Day 3. The Chairlifts and Caves of Budapest

We woke to another bright, sunny morning and after a leisurely breakfast we set off for a ride on the Zugliget Chairlift in the Buda Hills.  This chairlift is included in the Budapest Card, otherwise an adult return fare is HUF 1400.  To get there we took Bus 291 from Nyugati Railway Station, the journey …

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Day 2. Exploring Budapest’s historic castle district

Feeling refreshed after a good night's sleep we took the lift down to the Sofitel's elegant restaurant where we enjoyed a leisurely breakfast.  There was a varied selection of hot and cold dishes available from the buffet as well as an a la carte menu at no extra charge.  From this menu, I ordered poached …

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