8 days in Hungary Itinerary

8 days in Hungary Itinerary

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8 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Budapest
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Tokaj
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Eger
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Subway + Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Athens

3
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.
Spend the 5th (Wed) immersed in therapeutic waters at a local thermal spa. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Parliament, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip maker site .

Athens, Greece to Budapest is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Athens in September, with highs in Budapest at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tokaj.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas Historic Sites Museums
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Tokaj

Tokaj ©
Tokaj, is a historical town in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Northern Hungary, 54 kilometers from county capital Miskolc. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Blessing Christ Statue, look for gifts at Basilicus Wine Culture Center, then see the interesting displays at Tokaji museum, then identify plant and animal life at Tokaj Wine Region, and finally savor the flavors at Rakoczi Pince es Udvarhaz.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokaj trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Budapest to Tokaj in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Tokaj can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Eger.

Things to do in Tokaj

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tarcal, Tokaj Wine Region
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Rakoczi Pince es Udvarhaz ©
Rakoczi Pince es Udvarhaz
Tokaj Wine Region ©
Tokaj Wine Region
Basilicus Wine Culture Center ©
Basilicus Wine Culture Center

3
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Nagy-Eged Mountain, indulge your taste buds at Bolyki Pinceszet, then steep yourself in history at Varos a varos alatt, and finally explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle (Egri Var). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): make a trip to Torok Kori Minaret, don't miss a visit to LICEUM, admire the striking features of Visitor's Centre of the Eger Archbishop's Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Basilica, then learn about winemaking at Valley of the Beautiful Women, and finally don't miss a visit to Dobo Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Eger road trip website .

You can drive from Tokaj to Eger in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Eger, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Eger

Parks Nature Wineries
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Nagy-Eged Mountain ©
Nagy-Eged Mountain
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Dobo Square ©
Dobo Square

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