If you are now on your way to start your studies in Hungary, or you live here already as a student, you might want to know more about Hungarian culture. Either you are an art lover, or you prefer discovering the cultural treasures of the countryside, you will surely find a bunch of exciting programs for your free time all year round. In this list – which is far from comprehensive – you can find a list of recommendations of social and cultural activities.
If you want to run away from the city during the hot summer days and you need some time to chill with you friends on a beach, we collected the best freshwater and salt lakes in Hungary where you can try sailing, windsurfing, fishing, even SUP boards are available. Check out our list below!
Tihany is clearly one of the most exciting places in the Balaton Highlands region. In addition to being extremely rich in historical attractions, one of the most beautiful panoramas of the Hungarian Sea opens from the Benedictine Abbey, located on the hilltop. Visit Tihany and immerse yourself in the beauties of Lake Balaton!
Inventor’s Day is celebrated all over the world and provides a platform to showcase innovative ideas, inventions, and technological advancements across various fields. Countries have chosen different days to celebrate their own inventions including Hungarians who celebrate Hungarian inventor’s day on 13th June.
Protecting our nature is a common responsibility all over the world and the three biggest Hungarian environmental NGOs, including WWF, launched a public initiative to establish the Day of Hungarian Nature, which we celebrate on 22 May. Furthermore, on this day the Bird of the Year, the Reptile and Amphibian of the Year, and the Butterfly of the Year are introduced for the people to raise awareness of the natural values of Hungary.
If you want to get away from the city and discover Hungary’s natural wonders, don’t miss Hortobágy National Park that celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023 and waiting for you with various events! Read more about the national park below!