Hungary

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Travel Info

Travel info

Tourism

Hungary is one of the 15 most popular tourist destinations in the world, with a capital regarded as one of the most beautiful in the world.

Visas

A valid passport or EU identity card is required to enter Hungary. Nationals of Australia, Canada and the USA staying in Hungary for longer that 90 days need to apply for a long-stay visa.

For more information www.mfa.gov.hu

Major cities

Budapest,Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs

Top tourist attractions

  • Budapest
  • Lake Balaton
  • Aggtelek National Park Attractions
  • Debrecen
  • Herend
  • Eger
  • Fertod

Activities

Whether this is one of your first trips to Hungary or not, there is no shortage of things to do and see in Hungary. From history to art to culture to the outdoors, Hungary attractions are plentiful.

Relief

Slightly more than one half of Hungary's landscape consists of flat to rolling plains of the Pannonian Basin: the most important plain regions include the Little Hungarian Plainin the west, and the Great Hungarian Plainin the southeast. The highest elevation above sea levelon the latter is only 183 metres (600 ft).

Climate

In general, winters in Hungary are cold, cloudy and damp or windy, and summers are warm - sometimes very hot. July and August are the hottest months (average temperature 26°C) and January the coldest (-4°C).

Taxes

Standard Rate 25%. Reduced Rate 18%; 5%.

Public holidays

  • 1 January – New Year's Day
  • 15 March – 1848 Revolution Day
  • Moveable – Easter Monday
  • 1 May – Labour Day
  • Moveable – Pentecost
  • 20 August – St. Stephen Day
  • 23 October – 1956 Memorial Day
  • 1 November – All Saints Day
  • 24 December – Christmas Eve
  • 25 December – Christmas Day
  • 26 December – Boxing Day

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Source: www.wikipedia.org