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From its quirky “ruin bars”—beautiful drinking dens set in crumbling spaces—to the local design and exciting festival scene, Budapest is a city that pulses in the summer. If you’re planning a quick three-day trip for the Grand Prix or the famous Sziget music festival, it can almost seem too much to take in. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you play with the time you have and experience Budapest at its greatest. Whether you’re on the hunt for the hottest Hungarian designer threads or the best culinary experiences in town, or just looking for the best deck to sit on during the Aperitivo hour with a Martini & Tonic in hand, our expert 72-hour guide to Budapest has you sorted.