• The Fiľakovo Castle National Cultural Monument (Photo: Zoltán Schnelczer)
  • Building of Vigadó (Photo: Gábor Illés)
  • Berchtold Manor House (Photo: Zoltán Schnelczer)
  • The City Park (Photo: Zoltán Schnelczer)
  • The Church Devoted to Holy Mary´s Assumption and the Franciscan Monastery (Photo: Zoltán Schnelczer)
  • The Novohrad Tourist and Information Centre
  • Town Hall
  • The Fiľakovo Castle National Cultural Monument (Photo: Zoltán Schnelczer)

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Fiľakovo Town Hall
Radničná 25, 986 01 Fiľakovo
Tel., fax: +421-(0)47-4381001
Email: mesto@filakovo.sk

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday:
7:30 - 11:30 a.m. /
12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Hiking trail: Fiľakovo -› Hajnáčka (railway station) -› Nature Conservation Area Pohanský hrad -› Saddle Garád -› Saddle below Monica -› Obručná -› Mačacia Quarry -› Šiatorská Bukovinka

  • Degree of difficulty: moderately difficult
  • Length of trail: approx. 20 km (12.5 miles)
  • Time: approx. 4 h 35 min
  • Elevation gain: 343 m (1125 feet)

Trail marks:

  • green markers (trail number: 5486) - marks access roads leading to interesting touristic destinations
  • red touristic marks (trail number: 0813) - the most important ridge trails

Trail map:

trail map

Level of preservation:

  • Nature Conservation Area Pohanský Castle: level 5
    Can be visited on the marked trails. Please adhere to the rules for the level of preservation that is marked.
  • Mačacia Quarry: level 2
    Please adhere to rules for the level of preservation that is marked.


  • Obručná - accomodation, meals
  • Šiatorská Bukovinka - restaurant
  • gas station on the border (SK)

Other attractions:

  • Entrance to NCH Šomoška: playground with wooden swings, small football field, fire pit, snack, postcards, souvenirs, etc.
    The tower is open from April 1st till October 31st. The nature trail is open year round.
  • Entrance fee for the nature trail - including NCH Šomoška Castle: adults 1.15 €, children and students 0.50 €. Parking fee for cars: 1.15 €, buses 2.30 €
  • Reservoir Šiatorská Bukovinka with the possibility to fish (with a valid licence).


Fiľakovo - Hajnáčka žel. stanica

Šiatorská Bukovinka - Fiľakovo


(numbering on photos corresponds to numbering on the map)
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(1) Hajnáčka, railway station
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view of the village of Šurice
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(3a) heat loving grass plant by nature park Soví hrad
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(3b) in the background the crest of Monica
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(4) the edge of an oak forest
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(5) Pohanský hrad Nature Conservation Area (NCA)
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(6a) Pohanský hrad (NCA)
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(6b) Pohanský hrad (NCA)
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(6c) Pohanský hrad (NCA)
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(7a) beech grove in Pohanský hrad (NCA)
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(7b) beech grove, linden-tree and maple
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(8) information board by Garád saddle
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(9a) Mačacia Quarry
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(9b) Mačacia Quarry

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