Jurisics Miklos U. 16, Pecs, 7624, Hungary
More about Pecs
suggestion of something from 'above'
secession style watch
Downtown Parish Church - a former mosque
I know that in Pécs there is an airport but I don't know what company flies there. Can anybody help me? I would like to fly over there.. And, then, when I'm arrived, how can I go in the city?
just got this webpage off the net
it looks to me like you can only fly here from and to Corfu in Greece
there doesn;t even seem to be internal flights ( budapest or balaton) unless i am reading things wrongly
where are you wanting to start from?
There is only one regular flight in Pécs currently, to Korfu and back. However, the airport is an aerial border crossing. The only possibility is for you, to catch a charter flight.
Address: 7666 Pécs-Pogány
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Pécs is about 9 kilometres far from the airport.
According to Nemzetközi Polgári Repülési Szervezet (International Civil Aviation Organization)
-Debrecen Public international H24 commercial aerodrome
-Pécs-Pogány Public commercial aerodrome with customs
-Fertöszentmiklós Public commercial aerodrome with customs
-Nyíregyháza Public commercial aerodrome with customs
-Pér (Györ) Public commercial aerodrome with customs
-Sármellék Public commercial aerodrome with customs
Sarmellek, alias FlyBalaton Airport surely has regular international flights.
Pecs-Pogany Airport would possibly have more regular international flights in 2010, when Pecs would be European Capital of Culture. Still then it wouldn't be like JFK :)
As for domestic flights, they were shut down decades ago for a very simple reason: they were slower than trains, since airports are located outside city centers, while most train stations have a central location. And at that time, a still existing system of express trains was established, allowing for reasonable journey times.
Sad as it is - don't try to fly to Pécs. :-( The closest airport is the now developing airport of Osijek, in Croatia, 100 kms from Pécs. (But I don't know which airlines, if any flyes there.) Flying to Budapest is generally cheaper than flying to small airport. Budapest is 200 km far from Pécs, an intercity train takes 3 hours to get here and it is about the same time if you drive. P;cs is worth the trip! I hope you come and will have a good time here!
I meant the closest really operating airport.
Travel Tips for Pecs
After driving for quite some time, we were quite deceived by Pécs. At first sight, it looked quite a rather dull and common city. However once we reached its heart, the medieval town inside the walls, our impressions totally changed… so many people outside in this lively and charming place.
In short don’t stay in the surroundings but go directly to the historical centre…
The statue of Janos Hunyadi
This statue, which stands on the Szechenyi ter, represents Janos Hunyadi, a legendary Hungarian hero. The monument was erected in 1956 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Nandorfehervar victory over the Turks in 1456.
Padlocks of lovers
By now the small iron railings in Janus Pannonius street has been covered with "memorial" locks. It was a couple from Szeged, who - on their visit to Pécs - put the first lock on the railings as a pledge to return to the city. Since then it has become a custom for lovers to leave locks on the railing to make sure their love will never end.
Not exactly in Pecs, but still very close
Not exactly in Pecs, but still very close and can be seen from almost every corner of the city and from beyond the city places. This is the television tower of Pecs and it is located on top of a hill in the Mecsek mountains, called Misina. This is not the summit of the mecsek, but it is the closest to the city. The tower itself does not look very large, until you are standing right underneath it. It is huge, take it from me. The closest thing I've see to this was the CN tower in Toronto, Canada. This TV tower was built in 1968 and it is 176 meters tall. A restaurant is located on top and an open air look out. The top portion does not turn as some people believe. You can get to the top for about $600- Ft with a hight speed elevator. Make sure you go on a clear day with not too much wind. The view from the top is a lifetime experience. Unfortunately we went on a hazy day, but it was still very nice and unique.
Few people know about the...
Few people know about the sculpture garden near Villany. It was started under the communists as a place where artists could work on-site with the local stone. Unfortunately the market economy has dried up funding, but you can still visit the park for a very few forints and see the works that are still scattered on the grounds.