When is the Best Time to Visit Hungary?
Although Hungary is a beautiful destination to visit all year round, it is the most enjoyable to travel from March to May and September to November, when there are fewer crowds and more moderate temperatures, and the tourist attractions across the country will be at their best. Rain is slowly replaced with sunshine after April and the whole country is blooming with colorful flowers during March to May. Autumn, September to November, brings moderate temperatures and the country turns into golden yellow, perfect time for planning your Hungary vacation packages.
What to See in Hungary for First Time Travelers?
If you plan a Hungary tour package, Budapest is a must stop for good reason. Going on a memorable Danube River Cruise, shopping around the Great Market Hall, swimming in the iconic Szechenyi Thermal Bath and attending a concert at St. Stephen's Basilica are highlights of the Budapest tours. But you can also see more than just the capital city. Go north to Eger, where makes Hungary's best red wines and boasts some of the most amazing historical sites ranging from churches to castles and more. Pecs is also a recommended city with mild climate, magnificent museums and medieval buildings. Lake Balaton is also a stunning place to visit in your Hungary tours, attracting all kinds of tourists like sun-seekers, water sports fans and foodies.
Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest
Chain Bridge, Budapest
How to Get to and Travel around Hungary?
Hungary is easily accessible by air, land and water transport. Most international flights to Hungary land at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, which locates in the southeast of Budapest. Numerous direct flights and trains are available between Budapest and other European cities.
Public transport in Hungary is fairly reliable and cheap. Intercity trains are the most convenient way to the major towns, and the buses are often the fastest way to travel between the smaller towns. The transportation in Budapest is excellent, and its tram, subway, and bus service are reliable.
You can also choose a well-planned Hungary vacation package and experience this country in all its glory!
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Hungary?
Hungary is one of the countries under the Schengen agreement. So if you are not from a Schengen country, you will need to apply for a Schengen visa to enter Hungary which is valid for 90 days. And the Schengen visa is valid in all European countries. For EU nationals, you don't need a visa if you stay less than 90 days in Hungary. Fees for visa application is not included in the Hungary tour packages.
Do People Speak English in Hungary?
English is widely spoken in the capital Budapest, so you will have no problem being understood in the main tourist spots. However, English is much less prevalent in smaller towns and rural areas.