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Szekesfehervar Travel Guide, Hungary

Szekesfehervar is located in Central Hungary and it is the capital of the Fejer County. It is also the largest city and the regional centre of Trandanubia. Furthermore, it is one of the oldest and most historical cities of Hungary. In the medieval times, the city was the dwelling place of Hungarian Royalties. Because of its historical and cultural heritage, Szekesfehervar has 40% of the country’s total inhabitants and it is one of the popular tourist destinations in Hungary. People who want to take a glimpse of this place should take the Szekesfehervar Travel Guide with them.

Szekesfehervar Travel Guide – Travel

The nearest airport in Szekesfehervar is the Ferihegy Airport in Budapest. From there, tourists can ride a taxi to get into the city. The best cab to take is the Zona Taxi and the company provides a fixed rate of 20000 Hungarian Forint. Tourists coming from Budapest can also ride a train. The first railway location is the Budapest Deli Station wherein most trains going to Szekesfehervar depart. Passengers have three train options in this spot. The fastest train is the gyors which is about an hour of travel while the szemely takes 1 hour and 30 minutes. InterCity trains are the cleanest and travel time is approximately more than an hour. The Budapest Keleti station also has 5 trains which leave everyday for Szekesfehervar.

There are also daily bus trips from Budapest to Szekesfehervar. The travel time takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes and the cost is quite similar to train fares. The advantage of bus rides over train rides is that the bus station is closer to the city center than the train station.

Tourists who have their own car can take Route 8 when coming from the west while they can traverse Route 81 from Vienna and Gyor. When travelling around the city, commuters can ride a bus or a taxi. Tourists can just walk around when exploring the city center.

Szekesfehervar Travel Guide – Festival

As a cultural center, there are a lot of things to do in the city. The most famous event in Szekesfehervar is the Royal Days International Folk Dance Festival. This festival takes places annually during the month of August. Different countries are featured every year and delegates from the featured country participate in this event. A costume parade opens the festivities and folk performances are shown during the evening. The participating countries also offer the guests a sample of their cuisine.

Szekesfehervar is a city rich in history and culture. In addition to that, it also has a flourishing economy. As a result, many people do not only want to tour the city but to reside in it as well. Aside from Szekesfehervar Travel Guide, people who are eyeing to have a stay in Europe should get some tips through Graz Travel Guide and Bratislava Travel Guide.

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