Beware of Bormustra in Eger, Hungary

Have you ever heard the word Bormustra? It’s in Hungarian and it’s connected with the Wine Competition that takes place in Eger in the spring or summer. It lasts a few days.

Bormustra - Wine Competition - in Eger, Hungary

Unless you like huge crowds, make sure you’re not planning your summer trip to Eger in those days. Never mind the crowds though. What really counts is the problem you’ll inevitably have with finding accommodation.

We had a hard time trying to find a room with a bathroom (that’s our minimal standard, you know ;-)). Finally, we ended up in Eger’s outskirts. It was the next day we were more lucky. All because Bormustra was coming to an end and a lot of people were leaving …