Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office, said at the opening of Harvest Days in Tokaj, that Tarcal and Tokaj-Hegyalja can rise to the level of Lake Balaton in a few years.
According to Gulyás, as a result of the developments of the last decade, the settlements are being renewed more and more, including Tarcal, which is at the forefront of such investment.
László Butta, the mayor of Tarcal, said that the center of the settlement would be renovated for about HUF1 billion. Plans cover 13 sites and call for the renewal of roads and green spaces, new street furniture, additional parking spaces, and the renovation of the storm drainage network.
Zsófia Koncz, the Member of Parliament for the region, said that as a result of the government development program of Tokaj and its surroundings, it will be possible to cycle from Nyíregyháza to Szerencs. She also pointed out that the Tokaj city center would be renewed and a year-round chairlift would also be built in the city.