Hungary

Country Facts

Hungary gave the world the Rubik's Cube and magician Harry Houdini. With one of the richest folk traditions in all of Europe, it offers rejuvenating spas, thermal baths, crumbling castles, caving in World Heritage sites, resorts at lakes and sprawling vineyards, all at affordable rates. Want some more? How about an expedition to hunt down Atilla the Hun's burial place and his lost treasure? To get under Hungarian skin, read 'Fateless' by Imre Kertész, Hungarian folk singer Cifra and watch '6:3' by Peter Timar.

  • Capital: Budapest
  • Official Languages: Hungarian
  • Government: Republic
  • Currency: Forint
  • Time Zone: +1:00 GMT (4 ½ hrs behind India)
  • Telephone Calling Code: 0036

When To Go

Best time to visit: May to September. The average temperature in Hungary is 11.1 °C, with the highest monthly average being 27 °C in July and August and the lowest monthly average being -3 °C in January.

What To Do

Czech cuisine is heavy, filling and centered around meats and starches. With long winters and a land-locked geography, fresh vegetables, with the exception of mushrooms, and seafood are hard to come by.

What to eat and drink
  • Vepřo-knedlo-zelo: Roast pork with dumplings and sauerkraut
  • Svíčková: Marinated beef sirloin
  • Smažák: A hunk of cheese coated in bread-crumbs, fried and served with tartar sauce and potatoes
  • Kolache: Yeast pastry with fruit or cheese fillings
  • Slivovitz: Plum brandy
  • Kofola: A fizzy Czech soft drink
Shopping

Garnets, amber, Bohemian crystal, handblown glassware, marionettes and puppets, folk art, classical music CDs, the original Budweiser beer.

Packages

Escorted Tours

The best and easiest way to see the highlights is on an escorted tour, where all your travel, accommodation and sightseeing arrangements are well taken care of. A knowledgeable local guide brings history and culture to life as you travel in the comfort of your deluxe coach.

A world leader in budget travel, Cosmos combines the benefit of escorted travel with a great price. Ideal for practical, value-minded travelers. Vacations include comfortable hotels, breakfast and some meals, sightseeing with local guides and the services of an expert Tour Director.

Unmatched selection, more included features, quality first class hotels, and vast experience make Globus the obvious choice for travelers who want more. The world leader in quality escorted travel, Globus delivers memorable vacation experiences with knowledgeable Tour Directors and local guides.

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