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Scene Western Hungary A rejuvenation of body and soul in the Pannonian spas on St Martin’s Way In protection of Saint Martin Central Hungary In the Footsteps of Hermits and Royal Saints – Entire pilgrimage In the Footsteps of Hermits and Royal Saints – Section I In the Footsteps of Hermits and Royal Saints – […]

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King Saint Stephen and the pilgrims

Today, 20 August is the day of Saint Stephen, the first King of Hungary (died in 1038). He founded the Kingdom of Hungary, which meant a lot of work and organisation: laws, counties, dioceses were set up in some decades from scratch. Pilgrims’s hospice in Rome For us now he is interesting because he had […]

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Pannonhalma Archabbey, well in the cloister
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Treasure in the well

There is an ancient abbey going back to the middle ages, there is a cloister in it with a well in the middle, going also back to hundreds of year with dozens of generations of Benedictine monks and a bit of secrecy… What is in the well? Is it just water? Well, we always have […]

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Amber Road

The Amber Road was an ancient trade route for the transfer of amber from coastal areas of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean. A section of it crossed the territory of current Hungary at the time of the Roman Empire the Province of Pannonia.Here you can find a reconstructed and an original section […]

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Open air museum
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St Martin’s Tour

In protection of Saint Martin  [rev_slider alias=”Martongyalogos”] Walking pilgrimage tour on Saint Martin Way    Duration: 12 days / 11 nights (All-inclusive Package) or 11 days / 10 nights (Basic Package without day 7 – rest day)    Date: at any time for groups or individuals    Route: Szombathely – Kőszeg – Pannonhalma (Hungary)    Distance: 170 km (~15 […]

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Stone in the forest
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St Mary’s Way – Entire Tour

In the Footsteps of Hermits and Royal Saints  [rev_slider alias=”maria-ut-teljes”] Walking pilgrimage tour on Saint Mary’s Way    Duration: 13 days (12 nights)    Date: at any time for groups or individuals    Route: Bakonybél – Majkpuszta – Tata – Esztergom (Hungary)    Distance: 175 km (~16 km/day)    Difficulty: 2/5 (easy)    Price: from € 690 In the Footsteps of […]

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St Elizabeth’s Tour

In the homeland of Saint Elizabeth     [rev_slider alias=”szent-erzsebet-ut”] Walking pilgrimage on the St Elizabeth Way    Duration: 7 days (6 nights)    Date: at any time for groups or individuals    Route: Sárospatak–Füzér–Košice (Hungary-Slovakia)    Distance: 100 km (~16 km/day)    Difficulty: 2/5 (easy)    Price: from € 330 What you will do and see In the hometown of Saint […]

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Mary's Way marking
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Saint Mary’s Way

Travelling was not unkown to Mary, nor was contemplation. Following the Annunciation, she sets out to meet with her elder relative in Hebron, Elizabeth. As a result of obeying the compulsory census, her husband Joseph and she go to Betlehem where she gives birth to Jesus Christ. Then, escaping the rage of Herod, they move […]

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Pilgrimage routes in Hungary

Many Hungarian pilgrims arrived to the most significant pilgrimage sites of Christian civilization (Rome, Jerusalem, Aachen, Compostela) already in the Middle Ages, and the Hungarian Monarchy ensured the safety of the land trip of the crusaders and other pilgrims to the Holy Land in its territory. After severalcentries, walking pilgrimages have been becoming popular in Hungary again: each year […]

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Saint Martin Way

Martin was born around 316 in one of the cities of the Roman Empire: the Pannonian Savaria. Following his father’s profession and encouragement, he becomes a legionnaire of the Roman army at the age of 15. He is serving in Galicia when he meets a shivering beggar on a cold day. As an act of […]

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