#01 PARLIAMENT, BUDAPEST
Take a tour of Hungary’s biggest building, an ornate riverside edifice which houses the Coronation Regalia.
From village folk-dances to Budapest's mega-fest Sziget, Hungarians know how to party.
This atmospheric Uplands town is strewn with gorgeous Baroque architecture and boasts a castle which famously repelled Ottoman attack in 1552.
#04 DANUBE BEND
Escape Budapest's muggy summer weather with a visit to one of the most enchanting stretches of the Danube near Szentendre.
Szentendre, Hungary, Danube bend © Gabor Tokodi/Shutterstock
#05 THERMAL BATHS, BUDAPEST
Wallow in hot thermal waters in one of Budapest’s grand historic baths
Explore the student bars by night and the town’s many historic treasures by day.
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#07 WINE TASTING
Head to Badacsony for wonderful whites or Szépasszony for zesty red, Bull's Blood.
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#08 LAKE BALATON
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#09 CASTLE HILL, BUDAPEST
You literally can’t miss this: the heart of the historic Buda side of the city.
View on the Old Fisherman Bastion in Budapest © V_E/Shutterstock
Revered as “red gold”, if there's one foodstuff that is synonymous with Hungarian cuisine, it’s paprika.