Smoking regulations

Tobacconist’s goods can be bought only in tobacco shops (Nemzeti Dohánybolt). In some of these shops you can also buy coffee, chewing gum, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Smoking is prohibited at the university and medical areas, at bus and railway stations, in hospitals or wherever it is prohibited by a notice-board or owner.


There are some holidays in Hungary when all the schools, shops and offices are closed.

  • 1st January – New Year’s Day
  • 15th March – National Holiday
  • Good Friday – the Friday preceding Easter Sunday
  • Easter Monday
  • 1st May
  • Whitsun/Pentecost – seven weeks after Easter Sunday
  • 20th August – National Holiday
  • 23rd October – National Holiday
  • 1st November – All Saints' Day
  • 25th-26th December – Christmas