30 days in Hungary Itinerary

30 days in Hungary Itinerary

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30 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Budapest
1
Budapest
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Veszprem
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Sopron
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Keszthely
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Pecs
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Szeged
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Tarcal
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Eger
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
End: Budapest

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Andrassy Avenue and Matthias Church. Shop till you drop at Central Market Hall and Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop. Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Nemzeti Botanikus Kert (in Vacratot) and Priest's Island (Pap-sziget) (in Szentendre). Spend the 4th (Wed) immersed in therapeutic waters at a local thermal spa. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, and look for gifts at Book Cafe - Lotz Terem.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Budapest. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Veszprem.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nemzeti Botanikus Kert, Priest's Island (Pap-sziget)
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

3
nights
Veszprem

Veszprem ©
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights. Step out of the city life by going to Tagore Promenade and Wesselenyi Beach Balatonalmadi. Explore hidden gems such as Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) and Hegyestu. Venture out of the city with trips to Geszler Family Winery (in Mor), Tihany (Baratlakasok & Benedictine Abbey and Museum (Bences Apatsag)) and Castle of Csokako (in Csokako). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Nadasdy - Kastely​, go for a walk through Soos Mountain, and make a trip to Thury Castle.

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You can drive from Budapest to Veszprem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Veszprem, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sopron.

Things to do in Veszprem

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tihany, Hegyestu, Tagore Promenade, Thury Castle, Wesselenyi Beach Balatonalmadi
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Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) ©
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)
Nadasdy - Kastely​ ©
Nadasdy - Kastely​
Tagore Promenade ©
Tagore Promenade

3
nights
Sopron

Sopron ©
Sopron is a city in Hungary on the Austrian border, near the Lake Neusiedl/Lake Fertő.HistoryAncient times-13th centuryWhen the area that is today Western Hungary was a province of the Roman Empire, a city called Scarbantia stood here. Herz-Jesu-Pfarrkirche and Sopron Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Esterházy-kastély and Central Mining Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Sopron side-trips: Csonakazo-to (in Szombathely) and Sarvar Arboretum (in Sarvar). The adventure continues: Head underground at Fertorakos Quarry and Cave Theatre, have fun at Sopron Summer Toboggan Run / Soproni Bobpalya, see the interesting displays at Kohalmy Hunting Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Fire Tower (Tuztorony).

To see ratings and tourist information, read Sopron trip planner .

Traveling by car from Veszprem to Sopron takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Keszthely.

Things to do in Sopron

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fertorakos Quarry and Cave Theatre, Csonakazo-to, Sarvar Arboretum, Herz-Jesu-Pfarrkirche, Esterházy-kastély
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Sarvar Arboretum ©
Sarvar Arboretum
Esterházy-kastély ©
Esterházy-kastély
Herz-Jesu-Pfarrkirche ©
Herz-Jesu-Pfarrkirche

4
nights
Keszthely

Keszthely ©
Keszthely is a Hungarian city of 20,895 inhabitants located on the western shore of Lake Balaton. Step out of the city life by going to Kapolnapuszta Buffalo Reservation and Badacsony Volcano Valley. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sumeg Castle and Szigliget Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Keszthely: Liliomkert Market (in Kaptalantoti) and Malom Lake (in Tapolca). And it doesn't end there: test the waters at a local thermal spa, browse the eclectic array of goods at Keszthely Market, explore the historical opulence of Festetics Palace, and stop by Heviz Market.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Keszthely trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Sopron to Keszthely in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Pecs.

Things to do in Keszthely

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kapolnapuszta Buffalo Reservation, Gyenesi Lidostrand, Lido Strand, Liliomkert Market, Badacsony Volcano Valley
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Badacsony Volcano Valley ©
Badacsony Volcano Valley
Szigliget Castle ©
Szigliget Castle
Lido Strand ©
Lido Strand

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 explore and learn at Pecsvarad Castle and Busoudvar. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sauska and Orfu Aquapark. Change things up with these side-trips from Pecs: Gere Attila Pinceszete- Winery (in Villany) and Siklos (Malatinszky Kuria Organic Wine Estate & Malkocs Bej Mosque). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Arkad Shopping Centre, steep yourself in history at Early Christian Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pecs Cathedral, and examine the collection at Zsolnay Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pecs route builder app .

Traveling by car from Keszthely to Pecs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Pecs sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Szeged.

Things to do in Pecs

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villany, Siklos, Busoudvar, Orfu Aquapark, Pecsvarad Castle
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Sauska ©
Sauska
Pecsvarad Castle ©
Pecsvarad Castle
Gere Attila Pinceszete- Winery ©
Gere Attila Pinceszete- Winery

4
nights
Szeged

Szeged ©
Szeged is the third largest city of Hungary, the largest city and regional centre of the Southern Great Plain and the county seat of Csongrád county. Step out of the city life by going to Lombkorona setany and Koros Torok Sandy Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beach and Dugonics Square. Get out of town with these interesting Szeged side-trips: Kecskemet (Cifrapalota & Zwack Kecskemeti Palinka Manufaktura), Pinter Muvek Military Museum (in Kecel) and Gyula Almasy Castle (in Gyula). There's still lots to do: get into the urban bustle at City Hall, take in nature's colorful creations at Szechenyi Square, snap pictures at Bridge of Sighs, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Votive Church.

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Drive from Pecs to Szeged in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tarcal.

Things to do in Szeged

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kecskemet, Lombkorona setany, Pinter Muvek Military Museum, Koros Torok Sandy Beach, Gyula Almasy Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beach ©
Beach
Cifrapalota ©
Cifrapalota
Votive Church ©
Votive Church

1
night
Tarcal

Tarcal ©
Tarcal is a village on the eastern edge of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, northern Hungary, in the famous Tokaj-Hegyalja wine district, 55km from Miskolc.GeographyTarcal is located at, at the western foot of the 516 m high Nagy Hill at Tokaj at the southernmost foothills of the Eperjes-Tokaj mountain range..Tarcal is probably the best grape-growing locale of the world famous Tokaj-Hegyalja wine district. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by Basilicus Wine Culture Center, indulge your taste buds at Disznókő, don't miss a visit to Mad Synagogue, then do a tasting at Dereszla Winery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tokaj Wine Region.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tarcal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Szeged to Tarcal takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tarcal are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Eger.

Things to do in Tarcal

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Disznókő, Dereszla Winery, Tokaj Wine Region, Mad Synagogue
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Disznókő ©
Disznókő
Tokaj Wine Region ©
Tokaj Wine Region
Mad Synagogue ©
Mad Synagogue

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 some historical perspective at Eger Castle (Egri Var) and Sirok Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Szalajka Valley and Nagy-Eged Mountain. When in Eger, make a side trip to see Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva in Belapatfalva, approximately 38 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Sun) at Bogacsi Thermalfurdo. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Egri Road Beatles Museum, Head underground at Valley of the Beautiful Women, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica, and don't miss a visit to Dobo Square.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Eger trip planner.

You can drive from Tarcal to Eger in 2 hours. July in Eger sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Eger

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva, Szalajka Valley, Bogacsi Thermalfurdo, Sirok Castle
Highlights from your plan
Nagy-Eged Mountain ©
Nagy-Eged Mountain
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva ©
Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva

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