Summer University 2018

 

My name is Gary. HUN Gary.

Organized by AEGEE-Budapest

My name is Gary. HUN Gary. Profile Picture
You’ve surely heard about the awesomeness of our beautiful, magnetic capital, Budapest, and now you have the chance to experience it first-hand during interesting city tours, particular museum visits, exciting city rallys, and not to forget about the vivid night-life in the party district that has its reputation for a reason - be prepared for the crazy parties that are waiting for you! As the famous lyrics says, “the show must go on”, and so do we, continuing our trip in the picturesque countryside in the western part of the country, visiting cities such as Veszprém and Keszthely, where we show you pieces of the Hungarian historic heritage while surrounded by breathtaking environment, perfect for hiking and cycling tours. In those hot summer days Tapolca is the place to cool off a little in the mysterious underground caves where we’re having a boat trip. And what else can you think of to hide from the flaming sun? Of course, beach. Balaton, or as we like to call it, the Hungarian sea has its own vibe as well, and who doesn’t like night swimming anyways? During these unforgettable 12 day, apart from having the time of your life, you will be lead into the Hungarian culture, you can learn the basics of taking master-like photos of your adventures in the photoshooting workshop, we’ll discuss topics like: folklore and Hungarian traditions; different cultures in Europe; existing democratic systems; environment and sustainability and event management. So brace yourself, you’re gonna have the time of your life!

General Information:

From: Friday, July 27th
To: Wednesday, August 8th
Starts in: Budapest
Ends in: Keszthely
Type: Travelling Summer University info_outline
Thematic categories: Arts, Creativity and Cooking / History and Local Culture
Fee: 182€ info_outline
35 Friends
Accomodation: tent, gym, dormitories
Confirmation: Pay 100% of the fee in advance
Optional fee: 40€
Used for: Museum entrance fee (Miniversum), Lake Cave, Open Air Museum
Alternative: To be determined
Language: English
Special equipment needed: sleeping bag
Suited for disabled people: No

Theme:

To be announced

Contact:

Phone: +36305171223

Our ideal participant:

    Our ideal participant is enthusiastic, motivated, open-minded, creative and someone who enjoys life and wants to be part of a unique experience, as well as eager to get know our culture and costums, and brave enough to try our favourite HUNgarikums. Participants will follow Gary and should be ready for two weeks of travelling, learning and enjoy the SU! Be prepared for an unforgettable experience!

Activities:

    ● castle visit ● museum visit ● boating ● hiking ● biking ● hitchhiking competition ● group games - city rally ● city tours ● escaping room (?) ● beach time ● camp fire ● workshops

Course Information:

Course:
Timetable:
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Experienced AEGEE members
Equipment:
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:

Budapest

Being the capital and the biggest city, is the most well-known tourist destination of Hungary. With its history dating back to the ancient times, most things that can happen to a city, have already happened to Budapest, therefore it has memories from all ages, buildings of all architectural styles that tell stories of the glorious past. The Danube divides the city into two different parts, the hilly Buda and the more cosmopolitan Pest. Some call it „Paris of the East”- are they right? Let’s find out together!

Szentendre

Would you like to see the beautiful countryside near Budapest? The Danube Bend - the cradle of Hungary – is a famous region in our country with charming natural beauty and towns of rich historical heritage: green valleys, hills rising up from the Danube, picturesque little towns and medieval fortresses.

Veszprém

In just a few words: history, art, culture, beautiful countryside, catching atmosphere. That’s what this beautiful town, usually referred to as the Queens’ city, with its rolling narrow streets, nice squares and towered antique buildings can offer. And of course, unforgettable memories and experiences. Walk with opened-eyes and notice the small hidden miracles – they can’t wait to be found. Let the city impress you in its modest, but, without any doubt, unique and breathtaking way.

Tapolca

City of underground water and caves, as it’s situated in the heart of the Basin of Tapolca and is encircled by its basalt mountains. Central Europe’s unique spectacle attract tourists form Spring to Autumn, and with Summer’s happiness it can really show its pure beauty, adding up to au unforgettable experience.

Keszthely

A city with exceptional importance in the past became one of the most significant cultural centres of the western part of the country. Being located close to lake Balaton and Keszthely mountains it’s a popular touristic destination for a reason. Not just the city’s architecture, but one of the most famous castles, the gorgeous Festetics Palace also provides a charming insight into the Hungarian cultural evolution.
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