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Budapest— 6 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.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. Shop till you drop at Andrassy Avenue and Book Cafe - Lotz Terem. Go for a jaunt from Budapest to Balatonfured to see Tagore Promenade about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Buda Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).
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If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.
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