Watch: Xploring Hungary - Pilgrimage Sites Of Tokaj-Hegyalja

  • 23 Apr 2021 1:24 PM
Watch: Xploring Hungary - Pilgrimage Sites Of Tokaj-Hegyalja
Mád is the start and end point of the “footsteps of the wonder rabbis” pilgrimage route. The 150 km long route touches 10 towns and villages as it winds its way through the Jewish memorial sites and the architectural heritage of the Tokaj-Hegyalja region.

During the pilgrimage pilgrims visit the gravesites of late wonder rabbis, learn about the rabbis' lives, the legends surrounding their lives, the history, traditions and regional role of the former Jewish population of the towns they visit, and get the opportunity to experience the breathtaking scenery of Tokaj-Hegyalja.  

The start and end point of the pilgrimage route is the Jewish Cultural Information Centre in Mád, which used to be the Rabbical school. The pilgrimage is bookable as a touristic service package that includes a guided tour of a section of the pilgrimage route.

Visitors are free to choose the length of the section they would like to visit.

Route: Mád – Tarcal – Tokaj – Bodrogkeresztúr – Olaszliszka – Sárospatak – Sátoraljaújhely – Erdőbénye – Abaújszántó – Tállya – Mád

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