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Lillafüred, Hunguest Hotel Palota - Sights

The Hunguest Hotel Palota is looking forward to the arrival of the guests, who would like to have an active holiday all year long with a wide range of sights and programmes.
We can provide brochures with information about the sights in the Northeastern region of Hungary and the hiking and biking tours around the hotel at the reception desk.

Sights in the region:


Near Lillafüred:

Waterfall of Lillafüred
The highest waterfall of Hungary can be approached by walking down the hanging garden next to the hotel.
Distance from the hotel: 5 minutes on foot.

Anna Cave
Cave visiting with guide. Cave tours start at every full hour. The cave is only open from May to the end of September. You need to have 10 persons to start a tour, but once a day, they have a tour regardless of the number of guests.
Distance from the hotel: walking down the hanging garden, about 5 minutes on foot.

St. Stephan’s Cave
Cave visiting with guide. Cave tours start at every full hour. The cave is only open all year long. You need to have 10 persons to start a tour, but once a day, they start a tour regardless of the number of visitors.
Distance from the hotel: over the park behind the hotel, about 15 minutes on foot.

Forest train

The narrow-gauge train starts from the Lillafüred station behind the garden of the hotel.
Distance from the hotel: about 5 minutes on foot, by walking around the garden of the hotel.
Itinerary:
- To Garadna: near the Hámori Lake, over Újmassa, the trout farm and then to Garadna
Duration of trip: about 15 minutes to Garadna (40 minutes there and back)
- To Miskolc: near the Paper factory of Miskolc, the Castle of Diósgyőr to Miskolc – Kilián endstation
Duration of trip: about 30 minutes

Forestry Museum and Historical Exhibition of Railway Transportation
Can be found at the Garadna station of the forest train.
Distance from the hotel: about 15 minutes by the forest train

Trout farm and outdoor restaurant
Can be approached by car, public transportation and the forest train on the way to Garadna.
Distance from the hotel: about 5 km.

Massa Museum
The ancient smelter, exhibition and handicraft museum.
Distance from the hotel: about 4 km.

Herman Ottó Memorial House
The house can be found on the Erzsébet walkway and represents the scientific works in the Bükk-Mountains of the famous naturalist. The memorial house was developed from the place, where he lives and worked during his last years.
Distance from the hotel: over the park behind the hotel, about 15 minutes on foot.

Foundry Museum in Felsőhámor

The exhibition, showing the history of metallurgy can be visited in the village near Lillafüred.
Distance from the hotel: walking down the hanging garden, about 20 minutes on foot.

ZOO of Miskolc
The ZOO representing many kinds of animals in Hungary and the world, can be reached on the road to Miskolc, by turning left at the parking place and bus station after reaching the sign “Miskolc”.
Distance from the hotel: about 5 km.

Castle of Diósgyőr
Historical exhibition and medieval waxworks museum.
Distance from the hotel: about 8 km, by car, public transportation or the forest train.

Bükkszentkereszt
Program facilities: horse riding, horse coaching / sledging, Glaziery Museum visiting.
Distance from the hotel: about 10 km.

Répáshuta
Sights: charring and calcar handicrafts exhibition. In the Hunters’ restaurant, you can try specialities of the region.
Distance from the hotel: about 15 km.

Cavebath in Miskolctapolca
Special bathing facility inside a 1,5 km long cave system. The cavebath can be visited all year long, except for a short maintenance period. The visitors have a chance of evening bathing, too.
Distance from the hotel: about 20 km.

Bobsled lane in Miskolctapolca
The fifth alpine bobsled lane is situated in Miskolctapolca, near the Cavebath. The 800 meter path runs through an oak forest, with a 54 meters difference between the highest and lowest part. It's a special activity in summer and winter, too.
The starting point is next to the summer exit of the Cavebath. The bobsleighs are brought up on the peak by an elevator. You can regulate the speed according to your own temperament.
Opening hours: in summer: 10.00-22.00, in winter (from October): until 18.00.
Distance from the hotel: about 20 km.

Adventure park - Miskolctapolca
The biggest adventure park in Hungary is located in a unique natural environment. Tha park has 25 obstackle trucks on a 1000 m2 field, 3-9 meters high among the old oak trees, with different difficulty levels. The blue truck (easy) is on 3-11 meters, and the red (hard) and black (extreme) trucks are on 4-11 meters. the trucks consist of many types of bridges that are getting more and more difficult to climb as the color of the trucks vary. They invented special belts, seats and pulleys for safe usage. The visitors are guided by trained alpinist and cave climbing specialists to avoid accidents.
Distance from the hotel: about 20 km.

You can get a brochure with maps of hiking and biking tours at the reception desk of the hotel.

Program facilities a bit further from Lillafüred (1 day trips):

Szilvásvárad
There are many nice sights in the Szalajka valley, for example the prehistorical man’s cave in Istállós kő, the waterfall, the open-air Forestry Museum, the “Rock-spring”, the trout farm, the horse farm , Museum of the history of horse rearing in Szilvásvárad, the Millennium look out tower.
Distance from the hotel: about 40 km.

Eger
The sights of the historical city: the Basilica, the Archbishop’s palace, the Castle of Eger, the Minaret, Dobó Square, the “Valley of the Nice Ladies” (wine cellars).
Distance from the hotel: about 40 km.

Tokaj
The sights of the “capital city” of the mostly known wine region are the following: the Tokaj Museum, the Castle of the Rákóczi family, the riverbanks of the rivers Tisza and Bodrog, wine cellars.
Distance from the hotel: about 50 km.

Aggtelek
Many parts of the famous Baradla Cave can be visited with guides during the whole year. (You can get detailed information about the tours from the brochures, that are available at the reception desk of the hotel.)
Distance from the hotel: about 70 km.

We provide more information about the cultural, sports and free time activities in Miskolc with brochures at the reception desk.