15 days in Hungary Itinerary

15 days in Hungary Itinerary

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15 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Budapest
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Siofok
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Eger
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Subway + Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Halaszbastya and Palatinus Strandfürdő. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary planning app .

Edinburgh, UK to Budapest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Budapest. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Edinburgh in June; daily highs in Budapest reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Siofok.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

4
nights
Siofok

Siofok ©
Siófok is a city in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Helikon Beach and Lido Strand. Get out of town with these interesting Siofok side-trips: BalatoniBob Leisure Park (in Balatonfuzfo), Tihany (Statue of King Andrew & Baratlakasok) and Szent Mihaly Chapel (in Vonyarcvashegy). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Balaton, delve into the distant past at Early Christian Mausoleum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pecs Cathedral, and take a stroll through Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy).

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Siofok tour planner .

Traveling by car from Budapest to Siofok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Siofok, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Eger.

Things to do in Siofok

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pecs, Tihany, Vonyarcvashegy, Lake Balaton, Helikon Beach
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Lake Balaton ©
Lake Balaton
BalatoniBob Leisure Park ©
BalatoniBob Leisure Park
Lido Strand ©
Lido Strand

4
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Family-friendly places like Eger Castle and Dobo Square will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eger: Zoo Sosto (in Nyiregyhaza) and Mad Synagogue (in Mad). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Nagy-Eged Mountain, see the interesting displays at Egri Road Beatles Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica, and learn about winemaking at Kovacs Nimrod Winery.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Eger travel planner.

Traveling by car from Siofok to Eger takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Siofok in July since evenings lows in Eger dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eger

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Mad Synagogue, Zoo Sosto, Tokaj Wine Region
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Zoo Sosto ©
Zoo Sosto
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Nagy-Eged Mountain ©
Nagy-Eged Mountain

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