Top 5 places in Hungary to visit in 2014

Top 5 places in Hungary to visit in 2014

As tiny a country as it is, Hungary has got loads of hidden gems that seem miracles in the eyes of the beholder. Put the Central European country on your bucket list for 2014 and discover the smallest of places that may hide the largest of treasures. The top 5 places in Hungary that you should visit in the next year are places you probably never heard of, but you should know that there is more to this patch of land at the foot of the Carpathians than traveling to Budapest or Lake Balaton.... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Hegyeshalom

Tourist guide to Hegyeshalom

Located at the Hungarian border with Austria on the Moson Plain, the city of Hegyeshalom is part of Gyor-Moson-Sopron county, and is a town founded in the medieval period. Hegyeshalom has a privileged position, it is an ideal town for tourists in transit, and for the lovers of nature. There you have the possibility to know the area better by discovering its natural and cultural beauties and the famous hospitality of the locals. The main attraction of the city of Hegyeshalom is undoubtedly... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Heviz

Tourist guide to Heviz

Heviz is a resort with a history of over 2000 years. It is located in the region of Zala region in western Hungary near the Lake of Balaton, at only 5 km from Keszthely and at 193 km from the capital. In 1795 Count Festetics enlarged the settlement and built a health house, a kind of a floating complex. The first hotel in Heviz was built in 1907, but the medical spa just took off in 1930. With an experience of centuries Heviz can offer an exceptional holiday in a pleasant and welcoming at... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Harkany

Tourist guide to Harkany

The city of Harkany is located in southern Hungary and has a rich history, being a medieval town. The original name of the city, Nagy Harkany, was mentioned in a document from 1323. Although the origin of the name is unknown, the archaeological findings indicate that here lived Huns, Avars and other migratory peoples more than 1000 years ago. In the nineteenth century, the archaeologist János Pogány found sulphurous thermal waters in the area, and demonstrated their healing effects as t... [ read more ]

Visit Hungary with InterRail in 2014

Visit Hungary with InterRail in 2014

Hungary is a unique and fascinating country and is a European rail adventure that is definitely worth a visit. With an InterRail Hungary Pass you can discover every corner of this charming country from the capital to the famous Balaton lake and wine regions. Put Hungary on your 2014 must-do list and visit the country with InterRail and see below why you should fly to Budapest and take the train tour through this tiny wonder in the middle of Europe. Of course, you can by all means travel t... [ read more ]

Top 3 churches in Kecskemet

Top 3 churches in Kecskemet

Kecskemet is one of the 23 towns with county status in Hungary and it is part of the Kiskunsag subregion. It is located in the central part of the country and has a long history. The city was first documented in historical records dating from the first century BC. Kecskemet is a nice and clean city with welcoming locals and beautiful landscapes. Today we present the top 3 churches in Kecskemet including the imposing Catholic Grand Church, the beautiful Romantic Calvinist Church and the fa... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Hajduszoboszlo

Tourist guide to Hajduszoboszlo

Hajduszoboszlo is a resort and spa in Hungary, also known as the "Mecca for rheumatism patients" because of the curative effects of the thermal waters in the area. Besides the treatment at this resort, which combines utility with pleasure, you can and have fun and visit some major tourist attractions, the city being welcoming and pleasant in summer. We present you a short tourist guide to Hajduszoboszlo to get acquainted with the place before visiting it. The accommodation possibilities i... [ read more ]

Top 3 attractions in Gyor

Top 3 attractions in Gyor

The Bishops' Castle in Gyor is also known as the Episcopal Palace and has remains of Roman buildings in the foundation. The oldest parts of it are the tower, the so-called corridors dating from the fourteenth century, and one of the hallways. The Zichy Palace is one of the most impressive buildings in Gyor, made in the baroque style of the eighteenth century. It has some stunning bays at the windows and the courtyard is decorated with arches.The thermal waters in Gyor are mentioned even i... [ read more ]

Having fun in Gyor

Having fun in Gyor

The climate of the country allows you to come anytime because summers are not very hot and winters are not too cold. The only thing to consider is the favorite season of yours. If you arrive in Gyor in summer, it would be wise to have in your suitcase and an umbrella, because the rainfall is high in these months. Whether you arrive in Gyor, in summer or winter, you will have the opportunity to visit one of the most important cities of Hungary. It would be better to take a guide with you t... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Gyor

Tourist guide to Gyor

Gyor is one of the 23 cities with county status in Hungary and is the most important in the northwest of the country. Besides that the city is one of the five main towns with a population of approximately 127,000 inhabitants and an area of ​​over 174 square kilometers. It is the residence for the region of Gyor-Moson-Sopron, located halfway between Budapest and Vienna. The area of Gyor has been inhabited since ancient times. The first settlement dates back to the fifth century before ... [ read more ]