Concert Tours to Budapest

Budapest has been a fabulous destination for our concert tours for many years with an exciting array of venues for all ensembles

Known as the ‘Pearl of the Danube’ Budapest sits astride this sparkling, wide blue river and is overlooked by the iconic Castle hill and Buda Castle, now home to the Hungarian National Gallery and Budapest History Museum. This  is most definitely one of Europe’s most picturesque cities and should be visited at least once in a lifetime. Grandeur of the golden age of the late 19th century meets modern history at every corner.

 

The city is blessed with an abundance of hot springs. As a result, ‘taking the waters’ has been a Budapest experience since the time of the Romans. The choice of spas is extensive and provide not only healthy benefits but also fun and relaxation. 

Beyond Budapest the country is still marvellously rural providing fabulous scenery almost from another age and delicious local foods. 

Musically the city thrives; magnificent churches and prestigious cathedrals like St Stephen’s Basilica  play host to a number of concerts throughout the year. In the summer stages and tents pop up in  parks and gardens for a season of fabulous outdoor performance venues for all ensembles. 

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Interested in performing in a concert tour in Budapest? We can help tailor the perfect trip for your school or adult tour. Call us on 0115 9404 303 or get in touch by using the form below:

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Gower Music Tours & Budapest

We have been working closely for many years with an extremely experienced and professional agent in Budapest to ensure the best level of concert tour for our groups.  The organisation of concerts in fabulous locations and  extensive publicity has resulted in highly successful performances. A tour manager accompanies every tour. 

Concert performance venues in Budapest

Budapest has a good variety of venues available to all musical groups with an option of indoor or outdoor venues from open air stages to prestigious venues such as St Stephen’s Basilica!

Located approximately 5km from downtown Budapest is a beautiful cultural centre which can seat up to 500 people indoors but also has an outdoor stage that can accommodate up to 200. Any repertoire would be suitable for this venue which makes it ideal for any music ensemble - school, community, choir, orchestra, secular or sacred.

MOM Cultural Centre

An indoor concert hall that has an outdoor stage also

Audience potential of up to 120 people can be seated in this beautiful church which dates back to the 1700’s. Changing rooms, toilets and chairs are all available and the possibility of the use of the organ. There is the possibility to participate in Mass or to perform a full concert.

St Michael's Church

A truly beautiful church located in downtown Budapest

This venue is a popular choice due to its location and setting. Concerts take place in the beautiful garden at the back of the restaurant. Up to 100 chairs can be allocated for the group but there is no piano available. Audience potential is approximately 70 people.  A venue that lends itself to all musical ensembles. There is also coach parking available in Heroes Square.

Gundel Restaurant

Located in the centre of Budapest next to Heroes Square

 

Music tour accommodation in Budapest

There is a wide variety of accommodation on offer in and around Budapest from hotels located in the city centre to superb alternatives on the outskirts of the city but within easy travelling to the centre

A modern hotel close to the Museum of Fine Arts, National Opera House and the Hungarian Art Gallery. The hotel offers spacious comfortable rooms where all members of the group will be accommodated in twin bedded rooms. Breakfast is a full and varied buffet offering a selection of local specialities

3* hotel

A centrally located hotel in this great city of culture

This hotel offers the group a height of luxury with its spa facilities offering 22 therapeutic spas and a large swimming pool. The hotel has 271 beautifully decorated rooms all with wifi. The restaurant offers a huge variety of food most being locally sourced. Dietary requests are no problem for this hotel.  

5* hotel

A stunning luxury hotel located in the town of Savar

 

Excursions and Trips in and around Budapest to enhance your music tour experience

A tour to Budapest gives you two cities for the price of one; its two sides of the Danube, Buda and Pest were separate until 1873 and still retain their own distinct identities. In Buda you’ll find royal palaces, Ottoman-era spas and wooded hills, while over in Pest you are scattered fantastic art nouveau buildings and a resurgent Jewish quarter. Never forgetting the draw of a river cruise on the blue Danube, a visit to the Aquarium or the Aquapark we can plan an enticing excursion itinerary to complement your performance schedule. 

A great way to get to know the city with a knowledgeable and interesting guide to show you all the best sights; Castle Hill, Buda Palace, Heroes Square and the Great Market hall amongst others.
It is always so beautiful to see a city by water but few European cities can rival Budapest’s glorious setting astride the Danube river as you cruise along in the sunshine.
Budapest’s most impressive 19th century national monument is highly recommended for music lovers. Gilded balustrades, a grand staircase and the auditorium with its spectacular ceiling will take your breath away.
Great for youngsters and adults alike, Aquaworld offers a chance to get out of the city and have some fun in the water!
Learn about the development of music in Hungary at the Music History Museum, housed in the beautiful 18th Century palace with a lovely courtyard. There are rooms devoted to the work of Béla Bartók, Franz Liszt and Joseph Haydn, with lots of instruments and original scores and manuscripts.
A most enjoyable visit with a huge variety of animals in extensive and pleasant surroundings. Easily accessible with lots of open space and picnic areas
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Let us help plan your perfect concert tour of Budapest and Hungary

We'd be delighted to offer advice, help shape your trip and work with you to create pricing options to meet your budget.

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Gower Tours is a specialist music and concert tours operator. owned and operated by Halsbury Travel Ltd. We are 100% focused on providing tailor-made music tours for schools, youth and adult groups. Founded in 1986 by former teacher Keith Sharkey, Halsbury Travel is an independently owned, family-run operator carrying over 40,000 passengers on 800 tours annually. We have huge experience in organising successful music tours for all types of choirs, bands, orchestras, and ensembles.

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