One of Europe’s greatest musical cities offers some incredible performance opportunities!

Budapest has had a rich and varied musical history, and is especially well known for its opera. Famous composers including Franz Liszt, Erno Dohnányi, Zoltán Kodály and Béla Bartók all launched their careers here. During your visit to Hungary, your group will have the opportunity to perform in some fantastic venues, including the stunning neoclassical basilica of St Stephen's Cathedral and the famous St Matthias Church.

Venues

St Stephen's Basilica View
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Orchestra

St Stephen's Basilica

St Stephen's Basilica is the largest church in the city, andtook 55 years to build. The church commemorates...

Esztergom Dom View
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Esztergom Dom

Esztergom was once Hungary's capital and is situated on the border with Slovakia. The basilica, the tallest building...

Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Late morning depart for coach journey

Ferry crossing to Calais

Rest break and swap drivers for the overnight journey

2

Travel to Budapest

Arrive at the hotel late afternoon - check in

Time to rehearse after your evening meal

3

Walking tour around the city's main sights (Heroes Square, Fisherman's Bastion)

Visit the State Opera

Concert at St Matthias church (choir only)

Folk evening in a local restaurant

4

Day to visit the Danube Bend, Estergom, Visegrad and Szentendre

Open-air concert in Szentendre town square

Evening at the opera (subject to availability)

5

Visit the Parliament building

Head to Margitsziget Island in the middle of the Danube

Concert at St Stephen's Cathedral before farewell meal

6

Free time early morning for last-minute shopping

Depart after lunch for return journey

Overnight journey

7

Rest stop and swap drivers

Channel crossing via ferry/Eurotunnel

Arrive home

4 days, 3 nights Price from £589 pp
  • 4 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel (TV/video/WC/seatbelts) with feeder/relief drivers
  • Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Arrangement of 3 concerts including publicity and advertising
  • Comprehensive travel & medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT

Accommodation

Excursions

Shoes on Danube Embankment

Shoes on Danube Embankment

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This world-famous composition, which comprises 60 pairs of metal shoes set in concrete on the Danube embankment, was set up in 2005. … Read More

Heroes Square

Heroes Square

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Heroes' Square, where Andrássy Avenue meets Dózsa György út, is the biggest and most impressive square of Budapest.… Read More

Danube Bend

Danube Bend

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The Danube bend, just north of Budapest, is a perfect daytrip for those who want to see more of Hungary outside its capital.… Read More

Fisherman's Bastion

Fisherman's Bastion

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The Fisherman's Bastion is a terrace bulit in neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style architecture. It is situated on the catle hill in Budapest and from the towers and the terrace there are panoramic views of the Danube river, Margaret Island and the Gellért Hill.… Read More

The Opera House

The Opera House

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The Hungarian State Opera House is located in central Pest. It was designed and built in Renaissance style according to the plans of Miklós Ybl, the designer, and Ferenc Erkel who conducted the inaugural concert in 1884.… Read More

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