Located in the heart of the European continent with influences from western Europe, Russia and Asia, Hungary offers dozens of intriguing destinations to explore. To make the most of your time in this diverse country, you’ll need to know the best time to visit.
Generally, the best time to visit Hungary is during the shoulder seasons of spring and fall, with the weather often pleasant, while tourist crowds are minimal or even non-existent. The high season coincides with summer, bringing the highest prices of the year and the greatest number of visitors. If you come during the winter, you can expect lots of rain and snow, with many attractions shut down, although there will be few visitors and it’s a great time for a budget-friendly visit.