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City break in Debrecen. Active leisure ideas for Debrecen - attractions, recreation and nightlife

The Great Church The main entertainment complex in Debrecen is Aquaticum Spa and Water Park located in Nagyerdei Park. This is an excellent spot for a family holiday with an abundance of entertainment, from traditional rides to very exotic and unusual places of recreation. On the territory of the water park, one can find several swimming pools, including a wave pool, more than ten water slides, massage rooms and a jacuzzi. Recreation on the territory of the balneological complex will appeal to those wishing to improve their health, as well as those who cannot imagine a vacation without fun water activities.
Debrecen is the second largest city of Hungary in terms of population. This place has been always famous for its rebellious spirit and craving for freedom. The inhabitants of Debrecen did … Open
Nature enthusiasts cannot ignore Big Forest National Park. This reserve invites visitors to Debrecen Zoo, which introduces them to the diverse animal world of the country. The zoo is home to many exotic animals brought from different parts of the world. Fascinating tours are organized for the youngest travelers every day. Here they can learn a lot about local forests' inhabitants.
Not far from the zoo is the Botanical Garden, which never ceases to amaze visitors with a variety of exotic plants and flowers. The garden's area is divided into several thematic zones, which makes a walk even more fascinating. Here one can enjoy beautiful groves, greenhouses with beautiful flowers, and a large recreation area with cozy benches and gazebos. Little travelers will surely enjoy a local Luna park with its numerous playgrounds and exciting rides. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
For travelers who are planning to visit Debrecen with children, it is worth looking into the Hortobagy National Park. This park can be safely called one of the most entertaining places in … Open
Most shops and malls can be found in the city center, which is always crowded, even late in the evening. Popular restaurants and night bars are always open, so vacationers can safely head to the center area at any time. Many restaurants and bars offer their guests an interesting entertainment program, so they can have fun all night long. Debrecen is especially attractive during national holidays when colorful performances and fairs are held on the streets. Interesting festivals are held literally all year round, but their dates often change, so it’s better to clarify all details at your travel agency in advance.
2-es fényvillamos In addition to a zoo, Debrecen also has Puszta - a park where you can see Hungarian animals in their natural habitat. Ride a horse, look at people in national Hungarian costumes, take a closer look at the local culture - all this can be done here. Besides that, stunning views bring a sense of serenity and carelessness inherent in pastoral spaces. This is a must-visit location, one of those spots where Debrecen shows its many-sided nature. In addition, in Hortobagy National Park you can ride graceful horses in order to feel a quiet rustic atmosphere.
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In the national cuisine, one can trace very bright oriental features, the best confirmation of which is the abundance of meat dishes. They are mostly prepared from pork, generously flavored … Open
Parents who've arrived in Debrecen with their kids should take them to Kerekerdő Adventure Park where they can have plenty of fun - play with dwarfs, ride a pony or a boat, enjoy swings and eat sweets. Another great place to visit with children (although adults will like it here too) is SZUSZ, Szeged Street Leisure Park. Here there is every opportunity to enjoy water entertainment to its fullest - swimming, jacuzzi, waterslides.
Debrecen Hungary The easiest way to move around the city is to rent a bike, which can be found at Huskeebike. Here you can also rent a segway that is equally convenient for riding around Debrecen. Of course, this is all to make it easier to explore the city's attractions, and there are quite a lot of them, as the eastern capital of Hungary has a rich history. It's worth highlighting several interesting sculptures located here. Firstly, it is a monument to Lajos Kossuth, secondly - numerous fountains adorning the city, as well as sculptures near the University of Debrecen.
Locals are distinguished by a contagious vitality and a positive vision of life. They attach great importance to spiritual values and have their unique romanticism. These people are proud of … Open
If desired, locals and tourists go to the best cinema to watch the latest movies - namely, Apolló Cinema. Interesting matches or concerts are often held at Nagyerdei Stadium, you only need to follow the billboards of upcoming events or check the news online. For fans of theater and opera, the city has prepared Csokonai Színház where interesting performances are often staged. In the same way as in the case of Nagyerdei Stadium, be sure to follow the announcements so as not to miss interesting performances. More theatrical productions take place in other theaters such as Vojtina Bábszínház and Víg Kamaraszínház.
Fókuszfal Center is intended for those who want to keep their body in good shape. Dorcas Center & Camping and Vekeri Camping és Tábor are suitable for camping enthusiasts. It creates all conditions for outdoor recreation to be remembered for at least a long time. Nearby are two stunningly picturesque lakes - Sás-tó and Vekeri-tó. Here you can enjoy the serenity, sitting on a bench and feeding swans living on the lake. Among other things, this is a great place for cycling or walking.
The beautiful Reformed Great Church, one of the largest religious buildings in the country, has been the main symbol of the city for many years. Its hall can accommodate about 3 thousand … Open
Debrecen is famous for its thermal springs and spas, and one of these is Kerekestelep Thermal Camping. It has all the necessary amenities to enjoy a carefree stay - a swimming pool, sunbathing spots, a restaurant, recreation rooms. If families are traveling with children, they won't be bored for sure - there are slides and playgrounds for them here. Fokuszban Health House is another spa center that should be recommended to everyone who wants to find peace of mind.
Escape rooms are also popular, the best among them are Exit the Room, Nyomás utána, and Flow Escape Game. They're ready to provide everything you need to remember vacations for a long time - non-trivial riddles, interesting plots, a chance to motivate your creativity and, of course, get an adrenaline rush. Feel the hormone of extreme by visiting Nagyerdei Water Tower - a climbing center in the city center from where, among other things, one can enjoy beautiful views of urban landscapes. It is also worth visiting museums located in Hungary's eastern capital - Deri Museum appreciated by weapon enthusiasts, MODEM where art connoisseurs feel right at home, and Agóra Tudományos Élményközpont where the youngest citizens can enjoy interactive games through which they will learn the world of science and get interested in it.
1. The most favorable time for vacations is the period from May to September. In the autumn, a recreation program can be ruined by heavy rains. A special microclimate is maintained on the … Open
The eastern capital of Hungary definitely has something to offer at night - Roncsbár will appeal to fans of underground interiors and noisy surroundings, Bakelit Music Cafè welcomes those who want to sit in a relaxed, casual atmosphere, and Chicago is a great club for those wishing to have fun all night long dancing to crazy beats. Miami Cocktail Bar, as you might guess from the name, awaits those who like excellent cocktails, while those preferring good wine go to DiVino. It is worth mentioning another great bar called Gösser. Besides relaxing in a beautiful setting, here you can enjoy billiards.
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National and city parks around Debrecen
♥   National Park 'Hortobágyi' , 40.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural park 'Parcul Natural Cefa' , 70.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Bükki' , 99.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst' , 135.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Amusement parks near Debrecen
♥   Amusement park 'Debrecen Zoo and Amusement Park' , 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Debrecen
♥   Water park 'Aquapark' Hajduszoboszlo, 19.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Debrecen

Guide to your best city break in Debrecen - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Debrecen - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Debrecen?' disappears immediately.
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