Contact & Activities

Participating city

28.929 inhabitants

Local contact

Városfejlesztési és Városüzemeltetési Igazgatóság
Paula Dr. Szemes
Fő tér 13.
3200 Gyöngyös
++36 708669583

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
16th September: Grape harvest race
17th Septemebr: Walking tour to the Mátra Hills
18th September: Youth Festival
19th September: Bycicle tour to the Mátra Hills
20th September: Inauguration of the new traffic circle at Püspöki
and Kertész street
21st September: "Water day" in the thermal spa of Gyöngyös
22nd September: In the Town without My Car!
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The zone restricted to the private cars is a section of Kossuth Street, one of the most congested streets of Gyöngyös. From 2. a.m. to 6 a.m. the section between the "Pampuk" corner and Könyves Kálmán Square will be restricted to all motorvehicles. This is the road-part in front of Mátra Museum, where will be going to take place the prgrammes and activities of that day.