Pacsa is a small town in Zala County in the southwest of Hungary. Pacsa and its surrounding countryside are dotted with old churches and similar landmarks.

Understand

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Pacsa was first mentioned in 1256 and was elevated to town status in 2009.

Get in

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By train

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The closest railway station is Zalaszentmihály-Pacsa, where you can transfer to regional buses towards Pacsa. There are no direct trains from Budapest-Déli pályaudvar, you have to transfer in Zalaszentiván. The whole journey from Budapest to Pacsa takes 4.5 hours and costs 4450 Ft.

1 Zalaszentmihály-Pacsa Train Station, Vasútállomás utca, Zalaszentmihály, +36 1 349-4949, . There is no ticket office, tickets can be purchased on the train.  

By bus

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Direct buses from Budapest-Déli pályaudvar are available once a day, which are operated by G-Busline Kft. The journey takes 2½ hours and costs 4015 Ft. More frequent buses are available from Zalaegerszeg. The journey takes about 45 minutes and costs 560 Ft.

Get around

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There is no local public transport or taxi service. You can use the regional buses operated by Volánbusz.

 
Roman Catholic Church in Búcsúszentlászló

In Pacsa:

  • 1 John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church (Keresztelő Szent János római katolikus templom), Deák Ferenc utca 3.
  • 2 Saint Mark Roman Catholic Chapel (Szent Márk római katolikus kápolna), Szőlőhegy. Built in 1763 in Baroque style.

In Búcsúszentlászló:

  • 3 Calvary Chapel (Kálvária-kápolna), Búcsúszentlászló. Built in the second half of the 18th century in Baroque style. Surrounded by the stations of the Holy Cross road.
  • 4 Roman Catholic Church (Római katolikus templom), Arany János utca, Búcsúszentlászló. Built in 1734 in Baroque style. It's a place of pilgrimage.  

In Egervár:

  • 5 Castle of Egervár (Egervári várkastély), Vár út 15, Egervár, +36 20 324-2257, . Apr 7–Oct 28: Tu–F 10:00–18:00, Sa 10:00–16:00, Su 12:00–18:00. Built around 1560 in Renaissance style. It is now used as hotel. Adult 1000 Ft; senior, student 600 Ft.  
  • 6 Saint Catherine Franciscan Church (Szent Katalin ferences templom), József Attila utca 1, Egervár. Built in 1511 in Gothic style.

In Ligetfalva:

 
Castle of Egervár

In Nagykapornak:

  • 8 Csárda, Kossuth Lajos utca 1. Built in the first part of the 18th century, originally as a quarter house.
  • 9 Holy Saviour Roman Catholic Church (Szentséges Üdvözítő római katolikus templom), Zrínyi utca, Nagykapornak. Built in 1779 in Baroque style.

In Söjtör:

  • 10 Birthplace of Ferenc Deák (Museum) (Deák Ferenc szülőháza (múzeum)), Deák Ferenc utca 154, Söjtör, +36 92 369-039. M–F 09:00–17:00. Built around 1860 in Baroque style. Ferenc Deák was born in this house. There is an exhibition about traditional gentry lifestyle.
  • 11 Festetics Mansion (Festetics-kastély), Deák Ferenc utca 140, Söjtör. Built around 1820 in Classicist style. It is used as an elementary school.
  • 12 Saint James Apostle Roman Catholic Church (Szent Jakab apostol római katolikus templom), Petőfi utca, Söjtör. Built in 1779 in Baroque style.
  • 13 Chapel on Gene Hill (Gene-hegyi kápolna), Söjtör. Built in 1938.
  • 14 Deák Well (Deák-kút), Söjtör.

In Zalaszentmihály:

  • 15 Saint Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church (Szent Mihály arkangyal római katolikus templom), Rákóczi út, Zalaszentmihály. Built in the 15th century in Gothic style.
 
Saint Catherine Franciscan Church in Egervár
This page uses the following price ranges for a typical meal for one, including soft drink:
Budget Under 2100 Ft
Mid-range 2100 Ft2500 Ft
Splurge Over 2500 Ft

Budget

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  • 1 Kertészház Restaurant, Avashegy 6, Alsónemesapáti, +36 30 390-2652, . M–Sa 11:00–21:00, Su 11:00–15:00. Traditional restaurant and pizzeria. 1600 Ft, pizza: 1090 Ft.
  • 2 Korzó Restaurant, Arany János utca 4, Pókaszepetk, +36 92 953-194. 11:00–21:00. Traditional restaurant and pizzeria with local cuisine. 1690 Ft, pizza: 1390 Ft, hamburger: 690 Ft.
  • 3 Rózsakert Restaurant and Cafe, Széchenyi Ferenc út 3, Egervár, +36 30 514-2714. 10:00–22:00. Traditional restaurant and pizzeria with local cuisine and with specialties like deer stew with porcini and dödölle. 1590 Ft, pizza: 1250 Ft.

Mid-range

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Holy Saviour Roman Catholic Church in Nagykapornak
  • 4 Vöröskő 2.0 Pizzeria, Szent István tér 1, +36 20 521-0263. M–Th Su 11:30–22:00, F Sa 11:30–22:30. Traditional restaurant and pizzeria. 1890 Ft, pizza: 1490 Ft, hamburger: 690 Ft.
  • 5 Karaván Restaurant, Hármes tanya 50/3, Alsónemesapáti, +36 92 562-012, . M–Sa 10:00–20:30, Su 10:00–15:00. Traditional restaurant and pizzeria with local cuisine and with specialties like prósza with sour cream. 1880 Ft, lunch menu: 900 Ft.
  • 6 Vöröskő Restaurant and Pizzeria, Deák Ferenc utca 183, Söjtör, +36 20 433-0464. M–Th Su 11:30–22:00, F–Sa 11:30–22:30. Traditional restaurant and pizzeria with specialties like lepény and prósza. 1890 Ft, pizza: 1490 Ft, hamburger: 690 Ft.

Splurge

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Drink

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Sleep

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There are no accommodations in Pacsa. In the surroundings:

This guide uses the following price ranges for a standard double room:
Budget Under 9000 Ft
Mid-range 9000 Ft15,000 Ft
Splurge Over 15,000 Ft

Budget

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Mid-range

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Birthplace of Ferenc Deák in Söjtör
 
Fishing Lake of Zalaszentmihály

Splurge

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Connect

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Pacsa's postal code is H-8761, and its telephone area code is 92.

  • 1 Pacsa Post Office, Csányi László utca 25, +36 92 368-000, . M W Th 08:00–12:00 12:30–16:00, Th 08:00–12:00 12:30–17:00, F 08:00–12:00 12:30–15:00.

Go next

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  • Gyenesdiás – resort village at Lake Balaton 27 km (17 mi) east
  • Hévíz – town with natural thermal lake 22 km (14 mi) east
  • Keszthely – town with historical downtown 23 km (14 mi) east
  • Nagykanizsa – city with historical downtown 32 km (20 mi) south
  • Vonyarcvashegy – resort village at Lake Balaton 29 km (18 mi) east
  • Zalaegerszeg – city 29 km (18 mi) northwest
  • Zalakaros – town with famous thermal spa 26 km (16 mi) southeast
Routes through Pacsa
Ends at  Lenti ← Junction    W   E  → Junction  Keszthely


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