Hungary is an exciting country which features a unique culture, an imperial past and a vibrant present. The Hungarian culture is unique among the cultures of central and eastern Europe: the food is savoury and spicy, the language is unique and beautiful while the folk-music will swiftly sweep you off your feet. Especially Budapest is an ideal location for conferences, exhibitions, trade-fairs and events, as well as for touristic and leisurely travel.
Explore Hungary’s vast plains and enjoy a cruise on the legendary “blue” Danube or relax in one of Budapest finest spa baths. While staying at Leonardo Hotels in Hungary don’t miss out the extraordinary Hungarian cuisine and the fine selection of wines. The Lake Balaton, only an hour away from the capital city of Budapest, is a great place for family vacation, for an active holiday of sailing and water sports.
The Hungarian Railway system encompasses almost 8000 km of rail, operated by “Magyar Államvasutak” (MÁV). While staying at a hotel in Budapest, you can also use the HEV suburban rail and the Budapest Metro (Budapesti metró ) system, the second oldest underground railway system in the world. Hungary is also well linked by motorways and visitors to Hungary can always enjoy a peaceful cruise on the beautiful Danube.
Budapest is without doubt the most visited touristic destination in Hungary. Accommodation in Budapest could serve as a base to explore the Hungarian capital, as well as the whole country. Budapest is the largest city in Hungary and serves as the country’s financial, cultural and academic centre and is therefore an ideal location for a conference in Hungary.
Budapest is divided into two parts – Buda and Pest, one on each bank of the Danube River. The River does not only divide the city, but serves as a tourist attraction in its own right – and is today considered (together with the Buda Castle, the Andrássy Avenue, the Heroes' Square and the Millennium Underground Railway of the Budapest Metro) a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Budapest features several other important sites – such as the Nagy Zsinagóga (Great Synagogue), and 80 geothermal springs. Experience the beautiful city of Budapest with Leonardo Hotels Budapest.
Lake Balaton is the largest lake in Central Europe and a popular holiday destination for tourists coming from all over Europe. The lakeside towns offer a variety of water-sports, relaxation and activities. Surrounded by Hungary’s wine region, it is also an ideal destination for connoisseurs. Lake Balaton is located only about an hour by car from the Leonardo Hotel in Budapest and could be easily reached from the city.
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