21 days in Hungary Itinerary

21 days in Hungary Itinerary

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21 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Budapest
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Eger
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Szeged
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Balatonfured
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Heviz
— 2 nights
Travel:  120 h
End: Toronto

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Liberty Statue and Buda Castle. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Budapest road trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Budapest is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Budapest is 6 hours. In March, Budapest is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge

3
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Explore hidden gems such as Eger Castle and Kozmary Kilato. Change things up with these side-trips from Eger: Hortobagy National Park (in Debrecen) and Kekesteto TV Tower (in Gyongyos). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Dobo Square and learn about winemaking at Bolyki Pinceszet.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Eger trip builder site.

Traveling by bus from Budapest to Eger takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Szeged.

Things to do in Eger

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hortobagy National Park, Kekesteto TV Tower, Kozmary Kilato
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Hortobagy National Park ©
Hortobagy National Park
Kozmary Kilato ©
Kozmary Kilato
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle

3
nights
Szeged

Szeged ©
Szeged is the third largest city of Hungary, the largest city and regional centre of the Southern Great Plain and the county seat of Csongrád county. Step off the beaten path and head to Anna Spring and National Pantheon. Step out of Szeged with an excursion to Mini Magyarorszag in Szarvas--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at Napfenyfurdo Aquapolis, make a trip to Dom Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Votive Church, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of the University of Szeged.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Szeged using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eger to Szeged takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Szeged are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Balatonfured.

Things to do in Szeged

Parks Theme Parks Spas

Side Trip

Mini Magyarorszag
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Napfenyfurdo Aquapolis ©
Napfenyfurdo Aquapolis
Mini Magyarorszag ©
Mini Magyarorszag

3
nights
Balatonfured

Balatonfured ©
Balatonfüred is a popular resort town in Veszprém county, in Hungary, with a population of 13,000, situated on the northern shore of Lake Balaton. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Balaton Uplands National Park and Bishop's Palace (Puspok Palota). Change things up with a short trip to Zirc Abbey in Zirc (about 40 minutes away). There's much more to do: get outside with Brazay-KalandPart, make a trip to Tihany Echo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bences Apatsag.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Balatonfured journey planner.

Drive from Szeged to Balatonfured in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Balatonfured are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Veszprem, Tihany, Zirc Abbey, Balaton Uplands National Park
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 Balaton Uplands National Park ©
Balaton Uplands National Park
Kossuth Lajos Drinking Hall ©
Kossuth Lajos Drinking Hall
Bishop's Palace (Puspok Palota) ©
Bishop's Palace (Puspok Palota)

2
nights
Heviz

Heviz ©
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
On the 30th (Thu), get a taste of life in the country at Festetics Imre Allatpark, contemplate the waterfront views at Thermal Lake of Heviz, then contemplate the long history of Mary Magdalene church in Egregy, and finally stop by Hevizi Termeloi Piac. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Festetics Palace, explore the historical opulence of Szigliget Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Sumeg Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Heviz trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Balatonfured to Heviz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Heviz can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Heviz

Historic Sites Nature Spas

Side Trips

Keszthely, Sumeg Castle, Szigliget Castle
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Holy Spirit Catholic Church ©
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Thermal Lake of Heviz ©
Thermal Lake of Heviz
Festetics Imre Allatpark ©
Festetics Imre Allatpark

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