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  2. Central Hungary
  3. Budapest

Matyóland and Zsóry Spa Full-Day Tour from Budapest

Product ID: 36693
Explore the folk traditions of historic Mezőkövesd on a 12-hour sightseeing tour from Budapest that also takes in the healing waters of the spa resort of Zsóry and the Matyó culture of the region, nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, Italian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel or other location of choice in Budapest.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the folk traditions of historic Mezőkövesd
  • Learn about the Matyó people
  • Go to the Matyó Museum to admire traditional costumes
  • Visit the farmhouses of the Hadas district
  • Experience the healing waters of Zsóry
Full description
Discover the highlights of Mezőkövesd in the heart of Matyóland on a full-day tour from Budapest, and learn about the Matyó people, who can be traced back to King Matthias of the 15th century.

Matthias raised the status of Mezőkövesd during his reign, and today the town is awash with women wearing blouses, fabrics and aprons colorfully embroidered with flowers based on old patterns.

Visit the Matyó Museum to admire some of these traditional costumes through the ages, along with artifacts of furniture and crafts. Discover the original Matyó homes of the Hadas district, where the streets retain a 19th-century atmosphere. In the old cottages, local folk artists offer a view of what it is like to be a Matyó.

One of the highlights is the Zsóry Health and Open Air Bath, where the sulphuric waters are a healing 72 degrees, helping those suffering from arthritis and rheumatic diseases, and claimed to help alleviate gynaecological problems.

Every year Mezőkövesd organizes a range of cultural programs, such as the food benedictions of the 3-day Matyó Easter Festival. Zsóry Festival in July boasts dozens of concerts, while at the end of August, Zsóry Riding Days features spectacular hurdle jumps as the main event.
Includes
  • Transfers
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees to the Matyó Museum, farmhouses, and Zsóry Bath

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• The time of departure is flexible and dependent on your schedule
• Mininbus transportation can accommodate up to 6 people
• Please ask for tailor-made tours

From US$ 360.15 Per group up to 5

Organized by

Budapest Bug

Product ID: 36693