Danube-Dráva National Park – Adventures by majestic rivers

Wooded floodplains on the right side of the River Danube, narrow gauge railway at Gemenc, backwater of Danube (Holt-Duna) at Nyék, Mohács… Barcs Juniper Grove on the left side of the River Danube, „brisk meadows of Drávaszentes", Babócsa… antlers awarded world champion trophies, resettled European beaver, strictly protected white-tailed eagle, black stork, a paradise for birds ... extensive loop and oxbow lakes represent a unique value in Europe…

Did you know...

- Hungary's largest wooded floodplain is at Gemenc and Béda–Karapancsa?
- Hungary's largest populations of white-tailed eagle and black stork are found here?

Visitor and education centres:

Dráva Gate Visitor Centre

(Barcs-Drávaszentes, Fő u. 1; Tel.: +36/82/461-285) – interactive exhibition about nature, home to indigenous Hungarian farm animals, Üde Rétek Natural Trail, activities for children, summer camps. Open: education centre: Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; exhibition about nature: 15th March to 31st October Tuesday-Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 1st November to 14th March by appointment only.

Tettye Education Centre

(Pécs, Tettye tér 8, Tel.: +36/72/517-222) – interactivelessons and study tours aboutnature, handicraft programmes,summer camps, all year.

Open:Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Other demonstration sites:

Kölked White Stork Museum and Nagypartos Nature Trail

(2.5 km) (Kölked, Széchenyi u. 1., Tel.: +36/30/846-6020) – exhibition, interactive pro-grams about nature, handicraft programs, walking tours and tours by canoe. Open: all year

Other demonstration sites within the operational area of the Directorate:
Abaliget Cave and Bat Museum (Abaliget, Tel.: +36/72/498-766, +36/72/498-684) – excellent cli-mate, study programs and other programs for children. Open: all year

Cave of Mészégető Springs

(Orfű, Tel.: +36/72/518-221, +36/72/518-222)

– underground cave adventures in overalls with tour guides. Open: all year, by appointment only.

Mohács Historical Memorial Site

(Sátorhely; Tel.: +36/69/382-130)

– guided tours available, archery activities. Open: 12th March-15th March: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 1st April to 24th October: daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 25th October to 7th November: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., other times by appointment.

Pintér-Garden Arboretum

(Pécs, Tettye tér 9, Tel.: +36/72/517-200)

– guided tours available, ideal venue for wedding photography. Open: all year


(Nagyharsány, Szoborpark, Tel.: +36/20/913-7534)

– guided tours only.Open: all year, by appointment only; guided tours leave on Wednesday-Sunday at 10. a.m.

Tuffaceous limestone cave at Tettye

(Pécs, Tettye u.Tel.: +36/30/580-3424, +36/72/211-830) – interactive exhibition inside, cultural programs, temporary exhibitions and ideal venue for weddings and various events.Open: all year, by appointment only.