Accommodation in Northern Hungary
Northern Hungary played an important role in Hungary's history. Its settlements witnessed many attacks, fights, victories, devastations and reconstructions, therefore the region is full of castles and fortresses. With Eger, Miskolc, Lillafured and Sarospatak being the most famous towns in the region. Also many unique cave systems, thermal baths and the best wellness accommodations can be found here. For ideas on what to see and do in each region click the links or sign up here for our private and small group tours from Budapest:
Miskolc town is the centre of Northern Hungary. Nearby is the four-towered Castle of Diósgyőr built in the 14th-15th century and once a wedding premise of many Hungarian queens, also one of the most unique baths in the world can be found next to Miskolc at Miskolctapolca.
Eger town: The Turks launched several attacks against settlements in Northern Hungary, the most famous of which was the siege of Eger in 1552. The castle dominates the baroque inner city of Eger plus a rare salt thermal spring-bath in Egerszalók nearby offers a recreation within the stunning environment of forested hills.
The Rákóczi family owned the Zemplén area with Sárospatak as its centre. Its castle is a fine example of late-Renaissance architecture in Hungary.
You can relax within a serene and beautiful natural environment at Lillafured.
The village of Hollókő is a UNESCO sight with a beautiful castle nearby.
We can recommend the thermal bath of Parádfürdő and Parádsasvár in the area too.
The Aggtelek National Park with the Aggtelek cave system, is a World Heritage site, with its magical limestone formations is worth the visit. The most scenic route winds along the Szalajka Valley where you can admire the so-called Fátyol Waterfall.