10 days in Hungary Itinerary

10 days in Hungary Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hungary travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Budapest
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Eger
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Balatonfured
— 2 nights
Bus
4
Heviz
— 2 nights
Bus to Budapest Sasadi út, Fly to Oslo

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Budapest

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). Take a break from the city and head to Priest's Island (Pap-sziget) and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Citadel, snap pictures at Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Imre Nagy.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary planning website.

Oslo, Norway to Budapest is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Oslo in October, things will get a bit warmer in Budapest: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Eger

— 2 nights

Hungarian Rome

Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
On the 17th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Dobo Square.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Eger trip builder website.

You can drive from Budapest to Eger in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in Eger, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Balatonfured.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Balatonfured

— 2 nights
Balatonfüred is a popular resort town in Veszprém county, in Hungary, with a population of 13,000, situated on the northern shore of Lake Balaton. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Vaszary-Villa. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace (Puspok Palota), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Cathedral, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tagore Promenade.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Balatonfured trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eger to Balatonfured takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Heviz

— 2 nights
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get impressive views of Badacsony Volcano Valley.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Heviz trip itinerary planning website.

Take a bus from Balatonfured to Heviz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Heviz, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heviz

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Hungary travel guide

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Thermal Spas · Historic Sites · Government Buildings
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations.