The best location in Europe's Cultural Capital! Let's visit Pecs! Standing in the main square of the pretty city of Pécs (Capital of Culture in 2010) in south-west Hungary, the Palatinus is a stunning fin-de-siècle hotel and the ideal base for a stylish, cultural holiday. Its elegant restaurant, grand ballroom and magnificent Art-Nouveau lobby have long made it a favourite with dignitaries and other famous guests. The town of Harkany that is famous for its medicinal water is only 20 km.