The Blue Trail dives into the woods of Bakony Mountains. After climbing to the peak of Kab-hegy the trail descends into geological past running along the gorge of Úrkút paleokarst.
Distance 22.6 km
Bakony is the most extensive mountain in Hungary but despite it is a landscape of rolling hills and mild slopes. The vast forest area is in intensive use and yet it offers a number of cozy valleys, cute clearings and stunning views during your hike. The trail traverses a hilly terrain mostly in the woods. At the beginning you will climb to the peak of Kab-hegy (599 m) to enjoy the view over Bakony for the first time. Then the trail descends to Úrkút where you can visit “Jurassic Park of Úrkút”, a unique attraction of paleokarst at Csárda-hegy revealed by local mining activity. Finally, after crossing a valley with a chain of clearings the 7th section of the trail ends in Városlőd.
- Visit Kinizsi Castle in Nagyvázsony.
- Visit Kéktúra (Blue Trail) Restaurant in Úrkút.
- Visit the paleokarst nature trail in Úrkút to learn about geological past.
- Take a rest in Sobri Jóska Adventure Park in Kislőd
Recommended entries and exits
- Úrkút (OKTPH-37): bus stop "Úrkút, bányászotthon"
- In Nagyvázsony head west along Kinizsi Street and turn right at the end onto Tüzér Street. Continue to the castle to join the Blue (K) Trail.
- From Városlőd train station walk towards the village along the road crossing the rails. It joins the main street of the village where the Blue (K) Trail runs.
- The road from the parking lot of Városlőd-Kislőd railway station joins the Blue (K) Trail.
- Free of charge parking at the castle in Nagyvázsony.
- In Városlőd park free of charge along the street crossing the rails (Petőfi Street).
- Free of charge parking in the parking lot outside Városlőd-Kislőd train station.
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Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
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