14. Apr. 2010.
Sárvár is one of the most beautiful
towns situated in the western part of Hungary, placed on the main road
84, which goes from the Austrian boarder to lake Balaton. This small
town is very rich in cultural, and historical sights, surrounded by
waters, forests and hills.
One of Sárvár’s characteristic
features is the Nádasdy-castle dating back to the Middle Ages. Its
white spire, arching bridge and perpendicular internal court are all
unique features of the Renaissance castle flanked by trees planted in
the moat. The improvement of the town started in the ages of the
Nádasdy Family. The also nowadays wonderful castle had famous owners
through the history e.g..: the Habsburg – Lotharings, Bavarian princes
and here lived the last Bavarian king, Ludwig III. and his son Prince
Franz with his family.
The arboretum near the castle, used to
be the king-garden, has several rarities including over 350 species of
trees and bushes. Since 1952 the 16 ha big garden is under
The rowing lake, the River Rába, the
parks and green woods all provide ideal conditions for all age groups
to rest, take trips and simply just spend a few memorable days in and
around the town.
Sárvár provides several cultural, sporting and
entertainment facilities for all its visitors. Those who opt for active
recreation, can do cycling, fishing, hunting, riding and touring in the
breath-takingly beautiful natural environment. The River Rába provides
ideal conditions to make paddle boat and canoeing tours.
also like to visit the town for its high-quality cultural programmes
e.g. the International Folklore Festival organised every year, the
International Brass Band Festival, the Simon-Judas nation-wide open-air
market, and also the so-called Historic Days
attractive part of the Sárvár area is without doubt its two completely
different types of healing water. One of them contains alkaline
hydrogen carbonates, sodium and microelements and is especially
suitable for the treatment of locomotive disorders, rehabilitative
after-treatment (including sport injuries), neurological complaints and
muscle relaxing baths.
The new Spa and Wellness Centre Sárvár,
which conforms to international standards, was opened in December 2002.
The new Spa has first class services with covered and partly covered
pools, world-famous healing waters, wellness services, modern therapy,
possibilities for children, fitness- and beauty services. The Spa- and
Wellnesscenter Sárvár won the first prize of Hungarian Wellness
Association in the best wellness center category in 2004.