4 Incentive Hours in Budapest: Spice of Europe

The Queen of the Danube is a place where visitors can spend more than 4 hours without breaking a sweat. The Hungarian capital offers a host of enticing incentive experiences for one or more days. Even if you only have a few hours, Budapest always has something in store. At Conventa’s Try Before You Buy event in Budapest, attendees experienced four intriguing programmes in just four hours. The hands-on experience gives event organisers a taste of what to offer their event attendees. Between 1 and 2 September 2023, we discovered some of the city’s most unusual event venues. The programme was organised by the Budapest Convention Bureau in UNDERGUIDE Travel DMC agency – and Event Experience (DMC).

Spice of Europe – Discover Budapest through its flavours!

Besides the wonderfully renovated cityscape, Budapest’s most significant phenomenon is its gastro-revolution, from the 1st Michelin start to the dozens of international “recommended” spots.

Budapest invites guests to spend a spectacular couple of hours on a signature “Spice of Europe” tour, which introduces the colourful and most exciting stories and tastes that have influenced Hungarian gastronomy through the ages, while guests visit the hidden local gems, which truly made this city a buzzing cosmopolitan capital!

Type of experience: Guided, walking tour with small bites & tastings

Wow factor: How Budapest became a fine dining force

While traversing the colourful streets of Budapest, strewn with imposing buildings from the times of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, visitors are likely to stumble upon outlandish event venues that can host any event. In addition, the restaurants in the city range from Michelin-awarded establishments to cosy cafes amid an urban jungle. We have listed a few of our favourites.


The completely refurbished Pesti Vigadó serves as a perfect venue for diverse events including conferences, gala dinners, award conferrals, standing and seated receptions as well as diplomatic meetings.

Madame Tussauds     

Madame Tussauds Budapest, the world’s 24th Madame Tussauds attraction, recently opened at Palazzo Dorottya in the heart of the Hungarian capital. The venue is where you can meet hundreds of world stars.

Kiosk Budapest                          

KIOSK Budapest is the metropolitan meeting point of Budapest, where every guest will be greeted by the perfect mood and ambience. The venue is renowned for its pastry and stunning desserts.

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