18 days in Hungary Itinerary

18 days in Hungary Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Eger
— 3 nights
2
Debrecen
— 1 night
3
Gyula
— 2 nights
4
Heviz
— 2 nights
5
Budapest
— 7 nights

3
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Eger Castle and Minorita Templom will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Valley of the Beautiful Women and Tokaj Wine Region. Change things up with these side-trips from Eger: Tokaji museum (in Tokaj) and Zempleni Museum (in Szerencs). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Nagy-Eged Mountain, examine the collection at Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, learn about winemaking at Szepasszonyvolgy 46., and don't miss a visit to Dobo Square.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Eger trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Eger is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 11 hours. When traveling from Auckland in July, plan for much warmer days in Eger, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Debrecen.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tokaj Wine Region, Tokaji museum, Zempleni Museum
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Valley of the Beautiful Women ©
Valley of the Beautiful Women
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Zempleni Museum ©
Zempleni Museum

1
night
Debrecen

Debrecen ©
Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. On the 6th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hortobagy National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Debrecen trip website.

Traveling by car from Eger to Debrecen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gyula.

Things to do in Debrecen

Nature Parks
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Hortobagy National Park ©
Hortobagy National Park

2
nights
Gyula

Gyula ©
Gyula is a town in Békés County, Hungary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Gyulai vár, thenstep into the grandiose world of Gyula Almasy Castle, and then stroll around Snail Garden. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Gyulai Kolbasz Museum, thenexplore the ancient world of Ferences Rendi Romkert, thenexamine the collection at Erkel Ferenc Emlekhaz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nadi Boldogasszony Plebania.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gyula day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Debrecen to Gyula takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Gyula can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Gyula

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Gyulai vár ©
Gyulai vár
Gyulai Kolbasz Museum ©
Gyulai Kolbasz Museum
Erkel Ferenc Emlekhaz ©
Erkel Ferenc Emlekhaz

2
nights
Heviz

Heviz ©
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
On the 9th (Thu), examine the collection at Historical Panopticon, explore the activities along Lake Balaton, thenHead underground at Csodabogyos Cave, thenHead underground at Csodabogyos-barlang Balatonederics, and finally take an in-depth tour of Horrorarium - es Kinzo Muzeum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Malom Lake, examine the collection at Kocsimuzeum Keszthely, and then explore the activities along Thermal Lake of Heviz.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Heviz road trip planner.

Drive from Gyula to Heviz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Heviz can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Heviz

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Keszthely, Balatonederics, Malom Lake, Lake Balaton
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Lake of Heviz ©
Thermal Lake of Heviz
Horrorarium - es Kinzo Muzeum ©
Horrorarium - es Kinzo Muzeum
Csodabogyos-barlang Balatonederics ©
Csodabogyos-barlang Balatonederics

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.
Appreciate the collections at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives. Get in touch with nature at Margaret Island and Danube River. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Budapest journey planning app.

You can drive from Heviz to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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