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3 days in Budapest

This is a list of short notices to be kept as reference for a long weekend visit from Timisoara to Budapest:

Day 1:

  • leave early in the morning (around 6AM)
  • fill your gas tank in Mako, at OMV
  • there you can also but the vigneta(highway tax) for Hungary (also for Austria)
  • clean parking and good stop for a break is at: Örkényi pihenő
  • Tropicarium Budapest opens at 10
  • Lunch and/or shopping at the shopping Campona nearby
  • Check-in at Hollo Apartment in Pest, great place to stay
  • Evening visit: Opera, Miniversum, Sv Istvan, Danube, Budapest Eye

Day 2:

  • Budapest Zoo (went there by Metro), there is a schedule such you can see animals being fed and taken care of. Nice Koala & Foca-Moka show around 11 and 16.
  • Danube Legend – evening Danube trip by boat with Legend (20:15)

 Day 3:

  • Quite tired from Day 2
  • Went to IKEA and ÁRKÁD Budapest shopping centers
  • again, fill your gas tank in Mako, at OMV
  • Go HOME