布达圣史蒂芬大教堂（Szent Istvan Bazilika），布达佩斯最大的基督教堂，位于市中心
布达圣史蒂芬大教堂（Szent Istvan Bazilika），布达佩斯最大的基督教堂，位于市中心
巴拉顿湖（Lake Balaton）是中欧最大的湖泊，在这里探索城堡，宫殿，浪漫的城镇或大修道院。肖普朗（Sopron）市及其周围地区位于匈牙利的西部，靠近奥地利边境。Fertőd，Nagycenk和风景如画的Kőszeg小镇的浪漫城堡。德布勒森（Debrecen）和Hajdúszoboszló的温泉浴场闻名。蒂萨湖（Lake Tisza）周围的自行车道和有趣的野生动植物，霍尔托巴吉（Hortobágy）国家公园的野生动物并体验刺激的野生动物园之旅。匈牙利东北部的托卡伊（Tokaji）地区，是世界上最好的甜葡萄——托卡伊阿苏葡萄酒的故乡，该酒是气候，土壤，多样性和居住在那里的人们的共同辛劳努力的产物。
17 + 1国家的合作机制
Did you know that Budapest is in such an easy reach from Shanghai that you can travel between the two destinations by China Eastern – Shanghai Airlines flights every day? The cities are connected in a direct air route three times a week, while newly added flights via Xi’an and Chengdu are available twice-twice a week with modern Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircrafts.
Why has Hungary, Budapest became the destination in Central-Eastern Europe which has the highest number of direct air routes to China, what unique experiences Budapest can offer to the Chinese tourists? Well, no wonder that Budapest was also chosen as the Best European Destination for 2019 by travelers all around the globe, from bustling city night life to relaxing thermal spas, from romantic countryside castles to renaissance-style cafes, from diverse wine culture to unique gastronomy, you can have a wide variety of unforgettable experiences here.
Hungary boasts no less than eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites despite the country’s relatively small size. The panorama of Budapest along the Danube, the world-famous wine region that is home to the famous Hungarian dessert wine Tokaji Aszú, the Millenary Benedictine Abbey, the endless plains of Hortobágy with centuries of shepherding traditions, the early Christian Necropolis and the Aggtelek karst all represent Hungary on the list of outstanding values of the world.
Budapest is a vibrant capital city with an outstanding cultural life and magnificent historic spas: a true metropolis that offers unforgettable experiences in every season. It is famed for its breathtaking architecture and photogenic river scenery. Visitors to Budapest are fascinated by the city’s rich historical heritage and bustling cultural life. The capital city of Hungary boasts an abundance of museums, exciting exhibitions, concerts of both classical and popular music, as well as a wide range of other cultural events. Visitors can feast their eyes on such amazing sites as the world’s third largest Parliament building and Europe’s largest synagogue, and they can also enjoy many cultural festivals in the Hungarian capital throughout the entire year. Budapest is beautiful during the day, and just as vibrant and colourful at night. The city offers a wide variety of places to have a great time at, from rooftop bars to cruise ships on the Danube, and it is even possible to party in the pools of centuries-old spas.
It is no exaggeration to say that Budapest is the spa capital of the world, as there is no other capital that has so many thermal and karst springs. The city boasts no less than 118 wells and natural springs, some of which were in use as early as ancient Roman times. Budapest is also the only capital in the Europe Union where historic spas and medieval Turkish baths are still in operation. Ever since the 150 years of Ottoman rule of Hungary in the 16-17th centuries, these springs have been a source of enjoyment and refreshment for locals and visitors alike. Thanks to Hungary’s unique composition and exceptional healing properties, the special natural resource of underground thermal waters make Hungary the perfect travel destination for those looking for a place that can offer them health, recreation or beauty treatments.
A gastronomic revolution has taken over Hungary in the past few years, new restaurants, bistros and street food places have been opening on almost every corner of its capital city, but cuisine in the countryside is in bloom as well. Whether they want to have a multi-course meal while tasting the best wines of the country, or prefer to grab a bite in a more casual place, visitors to Hungary will definitely find something for themselves in the large selection of venues for dining. From exquisite wine bars to unique and creative cooking courses and gastronomy festivals, the country offers an exciting spectrum to everyone who loves to eat.
Lake Balaton is the largest lake in Central Europe, where you are to be inspired by the rich cultural life, explore castles, palaces, romantic towns or archabbeys. The city of Sopron and its surroundings are located in the Western part of Hungary, close to the Austrian border. Visitors to this region will definitely be amazed by the romantic castles of Fertőd and Nagycenk, or the picturesque town of Kőszeg. Debrecen and Hajdúszoboszló are both famous for their spa complexes. You will find great biking routes and interesting wildlife around Lake Tisza and embark on an exciting safari trip to discover the wildlife of the National Park of Hortobágy. For those who enjoy good wine and creative cuisine, visiting the Tokaj region in the north-eastern part of Hungary is simply a must. It is home to the Tokaji Aszú, which is probably the best natural sweet wine of the world, a product of the symphony of climate, soil, variety and for sure people who live there.
Hungary also plays a key role in the 17+1 countries’ cooperation mechanism in the field of tourism: China-CEE Tourism Cooperation (CCTC) is established with a Coordination Centre in Budapest. Aiming to increase the mutual tourism traffic and friendly exchanges between China and the CEE region, encourage the development of creation of routes and products appealing to Chinese travelers, develop business connections and fasten cultural and economic ties, China – CEEC’s Tourism Coordination Centre initiated the Marco Polo Award. The award rewards CEE and Chinese businesses for the creation of „best joint CEE tourism product”. The product should be realized in minimum 3 CEE countries and be based on the history, traditions and culture of CEE region. The „best joint CEE tourism product” receives publicity at the ministerial summit, as well as enjoying a one-year promotion in the communication channels and partner network of the CEEntre and in the 17 CEE countries. Applicants should be any CEE-based or China-based private business stakeholder with a product available in minimum 3 CEE countries (should be in the market for minimum 1-year). For further information, please contact: email@example.com.