43 days in Hungary Itinerary

43 days in Hungary Itinerary

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43 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Eger
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nyiregyhaza
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Szolnok
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Opusztaszer
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Pecs
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Heviz
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Bakonybel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Siofok
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Budapest
— 11 nights
train + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Amritsar

7
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eger Castle and Jasz Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Miskolc (Museum of Theatrical History and Acting, Miskolc Greek Catholic Cathedral of Assumption, & more) and St. Stephen Stalactite Cave (in Lillafured). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Dobo Square, get advice or help at Visitor's Centre of the Eger Archbishop's Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica, and learn about winemaking at Bolyki Pinceszet.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Eger trip itinerary maker tool .

Amritsar, India to Eger is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Amritsar to Eger, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Amritsar, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Eger, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nyiregyhaza.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Miskolc, St. Stephen Stalactite Cave, Jasz Museum, De La Motte Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kovacs Nimrod Winery ©
Kovacs Nimrod Winery
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Dobo Square ©
Dobo Square

4
nights
Nyiregyhaza

Nyiregyhaza ©
Nyíregyháza is a city in northeastern Hungary and the county capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg. Kids will appreciate attractions like Zoo Sosto and Agora Science Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nyiregyhaza: Mad Synagogue (in Mad), Zempleni Museum (in Szerencs) and Zemplen Adventure Park (in Satoraljaujhely). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Tokaj Wine Region, explore the striking landscape of Hortobagy National Park, admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of University of Debrecen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Church (Nagytemplom).

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Traveling by car from Eger to Nyiregyhaza takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Szolnok.

Things to do in Nyiregyhaza

Parks Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Debrecen, Zempleni Museum, Tokaj Wine Region, Zemplen Adventure Park, Mad Synagogue
Highlights from your plan
Zoo Sosto ©
Zoo Sosto
Agora Science Center ©
Agora Science Center
Tokaj Wine Region ©
Tokaj Wine Region

1
night
Szolnok

Szolnok ©
Szolnok is the county seat of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county in central Hungary. On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at Damjanich Janos Museum, brush up on your military savvy at RepTar Szolnok Aviation Museum, and then take in the views from Tiszavirag Pedestrian Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Szolnok trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Nyiregyhaza to Szolnok takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Szolnok can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Opusztaszer.

Things to do in Szolnok

Museums
Highlights from your plan
RepTar Szolnok Aviation Museum ©
RepTar Szolnok Aviation Museum
Tiszavirag Pedestrian Bridge ©
Tiszavirag Pedestrian Bridge
Damjanich Janos Museum ©
Damjanich Janos Museum

1
night
Opusztaszer

Opusztaszer ©
Ópusztaszer is a village in Csongrád county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): kick back and relax at Koros Torok Sandy Beach, then contemplate the long history of Opusztaszer National Historical Heritage Park, and then find something for the whole family at Maze Theme Park Csillagosveny.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Opusztaszer journey builder app .

Traveling by car from Szolnok to Opusztaszer takes 2 hours. In January in Opusztaszer, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Pecs.

Things to do in Opusztaszer

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Koros Torok Sandy Beach
Highlights from your plan

6
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. Bring the kids along to Zselici Star Park and Viragfurdo Kaposvar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pecs: Boszenfa Deer Farm - Petting Zoo (in Boszenfa), Mohacs (Busoudvar & The Statue of the Three Nationalities) and Siklos (Malkocs Bej Mosque, Malatinszky Kuria Organic Wine Estate, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Early Christian Mausoleum, examine the collection at Zsolnay Museum, cool off at Orfu Aquapark, and explore the galleries of Pecsvarad Castle.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pecs day trip planning website .

You can drive from Opusztaszer to Pecs in 3 hours. In January in Pecs, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Pecs

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Siklos, Mohacs, Viragfurdo Kaposvar, Thorma Janos Muzeum, Orfu Aquapark
Highlights from your plan
Early Christian Mausoleum ©
Early Christian Mausoleum
Boszenfa Deer Farm - Petting Zoo ©
Orfu Aquapark ©
Orfu Aquapark

5
nights
Heviz

Heviz ©
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
Explore Heviz's surroundings by going to ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata (in Badacsonyors), Kemenes Vulkanpark (in Celldomolk) and Konyari Pinceszet (in Balatonlelle). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Thermal Lake of Heviz, take some stellar pictures from Szep Look-out, browse the exhibits of Star Castle Museum, and explore the fascinating underground world of Csodabogyos-barlang Balatonederics.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Heviz travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Pecs to Heviz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bakonybel.

Things to do in Heviz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keszthely, Balatonederics, Sumegi Plebania Templom, Kisfaludy Aussichtsturm, Szep Look-out
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Lake of Heviz ©
Thermal Lake of Heviz
Szep Look-out ©
Szep Look-out
ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata ©
ValiBor-Vali Peter Boraszata

2
nights
Bakonybel

Bakonybel ©
Bakonybél is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary, in Zirc District. On the 16th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borostyan Fountain and then take a stroll through Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy). Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Veszprem Zoo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruins of the Pauline Monastery, and then look and learn at Pannon csillagda.

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You can drive from Heviz to Bakonybel in 2 hours. In January in Bakonybel, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Siofok.

Things to do in Bakonybel

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Veszprem, Ruins of the Pauline Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) ©
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)
Pannon csillagda ©
Pannon csillagda

5
nights
Siofok

Siofok ©
Siófok is a city in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tagore Promenade and BalatoniBob Leisure Park. Get out of town with these interesting Siofok side-trips: Tihany (Tihanyi Levendula Manufaktura & Via Dolorosa), Balatonfured (Jokai kilato - Tamas hegy, Annagora Aquapark, & more) and Ozora Castle (in Ozora). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Balaton, take some stellar pictures from Kőhegyi Kilátó, don't miss a visit to Kilato Presszo, and explore the world behind art at Kalman Imre Memorial House.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Siofok sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Bakonybel to Siofok in 1.5 hours. January in Siofok sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Siofok

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Balatonfured, Tihany, Zamardi, BalatoniBob Leisure Park, Panorama Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Lake Balaton ©
Lake Balaton
BalatoniBob Leisure Park ©
BalatoniBob Leisure Park
Tagore Promenade ©
Tagore Promenade

11
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Halaszbastya and Hősök tere. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Siofok to Budapest in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Budapest sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

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