Between the 10th and the 11th of November the city of Tihany (on the Tihany Peninsula, Veszprém County) is organizing its traditional Pelecus Festival. The settlement is famous for – among its other sights – the pelecus fish. The image of the pelecus is also on the settlement’s coat of arms.
If you visit Tihany at the time of the Pelecus Feast, you can learn many interesting facts about fishing and roasting this kind of fish. On the second day of the event there will be cooking contests, concerts, barn dances and many other fascinating and relaxing programmes.