North Hungary consists of the northern region of Hungary that extends just to the north east of the capital city Budapest and shares a border with neighbouring Slovakia. Although North Hungary does not include some of the country’s well known destinations like Budapest and Lake Balaton, it is still an extremely attractive region to visit and is full of its own attractions. Budapest is still within easy reach and this makes a holiday home in North Hungary perfect for couples, and families.
Self catering accommodation in North Hungary is a great choice for holidaymakers who enjoy outdoor activities and fabulous scenery. Large parts of North Hungary consist of mountains where you can hike and cycle, or rent a car if you don’t fancy tackling the hills yourself! You could also consider enjoying the scenery on horse back as horse riding is common here. Hunting and fishing are popular sports, and you can spend time on the River Tisza on kayaks or boats.
With the mountains so close to your North Hungary accommodation this is an excellent destination to enjoy during the winter as there are several good ski resorts here. Holidaymakers will find that these are quieter and more affordable than Western European ski resorts.
Wherever your North Hungary self catering accommodation is situated there are plenty of towns and cities nearby to visit. The largest city in the region is Miskolc where you’ll find a ruined medieval castle, thermal baths, caves and more, plus outside the city is Bankut ski resort. Eger is another attractive town that is renowned for its thermal baths, its castle, and lots of history, whilst the small town of Tokaj is famous for its white wines.
Accommodation in North Hungary is also a good choice for holidaymakers looking for an alternative place to stay to Budapest, yet still be within reach of this beautiful capital city for a day trip.
Whether you enjoy skiing or sightseeing, North Hungary accommodation can be visited throughout the year. The country has a continental climate which gives hot summers and cool to cold winters where snow is a definite in the mountains. Spring and autumn are also pleasant as temperatures can be mild to warm.
Getting to self catering accommodation in North Hungary by air is easy as there are several options for airports. Choose between Debrecen International Airport, Kosice International Airport, or Budapest’s Ferihegy International Airport. Budapest is not far from North Hungary and will have the best availability of flights out of the three airports mentioned. Budget and low cost airlines such as easyJet, Ryanair, and Jet2.com fly here, in addition to scheduled airlines including British Airways, Air France, and Lufthansa.