Leisure

Something is always happening in Vác!

Besides the numerous cultural events throughout the year, the beautiful environment offer excellent opportunities to spend free time throughout the seasons.

Every weekend, from spring to autumn,different activities happen in town, like family days, market for handmade products, gastronomical events, flee market and festivals.

The ’Váci Világi Vigalom’ is our most famous festival which happens for three days a year, in July. For over twenty years it has been entertaining the public, and we hope carry on to doing so.

 

Walks

In Vác, there are both shorter and longer walks for all, where you can explore the town’s most historical aspects, and the beautiful imagery in Vác.

- The ecclesiastical walk allows you to get to know the thousand year old sacred town.

- The town walk allows you to explore all the historical monuments Vác has to offer

- The lovers of nature can walk on the beautiful promenade beside the Danube, or in "Liget", the city park

 

Excursions / By bike

Vác is situated in the Danube Bend close the Börzsöny, where mountains and flat land meet.

To whoever walks one of our many hiking and/or nature trails, or whom happen to be on two wheels, can explore the always stunning beautiful view.

Hikers can choose from various hiking trails in the mountains Börzsöny, Cserhét or Pilis.

For those who would like to explore the flora/fauna we offer many walkways e.g. in Liget Town Park, or in Katalinpuszta, on the Gyadai nature trail.

Vác has Hungary’s longest, built promenade, on which a bicycle path, the "EuroVelo6" from France to Romania, runs right through.

In Vác many playgrounds, walks, fine dining options can be found for our visitors.

Parts of the country’s ’Blue tour’ are in ’Naszály’ mountain, where you can catch special creatures, like the native Pannonia lizard, or you can admire unique plants.

 

Sport opportunities

In 2003, Vác won the country’s honourable "Sports Town" Award.

Our athletes show outstanding results in World Championships, and even in the Olimpic Games.

We have appriximately fifty sports associations in town.

Since an active sports life takes place, a countless number of opportunities are offered for active people to spend their spare time.

 

Theatre

A local theatre, "Vác Danube Bend Theatre" was opened in February of 2003.

After the reconstruction and conversion of the old cinema, already in the first season it was the host of a four day international festival.

’Madách Imre Művelődési Központ’, the community centre of the town also offers quality entertainment.

 

Cultural highlights

-          Sightseeing mini train

-          Pannonia House’s presentation of treasures

-          Treasury and Bishopric Collection

-          International Mobil MADI collection at the town hall

-          Exhibition Memento Mori

 

Certain exhibition places offer guided tours.

 

 










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