Non-scheduled touristic train Tokajský Cykloexpress will take travellers from Košice to Tokaj area during the grape harvest.
It will commute every Saturday of September and its part will also be a cargo-carriage for free transport of bikes.
The train will commute on the Košice-Čerhov-Slovenské Nové Mesto-Streda nad Bodrogom route and back. It leaves the Košice station at 8 a.m. and leaves Streda nad Bodrogom at 18:00. It will commute on September 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.
“After the good experience with Ľadový and Gemerský Express we would like to support eastern part of the region where tourism is in full swing during the grape harvest,” said Rastislav Trnka, chairman of Košice self-governing region, as quoted by TASR.
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Bike transport in the cargo carriage is free, but it is necessary to book a spot in advance. The capacity is 50 bikes.
There will also be an organised guided cycling trips that will visit the most interesting places of Tokaj, lookout tower in Malá Tŕňa, the lowest located point of Slovakia in Klin nad Bodrogom and the route of one trip will cross the border.
A new attraction from September is the touristic train. It will commute between wineries from Čerhov to Veľká Bara every week from Thursday to Sunday.
More information could be found online at vylety.kosiceregion.com or at Regional Information Point in Košice.
30. Aug 2019 at 9:30 | TASR, Compiled by Spectator staff