Despite this nickname, Budapest is actually a very singular and unique holiday experience that is very worthy of a visit. Budapest is a major cosmopolitan hub within Hungary, the principal region for national commerce and the centre of the tourism industry in the country.
For these reasons and many more besides, no tourist should leave Budapest off their travel itinerary when planning a trip to the beautiful Hungary. The city is situated in the northern part of the country, with a perfect landscape and natural environment that allows both locals and tourists staying in Budapest accommodation alike to really enjoy their time in Budapest. For example, the city is home to over a thousand thermal springs which are used in the various spas. Many tourists visit the city purely for the pleasure of having their daily aches and pains of soothed by the naturally warm water of the springs. Another European location with warm springs to soothe your aches and pains is Digne-les-Bains Holiday Homes.
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Budapest Holiday Lettings - history and culture in one uniquely beautiful location
If you are interested in how these thermal springs were born, you will undoubtedly enjoy a visit to some of the two hundred caves beneath the country. Keen geologists will appreciate and marvel at the sheer power behind the springs and how they have been able to sculpt caves, such as the Pálvölgy Stalactite Cave. The natural world above ground is equally impressive, with lakes offering the perfect environment for fishing and the River Danube carving a meandering path through the country and creating an ideal way to view the sights via a boat cruise. This historic significance and value of several parts of the region, such as Castle Hill, has been recognised through being granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Whilst renting your Budapest holiday rentals, you will enjoy warm sunshine during the summer months and see winters so cold and icy that blasts of magical snowfall are not uncommon. Winter is a wonderful time to visit Budapest, you can enjoy ice skating and sampling regional cuisines in local restaurants. Christmas is a special time in Hungary and there are magical festivals that take place in Budapest during this time, which puts on colourful show the full religious and cultural importance of this holiday to Hungarians.
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Visit North Rhine Westphalia Apartments and visit the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cologne Cathedral, Germany's most visited tourist attraction
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