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Szilvasvarad National Forest Rail

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Very nice National park

Visited the place in December and June,it is beautiful. In December it is a bit icy and the air is... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
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Fun for kids

It is a narrow gauge forest rail, fun for kids, the fares are for adult 1000 HUF (one way), 500 HUF... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Márton T
Budaors, Hungary
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1 Jul 2018
“Very nice National park”
6 Jun 2018
“Fun for kids”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Szalajka u. 8., Szilvasvarad 3348, Hungary
+36 36 355 183
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Nice , but boring I guess. With walk in Szalajka valley you could see a lot of beautiful views, hear a pleasent brook of the creek and the small waterfalls.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mikhailenko L
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends, together we had 5 kids. From 6 months to 7 years old, all of them enjoyed the place quite much.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank byro19
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the place in December and June,it is beautiful. In December it is a bit icy and the air is very clean the trees are brown evidently. In June it is wonderful, all green ,took the old train and few trails it was very nice...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gideons444
Reviewed 6 June 2018

It is a narrow gauge forest rail, fun for kids, the fares are for adult 1000 HUF (one way), 500 HUF for children (one way).

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Márton T
Reviewed 29 April 2017

if you head for the cave there is an uphill walk which has a few attraction on the way like lakes and education area. very steep in places and uneven footpaths in some areas.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank bobkat666
Reviewed 25 March 2017

From the center of Szilvásvárad you can also take the forest railway or rent a bike if you prefer not to take the walking tour. The road is filled with spectacle sights: Szalajka stream, wild animal display (with deers, stags, moufflons specific of the Bükk-mountain),...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Erzs_bet_S274887
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It used to be a longer forrest line but now it is reduced to two station Szilvásvárad - Szalajka Völgy. Distance about 5 km and takes about 10 minutes, costs 900 HUF for one direction. It runs along the Szalajka Valley and offers nice wiev...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank eva n
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The ride was about 15 minutes. It is relatively expensive but it worth every money. The forest is beautiful and the air is fresh and birds are singing. It is great for couples but I'm pretty sure that it is best with children.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Zsaklin S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We took this forest train from Szilvasvarad to Szalajka Valley to the end of the line. It was approx. a 15-minute ride. It cost HUF 900, one way adult ticket. It was much fun! Take the open air carriage and enjoy the landscape and the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank OZS_ATW
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Lorraine D
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How can we get from Budapest to Szilvasvarad by public transport? Elli61st