LINKS

I would like to recommed you some links here, because I think, their contents are interesting or important for you, if you come to Hungary. Of course, this list isn't complete, but you can find here the most important information, if you decide to walk a shorter or longer distence on the route of the Blue trail.

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Cooperating partner
Balatonra.hu

If you look for accommodation at the Balaton Lake, or you are interesting in the programs of the lake and its environment, this website will help you!
BALATONRA.HU - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window.
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General hiking information
Hungary on the Wikipedia

General information in English about the history, politics, economy, geography, demographics and culture of the country. It is worth to look over this text before your decision to came to Hungary.
Hungary on the Wikipedia - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window.

Hungarotips

A very good website about the country, the Hungarian customs and language. I recommend you to visit it, because you can get to know us better with the help of it.

The National Blue Trail on the Wikipedia

This article is an excellent summary of the history of the trail, the validation of competition, the prices of the Blue Trail and a detailed description of its route.
The National Blue Trail on the Wikipedia - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Magyar Természetjáró Szövetség
(Hungarian Ramblers' Association “Friends of Nature”)


You can get information about the work of countrywide and county associatons, about the function of the committees and sections. General information about the sections. Its English sides are under construction!
Hungarian Ramblers' Association “Friends of Nature” - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

The official website of the National Blue Trail

You find here the official Announcement of the National Blue Trail with the important elevation and distance data. Practically it is the Hungarian version of the text, what you can find here in the “Announcement” chapter.
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Forum of the Blue Trail on Index.hu

General forum, where hikers share information with each other about the National Blue Trail and other hiker movements. The language is the Hungarian, of course. You can write feedback after registration. :-(((
Forum of the Blue Trail on Index.hu - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Forum of stamping places and sections of the National Blue Trail

This is the “Bible” of the hikers, who have been walking for longer time along the National Blue Trail! Every stamping place have an own page here, where the hikers can update the descriptions about the place and the condition of the stamp. Unfortunately it has only Hungarian version! :-(((
Forum of stamping places and sections of the National Blue Trail - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Startlap - Kektura.lap.hu

There is a huge link collection in Hungary, it is the Startlap - in English: Start Page. It has more thousend sub sites, one of them is the mentioned website about the Blue Trail. You can find almost every links there, which is in connection with the Trail!
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Who have been walking the route of the National Blue Trail...

The website of Mr. Péter István Pápics

This young man has been walking along the path of the Tour for two years and slowly he will complete it. He has an own website about his hike with fantastic pictures! He began to write the English part of the pages in the last few months, so this is the second website about the National Blue Trail in English! You can find there GPS tracklogs, as well.
The website of Mr. Péter István Pápics - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Walk on the “Big Blue Route”

The editors of this webpage are a young couple - their nicks are Dorci (she is the girl) and Zoo (and he is the boy). They uploaded 250 fantastic photos with big resolution onto the website about their hikes. The quality of the pictures are incomparably excellent!!
Walk on the “Big Blue Route” - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

The Blue Trail website Mr. János Feltser

There are a lot of common things in us: We began the completion of the Blue Trail just on the same day and we live in the same district of Budapest, even our age is similar (he is only one year elder, than me), but we still haven't met each other personally! Similar to us, he completed the Blue Trail, you can see more hundred nice photos on his webpages about the hikes.
The Blue Trail website Mr. János Feltser - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Page of Kriszti and Karcsi

This nice young couple began the completion of the Blue Tour in 2005 and they finished it in 2007. They got married while they were walking the paths, and after the finishing of it was born their daughter, Gréti. They uploaded more hundred photos and the other topic of their website is the geocaching. They have found more than 500 boxes in Hungary!
Page of Kriszti and Karcsi - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

The Blue Trail webpage of E&T

It is a website of untergraduates, who collects the kilometres ambitiously on the Blue Trail. They uploaded more thousand pictures about their hikes and the completed sections. Don't wonder, dear Visitor, if we appear rarely in the photos because we completed some sections of the Blue Trail on common hikes!
The Blue Trail webpage of E&T - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Hiker Association named Körösök Völgye - Completion of the Blue Trail

About twenty years ago a small team of schoolboys completed the Blue Trail. This website shows the history of their completion. Now one of the children is the chairman of this hikers' association, and the member of the presidency of the Hungarian Ramblers' Association... They finished not only the National Blue Trail, but the Dél-Dunántúli Kéktúra (South-Transdanubian Blue Trail) and the Alföldi Kéktúra (Blue Trail of the Plain), as well.
Hiker Association named Körösök Völgye - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window
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An important thing: the weather

The momentary weather of Hungary

This very good site shows the momentary weather of Hungary with excellent graphic in plain language. The cloud, wind, pressure and other maps are updated in every five minutes.
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The website of the Meteorological Institute

An excellent webpage with lots of data, pictures, maps and with detailed seven-day-forecast for almost every Hungarian towns. It has only Hungarian version, but you can choose among the icons and pictures, which have international meaning, I think.
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Időjárás.hu

Another good website about the Hungarian weather. I would like to recommend its six-day-forecast. I think, it is a little bit better, than the previous one. It has only Hungarian version, but it shows the situation by icons.
Időjárás.hu - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

The webpage of National Hydrological Forecasting Service

Among other maps and charts they have a very good map about the fallen rain in Hungary in the past 14 days. It is very useful picture, because the condition of the paths and dirt roads depend on the rain. This map give essential information before the hike. The map shows not only the area of Hungary, but the whole catchment basin of the Hungarian rivers. It is important information to the forecast of the floods, as well.
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Hikers' websites from abroad

About the E3 and E4 Long Distance Hiking Paths

A German team walked this path for many years and this webpage shows their experiences. It has only German version, but I would like to recommend it for everybody. They started from Germany and they reached the Slowakian - Hungarian border in 2008. They finished their hike in Budapest in 2010. The team completed the Hungarian section of the hike on the route of the National Blue Trail.
About the E3 and E4 Long Distance Hiking Paths - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Slackpacker.com

This is an American website with a huge link collection. Even our website is among a lot of others in the European section.
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Backpackeurope.com

A general information site about the travelling in Europe. I think, that is a such website you should visit, if you plan a visit at our place.
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Worldhiking.com

This is a really huge link collection from the whole world in connection with the hiking and backpacking. You can find here websites from almost every country!
Worldhiking.com - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Ton de Maagt - Hiking Page

You can find more hundred hiking links from the whole Europe on this website. Almost every European country has there a chapter with many links about the hiking and backpacking.
Ton de Maagt - Hiking Page - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

Travelling & Trekking site

This is another big link collection in the topic of hiking, backpacking and travelling. You can get very good ideas for your travels, if you visit this page!
Travelling & Trekking site - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window
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And finally my favourites...

The “Lost” Rails - a website about the closed tram lines of Budapest

If you are a tourist and walk in Budapest, you will meet with built in rails at very strange places, as well. Their lenght is perhaps only some metres in the asphalt, but many question come up in everybody: were they rails of tram? What was their number? When were they closed? This excellent webpage looks for - and finds - answer to these question. But if you interesting only in old photos about Budapest, you will find them here, too.
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Villamosok.hu - About the trams of Budapest

Well, a newer technical website! I can't deny myself! This interesting website introduce the very-very old and brand new trams of the capital with a lot of photos and descriptions. It has a short English version, as well! :-)))
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Virtourist.com - Virtual travel around the world

This website guide you into the big towns of the world. You can get to know the sights and history of the different towns here. It is worth visiting it before you travel. But if you wouldn't like to travel in the reality, you can be a “Virtual Tourist”, who get to know the world sitting in his/her armchair. Budapest has a chapter here, too!
Virtourist.com - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window

The website of Hegyek Vándorai Turista Egyesület
(Tourist Association of Wanderer of Mountains)


Finally I would like to recommend you the website of this association, where we have been members with my son for many years. If you find a lot of similarity between our website and this one, that isn't accidental, because I am the editor of that page, too. Visit it, please and get to know the life, aims, programs and history of our tourist association!
The website of Hegyek Vándorai Turista Egyesület - If you click onto the picture, the website will open in a new window





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