IT IS SUPER EASY TO GET AROUND Thanks to its location, Hungary is easily accessible by air in 2-3 hours from most major cities of Europe, 5-6 hours from the Middle East and about 9 hours from the East Coast of the American continent. Like many other countries in central Europe, Hungary hosts a very efficient public transport system. Whether you just want to get around Budapest or around the entire country, most tourists have no trouble at all navigating their way from point A to point
IT IS A SAFE PLACE WITH FRIENDLY LOCALS Overall, Hungary is a safe country with very friendly locals. In 2019, Hungary was officially ranked higher than France, Italy, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Japan, Greece, and the United States on the list of safest countries in the world.
THE COST-TO-VALUE RATIO One of the most common things that people say about Hungary after visiting is that it was super affordable. The quality of services is excellent, and prices are still lower than in most European
THE FASCINATING HISTORY Hungarian history spans more than 1100 years, full of great events, battles, kings, allies, intrigue and enemies and sometimes peaceful years.
WORLD HERITAGE SITES Hungary boasts no less than 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites despite the country’s relatively small size. The panorama of Budapest along the Danube, the world famous wine region that is home to the famous Hungarian dessert wine Tokaji Aszú, the Millenary Benedictine Abbey, the endless plains of Hortobágy with centuries of shepherding traditions, the early Christian Necropolis and the Aggtelek karst all represent Hungary on the list of outstanding values of the world.
THE THERMAL BATHS No less than 80% of Hungary’s territory has some form of thermal water underground, and a quality only rivalled by Japan, Iceland, Italy, and France. Thanks to its unique composition and exceptional healing properties, this special natural resource makes Hungary the perfect travel destination for those looking for a place that can offer them health, recreation or beauty
THE DANUBE RIVER Hungary is blessed with one of the most fortunate geographical positions in all of One of the largest rivers on the continent, the Danube runs right through it. Just being able to see the scenic Danube is enough, but there are also plenty of tours allowing you to cruise along and take in the sights from the river itself.
IT IS A WINE-LOVERS PARADISE Wine-lovers are often told to visit world-renowned destinations like Tuscany in Italy, France, and the Napa Valley. However, wine-lovers should definitely visit Hungary and take advantage of all the delicious wines that are on offer. Whether you like red or white, there is a huge selection to choose Hungarian Tokaji Aszú is internationally known as the Wine of Kings, and the King of Wines. Artisan wineries are now frequenting the top league on an international level as well.
THE FESTIVALS THAT TAKE PLACE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR There’s not really a bad time of year to visit Hungary. But if you like to party, then you should visit when one of the country’s many festivals is taking place. This is just another reason why you’ll fall in love with Hungary. The festivals are amazing. One summer festival to look out for is the „Sziget Fesztivál” which is a music festival hosting a variety of international acts. There is also the yearly Flower Carnival in Debrecen for botanic enthusiasts. The festivities are kicked off with an amazing parade featuring the prettiest blooms you’ve ever.
THE CITY OF BUDAPEST No trip to Hungary is complete without some time in Budapest. Preferably more time than less. There are so many reasons to fall in love with Budapest. From the marvelous architecture and the fascinating museums to the overall fairytale feeling that you get from being there, Budapest has a lot to offer. Furthermore, Budapest is still not as popular as other European cities like Rome and Paris, so there will be fewer crowds to contend with but still all the sights to see.