Hungary

Stunning architecture, vital folk art, thermal spas and Europe’s most exciting capital after dark are Hungary’s major drawing cards.

HOLLÓKÖ

We made overnight and last sightseeing during our Balkan trip in Hollókő – a two-street village nestled in a tranquil valley. Above village is 13th-century castle built against Mongol invasion. Old Village (Ófalu) has 67 houses and outbuildings protected by UNESCO. The village has burned...

EGER

We made half day visit of the city filled with beautifully preserved baroque buildings. Eger is a city in northern Hungary. At its heart is elegant, tree-lined Kossuth Lajos Street. Buildings along this stretch include County Hall, with its fine wrought-iron gate, and Eszterházy Károly...

POROSZLÓ

We found quiet place for overnight in little village Poroszló near Lake Tisza. It is one of its main attractions, which offers excellent recreation for lovers of water sports and fishermen. Sights include the Calvinist church, the Roman Catholic Church, the Village Hall and the mansion of...

HORTOBÁGYI

On our way to Slovakia we passed Hortobágyi – a village in 800 km2 large national park in eastern Hungary, rich with folklore and cultural history. One of its most iconic sites is the Nine-holed Bridge. This Arch bridge is the longest road stone bridge in historic Hungary prior to 1921...

DEBRECEN

After long inspection on the border between Romania and Hungary, we made it for the lunch in second-largest city in Hungary, its name has been synonymous with wealth and conservatism since the 16th century. Flanked by the golden Great Church and the historic Aranybika hotel, Debrecen’s...

VILLÁNY

We made short stop in a small town famous for its wine yards. The Villány-Siklós Wine Route is the first stronghold of Hungarian wine tourism. Traditions include the presence of Kadarka, Portugieser, or Schiller wines. It offers an almost perfect and full range of wines.

PÉCS

On the way to Croatia we made stop in lovely ancient city founded by the Romans. It 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. City was founded by Romans at the beginning of the...

BALATON LAKE

We made stop for 2 days for festival Balaton Sound on the banks of Balaton Lake. We partied in the night and during the day we went around the lake (Szántód / Siófok / Héviz), we were not lucky – few thousands of mosquitoes joined our tour . Lake Balaton is a freshwater lake in western...

PANNONHALMA

We made visit of the town, known as Győrszentmárton until 1965, dominated by its most famous landmarks: the thousand-year-old Pannonhalma Archabbey and the Benedictine Secondary School, which are situated above the village, on Szent Marton Hill. The hill itself is still known by this...

SÜMEG

Hike to the well maintained castle with great views, which was built in the mid or late 13th century by Béla IV of Hungary. He lived in the castle during the Mongolian invasion between 1241-1242. Later, it was presented as a gift to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Veszprém by Stephen V...