Lake Balaton & Tihany
100 km from Budapest, you will find Hungary's largest lake surrounded by many fabulous little towns, hills, wineries and beaches.
EDEN – Explore Hungary's hidden treasures
In 2006 the European Committee launched a project titled European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) meant to present the diversity of the European continent's natural, cultural and intellectual heritage to tourists. Let us show you the regions in Hungary that were selected by EDEN.
Marketplaces waiting to be explored
If you would like to buy something really Hungarian, you must visit a local market. Dive deeper, and you will find quality Hungarian food and drinks, traditional handmade gifts and special souvenirs.
Prepare for pálinka!
The annual Budapest Pálinka festival will be held in the downtown. Here we give you some tips and background info you may need before you take a deep trip into Hungarian pálinka-culture.
Eurail travel discount offer
Save money on Eurail Global Passes and see Europe by rail for less! From now until June 12th, 2013, you can get a discount of up to $100 when you buy a Eurail Global Pass!
Summer Festivals 2013
Summer is the time to relax and enjoy live, often outdoor performances of your favourite music. Fortunately Hungary hosts a wide range of musical events every year, so you are sure to find something to your taste. These are the main musical events for the summer of 2013:
Concerts, parties and events in 2013
Browse our compilation of the best parties, most exciting events and classy concerts in Hungary for 2013. Prepare for all of your senses will be pampered to the max!
12 most popular squares in Budapest
Visitors can learn a lot about Budapest from its public squares. From busy transport hubs to laid-back places to hangout by day or night, here are 12 squares you may encounter on your trip.
Best ruinpubs in Budapest
What is this ruinpub madness in Budapest? Why they are so special and popular? We give you the answers and the list of the best ruinpubs in the capital.
World Touring Car Championship 2013
4-5 May, Hungaroring, the by now traditional racetrack of Europe is giving place to the 7th and 8th Race of the FIA WTCC Championship.
Top 10 parks and gardens in Budapest
Now it's time to show you a new face of Budapest. Because it's good to know, that beside the well known postcard attractions, Budapest has many charming gardens and parks. Here you can read about the best ten of them.
Gold medallist Hungarian wines
Hungarian wineries won 11 gold medals at the annual Wine Challange in Bordeaux, France. This event is told to be the largest wine competition of the world. Congratulations! Applause!
Why choose Hungary for honeymoon?
Honeymoon is usually about romanticism and idyll. If you are tired of the too sweet, too perfect honeymoon destinations known from the movies, choose Hungary for a classic and balanced romantic trip.
Budapest Summer Festival 2013
We are pleased to invite you to the Budapest Summer Festival 2013 to celebrate with us the 75th anniversary of the Margaret Island Open-air Stage.
Top 5 most beautiful palaces in Hungary
In the past, when nobles and royal families had money and style, many romantic palaces and hideaways were built everywhere in the country. We collected the best 10 of these stunning, reminiscent buildings.
The world's best jump roper girl
New video's rising on the internet. In the Jump Rope Girl's fresh video she shows some amazing skills while visiting many charming places of Budapest.
Mini-Hungary Park Opened
New attraction awaits visitors in Szarvas's Arboretum, the Mini-Hungary, where you can walk as a giant among the most beautiful buildings of the country.
A spanish girl in Budapest
In 2012 we had a Creative Tourist Photo Contest on Facebook. Now we had an interview, with Marta Sánchez Martínez from Spain, who won the first prize, a trip to Budapest in a luxury hotel.
Budapest Marathon in October
Would you like to run a marathon suggested by CNN? Than come to Budapest! CNN annual running calendar, which is suggesting one marathon for each month from all around the World in 2013 recommends Budapest Marathon for October.
Springtime in Budapest
Good weather is approaching, but are you sure you are well prepared for the spring? Let us suggest you the top 5 things to do in Budapest during springtime!
Gold medalist Hungarian pálinkas
Hungarian pálinkas won 113 medals in Wien, at the annual Destillata International Spirit Awards. Read on for the fresh list of the best pálinkas you have to try!
Big Blog Exchange
Adventurous bloggers required to travel and exchange blogs, lives and cultures simultaneously for 10 days. The contest is on!
Short-film competition - win 20,000 €
The European Travel Commission is seeking a talented new filmmaker to create an inspirational short film about Europe as a tourism destination. If you dream of travelling across Europe and making a great film, this is your opportunity!
The City of Kings
Székesfehérvár developed a QR codes for the must-see sights in the city. Get all the info about the sights on the spot!
Spa-complex of Hajdúszoboszló
Hajdúszoboszló has one of the largest spa-complexes in Europe including a medical-spa, an outdoor strand, a huge aqua park and the Aqua-Palace with experience pools. Let us introduce to you this spa-heaven.
The amazing Lake of Hévíz
There are many spas and hot springs in the world, and a lot in Hungary, but nothing compares to the natural thermal lake of Hévíz. Here's the chance to learn more about this fantastic natural formation and plan a visit.
Bridges of Budapest
Budapest has 8 bridges. Here we give you a brief introduction to them, to help you see this beautiful capital as a whole, and by the way this information will also useful, when you visit the city one day.
Top 5 equestrian parks in Hungary
Where to experience the famous Hungarian horse-culture? Well, there are a lot of horse-parks and stables all around the country, and here we suggest you the best five of them.
Best places to taste pálinkas
Now that you heard a lot about the Hungarian pálinkas, it's time to taste them. Here you see the list of the best places in Budapest and Hungary where you can taste, drink and buy the potion of the country.
Foot-races in 2013
If you are in love with running in beautiful ambience or just want to have some active program along with hundreds of nice people, foot-races are for you!
The 25th most visited city on Earth
Euromonitor International set up a list of the 100 most visited cities on Earth, and Budapest is in the 25th place, that means the capital of Hungary came up 20 places comparing to 2010.
Do not settle for less but the best! Here comes the list of the awarded and enlisted treasures of Hungary to help you find what fits your expectations.
City of Pécs on New York Times' toplist
New York Times's 'The 46 Places to Go in 2013' compilation picked Pécs in Hungary as one of the best places on Earth to visit in 2013. Find out why!
Best Medium-Sized Festival in Europe
European Festival Awards announced the best Best Medium-Sized Festival of Europe, and it's the Heineken Balaton Sound in Zamárdi, Hungary. We congratuate!
Top 7 romantic hideaways
You have enough of the vibrant city life and sightseeing? Need some rest just you and your love? Let us show you the secret places of the country where you can getaway from the world for a couple of days and have some luxury pampering.
Matyó embroidery on the UNESCO's list
The 200 years old folk art is finally picked up to the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
Best Traditional Restaurants
Let us suggest you a list of restaurants in Budapest, which are famous, serving real traditional Hungarian dishes, professionals playing gipsy music as they played in the old times. Whichever you choose you will have a real Hungarian gastronomic experience!
Where to eat pizza in Budapest?
No matter where you travel in this world pizza is a standard. Sometimes you don't want special dishes, gastronomic wonders, just a good, juicy pizza full of cheese. Let us suggest you the top 12 restaurants in the capital, where you will find the best pizzas.
Best winebars in Budapest
There are some lovely bars in Budapest, especially for winelovers. If you looking for a place where you can taste a wide range of Hungarian wines, here we give you some tips!