Szombathely (Hungary) Reviews
Description:City: Szombathely / Country: Hungary / World Region: Europe / "Szombathely (German: Steinamanger, Croatian: Sambotel, ... more
Szombathely (Hungary) ... Slovenian: Sombotel, Slovak: Kamenec, Serbian: Сомбатхељ) is a city in Hungary. It is the administrative center of the Vas county in the west of the country, located near the border with Austria."
Newest Review: ... former palace. My partner and I consider ourselves pretty resourceful travellers but I can't deny being pleased to have booked our accommodation in advance. Few people speak English and not many more speak German (an ability to understand German is usually an advantage in Hungary but apparently not here) so getting directions can be difficult. The Tourist Information Office closes at ... more
Customer Szombathely (Hungary) Reviews (1)
by - written on 30/08/12 (Very useful, 134 readings)
Until fairly recently the Hungarian city of Szombathely was, for me, just a name on the map. I've been to Hungary, and to the west in particular, on several occasions but somehow always managed to avoid Szombathely, either by design or accident. Then I chanced upon a brochure produced jointly by the regional tourist offices for Maribor - my part time and soon to be full time home, Varazdin in Croatia and the Hungarian city of Szombathely; the three towns had been 'triplet-ed', for want of a better word, primarily for their similarities - wine, thermal springs, notable commercial and cultural cities of the Austro-Hungarian Empire - under the umbrella 'Via Urbium'. I'd ... Read the complete review
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