1. Budapest: The capital city of Hungary is the best place to explore the historic and modern side of the country. Here you can see various ancient historic buildings standing together with the modern architectures. Hungary tour packages usually include visits to places like Buda Castle, Parliament, Great Synagogue, etc. You can also find excellent Hungarian and Indian cuisines in many restaurants.
2. Szentendre: Szentendre is also called St. Andrews and is located near Budapest. The cobbled streets lined with beautiful and colourful Baroque houses provide a magnificent picturesque look to the town. Here you can visit Belgrade Cathedral, Art Mill, Hungarian Open Air Museum, Blagoveschensk Church, etc. This town is most famous for its museums and artists colony filled with galleries and cafes.
- Location: Hungarian town on the Danube River, north of the capital, Budapest
3. Tokaj: Tokaj is located in the centre of the country and is well known as the best place to taste the best wines. This town provides an amazing view of the Zemplen Hills and has beautiful houses all over. Since the 15th century, Tokaj has been famous for the production of sweet wines. It is famous for the Tokaj Museum, Vineyards, Wine Tasting Tours, and the Sarospatak Castle.
- Location: Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Northern Hungary
4. Esztergom: It is the best place to experience the influence of Christianity on Hungary. Esztergom Basilica, the largest church of Hungary, and its museum have the largest collection of Christian relics. This city used to be the capital of Hungary during the 10th and 13th century. Remember to include the Christian Museum, Danube Museum, Esztergom Basilica, and Castle Museum in your Hungary packages.
- Location: Komárom-Esztergom county, Northern Hungary
5. Debrecen: A tour to Debrecen, the second largest city of Hungary, provides a memorable expedition to the great grasslands of the city. The city has a unique history and the best places to visit here are Timar Haz, Deri Museum, Centre of Modern & Contemporary Art, the Great Church, and Calvinist College. This city provides a gateway to the Hungarian great plains and serves as a base for Hortobagy National Park.
- Location: Hungary’s Northern Great Plain region
6. Tihany: This small village is located near the Lake Balaton region and is best known for its Abbey, the place where the first records of the Hungarian language were found. It is famous for its Lavender Garden, Loczy Nature Trail, and Bird watching at the lake. The best places to visit in Tihany village are Benedictine Abbey Museum, Open-air Folk Museum, Visszhanghegy, Lavender House, etc.
- Location: Village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula
7. Lake Balaton: Lake Balaton is also known as the Hungarian Sea because of its 197 km long shoreline. The lake has a cycle path around the shore and you can cycle on it and enjoy the fantastic view of this beautiful lake. You can also find beautiful Balaton Uplands National Park and several resorts around here. Visit the Herend Porcelain Factory, Szigliget Fortress, and Festetics Palace. You can also enjoy the Balaton Sound Festival and the Heviz Spa.
- Location: Western Hungary
8. Aggtelek: Aggtelek and Slovak Karst have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are a famous gateway from everything. The Baradla Cave of the Aggtelek has stunning stalactite formations inside it and is a treat for nature lovers, especially the ‘Giant’s Hall’. Most Hungary tour packages take you to Aggtelek Cave System early during the day to enjoy the peace and the escape from the crowd.
- Location: Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
9. Pecs: This city is a mix of heritage and exciting nightlife, a balance of ancient and modern. This city deserves a place in your Hungary packages as you can explore the ancient architectural landmarks during the day and enjoy the entertainment of the nightlife. Here you can go trekking at Mecsek, visit the Mosque of Pasha Qasim, and St. Peter and Paul Cathedral.
- Location: Southern Hungary, close to the Croatian border
10. Sopron: This city is a witness to Hungarian history for ages and has a mix of various cultures and architectures of the Romans, Celts, Slavs, Germans, Magyars, and Avars, who were for settling down the city. Through the times, the city has developed and changed a lot but the inner city still holds its ancient charm and delight for the visitors.
- Location: Near Lake Neusiedl/Lake Fert?, Hungary on the Austrian border
11. Tapolca: Tapolca is best described as the underground ‘Lake Cave’ and is located in the middle of the town. The beautiful caves earn this town an important place in Hungary tour packages. It is also famous for its medicinal properties and is open for the public to visit. This town is famous for the Little Princes Statue and the Kotenger. You can also visit Lake Malom-to and the Szent Gyorgy Hill.
- Location: Veszprém county, Hungary
11. Holloko: The unique architecture of this village has earned it a place on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The village has only two streets and is considered a living piece of history in Hungary. The houses in the village are made using sticks and clay/mud, under a technique known as ‘wattle and daub’. In the village, you can also explore the Holloko Castle, Village Museum, Postal Museum, the Church of St. Martin, Guzsalyas, and the Paloc Doll Museum.
- Location: Palóc ethnographic village in Hungary