Route & dates
Budapest— 4 nights
Sat, Dec 16 - Wed, Dec 20
Pearl of the Danube
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square.
To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest sightseeing planner.
If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiport is Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Budapest
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