Culture and climate
Hungary is one of the oldest countries in Europe. The Christian Kingdom of Hungary was founded in 1000 A.D. and te country is now a Republic.
Budapest, the capitol of Hungary, is the biggest city of the country with a population of nearly 2 million. Both Budapest and the country side has a great deal to offer for tourists and visitors. Just the name the most famous Hungarian UNESCO World Heritage Sites you should visit:
Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae)
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta
Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment
Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings
Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
Climate: The climate of Budapest is humid continental. Winter (December until early March) is by far the coldest and cloudiest time of year. Snowfall is fairly frequent in most years, and nighttime temperatures of −15 °C (5 °F) are not uncommon from mid-December until mid-February. The spring months (March and April) see variable conditions, with a rapid increase in the average temperature.
Budapests summer, lasting from June until September, is the warmest time of year. Budapest has as much summer sunshine as many Mediterranean resorts.
Sudden heavy showers also occur, particularly in May and June. The autumn in Budapest (mid-September until late October) is characterized by less rain than in summer and long sunny days.