Hungary is one of the 15 most popular tourist destinations
in the world, with its capital city in Budapest, which is also considered as
one of the most beautiful in the world.
It has four distinct seasons, the summer, spring, fall and winter. The
peak travel time to visit Hungary is during the summer when the weather is
pleasant and sunny. The Hungarian people are an ethnically diverse people, with
the Hungarians being the largest ethnic groups and the minorities split between
the Germans, Slovaks, and Croats. The people are predominately Christians while
the official language spoken here is Hungarian. Hungarians are proud of their
local cuisine and its most popular foods are goulash, fish soup, roast goose
leg and rice.
There are 2 international airports in Hungary which offer
scheduled flights, however there are presently no regular domestic flights
around the country. For getting around the cities, there are buses, trains, car
rentals, boats, taxis and metro available. Hungary is generally a safe country for
travelers to visit. It is advised to be cautious at night and of petty
Hungary is a place of cultural experiences and you can
explore the country’s culture through its exhilarating festivals. Some of its
festivals you can attend are: Balaton Festival, Ozora Festival, Summerfest
International Folklore Festival, Budapest Festival of Folk Arts and Paprika
With a mix of
natural, historical and cultural attractions to visit, tourists are sure to
find a lot of fascinating places of interest to see and explore. Some of these
Buda Hills: its extensive networks of trails are
perfect for walking or biking, you can also ride the Budapest Chairlift to get
in some of the finest view of the city.
Aggtelek National Park and Caves: this is one of
the largest and most impressive stalactite caves in Europe. Its network of well
marked trails is ideal for walking or hiking, you can also take guided cave,
ecology, zoology or botanical tours to explore the natural and cultural environment.
Lake Balaton: this is the largest lake in
Central Europe; you can indulge in swimming, fishing and sailing on the lake or
just enjoy the summer sun by its shores, while you are here.
Eger Wine Region: you will find large varieties
of vineyards and wine cellars here and you can enjoy the traditional foods,
dancing and tasting the wines.
over 10,000 hotels and apartments to stay in Hungary, so you will be spoiled for choice especially
when in Budapest.
Common Questions Travellers Ask About Hungary
WHAT CURRENCY IS USED HERE?
The official currency used here is the Forint.
IS ENGLISH SPOKEN HERE?
You will find English widely spoken by the young people and teenagers here.
IS THE TAP WATER SAFE TO DRINK?
The tap water is generally safe to drink, however you can carry along a bottled water to be cautious.
IS HUNGARY SAFE FOR FEMALE SOLO TRAVEL?
Hungary is a safe travel destination for solo female travelers, it is recommended to not stay out late at night and be careful of pickpockets.
WHAT TRADITIONAL GIFTS CAN YOU BUY WHILE IN HUNGARY?
Traditional gifts you can get as souvenirs while you are here are; trinkets, cold smoked sausages, gundel set of cheese, wines and spices like paprika and Hungarian saffron.
What are the mobile network operators and internet service providers in Hungary?
There are over 0 mobile network operators and about 0 internet service providers in Hungary. You can checkout the
list of network operators in Hungary
and also details about each of them.
How do I travel out of Hungary?
For Hungarians looking to travel out of the country. You can check out the list of destinations, how to
Get Visa to those countries, their
Visa Free Countries for Hungarian passport holders