Buk Tourist Places to Visit in Buk, Hungary, Europe

Buk Tourist Places to Visit in Buk, Hungary, Europe

Buk is a spa town located in the Vas County in Hungary between latitude 47.38445° in the north and longitude 16.75094° in the east, around 215 km west of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. It is renowned for Bukfurdo Health and Adventure Centre is the 2nd largest spa in Hungary attracting visitors from all around the world.


Geography of Buk:

Buk is spread over an area of 20.88 sq. km around 27 km away from the county capital, Szombathely.


History of Buk:

Buk is a historical village dating back to the 12th century and the Roman Catholic Church in Buk was also founded during that time. Poss was the earlier name of Buk, called during the 15th century.


Connectivity to Buk:

Szombathely Airport is the closest airport to Buk but it has limited connections. So, it is advised for international tourists to reach Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport first and then take taxi or bus from there to Buk.

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport operates scheduled flights from and to Istanbul, Amsterdam, London, Madrid, Moscow, Vienna, Bucharest and many other prime European cities.

Buk has good connectivity with all the major cities of the country through roadway and is also reachable from the cities of Austria.

Buk is home to many travel agencies that offer cars and bikes for rent on day or hour basis for both short and long distances.


Food and Shopping in Buk:

Buk houses all the kinds of shops including traditional handicrafts, perfumes, cotton clothes, daily usable items, footwear and facial kits.

The best food corners in Buk are listed below:

  • Csarda Vadvirag
  • Rigotanya Restaurant and Guesthouse Bukfurdo
  • Vadasztanya Jagerhutte
  • Nils Holgersson Restaurant
  • Roberto Pizzeria

 What to do in Buk?

  • Thermal Bath
  • Visiting historical sites
  • Hiking
  • Shopping


What to see in Buk?


Bukfurdo Health and Adventure Centre:

Bukfurdo Health and Adventure Centre is the prime attraction in Buk as well as Hungary’s second largest medicinal bath. It features open-air swimming pools, adventure baths and medical wellness centre spread over an area of 14 hectares. Don’t forget to visit.


Árpád age church

Árpád age church was constructed in the 13th century dedicated to the patricine of St Caliman and rebuilt in 1408 in Gothic architecture style. It was once again rebuilt during 1732 and 1757 in Baroque style of architecture.


Felsobuki Family’s Old palace:

Built by Pál Felsőbüki Nagy in the late 18th century, the old palace of the Felsőbüki Family was initially designed in the Coptic style of architecture and later restored in eclectic architecture style in 1880.


List of other places of interest in Buk include:

  • Tomb of Pál Felsőbüki Nagy
  • The cityhall
  • The Roman Catholic Church
  • Birdland Golf and Country Club
  • Sarvar Nadasdy Castle
  • Herz-Jesu-Pfarrkirche
  • Therme Szentgotthard
  • Orseg National Park
  • Kemenes Vulkanpark
  • Szent Miklos-Templom
  • Orsegi Kecskefarm


Ideal time to visit Buk:

The months of summer season are best to travel world famous Buk while the weather remains pleasant.


Where to stay in Buk?

Buk houses many reputed hotels catering the accommodation needs of the tourists visiting the place year round. Apart from providing standard accommodation, hotels also offer authentic Hungarian soups and delicacies. Here are the some reputed hotels in and around Buk:

  • Greenfield Hotel Golf & Spa
  • Hunguest Hotel Repce Gold
  • Hotel Piroska
  • Hotel Caramell
  • Corvus Hotel Buk
  • Hunguest Hotel Repce
  • Toth Vendeghaz
  • Fonix Hotel Bukfurdo
  • Rigotanya Restaurant und Pension
  • Feher Lo Fogado
  • An-Di Vendeghaz
  • Feherlo Vendeghaz
  • Feny Haz Vendeghaz
  • Gulyas Guest House
  • Judit Vendeghaz
  • Pension Ovari

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