Hungary offers the height of European exoticism. It’s a treasure trove of architectural styles, ranging from medieval townhouses and Roman ruins to baroque churches and palatial art nouveau thermal bathhouses. For spectacular sights, the Hungarian capital of Budapest on the western bank of the Danube is a great start. 

    Hungary is much more than its stunning capital. Discover breathtaking towns throughout the country, where you can savour traditional Hungarian cuisines paired with sweet Tokaji wines. For calm and glimmering beaches with charming waterside townships, the northern shores of Lake Balaton are worth a trip. On this page, you’ll find more reasons to put Hungary on your central European travel bucket list.

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    • Evidence of Budapest’s political and religious heritage can be found all along the Danube River, from the Hungarian Parliament Building to St. Stephen's Basilica. Take your local knowledge to another level at the Hungarian National Museum, where you can learn all about the city's history. For a first-hand experience with local traditions, try native foods like Töltött Káposzta (stuffed...

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    • Budapest Travel Essentials

      Our Budapest Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to the capital city of Hungary. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need? We have all...

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