22 days in Hungary Itinerary

22 days in Hungary Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Eger
— 5 nights
2
Nyiregyhaza
— 2 nights
3
Gyula
— 1 night
4
Pecs
— 2 nights
5
Veszprem
— 2 nights
6
Budapest
— 8 nights

5
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Get out of town with these interesting Eger side-trips: Lillafured (Anna Sinter Cave, Hanging Gardens of Lillafured, &more), Lillafured (in Miskolc) and Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva (in Belapatfalva). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle, make a trip to Dobo Square, get your bearings at Visitor's Centre of the Eger Archbishop's Palace, and do a tasting at Bolyki Pinceszet.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eger road trip website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Eger is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in May: high temperatures in Eger hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nyiregyhaza.

Things to do in Eger

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Lillafured, Noszvaj, Lillafured, Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva
Highlights from your plan
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Dobo Square ©
Dobo Square
Lillafured ©
Lillafured

2
nights
Nyiregyhaza

Nyiregyhaza ©
Nyíregyháza is a city in northeastern Hungary and the county capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Tokaj Wine Region, pause for some serene contemplation at Co-cathedral of Our Lady of the Hungarians, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Sosto. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Hortobagy National Park and then stroll around Nagyerdei Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nyiregyhaza online route planner.

You can drive from Eger to Nyiregyhaza in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in Nyiregyhaza sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gyula.

Things to do in Nyiregyhaza

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Debrecen, Tokaj Wine Region
Highlights from your plan
Zoo Sosto ©
Zoo Sosto
Tokaj Wine Region ©
Tokaj Wine Region
Hortobagy National Park ©
Hortobagy National Park

1
night
Gyula

Gyula ©
Gyula is a town in Békés County, Hungary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Erkel Ferenc Emlekhaz, thenexamine the collection at Gyula Almasy Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Gyulai vár.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gyula trip planner.

You can drive from Nyiregyhaza to Gyula in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Gyula sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Pecs.

Things to do in Gyula

Museums Historic Sites
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Gyulai vár ©
Gyulai vár
Erkel Ferenc Emlekhaz ©
Erkel Ferenc Emlekhaz

2
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. On the 21st (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from TV Tower (TV Torony), steep yourself in history at Mosque of Pasha Gazi Kassim Church of Gyertyaszentelo Boldogasszony, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Pecs Cathedral, thenexplore the world behind art at Zsolnay Museum, and finally go for a walk through Zsolnay Cultural Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Kiraly Utca, make a trip to Szechenyi Ter, explore the world behind art at Tivadar Csontvary Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Early Christian Mausoleum, and finally steep yourself in history at Jakovali Hassan Mosque and Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Pecs route site.

Drive from Gyula to Pecs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Pecs, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Veszprem.

Things to do in Pecs

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Early Christian Mausoleum ©
Early Christian Mausoleum
Zsolnay Museum ©
Zsolnay Museum
Pecs Cathedral ©
Pecs Cathedral

2
nights
Veszprem

Veszprem ©
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): appreciate the history behind Szentharomsag Statue and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy). Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Sumeg Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Kinizsi Castle, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Veszprem Zoo.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Veszprem travel planner.

Traveling by car from Pecs to Veszprem takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Veszprem sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Veszprem

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Kinizsi Castle, Sumeg Castle
Highlights from your plan
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) ©
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)
Sumeg Castle ©
Sumeg Castle
Kinizsi Castle ©
Kinizsi Castle

8
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: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

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

Drive from Veszprem to Budapest in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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