Enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere and the 2000 years of history in the city of Pécs (about 2,2 hours from Budapest, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country.
The early Christian necropolis became an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Pécs was formed into one of the cultural and arts center of the country by bishop Janus Pannonius, the great humanist poet. Pécs has a rich heritage from the age of a 150-year-long Ottoman occupation, like the mosque of Pasha Qasim the Victorious on Széchenyi square. Pécs was always a multicultural city where many cultural layers are encrusted, melting different values. In Pécs you can also visit the famous Victor Vasarely Museum and Zsolnay Cultural Quater, the sites and museums of world-renowned ceramic, the Zsolnay heritage.