14 days in Budapest & Bacs-Kiskun County Itinerary

14 days in Budapest & Bacs-Kiskun County Itinerary

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Budapest
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kecskemet
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kiskunmajsa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalocsa
— 3 nights
Drive to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Fly to Dublin

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Budapest

— 5 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.
On the 6th (Sat), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip planning tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Budapest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Budapest is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in August: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kecskemet.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Kecskemet

— 2 nights
Kecskemét is a city in the central part of Hungary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tiszavirag Pedestrian Bridge and then brush up on your military savvy at RepTar Szolnok Aviation Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Kecskemet Town Hall, then make a trip to Kossuth Square, and then make a splash at Cegled Aqua Centrum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Kecskemet trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Kecskemet takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Kecskemet, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kiskunmajsa.

Things to do in Kecskemet

Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kiskunmajsa

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Koros Torok Sandy Beach, then contemplate the long history of Opusztaszer National Historical Heritage Park, and then get in on the family fun at Maze Theme Park Csillagosveny. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Jonathermal Medical Bath and Water Park, experience rural life at Bugac Puszta, and then explore the world behind art at Thorma Janos Muzeum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Kiskunmajsa vacation website.

You can drive from Kecskemet to Kiskunmajsa in an hour. August in Kiskunmajsa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kalocsa.

Things to do in Kiskunmajsa

Theme Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalocsa

— 3 nights
Kalocsa is a town in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary. Venture out of the city with trips to Festetics Palace (in Deg), Baja (Turr Istvan Muzeum & Trinity Square) and Ozora Castle (in Ozora). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Szelidi to, delve into the distant past at Lussonium – Garden of Roman ruins, take some stellar pictures from Kalvaria Lookout, and walk around Pinter Muvek Military Museum.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kalocsa journey maker website.

Getting from Kiskunmajsa to Kalocsa by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Kalocsa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalocsa

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bacs-Kiskun County travel guide

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Government Buildings · Specialty Museums · Churches
Bács-Kiskun; is a county located in southern Hungary. It was created as a result of World War II, merging the pre war Bács-Bodrog and the southern parts of Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun counties. With an area of 8,445 km2, Bács-Kiskun is the largest county in the country. The terrain is mostly flat with slight emergences around Baja. The county seat and largest city of Bács-Kiskun is Kecskemét.The county is also part of the Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisa euroregion.NameIn German, it is known as Komitat Bács-Kiskun, in Croatian as Bačko-kiškunska županija and in Slovak as Báčsko-malokumánska župa.GeographyThe county is known across Europe for its natural beauty. Kiskunság National Park is located in the area.LocationBács-Kiskun borders Baranya, Tolna, and Fejér on the west (across the Danube River); Pest to the north, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok and Csongrád on the east, across the Tisza River. To the south Bács-Kiskun shares the international border with Serbia.

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