Hungary is best known for its vibrant capital, Budapest, a city with two souls, Buda on one side of the Danube, and Pest on the other, with 8 bridges crossing the river to link the two parts, the Chain bridge being the oldest. The magnificent Gothic Parliament building faces the Danube river and is arguably the best known of Budapest's many remarkable buildings. You can watch the changing of the Guard here.
A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s castle and Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Trinity Square is home to the 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views.
Hungary's wine industry dates back to at least the 5th century BC and is one of the oldest wine regions in the world. There are 22 distinct wine regions and eight indigenous grape varieties in Hungary, so don't hold back on a wine tour.
Ideal for a cycling tour or a walking tour, your muscle aches and pains can be taken away as Hungary boasts some of the best thermal spas in the world. Miskolc-Tapolca Cave Bath in northern Hungary is one of only two natural thermal cave baths in the world. Thermal spas, spa resorts, wellness centres are a serious side to Hungary's tourism.
Yes, you’ll see and do many wonderful things, but at a relaxed, easy pace that invites conversation and reflection.
There’s not a village you’ll explore, or table at which you’ll dine, that you won’t remember with a smile.
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