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Located at the crossroads of Europe, Hungary is cosmopolitan, yet it’s also retained its long-held traditions, including one of Europe’s richest folk traditions. You’ll see exquisite folk paintings on the ceilings and walls of tiny churches in the Bereg region, while beautiful embroidery is stitched by the women of Holloko. Traditional music played on all sorts of unusual instruments continues to thrive, although classical music is revered throughout the country. Hungarians have also revived the Viennese-style café culture and a renewed passion for winemaking is thriving again. Some of the tastiest and most sophisticated cooking styles in Eastern Europe can be enjoyed here, with Hungary living up to its reputation as a food center, boasting a fantastic gastronomy scene and fine world-renowned wines, including honey-sweet Tokaj and the big-bodied Eger reds.

There’s a treasure trove of architecture waiting to be discovered in Hungary too, from Roman ruins to medieval townhouses, neoclassical buildings and art nouveau schools and bathhouses. It goes well beyond the capital of Budapest, with Sopron, Szeged, Debrecen and Kecskemet all offering magnificent gems around nearly every corner. Throughout the country, Hungarians have long-been “taking the waters,” soaking for medicinal, therapeutic and recreational purposes in everything from authentic Turkish bathhouses to art nouveau palaces supplied by some 300 thermal springs. The Romans were the first to make use of them, originally for medicinal purposes, but today they’re primarily for relaxation. Beyond urban centers, locals spend hot summer days cooling off in Lake Balaton, Central Europe’s largest body of freshwater.

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Where to visit in Hungary

Our travel experts have collated their top recommendations of where to visit in Hungary.

  • Budapest

    Budapest

    The “Paris of the East” as Budapest is often referred to, is a thriving capital, famous for its thermal baths and many cultural attractions. A dual city, it’s made up of the twin cities of Buda which lies on the west side of the Danube River, and Pest on the east. While they became one in 1873, traditionally Buda is the more tranquil of the two halves, with Pest more lively, although both are magnificent. Visitors won’t want to miss a soak in one of the soothing thermal pools, 13th-century Buda Castle or the Great Synagogue.

  • Pecs

    Pecs

    This charming Hungarian city lies at the foot of the Mecsek mountains near the Croatian border. A multicultural epicenter, it’s made up of Hungarians, Germans, Serbians, Croatians and others which led to its nickname “the Borderless City.” Laid-back and polished, its streets are lined with elegant Baroque buildings and ancient artistic treasures that helped earn it the title of the 2010 European Capital of Culture. With its lively nightlife and nearby Mecsek hills, Pecs is a city that really shouldn’t be missed.

  • Eger

    Eger

    Located in northern Hungary, Eger is relatively unknown, but it offers a fascinating history, alluring sights and nearby vineyards with the tourist crowds. Here you can wander the tranquil streets lined with Baroque buildings overlooked by Eger Castle, the most important castle in Hungary known for repelling the Turkish attack during the 1552 Siege of Eger, and experience the local daily life. Don’t miss browsing the colorful produce market, rambling along the castle ramparts and unwinding on the square while people watching.

  • Lake Balaton

    Lake Balaton

    A true Hungarian treasure, Hungary may not have a marine coastline, but it does have Lake Balaton, often called the “Hungarian Sea.” On the southern side are many family resorts – on the southeastern shore in particular, the water is calm and shallow, making it a favorite among families with young children, while vineyards line the north. With its silky emerald water, this is the country’s most popular summer retreat, but you’ll find something to do year-round. Every waterfront town along the shoreline has its own unique character, like the elegant spa resort of Balatonfured and the cultural hub of Kesze.

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Key Facts

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  • Forint
  • Budapest
  • Food & Wine, Culture Vultures
  • May - Sep
  • Budapest, Debrecen, Sopron, Pecs