BUDAPEST Weekend 4 days and 3 nights from Friday 5th May 2017
Following our very successful trips to Krakow and Berlin we are joining up with Hendon Reform for a trip to Budapest. Budapest is considered the most sophisticated of Central European capitals and is often referred to as the "Paris of the East". Its wide boulevards and impressive architecture convey a sense of affluence from years gone by. It is home to some 90,000 Jews, once the second biggest community in Europe.
The modern city of Budapest, straddling the Danube River, is a unification of the old cities of 'Buda', ‘Obuda’ (Old Buda) and 'Pest' each with its own separate Jewish community originating as early as the 13th century. The birth house of Theodor Herzl is a museum and many chapters in the history of Zionism took place here.
A tour of Budapest includes World Heritage Sites such as the Buda Castle and surrounding Castle Quarter, Saint Stephen's Basilica, the Chain Bridge, the mid 19th century Andrássy Avenue with its eclectic neo- Renaissance palaces and the Hungarian State Opera. One can still sense the power and splendour of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, which was home to many different ethnic and religious groups. The spectacular neo-Gothic Parliament is ornate and massive – building materials included 40 kg of gold! displaying its splendour on the banks of the Danube. A historical stroll along the Danube Promenade is a must for this fascinating, charming and very Jewish city.
Our experienced guide will be Agi Salgo, “It is important for me that my guests do not only have a good time, but also learn something new, understand the whys, remember tastes, and feelings. A believe that 3 days after the trip you will not remember which monument was built by whom and when. But you will remember the feeling you felt when you saw the monument. I like to be part of that feeling, because that you will remember for a long time.”
PRICE £465 per person sharing double/twin - single supplement £115. Extra nights at £115 per night double/twin or single £90 either side of trip.
Trip only proceeds once 15 people have completed booking forms with £100 deposit pp obtainable from
Do not book your flights till trip confirmed once 15 people book