Attractions

A walk through the historical downtown of Sopron is like taking a trip to the past. The Main Square hosts some really magnificent buildings, like the Fire Tower, The Gate of Faith, Fabricius House, Storno house, Mining Museum, Museum of Pharmacy, The Holy Trinity Column, the excavated part of Amber Road, Goat Church and the wall of the old Castle. It’s not just the buildings of the town which are beautiful, but also the natural environment that surrounds it. There are many well marked tourist routes in the forests. Along these roads we can reach the Károly lookout tower. From the top of which we can enjoy the beautiful view of the surroundings. Nearby we can explore „Várhely”, which commemorates the Celts or spend an unforgettable day in the "Lővér Adventure Park".
For wine lovers, "Soproni Borút" - the official organisation of wine-cellars in Sopron - will provide an exceptional gastronomical experience. There are also tremendous opportunities for young parents with children: The Visitor Center, The Botanic Garden of the University of West Hungary, bobsleigh run, and the Harrer Chocolate Museum.


Pan-European Picnic - „Breakthrough”

Loyalty and Freedom! – as these are the two most noble ideas in the history of Sopron. Sopron evidenced its loyalty twice, it is longing for freedom, however it was enchained by the iron curtain, which was built up not far from the town. It did not change until the turn of the events reached Sopron at Sopronpuszta on August 19th, 1989. During the event several hundreds of East-German citizens, many families broke through the border. The iron curtain was dismantled here for the first time.

Vienna

The Austrian capital is reachable in about an hour on highway. The historic centre of Vienna is rich in architectural sights, including Baroque castles and gardens, as well as the late 19th-century Ringstrasse lined with huge buildings, monuments and parks. The most significant buildings are: Hofburg, Stephansdom, Parliament, Schönbrunn Castle, Opera House, Hundertwasser House. Mariahilfer Strasse is the best known street of the city.

Biking around Lake Fertő

The bicycle path which runs along Lake Fertő, leads us through several Hungarian and Austrian settlements. While we are biking on this 160 km long road, we can wonder at the beautiful cities of Burgenland: Apetlon, Ilmitz, Podersdorf, Weiden, Neusiedl am See, Rust, St. Margarethen (opera festival, Tale Park), Mörbisch (See Fest Spiele) In the „Fertő-Hanság” National Park Visitor Centres educational path is awaiting it’s guests on both sides of the border.