Hódmezővásárhely has been shaped by the spirit of livability: recent infrastructure developments have significantly transformed the appearance of the city, and cultural and artistic life is also showing a steady upswing. It is of paramount importance that Hódmezővásárhely creates conditions for its citizens that ensure pleasant and cultural recreation and quality urban life.
Hódmezővásárhely’s natural treasure from a tourism point of view is, in addition to the Tisza landscape, the rich thermal water resources that feed the local beach baths and attract many guests every summer. With the largest administrative area in the country, the city of county law can become a significant educational, economic and artistic centre of the South Great Plain region, a city with an intimate atmosphere and a unique character, building on the local landscape and its diverse cultural traditions.
Its achievements in the fields of continuous development, the EU ideal, twinning and environmental protection have been recognised by the Council of Europe, which awarded Hódmezővásárhely the European Flag of Honour in 1997.
Strong support for health promotion and conscious lifestyle choices, and investments to improve living conditions are all aimed at maintaining the city’s staying power. The local patriotism that is particularly characteristic of the people of Hódmezővásárhely, which is combined with another characteristic of the city, the spirit of inclusiveness, contributes significantly to the fact that the people of Hódmezővásárhely look to the future with confidence, drawing on their common past.