Situated at the intersection of the spectacular Bükk Mountains and the Great Plains and surrounded by picturesque vineyards, Eger, the seat of Heves County and the centre of the Eger Archdiocese is one of the most famous and frequented towns of Hungary. The intricate network of underground cellars ferment and preserve the world famous wines of Eger.
Eger, with its population of 60,000 is a favoured tourist attraction The most important sights and historic monuments in Eger are the Fortress, the Lyceum, the Minaret, the Cathedral and the Turkish bath.
As the region’s near one thousand year history of vine-growing testifies, nature has endowed the Eger Wine Region with ideal conditions to produce wine. Bikavér and other wines are known and loved by wine drinking nations throughout the world.