musical heritage, no previous Hungarian institution had hosted a multifaceted exhibition presenting the history of Hungarian music within the broader context of European music. The iconic building, designed by renowned Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, was selected from 170 international projects and has garnered significant attention in global architectural circles since its design was chosen as the competition winner. In early 2021, it was even recognized by CNN and the World Architecture Community as one of the ten most highly anticipated new buildings of the year. The completed structure has lived up to these expectations, establishing itself as a contemporary architectural masterpiece.

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Date: 26 April, 2024

Price: 8,00EUR (including bus transportation to venue and a cca. 20-30 minutes program in the Dome of Sound)

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Spa tour

Budapest is probably most famous for its thermal baths. It is a great way to relax and lay back after a long day at the conference. The thermal water is said to have many beneficial effects, including relieving muscular aches and pains, detoxing skin, improving body metabolism and increasing circulation. They are also linked to improved mental wellness, and better-quality sleep. The thermal baths are also spectacular buildings with beautiful architecture. The water is typically between 30-34 Celsius, but can even go up to 38 degrees. Possible destinations Széchenyi Bath, Lukács Bath or the Gellért Bath; depending on the number of participants, the choice of one of these places will be visited.

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Date: 26 April, 2024

Price: 20,00EUR (including a guide)

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Trip to lake Balaton and Tihany

Lake Balaton, often referred to as the "Hungarian Sea," is the largest freshwater lake in Central Europe and a popular tourist destination. The surrounding area offers picturesque towns, historic sites, and vineyards, making Lake Balaton a diverse and beautiful region for sightseeing and leisure. Tihany is a charming and picturesque village situated on the northern shore of Lake Balaton in Hungary, known for its breathtaking natural beauty and cultural attractions. One of the most iconic sights in Tihany is the Tihany Abbey, a historic Benedictine monastery founded in 1055, which boasts stunning architecture and offers panoramic views of the lake from its hilltop location. Visitors can explore the charming streets and alleys of the village, lined with traditional houses and artisan shops, creating a delightful atmosphere for a leisurely stroll. Tihany is famous for its Lavender Fields, which bloom from late spring to early summer, painting the landscape with vibrant hues and fragrant scents. The Lavender House, a local museum, provides insight into the history and uses of this aromatic plant. Additionally, the Tihany Echo is a unique natural phenomenon in the village, where clapping hands or blowing a horn at a certain point on the peninsula produces an echo that resonates throughout the area. This natural wonder adds an element of intrigue to Tihany's scenic charm, making it a must-visit destination for travelers exploring the beauty of Lake Balaton.

Date: 27 April, 2024

Price: 50,00EUR (including bus transportation to Tihany, guide and lunch)

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Walking Tour to the Castle

Budapest is divided into two parts by the River Danube. Buda is on the right side of the river, while Pest is on the left side. The Conference will take place in Buda, not far away from the Castle. This is a great opportunity to admire the World Heritage sights of the Buda Castle and the Castle District including the Fisherman’s Bastion. You can also enjoy the fantastic view of the rest of the city, with the newly renovated Chain Bridge and the Parliament on the other side of the Danube. The waking tour will take 1,5-2 hours, with some uphill walking and stairs included.

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Date: 24 April 2024,

This event is free to join! (including a guide)

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