The 'roof of Hungary' is formed by the top of the Mátra Mountains, the 'frame' is by winding rivers through the lowland areas. Add this to Lake Balaton, Budapest, coffee houses and good wines, and there you have it a top destinations for a holiday.
Looking for the best places in Hungary? Then you should spend your days by the crystal clear Lake Balaton. Where the southbank offers the most popular views, it’s the north bank that offers precisely what Hungary is famous for: Quieter villages, beautiful forests and vineyards on volcanic hills. Sailing on the lake itself is a must, as well as endless walking and cycling paths to explore. The capital of the Lake Balaton, Keszthely, was one of the main trading centers of the Romans.
Do you want to partake in the Hungarian culture? In the city of Budapest culture is combined with authenticity and everything is brought together. Travel to the Buda underground there is a 7 kilometer long cave hidden below the ground, a natural landmark with fantastic stalactites. Prefer above ground? See 'old' Hungarian culture in the Castle District in the form of many old buildings and churches. Oh and of course we can’t forget about the tradition of coffee houses in the city. Sit down in a comfortable chair in a classy coffee shop with a delicious cup of espresso, be part of true hungarian culture!
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Area: 93,027 km2
Highest point: Kékes on 1,014 meters
Our recommendations for Hungary:
Ingredients: 125 g butter, 2 chopped onion, 1 tablespoon hot paprika, 1 red pepper, 1 tomato, 600 g chicken breast, 150 ml chicken stock (cube), 125 ml sour cream.
Put butter in a pan and fry the onions, add the paprika, pepper and tomatoes. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Allow to cool for 1 minute and add the sour cream, salt and pepper.
Tip: Hungarians love to enjoy it with boiled rice.