9 days in Hungary Itinerary

9 days in Hungary Itinerary

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9 days in Hungary Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Szilvasvarad
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tarcal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Sumeg
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Budapest
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Szilvasvarad

Szilvasvarad ©
On the 20th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Szalajka Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, step into the grandiose world of Eger Castle (Egri Var), then explore the historical opulence of Sirok Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Szilvasvarad trip planning tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Szilvasvarad is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Szilvasvarad. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Szilvasvarad at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Tarcal.

Things to do in Szilvasvarad

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Eger, Sirok Castle, Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva
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Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva ©
Cistercian Abbey of Belapatfalva
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Sirok Castle ©
Sirok Castle

2
nights
Tarcal

Tarcal ©
Tarcal is a village on the eastern edge of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, northern Hungary, in the famous Tokaj-Hegyalja wine district, 55km from Miskolc.GeographyTarcal is located at, at the western foot of the 516 m high Nagy Hill at Tokaj at the southernmost foothills of the Eperjes-Tokaj mountain range..Tarcal is probably the best grape-growing locale of the world famous Tokaj-Hegyalja wine district. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Tokaj Wine Region, learn about winemaking at Dereszla Winery, and then look for gifts at Basilicus Wine Culture Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castle of Boldogko, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Vizsoly, then step into the grandiose world of Castle of Regec, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mad Synagogue.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tarcal trip maker tool .

You can drive from Szilvasvarad to Tarcal in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tarcal are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sumeg.

Things to do in Tarcal

Historic Sites Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Castle of Boldogko, Tokaj Wine Region, Castle of Regec, Dereszla Winery, Mad Synagogue
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Castle of Regec ©
Castle of Regec
Castle of Boldogko ©
Castle of Boldogko
Church Vizsoly ©
Church Vizsoly

1
day
Sumeg

Sumeg ©
Sümeg is a town in Veszprém county, Hungary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Sumeg Castle, explore the historical opulence of Szigliget Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Festetics Palace, and finally test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sumeg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tarcal to Sumeg takes 4.5 hours. In August in Sumeg, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Sumeg

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Festetics Palace, Szigliget Castle
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Sumeg Castle ©
Sumeg Castle
Szigliget Castle ©
Szigliget Castle
Festetics Palace ©
Festetics Palace

3
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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.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, then make a trip to Vaci Street, then browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, and finally take a stroll through Andrassy Avenue. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Margaret Island, steep yourself in history at Citadel, then get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest itinerary builder app .

Getting from Sumeg to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Budapest sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Book Cafe - Lotz Terem ©
Book Cafe - Lotz Terem
Citadel ©
Citadel
Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) ©

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