Tourist guide to Eger

Tourist guide to Eger

Eger is located in the northern part of Hungary, in the West of the Matra Mountains. It has an important administrative role, it is the seat of Heves, one of the 23 counties of Hungary. The name of the city comes from "égerfa", meaning alder, the symbol of this city. Eger is inhabited since the Stone Age, but the city that we see today was formed in the tenth century by Saint Stephen, the first Christian king of Hungary. The city is popular for its highly regarded local wines, for therma... [ read more ]

The famous Castle of Eger

The famous Castle of Eger

Eger is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hungary. The northeastern Hungarian town is rich in historic sites, but is also famous because its thermal waters and tasty wines. The very first Hungarian king, Saint Stephen founded a bishopric here between 1001-1009, then in 1248 it was built a stone castle to protect it. In the place of the destroyed Romanesque church it was built a Gothic, than a late Gothic style cathedral on the castle hill. The episcopal seat built in the Cas... [ read more ]

Top 10 most popular cities in Hungary

Top 10 most popular cities in Hungary

Of course, there are popular cities in Hungary, it's beautiful! But now you can see the numbers beyond the perception of beauty, the Hungarian Central Statistics Office have made an official list based on the number of nights visitors spent in cities in 2011. This may sound a little too dry and... well, statistical, but below I will try to show you why these particular cities are worth a visit any time! So, my friends, behold the top 10 most popular cities in Hungary. 1. Budapest It is ... [ read more ]

Top 3 wonderful thermal baths in Hungary

Top 3 wonderful thermal baths in Hungary

Would you like to relax, get charged and fave a lot of fun and all this at the same time? Spend a day or two - or more - in on of the top 3 thermal baths in Hungary! The place is not called the country of waters by accident, there are more than 135 thermal water springs on its territory and in more than 60 of these places there is a bath operating with these blessed healing waters. These baths do not provide recreation only for those who want to heal, the wide range of wellness and spa se... [ read more ]

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Hungary

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Hungary

So you've decided to visit Hungary, but where to go first? There are so many beautiful places in the country, that it is difficult to choose. Hungarian cities are famous for their historic architecture (most of the time a reminder of the Austro-Hungarian Empire), and various attractions. So to make it easier for you, we've compiled a list of the top 5 most beautiful cities in Hungary. Budapest The country's capital cannot be missing from any list of the top 5 most beautiful cities in Hungary. ... [ read more ]