13 days in Hungary Itinerary

13 days in Hungary Itinerary

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13 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Flixbus:  4​h 30​min
1
Budapest
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Eger
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Miskolc
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Tokaj
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Eger
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Holloko
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
7
Esztergom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Vac
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
9
Szentendre
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
10
Esztergom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Tihany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Heviz
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Tihany
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
14
Szeged
— 1 night
End: Szeged

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 5 cl as well as Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Halaszbastya and House of Terror Museum. Shop till you drop at Andrassy Avenue and Vaci Street. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, head outdoors with City Park Városliget, and kick back and relax at Roman Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Budapest route builder tool .

Zagreb, Croatia to Budapest is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

1
night
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, then contemplate the long history of Varos a varos alatt, and then step into the grandiose world of Eger Castle.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Eger trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Budapest to Eger takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Eger can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Miskolc.

Things to do in Eger

Historic Sites Museums
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Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Varos a Varos Alatt ©
Varos a Varos Alatt
Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum ©
Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum

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hours
Miskolc

Miskolc ©
Miskolc is a city in northeastern Hungary, known for its heavy industry. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Lillafured.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Miskolc journey website .

Traveling by car from Eger to Miskolc takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Miskolc sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tokaj.

Things to do in Miskolc

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Lillafured ©
Lillafured

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hours
Tokaj

Tokaj ©
Tokaj, is a historical town in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Northern Hungary, 54 kilometers from county capital Miskolc. For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tokaj holiday builder site .

Getting from Miskolc to Tokaj by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Tokaj can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Eger.

Things to do in Tokaj

Wineries
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Erdos Pince - Borkatakomba ©
Erdos Pince - Borkatakomba

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nights
Eger

Eger ©
For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Eger online route planner .

Traveling by car from Tokaj to Eger takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Holloko.

Things to do in Eger

Shopping Nature Wineries
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Agria Park Shopping Center ©
Agria Park Shopping Center
Valley of the Beautiful Women ©
Valley of the Beautiful Women
The Basilica ©
The Basilica

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Holloko

Holloko ©
Hollókő is a Palóc ethnographic village in Hungary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): examine the collection at Nosztalgia muzeum, step into the grandiose world of Holloko Var, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Szent Marton Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Holloko travel site .

You can drive from Eger to Holloko in 1.5 hours. In October in Holloko, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Esztergom.

Things to do in Holloko

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nosztalgia muzeum
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Holloko Var ©
Holloko Var
Szent Marton Church ©
Szent Marton Church
Nosztalgia muzeum ©
Nosztalgia muzeum

1
night
Esztergom

Esztergom
Esztergom, is a city in northern Hungary, 46km northwest of the capital Budapest. For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Esztergom sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Holloko to Esztergom takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for Vac.

Things to do in Esztergom

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vac

Vac
Vác is a town in Pest county in Hungary with approximately 35,000 inhabitants. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Vác Cathedral and then admire the majestic nature at Nemzeti Botanikus Kert.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vac sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Esztergom to Vac takes 1.5 hours. In October in Vac, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Szentendre.

Things to do in Vac

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Nemzeti Botanikus Kert
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Nemzeti Botanikus Kert
Nemzeti Botanikus Kert
Vác Cathedral ©
Vác Cathedral

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Szentendre

Szentendre ©
The riverside town of Szentendre is an artsy enclave not far from Budapest.
To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Szentendre trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Vac to Szentendre takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Esztergom.

Things to do in Szentendre

Shopping Museums
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1
night
Esztergom

Esztergom
To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Esztergom trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Szentendre to Esztergom takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tihany.

Things to do in Esztergom

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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night
Tihany

Tihany ©
Tihany is a village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula (Hungary, Veszprém County). Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Ortorony Lookout Tower, then explore the striking landscape at Hegyestu, then look for gifts at Tihanyi Levendula Manufaktura, and finally contemplate the long history of Benedictine Abbey and Museum (Bences Apatsag).

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tihany online trip maker .

You can drive from Esztergom to Tihany in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for Heviz.

Things to do in Tihany

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hegyestu
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Tihanyi Levendula Manufaktura ©
Tihanyi Levendula Manufaktura
Benedictine Abbey ©
Benedictine Abbey

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hours
Heviz

Heviz ©
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
On the 26th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Spirit Catholic Church and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Heviz vacation maker tool .

Drive from Tihany to Heviz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Tihany.

Things to do in Heviz

Historic Sites
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Holy Spirit Catholic Church ©
Holy Spirit Catholic Church

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night
Tihany

Tihany ©
On the 26th (Sat), make a trip to Tihany Echo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Via Dolorosa.

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You can drive from Heviz to Tihany in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Szeged.

Things to do in Tihany

Historic Sites
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Via Dolorosa ©
Via Dolorosa

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night
Szeged

Szeged ©
Szeged is the third largest city of Hungary, the largest city and regional centre of the Southern Great Plain and the county seat of Csongrád county. On the 27th (Sun), kick back and relax at Koros Torok Sandy Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Szeged Synagogue, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Votive Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Szeged route planner.

You can drive from Tihany to Szeged in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In October in Szeged, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Szeged

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lombkorona setany, Koros Torok Sandy Beach
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Lombkorona setany ©
Lombkorona setany
Votive Church ©
Votive Church
Szeged Synagogue ©
Szeged Synagogue