On this page you can find an overview of the most frequently asked questions. If you cannot find an answer to your question, please contact us via our contactform.
In the hamlet of Bedepuszta in Northern Hungary.
There are special busses from Budapest Airport straight to Bedepuszta, but you can also rent a car from Budapest. The distance is only 95 km, one hour drive.
No, the few people who live in the village are all involved in the event.
Yes, please visit www.villageretreat.eu
Guests are also automatically sponsors of the Bedepuszta Project in Bedepuszta. The income generated from renting out accommodation, for example, is invested in green and cultural pro-jects. Our vision goes beyond commercial exploitation of the location. The small scale of Bedepuszta offers great opportunities in the area of food production, waste processing, energy production and water management. But also in the field of culture in the form of, for example, artists in resi-dence, cultural exchange programmes and small events.
Yes, we have our own glass fiber connection. There's wifi in the houses and on the festival.
Yes. The festival is on a remote spot but most of the village has 3G access.
Real toilets and real showers. Apart from the houses we have 18 toilets and 8 showers in public spaces.
Yes, but locals prefer mineral water from the bottle.
No, the nearest ATM is 12 km from Bedepuszta. At the festival we pay with tokens, these can be bought by card.
Eat and drink
We have great chefs cooking modern and traditional food. There will also be vegetarian and vegan food every day.
Normal wine, beer and soda cost about 2,50 per glass. We work with tokens. One token will be about 2,50 euro.
We work with tokens. Tokens can be bought with Hungarian forint or euro. Paying by card is not possible.
Yes, but not much. In the morning there will be a mini market stand in Bedepuszta for cheese and sweets.
Children are welcome. Until the age of 4 children are free. For children from 5 till 12 a Children Ticket is necessary. This ticket is half price.
Sure. We will have a special area for children to play with workshops and old style toys. Als there's a swimming pool and the location is perfect to bring children in contact with nature. Parents do have to take the responsibility over their children though.
No, unfortunately this is not allowed.
If you plan to bring a tent of more than 4 square meter p.p., please inform us.
No, at the camping and in the houses you can bring your own food and drinks but not on the festival area. Why is this? Because we want to be able to bring good chefs and good food, without this rule this would not be possible.
Your ticket allows to camp in Bedepuszta during the festival and to make use of the facilities. The ticket is valid from 11 August 3 PM till 16 August noon. Ticket includes music programs, mindfulness programs, readings, activities and breakfast from 13 August till 16 August. It does NOT include food and drinks, rental of accommodation, camping upgrades, mountainbikes. lockers etc.
You can camp till 16 August noon.
We can not give any guarantees on the weather, but in this period it normally is over 30 degrees in daytime and around 18 at night.
Absolutely! We are glad to help with any questions on this topic.
We are glad to help. Please mail to: hello[at]thegreatyonder.eu
We are not an association, but profit is not our first goal. Firstly we try to make the event financially sustainable so we can built out the project (already a challenge with the small and limited amount of visitors). If we make profit, the money will be invested in a bio diversity program in the Bede Valley.
Yes. In houses, rooms, cabins and bell tents, the bedding is included.
In most houses yes (all except for Rozsa House). Of course the guests have to be in the possession of a festival ticket.
No. Towels are NOT included.
If you rented a house than yes, this is possible. If you rented a room or a camping upgrade, then you need to buy a parking ticket for your car.