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.

This guided geologic tour follows the original paths in and around the Esztramos Hill and mine.

Guided geologic tour, volcanic eruption modelling, vulcanic rocks and minerals on Nagy Hill, glacial dust storms, and rocks in wine cellar walls.

During autumn migration season, Aggtelek National Park, together with the local chapter of the Hungarian Bird and Nature Conservation Association (MME) are organising a bird watching excursion along a temporarily purpose-built nature trail in Szalonna. Spot and learn about the migrating birds, bird census taking and bird ringing.
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Grape Harvest Playhouse


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.


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