Budapest and surroundings

Budapest is a city of full of surprises and wonder, with its lively centre, pretty parks, majestic river, tall church spires and lavish spas. One of the most exciting cities in the world, Budapest is full of secrets, hidden spots to explore and old favourites to revisit. This is the city where being bored is not an option.
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Summertime at Lake Balaton

Lake Balaton is much more than a popular holiday destination! Whole summer season boasts of an abundance of programmes around the Hungarian Sea. Check out our selection here!

Hungarian Grand Prix – one of the major events of the summer

Classical. This is what it has become over the past years, the race track of Hungaroring. It was built almost three decades ago as a rarity of its time, for being the first one beyond the Iron Curtain, and now it is still special as the third behind Monte-Carlo and Monza to have continuously featured in the F1 race calendar.

Wonders of Europe, off the beaten track

The campaign of the European Commission aims to entice European citizens to discover the hidden wonders of the continent. Those who contribute will have a chance not only to win train tickets to travel in Europe but also to inspire others to take the road less known.
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Day-trip ideas

Gastro adventures in the Danube Bend

Among the many charming cities surrounding the Hungarian capital, it is no question that Szentendre, Visegrád and Esztergom are the most famous, and visited by Hungarian and international tourists. There are more and more visitors who adjust their itinerary and programs to the culinary delights of a region.

Vác: the Baroque jewelry-box of the Danube bend

Vác is a charming city of 35,000 located 40 km north of Budapest. It has rich cultural heritage and an amazing promenade along the Danube. It won the title of "Hungarian City of Culture" in 2010.

Palace of Gödöllő & Lázár Equestrian Park

Head northeast from the city and visit the Palace of Gödöllő and its breathtaking garden. If you go a little further, you may see a real Hungarian horse show at Lázár Equestrian Park.
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