Hungary is like no other country in Eastern Europe. Both linguistically and culturally Hungary is distinct. Village life still thrives and the people are very hospitable. Budapest, the Hungarian capital is a cosmopolitan city with the Danube separating the city. The Buda side is home to museums, cobblestone streets and an old world feel. The Pest side comes alive with great shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Visit Castle Hill, Matthias Church, the National Gallery and Europe's largest Synagogue. Budapest is one of Europe's best spa cities and it is possible to stay in an up to date spa in the heart of the city. Outside Budapest visit the charming artist village of Szentendre and the religious center of Hungary, Esztergom. Outside the capital area visit the lovely city of Eger famous for its Ottoman past, the wine region of Tokaj, Gyor with its lovely inner town, Lake Bataton, famous vacation spot for both Hungarians and Europeans and the charming city of Pecs. Continental Journeys offer many escorted and Independent tours to Hungary. You can customize any independent tour or we can create a vacation to your wishes.