As Christmas approaches, you may notice Christmas markets popping up like mushrooms everywhere. These are great places to spend a romantic evening tasting local seasonal specialties, wandering the stalls and perhaps picking up a few souvenirs-cum-Christmas presents for those back home.
Wine was introduced to Hungary by the Romans, and the country was known for its excellent wines until the devastation of World War II and the Communist era. Recently Hungarian wines have had a renaissance and garnering prizes in international competitions.
From monasteries to castles, tourist centers to fluorescent bike lane, outdoor activities to national memorial sites: this year abounded in new developments in Hungary, so we selected those which can be the most exciting destinations for tourists. All of them are worth visiting in 2016!
Hungary is most renowned for it's Tokaji aszú wine, but as the wine industry of the region probably dates back to the Celts and the country has 22 wine regions, the selection of Hungarian wines is definitely worth a thorough exploration! Here we have a great list of wine events of Autumn 2016.
Olympic spirit has always been an important part of Hungarian history! Budapest is a candidate city for 2024 Olympic Games, but the capital and also whole Hungary is already on the global map of the sports world.
Each year on Hungary's national holiday on 20th August, a competition to make the Birthday Cake of Hungary is announced by the National Guild of Hungarian Confectioners.
Hungary has plenty of beautiful castles and mansions. Many of them were thoroughly renovated and converted into a castle hotel – so if you want to explore the former residence of an aristocrat family and enjoy elegance and luxury while relaxing, you can choose from many options thourghout the country! Here we have a great selection of castle hotels of Hungary.
The 24th Sziget Festival has ended with the record-breaking number: almost half a million people attended from more than 100 countries. The non-stop week of fun of 2016 is now over, but the dates of the 25th Island of Freedom are already revealed!
Hungary is well-known for it's magnificent architecture and also for it's rich history – so why not discover both of them and look for one of the many great historic hotels as an accomodation during your stay?