TOP 5 attractions in and around Szigetköz

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TOP 5 attractions in and around Szigetköz

Discover the most exciting sights of Szigetköz and its surroundings during a magical journey! We show you which places you should visit if you stay with us!
attractions in and around Szigetköz

Sights of the country of a thousand islands and its surroundings


Discover the "Land of a Thousand Islands", Szigetköz and the special attractions of its surroundings! Through the Dévény Strait, the Danube reaches the Carpathian Basin, where it slows down and deposits its sediment, thus creating the largest archipelago in Central Europe. There are countless sights waiting for you to discover in Szigetköz, but if you're already there, it's worth visiting Pannonhalma, which is only 19 kilometers from Győr and has a history of more than a thousand years, where you can also visit the Benedictine Abbey on Szent Márton Hill.

Szigetköz offers many built attractions for lovers of active recreation and the country's cultural heritage.
Here are the TOP 5 places that are definitely worth visiting in this area, starting from Regia Panzió!

 

1. DENKPÁL HALÉPCSŐ, DUNASZIGET




This stunning and peaceful place is located in the heart of nature. The roar of the bubbling water can be heard far away, while the calm, stream-like area next to it gives the impression of an oasis. It is an ideal place for a picnic, and for those coming from the water, a nicely concreted salt provides a mooring opportunity. It is also easily accessible by bicycle.

 

2. HÉDERVÁR: THE CASTLE, THE 800-YEAR-OLD OAK AND THE CHAPEL OF THE BLESSED WOMAN




The oldest castle of the Szigetköz rises like a fortress from the plain of the Kisalföld. The building, originally built of wood in the 12th century, was rebuilt and restored several times, and acquired its current baroque form in the second half of the 18th century. The Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel is one of the most beautiful Gothic monuments in the area and is also the burial place of the Héderváry family. Here is the oldest tree in Hungary, an 800-year-old oak.

Secret tip: Take a look at the potato beetle statue in the park opposite the castle, which pays tribute to domestic plant protection.

 

3. FUTURA, HUNGARY'S LARGEST SCIENTIFIC PLAYHOUSE, MOSONMAGYARÓVÁR




The "playhouse" on an area of 2,700 m² awaits enthusiastic explorers of the laws of nature. You can discover the wonders of Szigetköz, Hungary and the world through the four ancient elements on the four levels of the interactive exhibition in the building of the former granary. Exciting scientific programs, a 5D cinema and a planetarium await all ages.

 

4. LILA-HEGYI OBSERVATORY AND CELLAR ROW



The highest point of the Pannonhalmi hills, also known as the "Rabbit Mountains", is home to the Lilahegyi Lookout. The rebuilt, 14-meter-high tower offers an impressive panoramic view. A few meters from the lookout point, the rains falling in the loess areas have formed gullies with steep walls, the most interesting of which is the 650-meter-long Szurdik in Núlí, at the bottom of which there are rows of cellars and former cave dwellings. Illuminated in the evening, it provides a particularly magical sight!

 

5. PANNONHALMA ARCH ABBEY AND ITS ENVIRONS



This place is not to be missed: the Pannonhalm Abbey has been part of the World Heritage since 1996 and is the oldest monastery in Hungary. Nearly a thousand types of plants and 150 bird species from five continents live in and around the arboretum. Hungary's first Fragrance Museum is also located here, where you can get to know the scents of the five essential herbs, follow the process of lavender distillation, and gain insight into the 17th-18th centuries. into the world of 19th century monastic medicine.

Szigetköz and its surroundings offer countless other sights to explore, so you will definitely not be bored. The picturesque landscape, historical monuments, natural wonders and cultural programs all tempt you to spend as much time as possible in this magical region. In order to really enjoy the possibilities of the area, you should book accommodation for several days. 


The Regia Panzió is an ideal choice, with its comfortable rooms and hospitable atmosphere, it provides a perfect base for exploring the area. Book a stay at the Regia Panzio and experience Szigetköz in its entirety!
 
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