On 24 March – 1 April 2023 the study visit of the Polish tourist bloggers, Dorota Olendzka, Anna Zaborska, Tomasz Olendzki, took place. The main topic of the visit was castles and the greatest tourist attractions of these countries. In Slovakia the visit took place in historic buildings, castles and manor houses e.g. Hotel Hviezdoslav Kezmarok, the Grand Vígľaš, Grandhotel Praha, Château Gbel’any, the Manor-house Mojmírovce, Hotel Château Bela and other attraction e.g. Tenczyn, Trencianske Teplice, Pieszczany, Trnawy, Nitra all over Slovakia. In Hungary the visit took place along the tourist routes of the Upper-Tisza Area e.g. peculiar cemetery Szatmárcseke, Watermill, Túristvándi, triple bundary point Garbolc, also the Plum Trail, regional cuisine and crafts. The last point was Fehérgyarmat – the county town of the district, it was part of the estate of the Batory family, from which the later king of Poland Stefan Batory – the founder of the bell tower in the local church from the turn of the 14th and 15th century this church is the oldest monument in the city.
The articles are available via the links:
1. An article ‘Slovakia: in the castles which are not haunted’
2. An article ‘Hungary: the Upper-Tisza Area’
The study visit is the project’s activity within the project ‘Explore hidden treasures of tourist and travel pearls’ financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund.