MICE in Hungary: Amazing Pécs
Why not Pécs is the answer! A wonderful city full of surprises. Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains country’s southwest, close to its border with Croatia, the famous vine region of Villány. The city offers multiple possibilities with conference hotels and different venues for organizing meetings.
Pécs is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pécs. It also features the oldest university in the country and is one of the significant cultural centres. More and more visitors recognize the city for its cultural heritage, including UNESCO, listed amongst the World Heritage sites since 2000 bearing the European Capital of Culture title the European Capital of Culture in 2010. Pécs is a lively, vibrant city and rich in colourful cultural events.
How to get there
The city can be reached from Budapest via the M6 and M60 motorways. Transfer time by car: 2h 15 min. There is also Pécs-Pogány Airport which can accommodate private and charter aircraft.
Enough choice! The hotel room capacity in Pécs is 664 rooms (19 hotels), of which 7 hotels with total of 336 rooms in 4* category and 12 hotels with total of 328 rooms in 3* category
A great choice for conferences!
Beside the numerous conference hotels, Pécs offers many amazing congress venues: the Expo Center Pécs, the Kodály Centre, the Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, Conference venues of the University of Pécs, Magtár Visitorcentre & Conference room.
Also, Pécs and its surroundings offer unique venues, such as UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cella Septichora, Littke Palace Champagne Factory, and Event Hall, as well as museums and art spaces for the programs.
Some extra info on the venues
EXPO CENTER PÉCS KODÁLY CENTRE
Plenary room up to 1.200 people, 1057 sqm exhibition space and 6 meeting rooms
Plenary room up to 999 people 1.011 sqm exhibition space and 8 meeting rooms.
ZSOLNAY CULTURAL QUARTER REGIONAL LIBRARY AND KNOWLEDGE CENTRE
Plenary room up to 1.045 people, 2.050 sqm exhibition space and 7 meeting rooms
REGIONAL LIBRARY AND KNOWLEDGE CENTRE
Plenary room up to 450 people, 200 sqm exhibition space and 1 meeting room.
Plenary room up to 300 people, 600 sqm exhibition space and 1 meeting room.
MAGTÁR (GRANARY) VISITOR CENTRE
Bonipert room up to 200 people, Belon room up to 30 people, Haás room up to 30 people, and 400 sqm exhibition space.
But why not an incentive?
Pécs and surroundings offer great incentive opportunities.
Some examples: Zsolnay Porcelain Manufacture tour, Harkány Thermal Spa, Siklós Castle tour, 4×4 tour in the vineyards of Villány with wine tasting, High rope course in Mecsextrem Park, Kiteboarding on the Orfű lakes, eBike tour in the Mecsek mountain range
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