Every year, Hungary hosts several prestigious World and European championships, national tournaments and matches. During the various events, gigantic arenas, sport halls and stadiums are filled with enthusiastic fans, and we welcome visitors to be a part of the biggest moments in sporting history too.
Hungary is home to a number of large-scale sporting events, some of which are held in the capital. Cheering at World and European championships is an experience never to forget, especially when you are supporting competitors in a special sport like modern pentathlon.
Football’s popularity attracts many fans to matches, and it’s worth combining this sporting experience with sightseeing. The capital has countless places to discover for those who want to explore the world-famous sights beyond the stadiums.
Most people in Hungary think of darts as a pub game, but over the past decade it has matured into a serious sport. There are more and more places in Budapest where amateurs and professionals alike can demonstrate what it means to have a steady hand and a pin-point finish.
Budapest attracts lots of visitors every year, especially when popular sporting events offer an extra reason to come. For those looking for a quieter, more ‘off the beaten track’ experience, there are plenty of hidden treasures to be explored in the towns surrounding Budapest.