Budapest: Winter's Hottest Choice

Imagine bathing in a steaming hot, outdoor spa under a dark winter sky or sipping hot red wine in the glow of thousands of twinkling lights from the Christmas market at the Basilica. Imagine enjoying a hearty Hungarian dinner on the banks of the Danube with the historic Castle District lit up majestically in front of you.
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Show me Hungary!

It can be hard to get a feel for a holiday location so far away. Here we list a handful of great visual ways to become familiar with Hungary. Take a look at whatever aspects of the country interest you, using a range of free tools, including photo galleries, panoramic images, videos and apps. Get to know Hungary your way!
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Tell me all about Hungary!

If you fancy reading up on Hungary as a destination, it can be difficult to know where to start, as there is so much information out there! Here we distil the process into three easy types of info and in a manageable size. Read selected magazine and newspaper articles by professional travel writers, or blogs/travelogues by enlightened visitors who have already been there , done that. We also include a few podcast channels for those who prefer interviews and the spoken word. Learn about Hungary your way!
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Explore the regions of Hungary
Hungary The Puszta and Lake Tisza Eger-Tokaj Wine Region Budapest and Surroundings Balaton Pannonia


Get your skates on this Christmas season!

There is plenty to do in Budapest and the nearby areas all year round. The temperatures might be low in the festive season, but a little skating is sure to focus the mind and get you warmed up and puffed out. You can get on the ice right in the city centre, at one of the advent market rinks!

Raw Travel Budapest

The popular American TV series "Raw Travel" will be airing an episode featuring Budapest on November 21st and 22nd in the U.S. Tune in to find out all about different sides of the "pearl of the Danube", from the perspective of tourist and locals alike!

Don't miss the Rembrandt Exhibition at the Budapest Fine Art Museum

The Budapest Fine Arts Museum is hosting another big-name exhibition, entitled "Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age." It continues the tradition of gathering famous works from museums far and wide. The Exhibition is now on, running from October 31st to February 15th 2015. It can be viewed from 10am-5pm at the museum on Heroes' Square, though separate tickets must be purchased online. It is a special opportunity in more ways than one - it will be the last exhibition before an extended closure for renovation of the museum district.
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