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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.
#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.
#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.
Revered as “red gold”, if there's one foodstuff that is synonymous with Hungarian cuisine, it’s paprika.
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