21 days in Hungary Itinerary

21 days in Hungary Itinerary

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Route & dates

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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue.

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San Francisco, USA to Budapest is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Budapest is 9 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in February: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 44°F and lows are around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Keszthely.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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: Mezitkali - Footstools (in Mindszentkalla), Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) (in Veszprem) and ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata (in Badacsonyors). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Szep Look-out, examine the collection at Historical Panopticon, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Balaton, and do a tasting at Skizo Wine House.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Keszthely day trip planner.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pecs.

Things to do in Keszthely

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Mezitkali - Footstools, Szep Look-out, Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy), Csodabogyos Cave, Lake Balaton
Highlights from your plan
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) ©
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)
ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata ©
ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata
Szep Look-out ©
Szep Look-out

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: explore the ancient world of Early Christian Mausoleum, learn about winemaking at Sauska, appreciate the history behind Zsolnay Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Zsolnay Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, 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 Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siklos, Trinity Square, Sauska, The Statue of the Three Nationalities, Okopark Bukkosd
Highlights from your plan
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: step into the grandiose world of Eger Castle, don't miss a visit to Lyceum, examine the collection at Egri Road Beatles Museum, and do a tasting at Szepasszonyvolgy 46..

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Eger trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Pecs to Eger in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 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
Highlights from your plan
Bolyki Pinceszet ©
Bolyki Pinceszet
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Dobo Square ©
Dobo Square

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