Tourism
Kőszeg is a popular tourist destination with visitors from inland abroad alike; there is a continuous and dynamic increase both in the number of guests and overnight stays.
The town and the area have diverse relaxation and recreational activities to offer:

  • renowned for its monuments, museums or the medieval town centre and castle that have been preserved intact, Kőszeg still attracts excursionists and cultural and sightseeing tourists;
  • the extensive network of tourist routes and the unmatched natural treasures, flora and fauna of the Kőszeg Mountains and Írottkő Nature Park provide endless opportunities for those seeking active recreation, hikers, excursionists and cyclists;
  • providing an intimate atmosphere and quality services, Kőszeg is ideal venue for events;
  • there are a great number of medicinal and adventure spas in the vicinity.

Spreading across an area of 32,000 hectares, the first nature park of Hungary, Írottkő/Geschriebenstein Nature Park, coordinates the cooperation between 16 Hungarian and 4 Austrian municipalities. Besides developing 21st century soft eco-tourism, it is responsible for discovering, introducing and utilising natural and tourist attractions of the area and implementing environmental education projects.


Tourist developments of the recent years brought along the renewal of the town centre and the Jurisics castle, improvement of local product offer and wine tourism, tourist events and an ever extensive and renewing range of tourist routes. Range of services for cyclists, horse-riders and eco-tourists in the area is also widening.
Year
Number of guests at commercial accommodation (person)
Number of overnight stays at commercial accommodation (pcs)
Average time spent at commercial accommodation, nights
Total number of guests at business and other type of accommodation (person)
Total number of overnight stays at business and other type of accommodation (person)
Average time spent at business and other type of accommodation, nights
2013
10,491
25,227
04.febr
2,856
9,165
02.márc
2014
12,008
25,217
01.febr
3,777
11,285
3.0
2015
13,888
28,813
01.febr
4,296
11,515
07.febr
2016
14,443
30,751
01.febr
5,025
15,679
01.márc
2017
16,238
35,526
02.febr
6,78
18,913
08.febr
2018
17,867
38,513
02.febr
6,58
29,795
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