Set out from Danube Palace at 7pm or 10pm to experience the Christmas spirit on a romantic candlelit 2-hour boat ride on the Danube River. Treat yourself to trademark Hungarian holiday dishes while listening to familiar Christmas tunes performed by talented live musicians onboard. Enjoy boat-side views of the breathtaking beauty of holiday illuminations in Budapest.
Tuck into a meal prepared by an esteemed chef, including various Hungarian dishes, cold entries, international favorites, vegetarian meals, desserts, and much more.
Partake in a special wine tasting experience. The program offers seven different wines for sampling paired with meals from an a la carte menu.
Enjoy salon music performed by three members of the Kodály Zoltán Awarded Hungária Folk Orchestra. Their performance features a marvelous Hungarian instrument, the famous cimbalom, guaranteeing the enchanting Christmas atmosphere onboard.
Christmas Cruise Dinner Menu
Spiced cottage cheese cream and traditional greaves cream
Alföld style goulash with small dumplings
Vegetable cream soup
Warm main courses:
Mini stuffed cabbage
Roasted chicken breast with basil-cheese sauce
Spicy pork rib with thyme-mustard sauce
Roasted sea fish with Chardonnay sauce
Garnishes and vegetarian:
Grilled polenta with feta cheese
Homemade dumplings with spinach and mustard-mushroom sauce
Hash brown potatoes
Fresh seasonal salads with dressings
Italian pasta salad
Sweet corn salad with mayonnaise
Somló style sponge cake
Európa style dessert, seasonal fruit
1 welcome drink, 1 glass of wine (or juice) and 1 bottle of mineral water
Wine Tasting Menu:
Tokaji Furmint Grand Selection
Hilltop Premium Merlot
Juhász Blue Frankish Rosé
Bodri Szekszárdi Civilis Cuvée
Bárdos Pincészet Pinot Grigio
Tokaji Szamorodni Sweet
Tokaji Aszu 3 Puttonyos