16 days in Hungary Itinerary

16 days in Hungary Itinerary

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Start: Durham
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Budapest
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Veszprem
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Tihany
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Heviz
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
5
Pecs
— 2 nights
train:  5 h 30 min
6
Bodrogkeresztur
— 1 night
train:  2 h 30 min
7
Eger
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  9 h 45 min
End: Durham

3
nights
Budapest

Budapest ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. Museum-lovers will get to explore House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). There's much more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, look for all kinds of wild species at Sas Hill Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Budapest itinerary planner.

Durham, UK to Budapest is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Durham in July; daily highs in Budapest reach 33°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Veszprem.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

1
night
Veszprem

Veszprem ©
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Kinizsi Castle, get to know the resident critters at Veszprem Zoo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Veszprem online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Veszprem takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in July since evenings lows in Veszprem dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tihany.

Things to do in Veszprem

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kinizsi Castle
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St. Michael's Cathedral ©
St. Michael's Cathedral
Kinizsi Castle ©
Kinizsi Castle

2
nights
Tihany

Tihany ©
Tihany is a village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula (Hungary, Veszprém County). Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Via Dolorosa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bences Apatsag, get to know the fascinating history of Baratlakasok, see the interesting displays at Watermill of Orvenyes, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Shipping History Visitors Center – Exhibition and Lookout, and finally learn about winemaking at Konyari Pinceszet. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Hegyestu, browse the fresh offerings at Liliomkert Market, thendo a tasting at ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata, and finally do a tasting at Palffy Szolobirtok es Pince.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tihany trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Veszprem to Tihany takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Tihany sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Tihany

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Shipping History Visitors Center – Exhibition and Lookout, Watermill of Orvenyes, Konyari Pinceszet, Hegyestu, ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata
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ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata ©
ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata
Via Dolorosa ©
Via Dolorosa
Bences Apatsag ©
Bences Apatsag

2
nights
Heviz

Heviz ©
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Sumeg Castle, thenbrowse the exhibits of Helikon Castle Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Festetics Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Mary Magdalene church in Egregy, explore the activities along Thermal Lake of Heviz, thenstep into the grandiose world of Szigliget Castle, and finally do a tasting at Laposa Birtok.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Heviz trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Tihany to Heviz in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Heviz when traveling from Tihany in July, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pecs.

Things to do in Heviz

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trips

Keszthely, Laposa Birtok, Sumeg Castle, Szigliget Castle
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Holy Spirit Catholic Church ©
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Szigliget Castle ©
Szigliget Castle
Sumeg Castle ©
Sumeg Castle

2
nights
Pecs

Pecs ©
Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country, close to its border with Croatia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): do a tasting at Malatinszky Kuria Organic Wine Estate, thendo a tasting at Sauska, thensteep yourself in history at Mosque of Pasha Gazi Kassim Church of Gyertyaszentelo Boldogasszony, and finally contemplate the long history of Early Christian Mausoleum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pecs trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Heviz to Pecs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pecs can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bodrogkeresztur.

Things to do in Pecs

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Malatinszky Kuria Organic Wine Estate, Sauska
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Early Christian Mausoleum ©
Early Christian Mausoleum
Zsolnay Museum ©
Zsolnay Museum
Pecs Cathedral ©
Pecs Cathedral

1
night
Bodrogkeresztur

Bodrogkeresztur ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Tokaj Wine Region, thenlearn about winemaking at Holdvolgy Experience, and then do a tasting at Dereszla Pinceszet.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bodrogkeresztur vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pecs to Bodrogkeresztur takes 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bodrogkeresztur are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Eger.

Things to do in Bodrogkeresztur

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Holdvolgy Experience, Tokaj Wine Region
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Tokaj Wine Region ©
Tokaj Wine Region
Dereszla Pinceszet ©
Dereszla Pinceszet
Holdvolgy Experience ©
Holdvolgy Experience

3
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Popular historic sites such as Eger Castle and Varos a Varos Alatt are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Egri Road Beatles Museum and Kopcsik Marcipania Szamos edessegbolt. Step out of Eger to go to Szilvasvarad and see Szalajka Valley, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Bolyki Pinceszet, make a trip to Dobo Square, explore the fascinating underground world of Valley of the Beautiful Women, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Basilica.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Eger trip builder website.

Getting from Bodrogkeresztur to Eger by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Eger are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eger

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Szalajka Valley
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Valley of the Beautiful Women ©
Valley of the Beautiful Women
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Egri Road Beatles Museum ©
Egri Road Beatles Museum

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