Budapest Spring Festival Holiday Offer

Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy

Budapest’s premier cultural event, the Budapest Spring Festival, takes place this year from 19 March until 5 April, which still gives visitors chance to take advantage of the special hotel and flights deals through the Budapest Winter Invitation.

There are 50 city centre hotels that are offering free nights up until 31 March, ranging from 3* to 5*, making Budapest a great choice for an early spring break. The festival is one of the top cultural festivals in Europe with programmes ranging from exhibitions and classical concerts to opera, ballet and contemporary dance performed at amazing venues throughout the city.

Highlights this year include Nigel Kennedy and the Danubia Orchestra Obuda presenting a unique evening of Bach and Ellington on 26 March at the Palace of Arts; the magical Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía at the Thalia Theatre on various dates; Wagner’s Parsifal at the State Opera House on 2 April and the Royal Danish Ballet at the State Opera House on 19 March and Palace of Arts on 20 March.

There is also the chance to see Danish ‘nomadic theatre group’, Hotel Pro Forma on 22 March whose productions move across the genres of theatre, opera, visual arts and concert and are offer audiences a unique and exciting experience. They will be performing Operation: Ofero – a visual opera in three movements drawing upon the myths of Orpheus and Eurydice.

Stay at the newly renovated 3* King’s Hotel, housed in a 19th century building located in the heart of Budapest on the Pest side and close to all the main tourist attractions. Stay ‘four nights for the price of three’ and pay just €180 for the whole stay for two people based on sharing a twin/double room and if travelling before the end of March. Price also includes buffet breakfast.

Return flights with Malev are from £204 per person in March. This makes a four night break from just £285 per person, including flights and hotel.

For more information and to book visit www.budapestwinter.com and www.btf.hu.

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