Cycling around Eger in hills of Mátra and Bükk

Type:Self-Guided
Participants:Min. 2 participants
Grade:Moderate
Length:4 nights
Distance:130 km
Dates:1/04/2017 - 31/10/2017
Cost: € 420
Starts:Mátrafüred
Ends:Szilvásvárad

Description

On our cycling tour you will explore the natural beauty of Mátra and Bükk Hills situated in neighborhood of the historical city, Eger. The route will leads through the Bükk National Park, which attract visitors looking for rest, recreation, and sports all year round. Following the paths of Mátra and Bükk you will cycle beside the highest peaks of Hungary in the forest and enjoy the astonishing charm of natural landscape.

Itinerary


Day 1: Arriving in Mátrafüred

Individual arrival. Accommodation in Mátrafüred.

Day 2: Mátrafüred - Eger (46 km)

This day you will cycling through the hills of Mátra to Eger. First you will climb up through Mátraháza to Parád, then cycling in direction Sirok, with the ruins of a medieval castle and finally you arrive at Eger. In Eger you can visit the castle of Eger, Dobó tér, Turkish minaret, Basilica, Baroque Lyceum with Library, Astronomical Museum and Camera Obscura. Follow with a facultative winetasting program in a wine cellar. Overnight in Eger.

Day 3: Eger - Lillafüred (48 km)

From Eger you will pedal up to the heart of the Bükk Hills. In Lillafüred you can admire Hámori - lake, waterfall, Szt. István - cave, Anna - cave, Szeleta - cave. Accommodation in Lillafüred.

Day 4: Lillafüred - Szilvásvárad (36 km)

On the quiet road from Lillafüred to Szilvásvárad you will cross the most beautiful parts of Bükk mountains, the biosphere reserve of Bükk Plateau. In Szalajka Valley you can see the water of Salajka Stream and the Fátyol Waterfall. Over- night in Szilvásvárad.

Day 5: Departure

Individual departure.

Dates

Available:

from 1st of April till 31th of October 2017


Price

Participation fee:

EUR 420 / persons sharing the double room

Single Supplement:

EUR 135

Extra nights in Budapest:

EUR 55 / persons sharing the double room

Single Supplement of extra Budapest nights:

EUR 30

Bike rental:

EUR 70


Services

The participation fee includes: 4 overnight in 3-star hotels, in double room with bath or shower, with breakfast, maps, information material and luggage transfers from hotel to hotel.

How to get there?

Public bus services are available from Budapest to Mátrafüred and back from Szilvásvárad to Eger and then Budapest. On previous request we can arrange transfers to and from Budapest airport for extra costs.

Tour Identifier: CYMB051