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Discover the surrondings

Diverse events, thermal bath, calm small town atmosphere – this is how Balmazújváros with its 18,000 inhabitants could be described.

We invite enthusiasts of folk tradition to the Mihalkó family workshop: the home of the shepherd hat maker is unique and famous throughout Hungary. Take a walk and visit potter Ilona Bödőcs or  leather goods maker Levente Varga who are happy to conduct handicraft activities in their workshops upon request.

Tourists can enjoy traditional Hungarian food as well as programs perfectly suitable for families or groups at Péter Rózsa’s renowned eco-farm, the Koroknai family farm, the Traditionalist Archer Fellowship and the Pinczés Riding Stables.

Nature lovers can spot extraordinary bird rarities on the Magdolna and Vókonyai Plain.  Anyone who likes fishing will appreciate the Sziki Fishing Pond, the East Main Canal or the Kékvizű with their rich fish stocks.

Get to know our historic and literary relics by visiting the Veres Péter Memorial Building and the Semsey Andor Museum of Local History.

The high quality sports ground is appropriate for winter or summer training camps and national sporting events, thus developing sports tourism in the area.

So, if you adore calm, quiet, small town atmosphere, but full service is also on your list, visit the town loaded with natural treasures near Hortobágy National Park: come to Balmazújváros!