Hungary Bucket List

Everything bucket list worthy to do in Hungary from someone who lived in Budapest!

hungary, Hungary Bucket List


  • Create a Budapest bucket list.
  • Go to Buda Castle
  • Explore Fisherman’s Bastion
  • Go on a night ghost/vampire tour in Buda. 
  • Relax in Budapest’s thermal spas and baths
  • Get a massage 
  • Do a travel photoshoot at Buda Castle.
  • Take a cocktail river cruise
  • Board a cultural Hungarian river cruise on the Danube. 
  • Take pictures of Parliament from the Danube
  • Appreciate Hero’s Square
  • Go ice skating in front of Vajdahunyad Castle (fairy tale castle).
  • Live in Budapest
  • Take pictures at Matthias Church.
  • Go cuddle with Maine Coons at the Cat Café
  • Go see some more unique animals at the Zoo Cafè
  • Climb to the top of St. Stephen’s basilica
  • Take a bath in beer at the BeerSpa (in Szèchenyi). 
  • Go on a wine tour in Etyek Wine Country
  • See the crazier side of Budapest.
  • See Castle Visegrád on the Danube bend. 
  • Go explore Pálvölgyi or Szemlöhegyi Caves
  • Go to a festival in Szeged. 
  • Tour a wine cellar in Eger. 
  • Relax or go to a music festival in Lake Balaton.
  • Take in the views at Pestetics Palace in Keszthely
  • Visit Esztergom Basilica.
  • Go to a medieval marketplace in Pécs.
  • See the ‘most beautiful village in Hungary’ according to UNESCO-Hollókö.
  • Go shopping in Vaci Street in Budapest.
hungary, Hungary Bucket List


  • Try langós in Szentendre. 
  • Drink high tea at the New York Cafe. 
  • Eat Hungarian goulash
  • Take a food tour around Budapest. 
  • Try some chicken Paprikash
  • Indulge in some palacsinta (a Hungarian version of a crepe).
  • Eat some Hungarian sausage (kolbász). 
  • Drink Pálinka (responsibly!)
  • Buy a kürtöskalács on the street or by metro stations in Budapest.
hungary, Hungary Bucket List


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