• 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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Contacts

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 -› Šiatorská Bukovinka -› Mačacia Quarry -› Šomoška Nature Conservation Area -› Šiatorská Bukovinka

  • Degree of difficulty: easy
  • Length of trail: approx. 10 km (6.3 miles)
  • Time: approx. 2 h 30 min
  • Elevation gain: 230 m (1050 feet)

Trail markers:

  • yellow markers - mark short connecting trails to other trails that are marked with different colors
  • green markers (trail number: 5467) - marks access roads leading to interesting touristic destinations
  • educational trail - touristic and excursion trails marked in various ways and with varying length and theme, nature trails, countryside trails - denote culturally or historically interesting or typical regions

Trail map:

trail map

Level of protection:

  • Mačacia Quarry: level 2
    Please adhere to the rules for the level of preservation that is marked.
  • Šomoška Castle National Cultural Heritage (NCH): level 5
    Can only be visited on the marked trail. Please adhere to the rules for the level of preservation that is marked.

Services:

  • Šiatorská Bukovinka - restaurant, pub
  • gas station on the border (Slovakia)

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).

Connections:

Fiľakovo - Šiatorská Bukovinka

Šiatorská Bukovinka - Fiľakovo

Photogallery

(numbering on photos corresponds to numbering on the map)
1a
(1a) entrance area to Šomoška
Nature Conservation Area
1c
(1b) direction marker -
junction
2a
(2a) marker at
Mačacia Quarry
1b
(2b)
Mačacia Quarry
1d
(2c)
Mačacia Quarry
2c
(2d) NCH Šomoška, with Salgó
Castle in the background
2b
(3a)
wagon on display
2d
(3b)
spring
2e
(3c)
spring

3a
(4a) Petőfi's cottage (HU)
with Šomoška NCH Castle
in the background

3b
(4b)
NKP Hrad
Šomoška
3e
(4c)
stone
waterfall
3c
(4d) stone sea
3d
(4e) stone sea
3f
(4f) information boards
3g
(5a) Krúdy spring
3h
(5b) small pond
3i
divozel (Verbascum sp.)
   
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