Eastern Hungary and Transylvania (Sighetu, Satmar – Romania)

(Please note we are flexible for any changes according to your interest.)

The two-day tour includes the above programme in Eastern Hungary (Miskolc, Mad, Tokaj and Satoraljaujhely) on the first day and continues on the second day as follows:
On the way to the Hungarian-Romanian border stop in Nagykallo, a former stronghold of Hungarian Hassidism in the 18th century. Visit the tomb of Reb Jichak Eizik Taub, the first Hungarian tzaddik who was a legendary figure of Hungarian Hassidism. From 1781 he was the rabbi in Nagykallo. His grave is still an important place of pilgrimage.

Continue in Romania and stop in Carei to see the remnants of the biggest synagogue in the area. Visit Sighetu Marmatiei, the native town of Elie Wiesel, a Jewish-American author and Nobel Prize laureate. Explore the synagogue, the Jewish cemetery with several tombs of outstanding Hassidic rabbis from the Satmar community and the Elie Wiesel Museum as well.

Continue to Satu Mare and take a walk in the downtown including a visit to the Orthodox synagogue. Back to Budapest, arrival at night.