Tour Szeged on a 12-hour sightseeing tour from Budapest, and learn the legend of Attila, King of the Huns. Known as the “Sunniest City of Hungary," besides its rich history, Szeged is home to Hungarian paprika and the famous fishermen's soup.
What to Expect
The 3rd largest city in Hungary, Szeged is located in the Southern Great Plain and home to one of the nation’s most celebrated universities, as well as the city most associated with Attila the Hun.
Explore this learned town on a sightseeing tour of its inner city, home to enchanting squares. Start on Széchenyi ter, one of the largest squares in Europe. See statues of the nation’s heroes lining the expansive park-like square, where trees surround the late 18th-century neo-baroque Town Hall.
Continue to Heroes' Gate, erected in 1936 to honor Horthy’s White Guards. Admire the university buildings and Neo-Romanesque twin-towered Votive Church. Continue to St. Demetrius Tower, the city’s oldest structure, including remains of a 12th-century church.
No trip to Szeged is complete without tasting some famous Szeged Fisherman's Soup, made of carp and catfish. Your tour includes a lunch in an atmospheric restaurant on the banks of the river Tisza. Continue the culinary theme at the Pick and Paprika Museum to learn more about Szeged's fabled salami, from hoof to the supermarket.
What's Not Included
- Entrance to Pick and Paprika Museum, Dom's Tower, Demeter Tower, City Hall and the Orthodox Church