Tourist attractions in Tihany

Tourist attractions in Tihany

The Balaton is not just a lake, it is a concept, everyone who travels to Hungary should visit it at least once. It is said that Siofok is the capital of the Lake of Balaton, but there is a place that is meaningfully towering over the lake, a real crown jewel of the landscape. The beauty of nature, the enchanting atmosphere of the village and the historic monuments make Tihany so attractive. The peninsula can offer us many interesting things. Today we present you the most important tourist... [ read more ]

The abbey and the monks of Tihany

The abbey and the monks of Tihany

Tihany is not only a region, but a multicolored jewel of Europe. Travelers usually first visit the abbey church, which was the center of the cultural life of the village for centuries and it remained that until today. The Benedictine monastery in Tihany was founded in 1055 by King Andrew I in the honor of Saint Ányos and the Virgin Mary. He built here a monastery and a royal burial place, which he donated to the Benedictine monks. For the protection of the area in the 18th century there ... [ read more ]

Szentendre as the city of art and museums

Szentendre as the city of art and museums

Szentendre is truly a town of arts and museums. The quiet little town attracted artists since the beginning of the century. More than two hundred fine and applied artists, writers, poets, musicians and actors live and work in the city. The most famous ones that spent time here include Lajos Kassák, István Vas, Béla Hamvas and László Németh. The number of museums in Szentendre per person is extremely high at the national level. A large number of museums and galleries show the rich hi... [ read more ]

The beautiful old town of Szentendre near Budapest

The beautiful old town of Szentendre near Budapest

Szentendre is situated on the right bank of the Danube between Buda, Visegrád and Esztergom. It is characterized by a beautiful scenery, wealth, good wine and stunning water. Behind the city and on the left of it are many vineyards and beautiful mountains. In this delightful little world you can forget the mad rush of the everyday life, relax and let yourself enchanted. The beauty of the Mediterranean-style land amazed everyone from the Roman times until today. The beautiful old town of ... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in Szeged

Tourist attractions in Szeged

Szeged is so rich, wealthy, gorgeous, interesting and vibrant that you cannot know it during a one day visit, it doesn’t fit in a one-page description and the locals say that a lifetime is not enaught to totally absorb it. There are so many tourist attractions in Szeged that it is impossible to include them in a list, but we will try. We invite you to an unforgettable walk in the beautiful city of Szeged, which include magnificent big squares with outstanding buildings, many scupltures and... [ read more ]

Szeged - the city of hot paprika and Pick salami

Szeged – the city of hot paprika and Pick salami

Szeged is the homeland of the hot paprika and the Pick salami. Many people know the 20-25 mm long and 3-4 mm wide yellow or really hot red pepper of Szeged that burns your mouth for hours even if you eat only a slice from it? The local Pepper will always be a curiosity, since the more than 2000 hours of sunshine per year could not be guaranteed elsewhere. If you want to know more about this subject, the Paprika Museum is waiting for you! If we speak of Szeged we also have to mention the T... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the city of Tokaj

Tourist guide to the city of Tokaj

Tokaj has always been an integral part of Hungary. The Tokaji wine is well known in the whole world, but the locals are trying make the historic city famous as well. The city itself is probably less known for you, but it deserves the attention. If you consider visiting it, our tourist guide to the city of Tokaj might be very helpful. Under the railway bridge, from south to north the first that you can see are the love wine cellars. They were created at the 1100 years anniversary of the Hu... [ read more ]

The famous Hungarian Tokaji wine

The famous Hungarian Tokaji wine

In 1703 Ferenc Rákóczi II. gave King of France Louis XIV. a bottle of Tokaji wine. The Sun King tasted it and said that it is "the wine of kings, king of wines." The Tokaji wine then conquered the whole Europe; it become one of the favourite drinks of Peter the Great, Tzarina Catherine, Frederick II., Voltaire, Goethe and Schubert. The grape and the wine for the Hungarians has been for long the symbol of the eternal life, fertility and cheerfulness. When you pronounce the word Tokaj mea... [ read more ]

Top 5 most beautiful places to visit in Hungary

Top 5 most beautiful places to visit in Hungary

Hungary has as beautiful sites as any other of the surrounding countries; they only need to be discovered. We will tell you what are the five miracles of the country that you definitely need to visit at least once. These are all excellent summer recreational programs, but if you prefer to enjoy the beauty of nature in a more moderate weather, perhaps the most perfect for you would be a pleasant afternoon trip in September. The top 5 most beautiful places to visit in Hungary include the La... [ read more ]