Vihorlat Mountains

48.91666666666722.1666666666671076Koordinaten: 48 ° 55 'N, 22 ° 10' O

The Vihorlatské Hills ( German of Vihorlat or Vihorlatgebirge ) is a 55 km long and up to 11 km wide, 400-1100 meter high volcanic forested mountains in the south eastern Slovakia. The highest elevation is the Vihorlat with 1076 meters, more striking elevations of Nežabec ( 1023 m), the Sninský kameň (1005 m), the Lysák ( 821 m) and the Trislák ( 772 m).

The same forest areas in the eastern part of the mountains are protected as nature reserve Vihorlat, while the western part is a closed military zone Valaškovce. There is the jungle Kyjovský prales, since 2007 part of the UNESCO World Heritage " Beech Forests in the Carpathians ". Starting points for the loop trail through the walk part of the Vihorlatgebirges are Zemplínske Hamre in the north and in the south Remetské Hamre. Attraction for many tourists is the 618 m high sea Sea Eye ( Seeauge ) below the Okna source.

The mountain is located on the border of the Regional Associations ( kraje ) Prešov kraj and Košice kraj.