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The Archabbey

Pannonhalma is in Transdanubia.


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By train[edit]

Pannonhalma has a 1 railway station with trains from Győr (can be reached from Budapest and Bratislava) and Veszprém (can be reached from Budapest).

By car[edit]

Highway 82 between Győr and Veszprém passes next to the town.

Get around[edit]


Map of Pannonhalma
  • 1 Bakonyszentlászló (German: Laßldorf) (Pápa, Veszprém, Győr (direct trains) both 40 km away.). Sandy ancient pine forests, valleys and Cuha Ördögrét (lit. Devil's meadow), caves. Historical attractions, nature reserves. To stay: Several accommodation (mostly guesthouses). To 'Do': Hunting and also the area is a paradise for hikers and walkers.
  • 2 Pannonhalma Archabbey (Pannonhalmi Bencés Főapátság). The white archabbey towering over the town was founded in 996 and is the world's second largest territorial abbey. A world heritage site, the complex includes a basilica with a 13th century crypt, cloisters, a refectory (dining room) and a large library and archives, a Benedictine school and a winery. Pannonhalma Archabbey (Q936285) on Wikidata Pannonhalma Archabbey on Wikipedia


  • 1 Fenyőfő (German: Fichtenhöh). Sandy ancient pine and juniper forest Nature Reserve. To do: walking tours with botanical, geological attractions. Visit: Cuha-creek Gorge, the valley of Hódos stream, forests of the surrounding mountains (caves, springs, monuments, viewpoints, ruins).





  • Ősfenyves Guesthouse (local government), Petőfi u. 1. Five rooms, 8+8+6+5+4 beds. Programs on demand: pigsticking, horse-drawn sleigh rides, archery, basketball, table tennis, bike rentals, and the horse-drawn carriage. Ft 3000 p.p. (2014).


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