section of the North Hungarian Mountains

The Bükk Mountains (Bükk hegység – literally Beech Mountains) are a section of the Carpathian Mountain range in Hungary.

Cities

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Alsó-Hámor viewed from Szeleta cave
  • Bélapátfalva
  • Bükkszentkereszt
  • Bükkszék
  • Lillafüred (a small village, part of Miskolc)
  • Miskolc
  • Szilvásvárad
  • Szarvaskő

Other destinations

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Understand

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Bükk is mainly famous for its nature, and secondly for its cultural heritage.

Get in

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Road No. 25. from Eger, M3 Highway from Miskolc, or from Slovakia Road No. 27 and Road E96.

Get around

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You can drive on narrow roads, meandering on the wooded mountains.

  • Caves: There are 1115 known caves in the mountain range, including Bányász-barlang (Miner cave, 274 m) and István-lápa (254 m), the deepest caves in Hungary, the archaeologically important Szeleta cave, the Cave Bath (a main tourist attraction of Miskolc-Tapolca), the Anna Cave, and the István Cave. 52 of the caves are protected because of their fauna and microclimate.
  • The mountain range is also famous for its skiing facilities located around Bánkút. There are a number of maintained ski slopes equipped with several J-bar lifts.

Drink

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Stay safe

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