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Visiting Budapest in December is a dream! From the charming Christmas markets across the city to watching the sunset over the Danube from the warmth of a hot tub at a bathhouse, if you are searching for European winter destinations, Budapest should definitely be on the list.

In this podcast episode, we’re talking all about Budapest in December including top things to do, best Christmas markets, and great Hungarian food to try.

Would you visit Budapest near the holiday season? What would you like to do? You can comment below or reach us on Twitter @wwhoneymoon, Instagram @worldwidehoneymoon, or email [email protected]

Chimney Cake from the Budapest Christmas Market - Christmas Market Trip

Time Stamps Budapest in December:

  • 0:16- Intro
  • 0:33- Updates/chat
  • 3:24- Highlight of the week
  • 4:34- Topic intro: Budapest in December and best Christmas markets
  • 6:27- #1 Christmas market: St. Stephen’s Basilica Christmas Market
  • 8:57- #2: Vorosmarty Square Christmas Market
  • 13:49- #3: Deak Ferenc Street Christmas Market
  • 15:54- #4: Great Market Hall Christmas Market at Fovam Square
  • 18:24- #5: Advent Fair in Obuda
  • 20:03- Hungarian food and drinks to try during the holiday season
  • 22:26- Where to stay
  • 26:16- Other things to do in Budapest in December
  • 29:27- If we had to pick 1 city for Christmas markets, what would it be?
  • 31:11- Wrap up
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