10 days in Budapest & Miskolc Itinerary

10 days in Budapest & Miskolc Itinerary

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Budapest
— 4 nights
Drive
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Miskolc
— 5 nights
Drive to Debrecen International Airport, Fly to Cairo

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Budapest — 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Escape the urban bustle at Nagyvillam Ski Slope and Roman Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate House of Terror Museum and Koller Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Budapest: Ipolytarnoci Osmaradvanyok Termeszetvedelmi Terulet (in Ipolytarnoc) and Ram Szakadek (in Domos). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and get a taste of the local shopping with Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest travel route builder.

Hurghada, Egypt to Budapest is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Hurghada in December, things will get colder in Budapest: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Miskolc.
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Miskolc — 5 nights

Miskolc is a city in northeastern Hungary, known for its heavy industry. Escape the urban bustle at Tokaj Wine Region and Szalajka Valley. Do your shopping at Agria Park Shopping Center and Basilicus Wine Culture Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Eger (Kovacs Nimrod Winery, Valley of the Beautiful Women, &more), Arvay Family Winery (in Ratka) and Rakoczi Pince es Udvarhaz (in Tokaj). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Pannontenger Museum, test the waters at Cave Bath of Miskolctapolca, and explore the historical opulence of Castle of Diosgyor.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Miskolc planning site.

Getting from Budapest to Miskolc by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for home.
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