Travel guide

On the banks of the Danube.

We go from the scent of paprika to powerful wines. From the bustling, festive capital, still bearing the scars of the past (bullet holes can still be seen in the city, and the many memorials bear witness to this), to the more rustic, remote valleys.

Time difference



Hungarian Forint


Telephone prefix


How do you say...

Some words and expressions in the language

  • Good morning / Good evening = Jo napot / Jo Estet
  • How are you? = Hogy vagy?
  • Fine, thank you, and you? = Köszönöm, jól. Es te?
  • Do you speak French/English? = Beszél franciául / angolul?
  • I understand/ I don’t understand = Ertem / Nem értem
  • Sorry = Elnézést
  • Goodbye = Viszontlátásra
  • Welcome = Fogadtatás
  • Thank you (very much) = Köszönöm
  • Excuse me/Please = Bocsanat
  • I am French = Francia vagyok
  • My name is… = …./nak ou nek hivnak
  • No thanks = Nem, Köszönöm
  • Yes/No = Igen / Nem
  • You’re welcome = Szívesen

Key figures

Area: 93030 km² 

9.773 million inhabitants


Up-to-date vaccinations :

  • DTPolio
  • MMR for children and pregnant women

Preventive vaccination against hepatitis A and B may be advisable, as may vaccination against meningococcal disease, depending on the length and conditions of your stay.


As Hungary is a member of the European Union, French nationals with a valid passport or national identity card can enter freely for stays of less than 3 months.