Top National Parks of Hungary by Hop on Hop off Budapest

A Hop on Hop off tour of Budapest will showcase the best of Budapest, but Hungary is a country with rich culture and history, and there is lots more to see! The topography might seem boring at first sight, but the country has plenty of offer! In this post we will see the best National Parks of Hungary, as demonstrated by Hop on Hop off Budapest

1. Hortobágy National Park

Hortobágy is probably the most famous national park of Hungary. Set in the Eastern part of the country, Hortobágy is essentially a great plain of nothingness. In the heart of the massive Great Hungarian Plains (Alföld), Hortobágy showcases how life looked like centuries ago in the massive wilderness of the countryside. Hortobágy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2. Balaton Uplands National Park

Just north of Lake Balaton lies the Balaton Uplands National Park, engulfing the the Balaton Uplands, the Tihany Peninsula and the Káli and Pcselyi Basin. It is one of the youngest protected areas of the country, but with panoramas over the lake, it surely is one of the most scenic one.

3. Körös-Maros National Park

Set on the southern border of Hungary, Körös-Maros engulf the areas characterised by the rivers of Körös and Maros. As the most important natural sight of Békés county, Körös-Maros attracts hikers and nature lovers in numbers throughout the year...

4. Aggtelek National Park

Aggtelek is known for its extensive cave system, housing countless awe-inspiring stalagmites. These rock formations that defy time make Aggtelek one of the most popular destinations for visitors of Hungary. But Aggtelek is much more than a few caves, as it is known to be home to one of the most diverse flora and fauna of Hungary. The National Park is perfect for hiking and exploring!

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