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HOLIDAY IN HUNGARY   >   EU  


Counties in Hungary : Bacs-Kiskun, Baranya, Bekes, Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen, Csongrad, Fejer, Gyor-Moson-Sopron, Hajdu-Bihar, Heves, Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok, Komarom-Esztergom, Nograd, Pest, Somogy, Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg, Tolna, Vas, Veszprem and Zala

Urban counties in Hungary : Bekescsaba, Debrecen, Dunaujvaros, Eger, Gyor, Hodmezovasarhely, Kaposvar, Kecskemet, Miskolc, Nagykanizsa, Nyiregyhaza, Pecs, Sopron, Szeged, Szekesfehervar, Szolnok, Szombathely, Tatabanya, Veszprem and Zalaegerszeg. 

Capital City of Hungary : Budapest


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Camp sites Hungary

   -   Camp sites Hungary
Looking for a nice camp site or a great camping holiday? You're in good hands with Suncamp holidays! Whether you want to reserve a camping pitch or a fully equipped static caravan, tent, chalet or bungalow, you can do it quickly and easily on this website.

Car Hire Hungary 

  Sixt   -   
Pick-Up Station / Return Station: Budapest Airport and Budapest Downtown



Holiday Homes / Apartments

  Bungalow.net   -   Holiday homes Hungary 

 Holidaylettings.co.uk 
Alfold/Great Hungarian Plains (1), Central Hungary/Danube (50), Northern Hungary (1), Transdanubia/Pannonia (2).

Hotels Hungary

  Hotels in Hungary   -   Hotel Guide Hungary
Hotels in Budapest, Vecsés, Siófok, Győr, Hévíz, Debrecen, Eger, Szeged, Pécs, Balatonfüred, Hajdúszoboszló, Gyenesdiás, and more...

    -   Hotels in Budapest, Szeged, Szekesfehervar

 
Hostelbookers.com is one of the worlds largest online booking services for hostels. All hostels you see here are offering realtime prices and availability.

Travel Agents / Tour Operators

Kuoni

 G Adventures

Thomas Cook



Travel Guides Hungary / Related books

The Rough Guide to Hungary - ISBN 1848360495 Travel Guides Hungary  [ amazon.co.uk ]

  Dorling Kindersley   -    

The Rough Guide to Hungary
Darren (Norm) Longley (Author)
The Rough Guide to Hungary is the definitive guide to this beautiful land-locked nation, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions from the thickly forested Northern Uplands and The Great Plain to the spectacular Lake Balaton and hip capital city, Budapest. You'll find introductory sections on Hungarian customs, health, food, drink and outdoor activities as well as Hungarian wine and extraordinary concentration of thermal bars, all inspired by dozens of colour photos. The Rough Guide to Hungary is loaded with practical information on getting there and around, plus reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping in Hungary for all budgets. Rely on expert background information on everything from Hungarian folk music to Habsburg rule whilst relying on a useful language section and the clearest maps of any guide. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Hungary
Paperback: 480 pages; Publisher: Rough Guides; 7 edition (1 Mar 2010); ISBN-10: 1848360495; ISBN-13: 978-1848360495.

  Hungary 2007 (Michelin National Maps) - 2067125958
Map of Hungary; Publisher: Michelin Maps; Revised edition edition (8 Jan 2007); ISBN-10: 2067125958; ISBN-13: 978-2067125957. 

Transport / How do I travel to Hungary

  Budapest Airport  -  Ferihegy International Airport

   
Book cheap flights to Hungary at ebookers and benefit from discounted airfares. View their latest offers and book your flights, accommodation, car hire and insurance online

Hungary 2007 (Michelin National Maps) - ISBN 2067125958  Airline Tickets Hungary / Bargain Flights 
Cheap flight tickets Hungary, price comparison possible.

   -   Flight tickets Budapest

  MAV   -   Hungarian Railway

National Express Eurolines
Travel by bus or coach to Hungary.


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  Hungary Tourism

  Budapest
The City of Budapest actually consists of three cities: Óbuda, the oldest section, with Celtic and Roman ruins on the Buda side of the Danube; Buda in the gently rolling hills on the western bank, famous for its historic Castle Hill and beautiful residential area; and bustling Pest with its shopping, government and commercial districts on the flat plain of the east bank. United in 1873, Budapest is renowned as the location of one of the most beautiful World Heritage sites.

  Central Danubia
Visegrád, Esztergom, Börzsöny Mountain, Szentendre, Szentendre Island, Pilis Mountain, Zsámbék, Ráckeve, Százhalombatta, Vác, Vácrátót, Gödöllő, Mogyoród, and Ócsa
  Central Transdanubia
Székesfehérvár, Tác, Veszprém, Tata, Lake Velence, Bakony Mountain, Vértes Mountain, Herend, Martonvásár, Pápa, and Sümeg.
  North Hungary
  Southern Transdanubia
Pécs, Mecsek Mountain, Orfű, Abaliget, Pécsvárad, Harkány, Siklós, Villány-Siklós Wine Road, Mohács, Gemenc Forest, Decs, Szekszárd, Szenna, Szigetvár, Dombóvár-Gunaras, Kaposvár.
  West Transdanubia  -  City of Sopron

  Northern Great Plain
  Southern Great Plain   -   City of Gyula
  Balaton   -   Balaton Region

  Theiß Lake   -   Abádszalók, Karcag, Tiszafüred and Tiszanána

  Bekescsaba
  Debrecen  -  a town wrapped in sunshine
The name of the town appeared in the Várad Regestrum of 1235 for the first time in written documents. Debrecen was only one of the little villages in the region until the beginning of the 13th century. Owing to its landlords it had grown to be a major settlement in the period after the invasion of the Tartars, by the beginning of the 14th century. The Saint Andrew Church was built in early Gothic style in 1311. The Parish Council was formed in 1332; in 1361 the settlement received the privilege of market-town from Louis I (the Great), who granted the town the right of electing its own judges and that a citizen of Debrecen could not be brought before the court in a strange place; then in 1405 Sigismund granted the town privileges that only Buda, the capital had owned before: the people of Debrecen were entitled to hold two country-wide markets every year and were permitted to build a wall around the town.
  Eger
  Esztergom
  Gyula
  Gyor
  Kalocsa   -   Centre Paprika
  Kecskemet
  Mohacs
Mohács is a more than 900 years old town that has a history of grave import. This town which lies on the bank of the Danube in a beautiful natural environment, steadily developed through centuries.
The battle of Mohács in 1526 is a part of the World history, and the name of our town is above all known of this.
  Miskolc
  Pecs
  Sopron
  Szeged   -   City of the sun   -   2100 hours of sun each year
  Szekesfehervar
  Szentendre
  Szombathely
  Vesprem   -   City of queens

  Lake Balaton
  News from Hungary   -   Budapester
  Church  -  Kirche Maria Schnee   -   Szeged
  Magazine   -   Hungary Today
  Salgotarjan
  Siofok

Cuisine   -   Hungarian recipes

Hungarian cooking isn't all gulyás [ goulash ] and heavily spiced paprika dishes, just in the same way as Italian isn't all pasta and Indian hot spices. Hungarian dishes have a distinctive, unmistakable character of their own, often rich with sour cream, onions, eggs, butter and wine. An abundance of good local produce, meat and fish make for dishes such as Halászlé [ vissoep ], Sült libamájszelet [ in pan gebakken ganzelever ], Almával töltött fácán [ met appel gevulde fazant ], Szarvastokány erdei gombával (venison stew with wild mushrooms) and Fogasszelet bakonyi módra (fillet of pike-perch Bakony style).

  Hungarian Wine
The Art of Hungarian Cooking   -   by Paula Pogany Bennett, Velma R. Clark, Willy Pogany (Illustrator)
Songs of Hungary reveal that love and food are closely entwined in the hearts of this frankly and enthusiastically food-loving nation. The Art of Hungarian Cooking is a delightful accomplishment. In Hungary the spirit with which a special dish is cooked is almost as important as the ingredients and the measurements. Hungarian cooking is not spicy. It is pleasing in a sophisticated way, having that indefinable quality which also distinguishes the people. In this book there are many varieties of menus to be found, dishes to bring adventure to your cooking, give satisfaction to you as you cook and hostess over and above all the pleasure and enjoyment these dishes will afford your family and guests.
Paperback 229 pages (December 1997); Publisher: Hippocrene Books, Inc
The Wines of Hungary (Mitchell Beazley Wine Guides S.)   -   by Alex Liddell
This reference to the 22 wine regions of Hungary shows how this country, with its once-proud wine tradition , reinvented itself after 45 years of communism, during which time the entire structure of grape growing and wine production was changed out of recognition. The author details how Hungary's re-adjustment, which still continues, has progressed through privatization, foreign investment and the dedication of small producers struggling to achieve quality standards in the face of a chronic lack of capital. He covers over 300 wine producers, not only from the famous regions like Tokaj and Villany, where significant progress has been made, but also from the lesser-known and as yet underdeveloped regions that suggest the potential to make world-class wines. There are detailed profiles of the leading producers, with assessments of their wines, plus maps detailing the key wine areas.
Paperback 240 pages (February 13, 2003); Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

History of Hungary

Independence: 1001 [ unification by King Stephen I ]

Tradition holds that Hungary was founded by Árpád, who led the Magyars into the Pannonian plains in the 9th century. The Kingdom of Hungary was established in 1000 by King St. Stephen I. Initially the history of Hungary was developed in a triangle with that of Poland and Bohemia, with the many liaisons with Popes and Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire.
Gradually Hungary turned into a large, independent kingdom which formed a distinct Central European culture with ties to greater West European civilisation.

  History of Hungary   -   Wikipedia
Origins of the Hungarian state, The Kingdom of Hungary, High and Late Middle Ages (1000 - 1526), Early Modern Times (1526 - 1718), 18th century (1718 - 1780), Enlightenment (1780 - 1848), The 1848 Revolution (1848 - 1849), After the revolution (1850 - 1867), Austria - Hungary (1867 - 1918), The Revolutions (1918 -1919), The Regency (1920 - 1944), Hungary's second communist Government, 1956 Revolution, Reform Under Kádár, Transition to Democracy, Free Elections and a Democratic Hungary

Music, Art & Culture, Events

  Netwerk Hongarian folk music
  Hungarian State Opera
Current events, program calender, premiers, repertoire etc.
  Hungarian National Philharmoniker Orchestra
The Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Choir and Music Library is the national institution for Hungarian and universal music

Culture Shock! Hungary: A Guide to Customs and Etiquette    -   by Zsuzsanna Ardo
Paperback 296 pages (September 28, 2001); Publisher: Kuperard
Gypsy Music from Hungary & Romania    -   To hear a song sample, click on the song titles

 
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