Pécs, European Capital of Culture in 2010 and the fifth largest city in Hungary. Its history goes back over 2,000 years to the Roman times. The downtown of Pécs is a unique mixture of the relics of Early Christianity (part of the World Cultural Heritage).
Pécs has received the prestigious title The European Capital of Culture for the year 2010. Together with its museums, art galleries, libraries, cinemas and musical life, Pécs is a lively university city full of restaurants, cafés and bars. It has an incredibly vivid student life day and night.
Taste the wines of the Villány production area, the miracles born from blending human skills and nature! Making excellent wines is an art form – enjoy the beauty of it! Discover the architectural and cultural heritage of the wine region. Enjoy the hospitality of the local people and have a good time in our wine region, a region that respects traditions yet is able to continuously renew itself!
Siklós, the centre of the economic and cultural life of the region, is deservedly famous for its wines, its fortress and the large number of monuments in the town. Local inhabitants can now also boast of a renewed historical town centre, its streets providing an atmosphere that is a picturesque combination of the ancient past and the promising future.
Siklós Fortress – which has become the symbol of the town – is one of the best preserved and most harmonious of historical remains.
The Duna-Dráva National Park was established along the Danube and Dráva rivers, covering an area of some 50.000 hectares. Water played the main role in the formation of its natural landscape. The two rivers and their water resulted in the development of a great variety of habitats, where a colourful ecosystem can be found. Almost the whole of the national park is located in an area, which was formerly a flood-plain.