Somló nature trails

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Kitaibel Pál Nature Trail

Somló has preserved numerous natural values up until today: the special basalt forms provide home to rare plant and animal species. The 3 km long nature trail named after the botanist Pál Kitaibel (1757-1817) introduces the sights of this spectacular area and comprises 9 stations.

Stations:
1. Starting point (GPS: 47.141604,17.376646)
2. Erosion of basalt
3. Life in the scrub forest
4. Hay meadow
5. Fauna of the grasslands
6. The fortress of Somló
7. Basalt tuff
8. Forests of the Northern Slopes
9. Fauna of the forests

It can be visited freely during the whole year.


Globeflower Nature Trail

The Nemeshany Globe Flower Fen at the NW foot of Bakony Mountains was named after the protected plant living there. The low-lying habitat rich in waters and its cool-moist microclimate supported the survival of globe flower (Trollius europeaus).

The Balaton-felvidéki National Park Directorate with the financial support of the EU started nature protection rehabilitation interventions in 2012.

Stations:

1 History of landscape use
2. Earth history of the area
3. Globeflower
4. The fauna of the inflated water
5. Protected plants of dry grasslands

It can be visited freely during the whole year.


HIKING CLOTHES, HIKING SHOES ARE RECOMMENDED ON ALL OUR NATURE TRAILS.

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