9 days in Hungary Itinerary

9 days in Hungary Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Budapest
— 1 night
2
Keszthely
— 2 nights
3
Pecs
— 2 nights
4
Debrecen
— 3 nights

1
night
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 Margaret Island as well as Buda Castle. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Buda Castle, head off the coast to Margaret Island, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, thentake in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Budapest travel site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Budapest. June in Budapest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Keszthely.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Parks
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Keszthely

Keszthely ©
Keszthely is a Hungarian city of 20,895 inhabitants located on the western shore of Lake Balaton. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Festetics Palace, explore the historical opulence of Helikon Castle Museum, thenexplore the activities along Lake Balaton, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sphere Lookout. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Municipal Beach, explore the historical opulence of Szigliget Castle, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Cave, and finally learn about winemaking at Laposa Birtok.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Keszthely route maker.

Getting from Budapest to Keszthely by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Keszthely are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pecs.

Things to do in Keszthely

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lake Balaton, Sphere Lookout, Laposa Birtok, Szigliget Castle, Lake Cave
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Lake Balaton ©
Lake Balaton
Szigliget Castle ©
Szigliget Castle
Laposa Birtok ©
Laposa Birtok

2
nights
Pecs

Pecs ©
Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country, close to its border with Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Kiraly Utca, contemplate the long history of Mosque of Pasha Gazi Kassim Church of Gyertyaszentelo Boldogasszony, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pecs Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Zsolnay Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Zsolnay Cultural Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at TV Tower (TV Torony), don't miss a visit to Szechenyi Ter, thenexplore the ancient world of Early Christian Mausoleum, and finally contemplate the long history of Jakovali Hassan Mosque and Museum.

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Traveling by car from Keszthely to Pecs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Pecs, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Debrecen.

Things to do in Pecs

Historic Sites Museums
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Early Christian Mausoleum ©
Early Christian Mausoleum
Zsolnay Museum ©
Zsolnay Museum
Pecs Cathedral ©
Pecs Cathedral

3
nights
Debrecen

Debrecen ©
Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Szent Anna Cathedral and Parish Church, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Hortobagy National Park, and then stroll around Nagyerdei Park. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Tokaj Wine Region and then get to know the resident critters at Zoo Sosto.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Debrecen route planner.

You can drive from Pecs to Debrecen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Debrecen

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tokaj Wine Region, Zoo Sosto
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Hortobagy National Park ©
Hortobagy National Park
Tokaj Wine Region ©
Tokaj Wine Region
Zoo Sosto ©
Zoo Sosto

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