Hungary definitely is an underestimated travel location. It may not have the most stunning landscape in the world. But starting with its capital, Hungary has an absolute unique vibe that really puts a smile on your face. The country offers some great locations to discover and also a wide field of delicious local food.
Where is Hungary? It is located in the middle of Europe and borders the countries Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.
How is the climate and weather in Hungary? The climate within the country is very moderate and with typical European conditions. During summer, the temperatures can rise high. During winter, it could get quite cold and snow can be expected in some areas.
How to get to Hungary? A proper international airport is located in Budapest. There are a few other international airports within the country that you can check. But they are smaller and do not offer a various number of flights. The train routes and highways in the country are very well-developed. It is possible to arrive by car, bus or train. Very well networked are the bus routes between each destination. Every city, no matter how small, has its own central bus station.
What is the currency in Hungary? The currency is Hungarian Forint HUF. Right now, 1 EUR equals 360 HUF (February 2021). You can withdraw money at the location or exchange it as needed.
How expensive is Hungary? The more you get to the countryside, the cheaper it gets. As in every location it gets more expensive the more a destination is developed for tourists. However, in comparison to other huge travel hotspot in Europe, Hungary is a bit cheaper.
When is the best time to travel to Hungary? The best time to travel to the country is during summer, from May till September. Additionally, travelling outside the main season is worth a trip as well.
What are some must-visit spots in Hungary? You definitely have to visit its capital Budapest. Also, on your bucket list should be the University city Debrecen, with its unique universal building. Don't miss out on the so called Sun-city Szeged. Perfect for a summer vacation alone, with friends or with your family, is the whole area around lake Balaton.