There is always something special about winter trips. You, the cold and the scenic view. Even if you are by yourself or in the company of family or friends, whether it snows or not, the magical scenery will amaze you each and every time. Get your mittens and scarves ready, it is time to hit the road! Here are some of the most beautiful winter hiking spots – with the collection of Szálláskérés.hu.
1. Tarn of Hill Megyer (Megyer-hegyi Tengerszem)
The Tarn on Hill Megyer near the city of Sárospatak, is titled Hungary’s most beautiful natural wonder. The Tarn has been shaped by human hands since the Middle Ages, but today the former millstone quarry and nature form an impressively harmonious unit, wrote Kirandulastippek.hu. Visitors can also approach the tarn by car since there is a parking lot near the hill. It is ideal for families with children who look for a one-day trip.
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2. Lake of Felsőtárkány (Felsőtárkányi-tó)
The village of Felsőtárkány is a real hideaway in Mount Bükk, with a lot to see and do. You can recharge your batteries just by wandering through the streets of Felsőtárkány and admiring the traditional houses and the picturesque landscape, writes Szálláskérés.hu. In addition, you can also visit a Baroque church, a castle ruin and a natural spring. Apart from these sights, the reason many people come here every year is the lovely nearby lake.
Mount Somló stole many hearts, as it is the smallest wine region in Hungary with many hidden surprises. The rows of vines lead up to the castle. The castle offers a stunning view of its surroundings, regardless of whether they are covered by snow or not. Three old chapels are tucked in the dunes as well, along with a hiking trail.
4. Mountaintop of Kékes (Kékes-tető)
The highest point in the country is a must-see destination for everyone, with something new to show in every season. It is best to spend at least one weekend in Mountain Mátra. You can go skiing, sledging, snowballing, taking long forest strolls, or just visiting Kékes – the opportunities are endless. Hikers will also love this place for the numerous tracks, available for all fitness levels.
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5. Vácrátót Arboretum
No winter destination list is complete without mentioning one of the local Hungarian arboretums. The National Botanical Garden in the village of Vácrátót is a must-visit destination. The 120-year-old water mill along Lake Rocky (Sziklás-tó) and the Sződ-Rákos stream invite you for a special walk. Within a few kilometres, visitors will find wineries, a lookout and a chapel.
6. Lázbérc Reservoir
The hidden treasure of Mount Bükk, the most beautiful artificial lake in our country is located between Uppony and Dédestapolcsány. The part of the reservoir towards Uppony, where the lake is surrounded by steep cliffs and caves, has a fairytale view, writes Csodahelyek.hu. If you are looking for a place where silence has power and the surroundings will make your jaw drop, check out this reservoir.
The geographical region Őrség is a wonder to behold. Hills, forests, lakes, churches, monuments, and wonderful old houses await visitors. Although the buildings are closed in winter, you can still discover the area on foot. Visitors can find Pityerszer near Szalafő, where the bison reservation is, supplying the buffalo and wild horses that live here.
Source: szallaskeres.hu, kirandulastippek.hu, csodahelyek.hu
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