8 days in Northern Hungary Itinerary

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Fly to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Drive to Holloko
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— 2 nights
— 4 nights


Holloko — 1 night

Hollókő is a Palóc ethnographic village in Hungary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Matra Muzeum, see the interesting displays at Szent Bertalan Templom Kincstara, and then see the interesting displays at Ferences Rendhaz es Templom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Nosztalgia muzeum and then explore the striking landscape at Ipolytarnoci Osmaradvanyok Termeszetvedelmi Terulet.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Holloko road trip planning tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Holloko is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Holloko, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in February, expect nights in Holloko to be much colder, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Miskolc.
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Miskolc — 2 nights

Miskolc is a city in northeastern Hungary, known for its heavy industry. On the 23rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of Theatrical History and Acting, then pause for some serene contemplation at Greek Orthodox Church and Museum, and then boost your wellbeing at Cave Bath of Miskolctapolca. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Pannontenger Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kossuth Memorial House, then get engrossed in the history at Zempleni Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tokaj Wine Region.

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Traveling by car from Holloko to Miskolc takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Eger.
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Eger — 4 nights

Hungarian Rome

Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Get some historical perspective at Eger Castle and Minorita Templom. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Valley of the Beautiful Women and Recsk National Memorial Park. When in Eger, make a side trip to see Art Glass Parad Kft in Paradsasvar, approximately Paradsasvar away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Kopcsik Marcipania Szamos edessegbolt, make a trip to Dobo Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica, and take an in-depth tour of Suba-lyuk Cave Museum and Visitor Centre.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Eger road trip planning app.

Getting from Miskolc to Eger by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Northern Hungary travel guide

Castles · Thermal Spas · Landmarks
Historical architecture combines with natural wonders to make up Northern Hungary. Castles, fortresses, and cathedrals dot the countryside, as do caves and thermal baths. The natural landscape here lends itself to winemaking, particularly in the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region, where you can spend your time hopping from cellar to cellar trying many different varietals. National parks here contain the country's highest peaks, as well as waterfalls and miles of trails. Not only have many natural settings been left untouched, but numerous villages appear fixed in a bygone era. The contrast of these small historical towns with the bigger cities of Central Hungary is reason enough to visit this region.