Tourist information, program offers, attractions and hotels in Sopron
Sopron is situated at the western border of Hungary , at the foot of the Alps, only 60 km away from Vienna and 220 km from Budapest . The city is the oldest jewel-city of Hungary with its lovely streets and historic monuments. 115 historical monuments and 240 buildings of historic interest can be found.
The inhabitants of Sopron are famous about their warm hospitality and loyalty towards their residence and country. The Gate of Loyalty on the southern part of the Fire Tower is symbolising the memory of the vote in 1921.
The artistic traditions of Sopron are nearly 70 years old, originating from the Golden Ages of the city. The city offers wide range of cultural, musical and gastronomical events for travellers.
The refreshing natural surrounding with its curative alpine air, forest paths, look outs, springs, and the closeness of the Ferto region make Sopron one of the most popular resort of Hungary . The hilly region (Lövérek) south from the city is the most beautiful and distinguished holiday resort which attracts travellers with the quiet forests, pinewoods, oak forest, chestnut groves, lily of the valley in May and cyclamen in August.
Another attractions are the quality wines of the Sopron wine region that attracts domestic and foreign tourists as well.
Programs and attractions in Sopron
Fire Tower, Gate of Loyalty, Storno House, Fabricius House, Goat church, Pharmacy Museum, Old Synagogue, museums, Sopron Festival Weeks, theatre, excursions (Nagycenk, Ferto region, Koszeg), wine-tasting