21 days in Hungary Itinerary

21 days in Hungary Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Budapest
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Keszthely
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Pecs
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Eger
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: San Francisco

7
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Budapest is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Budapest, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in February, expect Budapest to be little chillier, temps between 44°F and 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Keszthely.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

3
nights
Keszthely

Keszthely ©
Keszthely is a Hungarian city of 20,895 inhabitants located on the western shore of Lake Balaton. Change things up with these side-trips from Keszthely: ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata (in Badacsonyors), Mezitkali - Footstools (in Mindszentkalla) and Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) (in Veszprem). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Szep Look-out, learn about winemaking at Skizo Wine House, examine the collection at Nostalgia Museum - Curiosities and Kitsch Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Balaton.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Keszthely trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Keszthely takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in February, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pecs.

Things to do in Keszthely

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Szep Look-out, ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata, Lake Balaton, Csodabogyos Cave, Mezitkali - Footstools
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Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) ©
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)
Szep Look-out ©
Szep Look-out
Our Lady of Hungary Church ©
Our Lady of Hungary Church

3
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pecs: The Statue of the Three Nationalities (in Mohacs), Okopark Bukkosd (in Bukkosd) and Siklos (Malkocs Bej Mosque & Malatinszky Kuria Organic Wine Estate). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pecs Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Jakovali Hassan Mosque and Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Trinity Square, and appreciate the history behind Zsolnay Fountain.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pecs route planning site.

Getting from Keszthely to Pecs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Pecs can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Eger.

Things to do in Pecs

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Siklos, The Statue of the Three Nationalities, Sauska, Okopark Bukkosd, Abaliget Cave
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Early Christian Mausoleum ©
Early Christian Mausoleum
Pecs Cathedral ©
Pecs Cathedral
Okopark Bukkosd ©
Okopark Bukkosd

6
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Eger is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle, browse the different shops at Agria Park Shopping Center, admire the striking features of Visitor's Centre of the Eger Archbishop's Palace, and don't miss a visit to Lyceum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Eger trip site.

Drive from Pecs to Eger in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in February, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

De La Motte Castle
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Bolyki Pinceszet ©
Bolyki Pinceszet
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Dobo Square ©
Dobo Square

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