Budapest & Hungary - The Great Plain (PDF Chapter)

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This is the The Great Plain chapter from Lonely Planet’s Budapest & Hungary guidebook.

The Great Plain and its spellbinding big-sky country holds a romantic appeal for Hungarians. The Hortobágy region is where the myth of the lonely shepherd, the wayside inn and Gypsy vio-linists – kept alive in literature and art – was born.

  • birdwatch and sample the namesake meat-filled pancake in a century-old inn in Hortobágy National Park
  • maps
  • enjoy Kecskemét’s wonderful art nouveau architecture and pretty pedestrian squares
  • transport
  • take to the Tisza in a boat and seeing the culture-filled town of Szeged from an entirely new vantage point
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Debrecen, Hortobágy National Park, Kecskemét, Kiskunság National Park, Szeged.

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