Hungary

Hungary has always had close ties to Western Europe, dating back to the 11th century when princess Elisabeth, the daughter of the Hungarian King Andreas, married Ludwig the IV of Thüringen. Her daughter married Henry II of the Netherlands and the Dutch sailor Michiel de Ruyter saved a number of Hungarian protestant Reverends from a slave trader in Naples in 1676. He is considered a hero in Hungary and you’ll see some monuments in his honour. Hungary is a spacious and versatile as holiday country and it’s a popular destination. You’ll find attractive holiday parks in Hungary, to the eye as well as your budget. Budapest Almost 2 million Hungarians live and work in Budapest. This world city still breaths the mundane atmosphere of old times, when it was the center of the Habsburg Empire together with Vienna. The Buda side of the city hosts the historic center listed on the world heritage list of UNESCO. Pest can be found on the other side of the Danube river offering wide boulevards, buildings of parliament, the Opera and theaters. The chain bridge was the first bridge to connect both parts of the city in 1849. It owes its name to Count István Széchenyi, who initiated its build. He also initiated the build of the thermal pools, the Széchenyi Pools, located close to the Heroes Square and Zoo. Puszta or plains Large parts of Hungary consist of the great plains, also called pusta, solely grasslands or otherwise planted with grain, as far as the eye can see. This land used to be covered by forests, but during the Turkish occupation it was cut down. The Hungarian people are originally nomadic horsemen, who arrived in the Carpathian Basin in the 9th century. Their love for horses has never disappeared and you will find many riding schools throughout the country. The holiday parks in Hungary often belong to stables, allowing you to enjoy horse riding during your stay. Horse shows are often organized and afterwards you can relax around a large pot of goulash. The Danube River This beautiful river flows through Hungary, arriving from Vienna past Bratislava. Hungary seen from the water is unique, especially when sailing through the Danube bend, past cities such as Komárom and Esztergom. Continue on to Budapest past the Margit isle mid river and then the city appears with the royal palace and the citadel on the right and the houses of parliament on the left. Most tours end here allowing you to explore this beautiful city.

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Cultural adventure, great times by the sea, a holiday park in Hungary

A holiday in Hungary provides a diverse range of activities. If you are looking for the peace and quiet of nature you can visit one of the many national parks with their caves, forests, marshes, streams and rivers. If you would prefer culture, you can visit well-known destinations such as Budapest, or if you would prefer to remain in the countryside, visit places like Hollókő in northern Hungary, complete with castle and ancient traditions and customs. There are also the fabulous wine regions of Hungary, which number 22 in total. And not to forget Lake Balaton, the largest lake in Central Europe, and rivers like the Danube and Tisza, therefore you have the makings of a fantastic vacation with a holiday park in Hungary. Discover it for yourself!

A holiday by the Sea
If you're looking for some affordable holiday fun, with the possibility to pursue a variety of water sports, you can't go wrong with one of Bungalow.Net's holiday parks in Hungary, which give you convenient access to places like Lake Tisza and Lake Balaton. Lake Tisza is the only lake in Europe where motor boats are allowed, so don't forget your water skis, and Lake Balaton is a sailing mecca.These places are great for bathing as well so if you're a fan of water fun during the summer, this might be just the place for you. At Lake Balaton you will also find wonderful towns like Balatonfured, home to two idyllic marinas, the perfect place to savor a glass of Balaton wine or enjoy a wellness break at one of the spas as this is one of the oldest spa towns in Hungary. Siofok is another popular destination on the lake and is known as the capital of the Balaton. Here you can enjoy eating out, or spend a morning with the kids on the sandy beach, or take a relaxing walk along the promenade. Don't forget to take a boat over to the beautiful Tihany Peninsula, the wealthiest area in Hungary and home to a beautiful church and lively nightlife. Finally, you'll also want to visit Veszprém, an old town built upon seven hills. It has an imposing castle which dates from the 9th century, a zoo, volcanic vineyards, and plenty of hiking trails for an active adventure among nature. Hungary may be a landlocked country, but you can still have plenty of fun at the Hungarian Sea!

A cultural adventure
Dreaming of medieval castles or the wild cowboys of the Puszta? Then a holiday in Hungary is just what you need. Savor a unique cultural adventure in the country that invented the Rubik's cube. It won't take you long to figure out that a family holiday in Hungary is an adventure in itself. Fill your days visiting historic places like Eger. This beautiful town is known for its historic castle and Ottoman minaret, thermal baths, and Bull's Blood (Egri Bikavér) red wine. Take a castle tour, stroll through the town, stop off at a wine cellar or enjoy a coffee at a local café. It's a carefree and relaxing day out for persons of all ages. The picturesque Danube Bend is another day trip destination you'll not want to miss. Here you'll find plenty of castle ruins and other monuments, as well as small villages and quaint towns like Esztergom, Dunabogdány, Leanyfalu and Szentendre.

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Best Holiday Park regions

Lake Balaton

Lake Balaton

The Balaton Lake is one of Hungary's treasures, or “The Hungarian Sea” as it is often called by the numerous tourists that visit this region. Traditional spa towns, picturesque wine regions, great conditions for sailing, swimming, surfing and many other water sports, beautiful churches and castles, you name it and you'll find it all here in the Balaton region of Hungary. There's some really charming lake-side resorts like Siofok, which is a great attraction during the summer and with a holiday park in Balaton region you will enjoy a fabulous vacation here. If you want to get deeper into the country's traditions and unique customs, the Badacsony Wine Region is the place to be, or maybe visit the historic town of Keszthely, with the Wax Museum of Historic Figures and the Marzipan Museum that will give you a little extra fun culture. The ideal holiday is just around the corner in the beautiful Balaton region.

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Budapest Region

Budapest Region

A holiday in Hungary is defined by diversity, there are just so many opportunities for things to do and so many attractions that will enchant your eyes here that your holiday will be a dream come true. With a holiday park in Budapest region you can visit the beautiful capital of the country with the Fisherman's Bastion, the State Opera House, the St. Stephen's Basilica and numerous other gems of this astonishing European capital. The Budapest region offers culture, history, entertainment for both young and old. Visit Margaret Island and enjoy peace and relaxation in a beautiful natural environment. Take a beautiful and romantic cruise on the Danube river, enjoy one of the numerous thermal baths here and the vivacious nightlife of the city of Budapest. Whatever you're in the mood for, the Budapest regions has it all for you and your loved ones.

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Northern Great Plains

Northern Great Plains

In the Northern Great Plains in Hungary you can have a little bit of everything: the puszta in Hungarian with the grey cattle, the quaint villages with amazing traditions, thermals baths and spas, towns with beautiful history, friendly locals. With a holiday park in the Northern Great Plains you can visit small little treasures of Hungary like the town of Csemo, or if you're more into nature take a stroll through the Hortobágy National Park, that preserves the natural treasures of this unique area. The center of the region is the city of Debrecen, with great cultural and scientific life. The Great Church of Debrecen is a must see here. Just like other parts of Hungary the northern part of the great plain also has numerous thermal springs and many of the spas here are world famous. The medicinal water in Cserkeszőlő will work magic on you, and the popular Hajdúszoboszló will be a blast for both young and old.

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