23 days in Hungary Itinerary

23 days in Hungary Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  35 h
1
Budapest
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Veszprem
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
3
Balatonfured
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Badacsonytomaj
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Pecs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Gyula
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Eger
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Adelaide

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Buda Castle. Explore hidden gems such as Liberty Statue and Food Tours. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at Budapest Pinball Museum, get your game on at E-Exit Escape Game, and steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest road trip site.

Adelaide, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Budapest. Traveling from Adelaide in April, expect Budapest to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Veszprem.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Tours
Highlights from your plan
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle

3
nights
Veszprem

Veszprem ©
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights. Get some cultural insight at Saint George Chapel and St. Michael's Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Pannonhalmi Apatsagi Muzeum and Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Veszprem: Chapter Hill (in Gyor) and Hefter Glass Gallery & Studio (in Pannonhalma). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Laczko Dezso Museum, get to know the resident critters at Veszprem Zoo, make a trip to Statue of Szent Istvan and Gizella, and enjoy breathtaking views from Fire Tower (Tuztorony).

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Veszprem trip maker.

Take a train from Budapest to Veszprem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in April, Veszprem is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Balatonfured.

Things to do in Veszprem

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Gyor, Pannonhalma
Highlights from your plan
Saint George Chapel ©
Saint George Chapel
Pannonhalmi Apatsagi Muzeum ©
Pannonhalmi Apatsagi Muzeum
St. Michael's Cathedral ©
St. Michael's Cathedral

2
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. On the 22nd (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Festetics Palace and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tagore Promenade. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Vitorlazeum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Via Dolorosa, contemplate the long history of Bences Apatsag, get to know the fascinating history of Baratlakasok, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruins of the Pauline Monastery, and finally see the interesting displays at Postamuzeum.

Plan my day in Balatonfured using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Balatonfured is very close to Veszprem. In April, daily temperatures in Balatonfured can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Badacsonytomaj.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nagyvazsony, Tihany, Festetics Palace
Highlights from your plan
Tagore Promenade ©
Tagore Promenade
Festetics Palace ©
Festetics Palace
Bences Apatsag ©
Bences Apatsag

2
nights
Badacsonytomaj

Badacsonytomaj ©
Badacsonytomaj is a village in the Hungarian county of Veszprém with 2,341 inhabitants, as of 2011. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Szigliget Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Szent Mihaly Chapel, then head outdoors with Lido Strand, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sumeg Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castle of Csobanc, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Szentharomsag Kapolna, and then do a tasting at Szaszi Estate.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Badacsonytomaj trip planner.

Traveling by car from Balatonfured to Badacsonytomaj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Badacsonytomaj when traveling from Balatonfured in April, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pecs.

Things to do in Badacsonytomaj

Historic Sites Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Vonyarcvashegy, Szigliget, Sumeg Castle, Castle of Csobanc, Szaszi Estate
Highlights from your plan
Szent Mihaly Chapel ©
Szent Mihaly Chapel
Szigliget Castle ©
Szigliget Castle
Sumeg Castle ©
Sumeg Castle

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 26th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Jakovali Hassan Mosque and Museum, delve into the distant past at Early Christian Mausoleum, then explore the world behind art at Victor Vasarely Museum, then examine the collection at Zsolnay Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pecs Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malkocs Bej Mosque, then do a tasting at Malatinszky Kuria Organic Wine Estate, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pecs Synagogue, and finally pause for some photo ops at Zsolnay Fountain.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pecs road trip website.

You can drive from Badacsonytomaj to Pecs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Pecs can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gyula.

Things to do in Pecs

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Siklos
Highlights from your plan
Early Christian Mausoleum ©
Early Christian Mausoleum
Malkocs Bej Mosque ©
Malkocs Bej Mosque
Pecs Synagogue ©
Pecs Synagogue

6
nights
Gyula

Gyula ©
Gyula is a town in Békés County, Hungary. Visit Koros Torok Sandy Beach and Beach for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gyula Almasy Castle and Nadi Boldogasszony Plebania. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gyula: Hodmezovasarhely (Szent Istvan Church & Synagogue of Hodmezovasarhely) and Szeged (Saint Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church of Szeged, Votive Church, &more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Gyulai vár, appreciate the history behind Memorial of the Honved Officers of 1848-49, get a new perspective on nature at Munkacsy Mihaly Muzeum, and delve into the distant past at Ferences Rendi Romkert.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gyula holiday maker site.

Getting from Pecs to Gyula by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Gyula sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Eger.

Things to do in Gyula

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Szeged, Hodmezovasarhely, Bekescsaba, Koros Torok Sandy Beach, Beach
Highlights from your plan
Gyulai vár ©
Gyulai vár
Beach ©
Beach
Ferences Rendi Romkert ©
Ferences Rendi Romkert

1
day
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle, then examine the collection at Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, then learn about winemaking at Szepasszonyvolgy 46., and finally learn about winemaking at Sike Winery.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Eger trip planner.

Drive from Gyula to Eger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Eger are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Szepasszonyvolgy 46. ©
Szepasszonyvolgy 46.
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Sike Winery ©
Sike Winery

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