Abaújszántó

Old postcard of Abaújszántó

Nestling at the foot of the Sátorhegy at the northwestern tip of the Tokaj wine region triangle, Abaújszántó has a wonderful faded elegance and the first biodynamic winery, Pendits.

Highlight

Activities

Climb the “Tent hill” for a great view of the village and beyond.

Discover the three groups of cellars dug into the hillside.

Explore the hills, forests and springs of the nearby Aranyosi-völgy (Golden valley) that twists and turns its way to Erdőbénye, you may find opals, or even gold. And keep your eyes open for hoopoes, eastern imperial eagles and golden orioles, some of the 19 protected birds living here.

Love castles? Visit Boldogkőváralja about 10 km north, one of the best in the region. Constantly being renovated, it has a  beautifully lit gem/mineral collection as well as one of the largest lead soldier collecctions in Europe.

Events

Ivó nap (“Drinking day” to non-Hugnarian speakers) on 21st May 2016 with concerts, market and open cellars.

Abaújszántó on the map

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