21 days in Hungary Itinerary

21 days in Hungary Itinerary

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21 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Eger
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Esztergom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Heviz
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Balatonfured
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Budapest
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Lagos

4
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eger Castle and Crystal Gallery and Exhibition. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kopcsik Marcipania Szamos edessegbolt and Magic Tower. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eger: Dereszla Winery (in Bodrogkeresztur), Museum of Theatrical History and Acting (in Miskolc) and Tokaj Oremus Pinceszet (in Tolcsva). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Kovacs Nimrod Winery, see the interesting displays at Egri Road Beatles Museum, don't miss a visit to Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, and explore the fascinating underground world of Valley of the Beautiful Women.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Eger trip itinerary planner.

Lagos, Nigeria to Eger is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lagos in October, expect Eger to be cooler, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Esztergom.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Zsory Thermal Bath and Spa, Crystal Gallery and Exhibition, Tokaj Oremus Pinceszet, De La Motte Castle, Museum of Theatrical History and Acting
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Kovacs Nimrod Winery ©
Kovacs Nimrod Winery
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Tokaj Oremus Pinceszet ©
Tokaj Oremus Pinceszet

2
nights
Esztergom

Esztergom ©
Esztergom, is a city in northern Hungary, 46km northwest of the capital Budapest. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Balassa Balint Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Matyas Kiraly Museum, and finally examine the collection at Zugfozde Palinka Museum. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Visegrad Citadel, appreciate the views at Dera Creek, then admire the verdant scenery at Ram Szakadek, and finally take some stellar pictures from Fajdalmas Szuz Chapel.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Esztergom day trip planner.

Getting from Eger to Esztergom by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Esztergom

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Visegrad, Ram Szakadek, Dera Creek
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Matyas Kiraly Museum ©
Matyas Kiraly Museum
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Visegrad Citadel ©
Visegrad Citadel

4
nights
Heviz

Heviz ©
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Thermal Lake of Heviz and Municipal Beach. Let the collections at Kemenes Vulkanpark and Zettl-Langer Collection capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heviz: Konyari Pinceszet (in Balatonlelle), Fonyodi Dog Bathing (in Fonyod) and Ferto-tavi Water Estate (in Fertorakos). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Helikon Beach, examine the collection at Marcipan Museum, do a tasting at Skizo Wine House, and explore the activities along Lake Balaton.

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You can drive from Esztergom to Heviz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Heviz are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Balatonfured.

Things to do in Heviz

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Keszthely, Sopron, Fonyodi Dog Bathing, Skizo Wine House, Lake Balaton
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Thermal Lake of Heviz ©
Thermal Lake of Heviz
Kemenes Vulkanpark ©
Kemenes Vulkanpark
Municipal Beach ©
Municipal Beach

2
nights
Balatonfured

Balatonfured ©
Balatonfüred is a popular resort town in Veszprém county, in Hungary, with a population of 13,000, situated on the northern shore of Lake Balaton. On the 23rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Tagore Promenade, then see the interesting displays at Watermill of Orvenyes, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plazs Siofok. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Gizella Chapel and then take a stroll through Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy).

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Balatonfured route planner .

You can drive from Heviz to Balatonfured in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Veszprem, Watermill of Orvenyes, Plazs Siofok
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Tagore Promenade ©
Tagore Promenade
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) ©
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)

7
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Halaszbastya and Matthias Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Liberty Statue and New York Palace. There's lots more to do: stroll around Margaret Island, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find out how to plan a trip to Budapest, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Balatonfured to Budapest in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Balatonfured in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Budapest, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

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