Route & dates
Start: Budapest, Hungary
Budapest, Hungary— 6 nights
Fly: 6 h 30 min
Lisbon, Portugal— 2 nights
Fly: 6 h 30 min
End: Budapest, Hungary
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.Get in touch with nature at Palatinus Strandfürdő and Danube River. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. Change things up with a short trip to Priest's Island (Pap-sziget) in Szentendre (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank.
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If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.
Things to do in Budapest
Priest's Island (Pap-sziget)
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City of Seven Hills
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Belém Tower, and then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, then take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and then wander the streets of Alfama.
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Traveling by flight from Budapest to Lisbon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. August in Lisbon sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Lisbon
Quinta da Regaleira
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