Budapest is not always top of the list of most popular European hen do destinations, but groups who do decide to embark on the adventure that is the Hungarian capital, soon discover that the city has plenty to offer hens on tour.
Indeed the destination has a number of extremely attractive advantages, that actually make it an ideal option for groups looking to get away for a hen weekend abroad.
Here, just to show you what we mean, team at Eventhuse have come up with five of our favourite reasons why we feel you should go to Budapest for your hen do.
Friendly on the Purse Strings
One of the most important things to consider when booking a hen do abroad, is how expensive if the cost of living in your chosen destination.
Not everyone in the group will be on the same budget, so destination’s where a dinner out sets you back €60 will probably not suit everyone. The great thing about Budapest, is that the city offers everything you could want, but all at much cheaper and budget friendly prices than back home.
Drinks, food, accommodation and transport are all top quality but at lower prices so your money will go further and you’ll be able to really treat yourselves.
Plenty of Low Cost Flight Options
Simply speaking, Budapest is seriously easy to get to. The destination is served by the majority of Europe’s leading low cost carriers, from a wide range of aviation hubs around the continent.
And just a bit of research will show you that the price tags are very friendly indeed. Regardless of how many amazing things there are to do in a destination, if it’s difficult or expensive to get there, its just not going to be worth it.
Some of the hens will be on a lower budget than others and pricey flight tickets might be off-putting. Instead of excluding people based on their financial status, opt for a destination with cheap airline tickets like Budapest!
Rich Culture, History and Tradition
When it comes to touristic interest and importance, Budapest is architecturally stunning, culturally rich, and full of historical monuments, old cobbled streets and iconic picture postcard landmarks.
You and your hen group could spend a whole day either wondering through the city and soaking up the unique atmosphere, or taking a city tour or a boat cruise along the Danube to see the city sights.
Cross the Chain Bridge from Buda to Pest and then take in the view from the neo-Gothic fairy tale castle that is the Fisherman’s Bastion – an iconic symbol of Budapest – or simply get lost in the quaint cobbled lanes of the artistic districts of Pest. There is so much to do in the Hungarian capital, you and the girls will be spoilt for choice.
Boundless Alternative Nightlife options
And while the cities culture and heritage will keep you entertained by day, by night, the city comes to life with an impressive alternative nightlife scene, offering anything from classical music concerts and opera, to alternative bars in derelict buildings and rave parties in thermal swimming pools.
There are nightlife options for all tastes, styles, budgets and interests in Budapest and the city is the perfect size making it easy and safe to get around at night as a group of women. Just make sure you wrap up warm in winter because the Hungarian capital gets very chilly at night in winter!
Abundance of Activities
In Budapest, the opportunities for both traditional hen activities, as well as alternative hen ideas are guaranteed to satiate.
Adventurous hens on the lookout for some adrenalin pumping options can try their hand at paintball, go-karting, quad biking or bob-sledding, while the more indulgent hens can head to the thermal baths or a day spa or get their hair and make-up done before a big night out.
If you want to combine something fun and educational at the same time, try one of the destination’s awesome range of lessons – nude life drawing, a dance class or cocktail making lessons and for the culture vultures there are a huge selection of city tours, wine tasting experiences and river cruises to choose from.
So, did we manage to tempt you enough! Now that you know what to expect from the wonderful city of Budapest, we suggest that you head on over to our Budapest Hen page and find out what we can offer to ensure that your hen do in the Hungarian capital is as epic as you deserve it to be.