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Elizabeth Báthory – Vampire Lady of Hungary

You must have heard of Dracula, but have you ever heard of Elizabeth Báthory? She also was a countess as Dracula (his official name: Vlad Ţepeş) was a count, both of them lived in the Kingdom of Hungary, but these were not the only similarities between them. According to the legend, Elizabeth Báthory used to

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Gold production in Telkibánya Hungary

Nowadays Hungary is not among the world’s dominant gold producer, but in the middle ages the situation was quite different. That time Hungary was responsible for 25% of the gold and 20% of the silver production of the whole world. The data is even more expressing if we focus on Europe only: the 80% of

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Gold production new version

    Nowadays Hungary is not among the world’s dominant gold producers, but in the middle ages that was quite different. That time Hungary was responsible for 25% of the gold and 20% of the silver production of the whole world. The data is even more expressing if we focus on Europe only: 80% of

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Hiking trail marks in Hungary

The first marked hiking trail in Hungary was inaugurated in 1888 in Northern Hungary. Since then a dense network of hiking paths has been set up all over the country. The total length of the Hungarian hiking trails is almost 25.000 km. These hiking trails are marked with a combination of a colour and a

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Saint Elizabeth’s Way

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary was born in 1207 in Sárospatak as the third child of Andrew II King of Hungary. She ended up in Thuringia when she was only four years old, where she married Louis Marquis ten years later. Their love was mutual and passionate during their brief, six-year-long marriage and, thanks to this,

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St Mary’s Tour – Section III

In the Footsteps of Hermits and Royal Saints – Section III    Walking pilgrimage tour on Saint Mary’s Way    Duration: 6 days (5 nights)    Date: at any time for groups or individuals    Route: Tata-Esztergom (Hungary)    Distance: 63 km (~16 km/day)    Difficulty: 2/5 (easy)    Price: from € 290 In the Footsteps of Hermits and Royal Saints –

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St Mary’s Tour – Section II

In the Footsteps of Hermits and Royal Saints Section II    Walking pilgrimage tour on Saint Mary’s Way    Duration: 5 days (4 nights)    Date: at any time for groups or individuals    Route: Fehérvárcsurgó – Bodajk – Majkpuszta – Tata (Hungary)    Distance: 52 km (~17 km/day)    Difficulty: 2/5 (easy)    Price: from € 260 Short description of the

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Cycling Pilgrimage on St Martin’s Way

A rejuvenation of body and soul in the Pannonian spas on St Martin’s Way  Pilgrimage tour on Saint Martin’s Way by bicycle    Duration: 5 days (4 nights)    Date: at any time for groups or individuals    Route: Szombathely–Sárvár–Celldömölk–Pannonhalma (Hungary)    Cycling distance: 144 km (~48 km/day)    Difficulty: 2/5 (easy)    Price: from € 290 Short description of the

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Mary’s Tour on the Balaton Uplands

Eat, pray, walk    Walking pilgrimage along the Hungarian Riviera – from the Benedictines to the Greyfriars    Duration: 7 days (6 nights)    Date: at any time for groups or individuals    Route: Tihany – Tapolca – Sümeg (Hungary)    Distance: 80 km (~15 km/day)    Difficulty: 2/5 (easy)    Price: from € 390 Eat, pray, walk On this pilgrimage we

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St Mary’s Tour – Section I

In the Footsteps of Hermits and Royal Saints Section I Walking pilgrimage tour on Saint Mary’s Way    Duration: 6 days (5 nights)    Date: at any time for groups or individuals    Route: Bakonybél – Zirc – Bodajk (Hungary)    Distance: 62 km (~16 km/day)    Difficulty: 2/5 (easy)    Price: from € 280 In the Footsteps of Hermits and

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