One of the most popular destinations in Hungary, and the pearl of the Bükk hills. Szilvásvárad was inhabited in prehistoric times, as shown by the Szeleta cave. The Szalajka valley is the most beautiful valley in the country, the narrow-gauge railways runs through it, up to the Szalajka waterfall. To this day Szilvásvárad is home to the Hungarian Lippizaner horses.
Eger is justly known as the city of Baroque. In its historic city centre many beautiful and valuable Baroque and late-Baroque buildings can be admired.
Grape-growing and wineries cannot go without mention when talking about Eger. One of the best known and most prestigious wines produced in the wine region around the town, the Eger Bull’s Blood.
In the Valley of the Fair Woman, the most important part of town, where taverns are, producers are always glad to receive guests and offer them wine.
Whitin Europe only in Turkey can anything like the hot spring of Egerszalók be found.Day and night in all seasons water at 680 C gushes up like a geyser providing water for bathers. Particularly interesting are the lime deposits formed by the water flowing down from the pine-covered hillside.
The 68 spontoon breaking open the health resort working winter and summer day and night as a geyser a source of heat nourishes it. The limestone sediment developed by the water flowing down from a mountainside surrounded with the pine-wood signifies a special experience.
The thermal cave baths are a unique experience in Europe for those who stand below the karst waterfall which pours down from the depths of the hills. The baths have a delightful location, sorrounded by thousands of acres of woodland, and the have medicinal properties.
Since 1995 the karst caves in Aggtelek and Slovakia have been part of the World Heritage. Altogether over 700 caves are known in this karst area, 273 of which are on Hungarian territory. One of the most important is the Baradla, the largest and most spectacular stalacitite cave in Hungary.
The largest and most valuable collection of monuments is Hungary still on the original site is to be found in Hollókő, which still looks just like a 15th century village. The village contains 58 protected buildings, and is part of World Heritage.
Only 137 towns in the golbe are listed as International Grape and Wine Towns. Tokaj wll deserves its place among them.Hardly anyone has not heard of Tokaj aszú, perhaps the most famous Hungarian product.