An Ultimate Journey to Hungary Through 8-Day Itinerary
Explore the beauty and rich history of Hungary with this 8-day itinerary. Visit the capital city of Budapest, with its iconic landmarks such as the Buda Castle and Tragor Ignac Museum. Discover the charming Baroque city and taste the local wine at its famous cellars. This itinerary has something for everyone, from culture and history to natural beauty.
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Get a private transfer to your hotel upon arrival at the airport. Spend the afternoon exploring the city and getting a feel for the local culture and cuisine. Some suggestions for activities include: Strolling along the banks of the Danube River and taking in the sights of the Buda Castle, Fisherman's Bastion, and other landmarks. Visiting the Hungarian Parliament Building, a stunning example of Neo-Gothic architecture
Try some of the city's famous street food, such as langos (a deep-fried dough topped with cheese and sour cream) or kolbasz (smoked sausage). Enjoy a traditional Hungarian dinner at a local restaurant and sample some of the country's famous wines in the evening.
Day 2: Tragor Ignac Museum
Start the day with a visit to the Tractor Ignac Museum, a unique and interactive museum dedicated to the life and work of Ignac Tragor, a famous Hungarian artist and illustrator
Explore the museum's exhibitions, which showcase Tragor's original paintings, sketches, illustrations, personal belongings, and memorabilia. Break for lunch in the afternoon, and visit the nearby Hungarian National Gallery, which features an extensive collection of Hungarian art. Return to the hotel for dinner.
Day 3: See the Seven Chapels
Start the day with a visit to the Seven Chapels, a series of seven small chapels on Buda Castle Hill that features unique artwork and architecture. After visiting the chapels, take a leisurely walk through the castle district, admiring the stunning views of the city and the Danube River. In the afternoon, visit the Szechenyi Thermal Bath, a massive complex featuring multiple outdoor and indoor pools, saunas, and steam rooms. Relax and unwind in the thermal baths before enjoying a traditional Hungarian dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 4: Explore the beautiful Baroque City
Take a day trip to the beautiful Baroque city of Eger, located just a short train ride from Budapest. Visit the Eger Castle, a stunning castle complex featuring a museum, art gallery, and botanical garden. Explore the city's historic center, with its narrow streets, charming squares, and elegant mansions. Try some of the city's famous wines at one of the local wine cellars. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Hungarian dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 5: Visit the Triumphal Arch
Start the day with a visit to the Triumphal Arch, a stunning neoclassical monument located in the center of Budapest. Take a stroll through Heroes' Square, which features several vital statues and landmarks.
Day 6: Must visit - March 15 Square
Spend the day exploring the city's many markets and shopping districts, including the Central Market Hall and the Great Market Hall. Stop by March 15 Square, a bustling square featuring several shops and restaurants. Have lunch, and in the evening, attend a performance at the Budapest Operetta Theater, a famous venue for operetta and light opera performances.
Have dinner at a premium restaurant before returning to the hotel.
Day 7: Trip to the charming town of Visegrad
Take a day trip to the charming town of Visegrad, located just a short drive from Budapest. Visit the Bishop's Palace, a beautiful castle complex featuring a museum, art gallery, and stunning views of the Danube River and the surrounding countryside
Explore the town's historic center, with its narrow streets, charming squares, and elegant mansions. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a local caf or restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Royal Palace, a stunning Baroque palace, once the residence of Hungarian kings and queens. In the evening, return to Budapest and enjoy a traditional Hungarian dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 8: Departure
Spend your last day in Budapest roaming the city, and grab a coffee before your private guide escorts you to the airport for your international departure.