20 days in Hungary Itinerary

20 days in Hungary Itinerary

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20 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Budapest
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Eger
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Szeged
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Veszprem
— 1 night
Travel:  120​h
End: Chennai

8
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Margaret Island. Take a break from Budapest with a short trip to Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral in Esztergom, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at Budapest Pinball Museum, pause for some photo ops at Anonymus Szobor (Anonymous' Statue), and steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip maker website .

Chennai, India to Budapest is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Chennai to Budapest. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai in November, with highs in Budapest at 11°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

2
nights
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 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Dobo Square and then step into the grandiose world of Eger Castle. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Nagy-Eged Mountain, then do a tasting at Valley of the Beautiful Women, and then admire the landmark architecture of Visitor's Centre of the Eger Archbishop's Palace.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Eger road trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Budapest to Eger takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Eger, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Szeged.

Things to do in Eger

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Matra Muzeum
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Nagy-Eged Mountain ©
Nagy-Eged Mountain
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Matra Muzeum ©
Matra Muzeum

3
nights
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bozso Gyujtemeny and Kossuth Square. Take a break from Szeged with a short trip to Bugac Puszta Kft in Bugac, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of University of Szeged, take in the pleasant sights at Klauzal Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Votive Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church of Szeged.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Szeged online travel route builder .

Getting from Eger to Szeged by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Veszprem.

Things to do in Szeged

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kecskemet, Bugac Puszta Kft
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Votive Church ©
Votive Church
Bozso Gyujtemeny ©
Bozso Gyujtemeny
Bugac Puszta Kft ©
Bugac Puszta Kft

1
night
Veszprem

Veszprem ©
Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights. On the 8th (Sun), make a trip to Zirc Abbey and then take a stroll through Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy).

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Veszprem itinerary website .

Getting from Szeged to Veszprem by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Veszprem

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zirc Abbey
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Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) ©
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)
Zirc Abbey ©
Zirc Abbey

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