Guidebook to 32 walks throughout upland Hungary, with its landscape of rolling hills, high karst meadows, vineyards, crags, castles and villages. The ancient trails of the country are now a network of walking paths with a good system of coloured waymarks. Background information on preparing for walking in the country also included.

Seasons

May-end August is good, but it can be hot and busy. Sept-Nov is cooler and quieter. Winter is cold and is the hunting season.

Centres

Pécs, Veszprém, Eger, Miskolc, Sátoraljaújhely, Aggtelek, Budapest, Szilvásvárad, Mátra, Telkibánya, Zirc

Difficulty

Varied hillwalking. Half-day and daywalks.

Must See

Aggtelek, Magas-Tax hostel, beehive stones, Eger, Kékes, Boldogkó castle, Pálháza forest train, Lake Balaton, Máré-vár
Tó-hegy karst (Photo by Tom Chrystal)
ISBN
9781852843526
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Published
Published
1 Jul 2003
Edition
First
Pages
256
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5cm
Weight
320g
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Chrystal

Tom Chrystal

Tom Chrystal was born in Huntly, north-east Scotland, and began walking in the eastern Grampians of his native Aberdeenshire. He has walked in over 30 mountain and wilderness areas in 15 countries. Beáta Dósa was born in Mezkövesd in north-east Hungary and is a freelance interpreter and translator. She has enjoyed walking throughout her life.

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Beáta Dósa

Beáta Dósa was born in Mezkövesd in north-east Hungary and is a freelance interpreter and translator. She has enjoyed walking throughout her life.

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