county of Hungary

Bács-Kiskun county is in Southern Great Plain.


Map of Bács-Kiskun County

  1 Kecskemét (Lajosmizse, Kerekegyháza)
A town famous for its vibrant music scene, plum brandy, and Art Nouveau architecture.
  2 Baja
  3 Kiskunfélegyháza
  4 Kiskunhalas (Tompa)
Known for Halas Lace and its thermal bath.
  5 Kalocsa (Solt, Hajós)
  6 Kiskőrös   (Kecel, Soltvadkert, Izsák)
  7 Tiszakécske  
  8 Kiskunmajsa
  9 Jánoshalma   (Mélykút)
  10 Kunszentmiklós   (Szabadszállás, Dunavecse)
  11 Bácsalmás

Other destinations

  • 1 Bugac. A small village near the Kiskunság National Park; also the site of the Kurultaj, an annual celebration of the Hungarians' nomadic roots.    
  • 2 Lake Vadkert, Soltvadkert. 20 km N of Kiskunhalas is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hungary: a 70-ha lake with clean water and great beaches.



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The county's major tourist attraction is the endless lowlands, the undisturbed nature and the monuments of cities. Tourists have turned their attention to the farms, where the legendary wilderness romance and the proximity to nature could be enjoyed.

Kecskemét is an easy daytrip from Budapest or Szeged by train or by bus. Its main sights are the town hall, Cifra Palace, Science and Technology Hall (former synagogue), Katona József Theatre.

  • There are spas in Kiskunfélegyháza, Kalocsa, Kiskőrös and Kiskunmajsa.
  • Bajai Halászléfőző Népünnepély (Fisherman's Soup Boiling Festival) takes place in July in Baja.


  • Kalocsa's spice paprika (kalocsai fűszerpaprika)
  • Kalocsa's embroidery (kalocsai hímzés)
  • Kiskunhalas lace (kiskunhalasi csipke)
  • Kecskemét's 'whistling' apricot brandy (kecskeméti fütyülős barackpálinka)

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