LAKE BALATON WITH WINE TASTING, day trip from Budapest
Your private guide picks you up, you give Where & When at bookingTaking the highway from Budapest we reach lake Balaton in 1,5 hours.
Start with a breathtaking view of the the light-green lake from a hidden lookout tower only locals know about.
Short drive to Balatonfured, first holiday place of Hungarian aristocrats. We walk along the lake shore, and taste the healthy source water that made Füred famous.
We visit the Benedictine Abbey on the Tihany penincula. The Barogue church is full of colourful woodcarving, and has a 1000 year-old crypt with the original tomb of a Hungarian king. The panorama from Tihany church is breathtaking! The old fishermen houses are open with Hungarian handicraft and pottery. For lunch we recommend a Hungarian speciality: the Fishermen’s Soup, out of carpe from lake Balaton. If you wish and weather permits, you may even swim in the lake!
In the afternoon we take you to one of the best wineries at the lake. Sipping vine on the terrace, you will enjoy the peaceful view of the surrounding vines and lake Balaton.
Back to Budapest in 1,5 hours.
Note: on request, we can include Herend, the largest Porcelain Manufactory of Europe (founded in 1826) in the small town of Herend. Herend Porcelain visitor centre introduces the fascinating manufacturing technology. Coffée and shopping possibilities. Please, ask for a quote!
|Included:||Private car & English speaking guide, explanations and translation at the wine tasting, pickup and dropoff at your hotel, ship, airport or railway station, highway tickets, parking|
|Not included:||wine tasting, food, entrance fees if applicable|