3 days in Central Hungary, Debrecen & Nyiregyhaza Itinerary

3 days in Central Hungary, Debrecen & Nyiregyhaza Itinerary

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Budapest
— 1 day
Drive
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Debrecen
— 1 night
Drive
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Nyiregyhaza
— 1 night
Drive

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Budapest

Pearl of the Danube

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.
On the 16th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Budapest. In November, daytime highs in Budapest are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Debrecen.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites

1
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Debrecen

Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. On the 17th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Szent Anna Cathedral and Parish Church, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Lajos Kossuth, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquaticum Medicinal and Thermal Baths, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of University of Debrecen.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Debrecen online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Debrecen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Debrecen can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nyiregyhaza.

Things to do in Debrecen

Spas · Historic Sites

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Nyiregyhaza

Nyíregyháza is a city in northeastern Hungary and the county capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg. On the 18th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Sosto Museum Village, then meet the residents at Zoo Sosto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Co-cathedral of Our Lady of the Hungarians.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nyiregyhaza road trip planner.

You can drive from Debrecen to Nyiregyhaza in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In November, daytime highs in Nyiregyhaza are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Nyiregyhaza

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Central Hungary travel guide

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Historic Sites · Thermal Spas · Government Buildings
Home to many of the country's main attractions, Central Hungary offers a multitude of educational attractions like museums and exhibitions. The region also draws tourists for its cultural attractions like opera houses and galleries, as well as its architectural sights, including basilicas, churches, and bridges. Pest County, the only county within this region, contains the country's capital and most of the other tourist areas in the nation. For those looking to experience the natural surroundings of Hungary, the Pilis Mountains offer many trails for hiking and mountain biking.