Hungary, the European country that shares its borders with 7 other countries is a beautiful place to visit. Amongst some of the most fun living people, you’re bound to fall in love with their culture and the places to visit. Let’s list out the 22 MUST GO-TO place in Hungary, so you’re sure not to miss out on anything at all!
The Lake of Balaton
One of the most popular places in Hungary is the lake of Balaton. It is probably the very obvious entries on the list of destinations as it is one of the biggest lakes in the central Europe with numerous villages scattered on the edges; the village and the villagers cater a lot to the tourists with the tiny Tihany and the beautiful Benedictine Abbey.
History in the town of Pecs
You will find this town towards the Croatian border which is one of the popular destinations in Hungary if you are looking for a cultural and a historical site. This place was also elected as one of the capitals of Europe for its immense culture in the year 2010.
The river of Danube
Another highlight in Hungary is the river of Danube which is located in Budapest. You can take a cruise to this river; it takes you from Germany to Hungary and is worth the time. Taking a cruise lets you see some of the most unique spots in Budapest, you’d love yourself for having chosen to come here!
The house of terror
One of the finest museums in Hungary is located in the city of Budapest. The museum is a live explanation of occupation of people living in Hungary over the many years and also has exhibits of the communist times that this country experienced.
Hiking in Hungary
There are many hiking trails that you can find in Hungary as it is surrounded by a lot of mountains, and no they don’t grow artificial grass, although its so pretty it does seem like it! You sit down to compare their beauty, but honestly it is next to none! It’d be best to visit the place in summers.
Another place in the west of Hungary marked for its heritage buildings of the medieval era is the Sopron. Some of the other highlights here are the Storno House, Gothic Goat church and the Firewatch tower.
If you are looking for a town with major resorts, then Keszthely is the right place for you. This town resort is near the Lake Balaton; it is rather calm and a cozy place with a relaxed atmosphere and an easy access to any water activities.
The Heviz Baths
When in Hungary, taking a dip in the Heviz Baths, north west of Hungary becomes a MUST-DO. The pool is thermally heated and is consistently warm throughout the year. Its a great place to laze around and feel the luxuries of life kiss your skin!
Music in Resck
What works better than a nice and soothing music to relax to? The vineyards with a large selection of wines for tasting pulls a lot of crowd too! There is a small town in Resck which is known for its entertainment activities lined up for people coming to taste their wines. Pretty impressive if you ask me!
Siofok is yet another famous summer destination for young people as it lines of some of the most energetic and young nightclubs to party at. It is a resort town around the Lake Balaton. Get to experience great fun while you enjoy letting your hair down with your friends.
The cave of Baradla
There are many caves that you can explore in Hungary. The cave of Baradla is one of the caves located in the Aggtelek National park, north east to Hungary. Love caves? Love noticing the natural beauties behind the giant mystery dens? You know where to go!
Castle of Godollo
This castle destination is a half day trip from Budapest. It is known to be the summer residence of the Sisi with impressive exhibits of the Empress Elisabeth.
The festival of Sziget
The Sziget festival is one of the largest music festivals in Europe. You can go and attend this one every year in the month of August; it takes place in one of the islands of Danube Islands, Budapest. This festival runs for a week and has the participation of famous singers and bands that jazz up the complete atmosphere of the place!
When you travel between Budapest and Bratislava in a train, you are definite to see the twin towns of Komarno(which is on the Slovak side) and Komarom(which is on the Hungarian side).
Szeged, Hungary’s second largest city is unique and interesting in its own way. AThis university city was planned and rebuilt after a flood in the 1879.
Looking to do something extremely different? No problemo! We have it sorted for you. Gellert bath; it is a thermal bath which allows you to swim in the cathedral! Sounds pretty cool to me!
The city of Eger
You may also want to include the city of Eger in your travel lost. Its a great place to visit if you are looking forward to seeing historical monuments. This city is famous for its 14 sided minaret.
Labor camps of Gulag
This is another part that reflects some of the most somber times in the Hungarian history. The labor camp of Gulag is worth a visit as it is home to some of the harshest camps.
As if one heated pool wasn’t enough in your list of places to visit,the Szechenyi bath cannot be missed either! These set of pools are a relaxing way of having fun. Indulge in these little happy things of life while you travel through Hungary!
The great plains of Pizza
This place is present in the eastern half of Hungary which is surrounded with Great Plains. It is centered at the Hortobagy national park which is a great place of heritage.
Try out the exotic Hungarian Paprika
If food spices interest you can flavors and aromas drive you to them, you cannot escape the Hungarian Paprika; its available everywhere and you have to taste it to get to the magic of it!
City of Esztergom
The city of Esztergom was once the capital of Hungary.This place houses the largest cathedral, in particular.
About the author: Jenny Corteza is an avid surfer and DIY robots builder. She is currently engaged in the seasteading project to gain momentum in a fight to make free, empowered living possible for anyone.