Hungary has several beautiful castles, which are considered to be perfect destinations for mountain hikers in the wintertime as well. The historic buildings take us back to the past, and thanks to the time travel, an unforgettable experience is guaranteed for children and adults alike. Let’s see which are the most fabulous Hungarian castles that you should not miss.
Castle tours in the winter
No matter whether you plan an excursion to the Northern Mountains, or you would like to climb the Bakony Mountains near Lake Balaton, several fabulous castles can be found in the region, providing breathtaking panorama to the hikers.
Castle of Hollókő
According to Femina, the fortress can be described as the pearl of the Cserhát Mountains, in the vicinity of the Hungarian village ‘Hollókő’, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Castle of Boldogkő
The Castle of Boldogkő is a popular hiking destination in the Zemplén Mountains. The tower of the castle was built on a rock that makes it so special; accordingly, it is also called the ‘Sphinx of Zemplén’.
Castle of Füzér
Füzér is Hungary’s northernmost town, located in the Zemplén Mountains. Its spectacular castle makes the charming village even more attractive.
Castle of Sümeg
The Castle of Sümeg is located on the top of a small hill at the west side of the Balaton Uplands, which can be a pleasant destination for a winter tour.
Thury Castle Várpalota
If you plan an excursion in the Bakony Mountains, you should not miss the Thury Castle in Várpalota. The building is in beautiful condition, providing several exhibitions for visitors.
Castle of Szigliget
Szigliget is the perfect hiking destination if you visit Lake Balaton in the winter. The Castle of Szigliget provides a breathtaking panorama for visitors.
Castle of Sirok
If you plan a winter tour to the Mátra Mountains, Sirok is the perfect destination. Furthermore, its spectacular fortress is easily accessible from the village.
Castle of Csesznek
The Castle of Csesznek is a beautiful fortress in the Bakony Mountains, located in the southwest of the village. The castle provides a beautiful panorama on the peaks of the High Bakony.
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