Straddling the Danube River, with the Buda Hills to the west and the Great Plain to the east, Budapest is a gem of a city.
Lake Balaton & Southern Transdanubia
Great Plain & Northeast
The mysterious Nagyalföld (Great Plain) is an area that has been central to Hungarian myth and legend for centuries.
High season in Lake Balaton) is July and August; crowds descend and prices skyrocket.
Much of the Bükk range forms 43,250-sq-km Bükk National Park.
The Danube), Hungary's dustless highway and the second-largest river in Europe, cuts a path through the hills to the north of Budapest.
Blessed with a mild climate, an illustrious past and a number of fine museums and monuments, Pécs) is one of the most pleasant and interesting cities to visit in Hungary).
The level plains and grasslands give way to a chain of wooded hills as you head north and east.
Hungary)’s ‘most faithful city’ (a reference to the 1921 referendum when Sopron) opted to stay part of Hungary rather than be absorbed into Austria) has been around for a while.
Blessed with beautifully preserved baroque architecture, Eger) is a jewellery box of a town with loads to see and do.
The northern Zemplén Hills, on the border with Slovakia, is full of hiking opportunities and romantic castles and castle ruins like those at Boldogkőváralja and Sárospatak.