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Media & Film College Trips & Tours to Budapest
Field trips for Media and Film students to Budapest offer a unique experience. As well as housing one fifth of the country’s population, the nation’s wealth, political power, cultural life and transport converges here in this beautiful capital city.
Lying either side of the river the city is a swath of sweeping bridges and palatial buildings earning it the title “Pearl of the Danube”. Still less exposed to tourism than nearby Prague, trips to Budapest offer an excellent opportunity to explore a city with a wealth of first-hand experience for your students.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation||Guided walking tour for orientation||Danube River Cruise|
|2||Newspaper, Publishing or Printing Works||Korda Studios||Thermal Baths|
|3||TV Studios||Buda Castle, Matthias Church & Fisherman's Bastion|
|4||Free time and shopping||Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK|
|Morning||Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation|
|Afternoon||Guided walking tour for orientation|
|Evening||Danube River Cruise|
|Morning||Newspaper, Publishing or Printing Works|
|Afternoon||Buda Castle, Matthias Church & Fisherman's Bastion|
|Morning||Free time and shopping|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK|
Price Shown includes
- 3 nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation
- Return flights & overseas airport transfers
- Extensive group travel insurance
- 1 in 10 free place ratio
The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.
Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from a London airport on selected dates and is subject to availability.
On-tour support includes...
- Airport assistance when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home
Additional on-tour support available...
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
- Services of a Local Guide
Top visits for college groups in Budapest
Located in the heart of Buda’s castle district, this 11th century church allows groups to perform at mass or give a short recital.
St Stephen’s Cathedral
Groups can perform at this fabulous neoclassical basilica.
St Anna’s Church
This centrally-located small Baroque church is a popular concert venue for our groups.
Groups can perform at this traditional concert hall which has good technical equipment. Danube Palace (Duna Palota) is ideal for choirs or orchestras.
Szentendre Market Square
This small town on the Danube bend hosts open-air concerts suitable for both choirs and orchestras.
During term-time many schools welcome visiting groups from the UK.
Introduce your students to the story of the Korda brothers – world-famous creators of The Jungle Book – from Oscar Awards through to Knighthood. You’ll see filmmaking techniques and tricks of the trade brought to life on this filmmaking exhibition tour. Midgets and giants from Lord of the Rings and battleship explosions take centre stage! Go behind-the-scenes and learn about the various stages of film production, from idea to creation and beyond. You’ll get to walk the streets of a real working film studio too.
Newspaper, Publishing or Printing Works Visit
We can arrange a tailor-made media visit for your group. Choose from a visit to a daily newspaper, a weekly magazine, a commercial broadcasting channel, a publishing house or a print works.
TV Studios Visit
A visit at this broadcasting company will introduce groups to the world of making television programmes and shows the techniques and equipment used.
Top visits for college groups in Budapest
Providing spectacular views of the Danube and city, the Fisherman’s Bastion’s neo-gothic architectural style is a most impressive sight.
Walking Tour of Buda
Visiting Varhegy (Castle Hill) in Buda - visit the Buda Palace, Matyas Church, Jewish Prayer House & the Fisherman’s Bastion and Budapest Historical Museum.
Danube River Cruise
See the sights of both Buda and Pest on a relaxing Danube river cruise. Available April to October.
Budapest has held the title ‘City of Spas’ since the year 1934, as it has more thermal and medicinal water springs than any other capital city in the world. Gellert baths are one of the most popular baths in Budapest. Alternatively, your pupils can enjoy a relaxing evening at the Széchenyi thermal bath, one of the largest spa complexes in Europe.
- Thermal Baths
- Danube River Cruise
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