Moon Budapest & Beyond: With the Danube Bend, Lake Balaton & Other Day Trips in Hungary (Travel Guide) By Jennifer D. Walker Cover Image

Moon Budapest & Beyond: With the Danube Bend, Lake Balaton & Other Day Trips in Hungary (Travel Guide) (Paperback)

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From soaking up Budapest's poignant history and vibrant nightlife to soaking in thermal baths, savor one of Europe's most stunning cities with Moon Budapest & Beyond.
  • Explore In and Around the City: Get to know Budapest's most interesting neighborhoods, like Castle Hill, South Buda, South Pest, and the historic Jewish quarter, and nearby areas, including Gödöllö, Lake Balaton, the Eger wine country, Pécs, and more
  • Go at Your Own Pace: Choose from multiple itinerary options designed for foodies, history buffs, art lovers, outdoor adventurers, and more
  • See the Sights: Soak in the thermal Széchenyi baths, meander through Magyar history at the Hungarian National Museum, or take in views of the city from 170 meters above the Danube. See Europe's largest synagogue and catch a performance at the palatial Opera House. Hike to the top of the Elizabeth Lookout, or go cave-diving in the Buda Hills
  • Get Outside the City: Explore the vineyards of the Valley of Beautiful Women, stroll through historic Hungarian folk villages, or go canyoning in the Pilis Hills
  • Savor the Flavors: Grab a mouthwatering lángos from a food truck, tuck into a rich authentic goulash, linger over coffee at a riverside café, or indulge in contemporary farm-to-table cuisine
  • Experience the Nightlife: Hop between eclectic ruin bars in the bustling Jewish Quarter or attend a Saturday "Sparty" in one of the city's famous spas. Sample Hungarian wines at a tasting room, sip creative concoctions at a cocktail bar, and watch the sunset over the Danube with a local craft beer in hand
  • Get to Know the Real Budapest: Follow honest suggestions from Budapest local Jennifer D. Walker
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps, including a full-color foldout map
  • Handy Tools: Background information on Budapest's history and culture, plus tips on sustainable travel, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get around
Day trip itineraries, favorite local spots, and strategies to skip the crowds: Take your time with Moon Budapest & Beyond.

Exploring more of Eastern Europe? Check out Moon Prague & Beyond.

About the Author

Jennifer D. Walker is a British and Hungarian writer who partly grew up Hungary and returned to Budapest in 2013. She now writes about travel, food, culture, and language in Central and Eastern Europe. She has written for National Geographic Travel, Condé Nast Traveler, Oxford Dictionaries, BBC Travel, The Guardian, and The Independent, among others. She feels at home in Budapest's ruin bars and underground art hubs, Vienna's cafés and museums, and prefers to spend the summers under the colonnades in the historic spa towns of Central Europe rather than on the beach.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781640498099
ISBN-10: 1640498095
Publisher: Moon Travel
Publication Date: March 31st, 2020
Pages: 284
Language: English
Series: Travel Guide