Great events wine lovers should visit this autumn in Hungary

Hungary is most renowned for it's Tokaji aszú wine, but as the wine industry of the region probably dates back to the Celts and the country has 22 wine regions, the selection of Hungarian wines is definitely worth a thorough exploration! Here we have a great list of wine events of Autumn 2016.

The 8 best alternative ways to get to Buda Castle

Reconstruction works have started in the Castle District, which means bus traffic is temporarily limited in the area. But don't panic: from funicular to tuktuk, there are a lot of alternative ways to reach the top of Castle Hill! Here we have collected 8 of them.
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7 tips for the spring season in Budapest

Temperatures rising, sunshine becoming again an everyday experience, outdoor terraces being inhabited again: spring has definitely arrived to the Hungarian capital! Check out our tips which help you to make the most out of your visit to the city in the spring season.
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Explore the regions of Hungary
Hungary The Puszta and Lake Tisza Eger-Tokaj Wine Region Budapest and Surroundings Balaton Pannonia

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Record number of visitors on 2016 Sziget Festival

The 24th Sziget Festival has ended with the record-breaking number: almost half a million people attended from more than 100 countries. The non-stop week of fun of 2016 is now over, but the dates of the 25th Island of Freedom are already revealed, so save the date: 9-16 August, 2017.

Top 15 must see castles in Hungary

Hungary has about hundred castles and ruins of castles all over the country, many of them are being renewed nowadays. Here we selected for you the best 15, worth it to visit if you have the chance.

Summertime at Lake Balaton

Lake Balaton is much more than a popular holiday destination! Whole summer season boasts of an abundance of programmes around the Hungarian Sea. Check out our selection here!
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Events & programmes

Memories of the Belle Epoque: Hungarian Operetta

Part of the cultural heritage of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, the international genre of operetta received an unmistakable twist in Hungary and has become a real hungaricum. This light opera was incredibly popular in the Belle Epoque and the following decades, but spectacular performances can still be enjoyed nowadays.

Top cultural events of 2016 in Hungary

Classic music, folk traditions, contemporary cinema and much more – we already know that a great selection of programmes will characterize the year of 2016! We have collected the most exciting ones, among them the most popular festivals, from art related programmes to opera and folklore events.

Get on board! Explore Hungary by ship

Hungary has no seashores, but even though Hungarians are keen boatmen. So why not combining a ship excursion with sightseeing, or explore Lake Balaton on water? Hungary also has some beautiful old ships, so we can enjoy historic elegance while traveling on vessels. Here we have a selection of ideas for all those who love this kind of vehicle!
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Gastro Adventures

Great events wine lovers should visit this autumn in Hungary

Hungary is most renowned for it's Tokaji aszú wine, but as the wine industry of the region probably dates back to the Celts and the country has 22 wine regions, the selection of Hungarian wines is definitely worth a thorough exploration! Here we have a great list of wine events of Autumn 2016.

The best classic confectioneries of Budapest

Dobos cake, Gerbeaud slice, Esterházy cake... Confectioneries are an important part of culinary traditions in Hungary, and it's not extraordinary to find one which can boast with a centrury-old history, or familiy businesses where several generations continue traditions. Let's check the most renowned classic confetcioneries of Budapest!

Gastro adventures in the Danube Bend

Among the many charming cities surrounding the Hungarian capital, it is no question that Szentendre, Visegrád and Esztergom are the most famous, and visited by Hungarian and international tourists. There are more and more visitors who adjust their itinerary and programs to the culinary delights of a region.
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In a nutshell

Wine regions of Hungary

Wine was introduced to Hungary by the Romans, and the country was known for its excellent wines until the devastation of World War II and the Communist era. Recently Hungarian wines have had a renaissance and garnering prizes in international competitions.

Public Transportation

Budapest has a well-developed public transportation system, with a network of a great number of routes of trams, buses, trolleys, undergrounds and sub-urban railway lines. Maps, schedule, and other important info here.

Traditional Hungarian cuisine

To understand Hungarian cuisine, we have to take a peek into the past. Today's Hungarian cuisine is a synthesis of ancient Asiatic components mixed with Germanic, Italian, and Slavic elements. The food of Hungary can be considered a melting pot of the continent, with its own original cuisine from the Magyar people.
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