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HUNGARY

This landlocked country provides an exciting mix of architecture, art and nature. Its capital alone makes it a worthy stop on any keen traveler’s bucket list, with its medieval Castle Hill, neoclassical buildings and world-famous spas.

In Budapest, spend some time in the popular pedestrian shopping street of Váci Utca. Visit Heroes’ Square and the Hungarian Parliament Building. See the colorful Matthias Chruch with a Local Expert and capture the mighty Danube river, Europe’s second longest.

With Insight Vacations gain access to exclusive experiences: • Visit a traditional strudel house for a taste of the sweet Hungarian delicacy.

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The Bohemian

9 days from US$2,265

Walk in the footsteps of Prague’s Bohemian Kings and fall under the spell of Český Krumlov. Explore the legacy of the Habsburgs in Vienna and Budapest.

Easy Pace Budapest, Vienna & Prague

10 days from US$2,420

These three capitals, lush with magnificent cathedrals, imperial palaces and majestic castles, stand at the geographical heart of mainland Europe. Their history and culture are majestically intertwined by the powerful Habsburg dynasty.

Treasures of the Balkans

18 days from US$4,625

This is where the sway of the Mediterranean meets Central Europe and blends with the exotic East. From the Danube to Dracula's castle, there is history at every turn.

Highlights of Europe

from US$5,095

This journey is perfect for those who want to experience the best of Europe. Explore quaint Germanic towns, appreciate the splendour of the quiet Italian Lakes and marvel at the most impressive cities on the Continent.

European Rhapsody

from US$3,575

Discover Europe’s grandeur and the legacy of the powerful Habsburg dynasty on this soul-stirring journey of Europe’s imperial cities. Be inspired by the family heritage of royalty as you meet a castle owner in the Rhine Valley and enjoy dinner at a family home in beautiful Budapest. Your journey culminates in timeless Venice with its romantic and lavish palaces.

Romantic European

from US$6,280

One of our Travel Director's favourite itineraries, this journey is full of charm and splendour. With two nights spent in most cities, take the time to get to know each destination and uncover its secrets, whether it is mouth-watering Sachertorte over coffee in Vienna or delicious homemade pasta in Orvieto.

Travel Tips

When to go: Head to Hungary between May and September for the warmest temperatures. December is a great time to get in the festive spirit as Budapest opens its Christmas markets.

SPRING

MAR - MAY

overcast

17 °C

Avg Temp.

SUMMER

JUN - AUG

sun

26 °C

Avg Temp.

AUTUMN

SEP - NOV

rain

16 °C

Avg Temp.

WINTER

DEC - FEB

snow

4 °C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

London GMT +1

Currency

The Hungarian Forint (HUF)

Language

Hungarian

Population

9.781 million

Capital City

Budapest

Electricity

Standard of 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz.

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