The beginning of a year is a great opportunity for vacation planning. During this period of time we are tired of winter, so we can be very creative, and also prices of a trips and flights may be in a lot more reasonable price (view flights here). When you are more into sightseeing than laying on a beach, you should consider a trip to the capital of Hungary.
How to get there?
This amazing but small country is situated about 10 hours road by bus from our southern borders. Therefore if you like to go there using your car or train, you need to be prepared for a longer road. But since year a flights to Budapest from many of Polish airports are available, in very decent price. You only have to book your seat a lot faster, if you like to get the best deal. Probably six months ahead will be enough, so if you start your planning in January you will have plenty of time. Also remember about accommodation, your apartment will also be cheaper while booking faster.
The best monuments
If you are an admirer of beautiful buildings the Budapest is the finest place for you. It used to be part of Austrian Empire, so it was really rich. First of all go to the old town where the Fisherman Tower is situated. This spectacular building looks like medieval castle from the fairy tale, however it was constructed in the late nineteenth century, in Romanesque Revival style. Another amazing building, but a lot older, is the Royal Castle, situated at the top of a hill. This object was reconstructed multiple times since medieval, that is why it style is very eclectic. On the other side of Danube river you can see the Hungarian Parliament. It is astonishing, Classical building, with huge square in front of it, where plenty of people are meeting every day. If you like to explore all of the tops monuments, you can book a transfer by bus tour, it is great option if you are speaking English, you will be able to explore a lot more.
But Budapest is not only about historical monuments, also a lot more different attractions are available in there. For example you may visit zoologist garden, filled with wild animals from whole around the world. You will find in there lions, giraffes, tigers, bears, penguins and a lot more. Another nice place during the summer is Széchenyi Fürdő, local terms, with a lot of attractions for adults and children. It is great opportunity to get tan, swim a lot and have fun. And if you are into art, you can go to one of many galleries available in this capital.