Budapest famous not only for the monuments reflecting its own 1000 year old culture but also for the relics of others who settled here is often described as the Little Paris of Middle Europe. The River Danube, which splits the city in two conservative Buda and cosmopolitan Pest and the Buda Hills make this experienced capital one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Suburban Buda and its historic castle district offer medieval streets and houses, museums, caves and Roman ruins. The dynamic Pest side boasts the largest parliament building in Europe, riverside walkway, markets, stores and cafe houses. Long hidde... More
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Lake Balaton affectionately known as the Hungarian Sea has long been a favourite Hungarian holiday destination. During communism the shallow lake and its surrounding villages served as a meeting point for east and West Germans separated by the Berlin Wall. Here there are beautiful vineyards overlooking the lake, volcanic hills which produce lovely mineralised wines and lots of small family operated cellars. While the lakeside is lined with strands for sun bathing and vendors selling langos and beer, the countryside surrounding the lake is full of rolling grasslands of wild flowers, curved streams and tiny village... More
Siofok is a city in the south of Hungary located on the banks of the Balaton Lake. It is also known as Balaton Lake's Capital and is a popular tourist destination due to its mild climate. The city lays 106 kms from Budapest and has a rich historical tradition. The name as known today has been used starting 1790. In 1552 the village experienced a change of fortunes when it became the basis for the Hungarian Air force and for a fortified army phalanx. Another change of fortunes occurred between 1834 and 1865 when railway lines were laid and the residents were allowed to hold a marketplace in the village. The ci... More
Szeged is the third largest city of Hungary in Csongrad County and the regional centre of the Southern Great Plain with the University of Szeged being one of the most renowned universities in Hungary. The city is situated near the southern border of Hungary napping on both banks of the Tisza River and possessing an intermediate climate swinging between oceanic and continental and fairly low precipitation. Szeged owes a good share of its charm to the Tisza River which divides the city in two parts. The eastern part of the city known as New Szeged is a spring of calmness full of parks and terraced houses. The river... More
Szentendre a nice and picturesque town and quite close to Budapest is situated at the Danube bank at the bottom of Pilis Hills. Szentendre has a beautiful Danube bank with narrow cobblestone covered streets and mediterranean atmosphere. Szentendre a popular place among Hungarian and foreign tourists as well is an ideal place for a gathering. A beautiful small area can be found with big trees, small forest at the Danube bank at south part of the city along with a small playground. Szentendre is a very popular place among painters and a group of Hungarian painters are also named after the city. Szentendre was an im... More