What to do in Hodmezovasarhely   


Although a small town, there is plenty to do in the area.

Hodmezovasarhely is famous for its pottery. You can visit some of the potter’s houses and see how they keep this tradition alive. There is an embroidery where local women preserve past patterns. Behind Ginkgo Sas**** hotel there is a small shop where you can buy both pottery and embroidery from local craftsmen.

If you like sports Hodmezovasarhely has a newly built swimming pool and thermal spa where you can swim or
relax by the pools or enjoy swimming and water-polo championships.

The thermal water of the spa rises to the surface from 2200 m deep, it is about 76 °C-thermal water with 
low toughness. It is rich in alkali hydrogen carbonates – the goverment declared it as medicinal waters.



Hunting is also a very popular sport in the area and there are some hunting associations in Hodmezovasarhely where you can enquire about hunting facilities. There are many horse farms where you can go horse-riding which is very popular in the area. On some farms you can even try archery.

If you like nature and water, near Hodmezovasarhely you can find the River Tisza and its backwater and also little ponds where you can go fishing or angling or just enjoy the scenery.


As Hodmezovasarhely is a registered slow city you can simply enjoy a walk in the centre. There are lots of bicycle lanes in the town so you can explore the town on two wheels. There is a bicycle lane to Martely, a nearby village by the Tisza backwater where you can go for a walk on the river bank and have some fried fish at the local pubs.

Official website of Hodmezovasarhely Spa & Swimming Pool:

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Official website of Martely: