Route & dates
Budapest— 4 nights
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: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest road trip website.
If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiport is Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Budapest
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