CRUISING PHOTO of the WEEK #12 – A river cruise longship docked at night on the River Danube by the Chain Bridge at Budapest is this week’s outtake from my book, ‘Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships’ (copies available now with free shipping – use code SHIPFREE – at http://www.DennisCox.com). Many trans-Europe cruises via the Danube begin or end in Budapest, a halfway point between Amsterdam and the Black Sea. An extra day or two pre- or post-cruise can be well spent exploring the 3 unified cities — Buda and Óbuda on the west bank of the Danube and Pest on the flat east bank.
Category Archives: Hungary
Visit the Esterházy Palace and experience the Baroque-Rococo grandeur of the 18th century! #Hungary #history #art #travel
UNSECO World Heritage village Hollókő will again reopen #hungary
Discover the beautiful landscape of #Tokaj #Wine Region #Hungary #UNESCO #WorldHeritageSite
5 interesting facts about Hungary’s largest and oldest national park; Peter Licskay; Daily News Hungary
If you visit Hungary, you need to see at least one national park #nature #natureisbeautiful #hungary #dailynewshungary.
A good destination to visit in Hungary after the epidemic: Lake Fertő; John Woods; Daily News Hungary
#Wonders await all those who want to #relax after the hard months of the #coronavirus. #Hungary #Hungarian #Fertő #lake #travel #holiday #tourism
Buda Castle has any number of paid-for sights and attractions but you can explore this historic quarter for free – with panoramic views thrown in.
Pannonhalma Archabbey – The most remarkable historical place in Hungary; Gergely Kolba; Daily News Hungary
Have you ever been here? #hungary #dailynewshungary #pannonhalma
One of the most popular tourist attractions of the Hungarian capital, the Buda Castle Funicular, turned 150 years old yesterday. The funicular, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Danube panorama, links the Adam Clark Square and the Széchenyi Chain Bridge at river level to Buda Castle, and was inaugurated in 1870 as the second such means of transport in the world.
Europe’s oldest official long-distance hiking trail.
A Timeless Journey Through the Hidden Treasures of the Tokaj Wine Region; Fanni Kaszas; Hungary Today
Home of the legendary Aszú white wines, Tokaj wine region is located in northeastern Hungary. Named after the town of Tokaj, the region’s former commercial center, it is a relatively small wine region of around 5,500 hectares of vineyards. From wine tastings, excursions, producer’s markets, and great restaurants, the region offers a lot for tourists.
Planning a trip to Budapest? Here is Matt’s list of the best things to see and do in the city to help you have the best trip possible!
The most famous cave of Hungary will soon offer medical treatments; Gergely Kolba; Daily News Hungary
Have you ever been to a Hungarian cave? #hungary #dailynewshungary
Get the most out of Hungary’s capital…
From culture to cuisine, wildlife to watersports, Hungary has much to tempt the traveler to go further than the bright lights of Budapest.
The Alföld or the Great Plain is a place of legends, and legendary sights. The bird nature reserves its two counties contain, the Hortobágy and the Tisza lake, have made it onto the UNESCO world heritage list.
After a one-hour drive from Budapest, one can spot a great black raven, which shows that Fanni Kaszas is in the right place. It symbolizes the village Hollókő (Ravenstone), or the “Living Village.” The place got its name, because according to legend, ravens carried everything away at night that people built during the day. The beautiful, charming village has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. The unique town in Hungary is one of the last where traditions, folk customs, arts and crafts, and traditional Palóc foods are part of everyday life to…
These 15 travel destinations may not be the most well known, but the incredible beauty in these places is definitely worth a peek…
Investments make Hungarian village Hollókő more popular in the country; Gergely Kolba; Daily News Hungary
Have you ever been to Hollókő? #Hungary #Hollókő #UNESCO…
Global news network CNN has published a list of the 20 most beautiful places in Europe, which includes Hortobágy National Park in Hungary, joining the illustrious company of places like Zagori in Greece, and the Yorkshire Dales in England.