Rétság (Middle Age name: Réthi Saagh) is a town in Nógrád county, in Northern Hungary. Center of Rétság Municipality. The population a bit over 2700 people. First mentioned end of 14th century. For a short time was a garrison place, the Caserne remember for this. At the end of 16th century,-under Otoman occupation,- the population was almost wiped out. The southern part of the settlement called Pusztaszántó, there is the classicist Mansion from the 19th century. The passenger service on the train has long been abolished.

Get in

Evangelic bellbelfry

By bus

By car

Rétság is located 55km north of Budapest on the E77 European main road, halfway between Vác and Balassagyarmat.

Get around


St. Andrew's Catholic Parish Church



Town Hall from the Air


Rétság Train Station, the passenger service suspended

Further afield

Thanked to position of its made a good base to exploring the sights of Bánk, Diósjenő, Nógrád, Nőtincs, Tereske settlements. -

Diósjenő Mansion
Castle remains of Nograd
Nőtincs Lake, Lokos Creek Reservoir
Ősagárd environment


The town is seated at the border of Cserhát and Börzsöny hills giving oppurtunity to many outdoor activity. Bánk village, -couple km eastward,-is one of the best skiing area in Hungary.




There is only one accommodation. More option can be find in Vác or Bánk (see above)



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