The town Moldava nad Bodvou (Moldava upon Bodva) lies to the south-east of Košice on the E 571 motorway leading to Rožňava. This is where the Košice vale ends and the Slovak carst begins. Around the town there are - Drienovec and Turňa with the ruins of a medieval castle - to the west; Jasov with its famous premonstrant monastery, the second biggest town of the region Medzev, the Štos spa and the 1246 m high Kojšovská hoľa (hill) - to the north. The area lies from 203 to 284 metres above the sea level and the 21st meridian runs through it.
The town has been the natural center of the region for a long time because of its purpose and geographical situation. The village of Budulov, which was first mentioned as long ago as in 1313, is the part of the town. Moldava has a train and bus stations, a health center, a post office and a hotel. There are a few restaurants and pubs of good quality, where you can get goor beer; hairdressers and cosmetic salons also offer their services, as well as various shops, an internet café and a fitness centre. Moldava with its infrastructure and services is the ideal
place to start your geographical and natural trips from.