December 30: New Years Gala 2014 with the Blue Danube Salon Concert Orchestra led by violinist Sándor Berki
Aggtelek National Park Open Hours During the December Holidays
WWF Hungary together with Aggtelek National Park have launched a joint research project aimed at protecting Hungarian wolves. The two key players in domestic wolf conservation signed an agreement to combat the destruction of the wolves’ forest habitats, and calling attention to and stopping the illegal shooting of wolves. World champion boxer Zsolt Erdei stands behind this important conservation programme and has lent his face to the campaign.
CEEweb for Biodiversity is organising its 4th Green-Go short film contest.
Groups of nursery, kindergarten and school children (up until the approximate age of 10) are invited on our special Mikulás (Santa) Tour in the Baradla Cave. The tour follows the Jósvafő short tour route, but includes a remarkable meeting with Mikulás from whom every child will receive a gift bag
Északerdő Zrt., the company managing the state forests, has reported a stable wolf presence in the Zemplén Nature Reserve. Recently, staff have repeatedly reported signs of wolves in the inner Zemplén area.
November 14: St. Martin’s Day Playhouse
November 12: Art Competition Awards Ceremony and Exhibition Opening (Ottó Herman Memorial Year Event)
If you join any two of our three most expensive daily cave tours (Vörös-tó Intermediate Baradla Cave Tour, Rákóczi Cave, Imre Vass) and pay using a SZÉP Card, you qualify for a discount on our Aggtelek or Jósvafő Baradla Cave Short Tours.
Lecture by Judit Bay, director of facilities for Edelény “Castle Island.” Following the lecture, Tamás Virág, president of the Edelény Hills Community Association, will present the Edelény-Császta Vineyards and host a wine tasting. A kid’s corner will be available for children during the event.
Presentations, handicrafts and environmental education programmes.
Discover the geologic resources and treasures in and around Telkibánya.
A lecture by Dr. Balázs Harrach and Dr. Mária Benkő, doctors from the Hungarian Academy of Science: “A Real ‘Hungarikum’ – Research on the Oldest Known Family of Viruses (animal adenoviridae).”
Aggtelek National Park is organising this exceptional event in honour of World Animal Day. The Shrine of St. Francis is located on the main road leading between the villages of Aggtelek and Jósvafő.This is Hungary’s only protected shrine to St. Francis, and was consecrated by the Hungarian Catholic Church’s Vicar of Eger.
4-5 person teams of students are welcome to register and help clean up Aggtelek National Park’s nature trails.
Arts and crafts related to autumn animals and the harvest.
When did the Devil plough around Aggtelek? Why haven’t the waters of Aggtelek Lake been drained by the cave?
Understanding science in interesting and exciting ways. This year, the event focuses on the work of Ottó Herman, a famous Hungarian zoologist, ethnographer and archaeologist.
Traditional Gömör foods and handicrafts at stands set up by various communities all day
Rutting Deer Tour at the Zemplén Nature Reserve
The Hucul Horse Races at Aggtelek National Park are a new type of modern competition specifically developed to test and gauge the hucul breed of horse. The goal is to put the horses through their paces on a course built on extremely difficult hilly terrain, and thus demonstrate their extraordinary skills and knowledge in navigating and overcoming obstacles.
Route: The square in front of the Baradla Cave entrance in Aggtelek to the Devil’s Plough and back.
Aggtelek National Park Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence