Our Offers: SZENTENDRE TOUR ETYEK TOUR WITH WINE TASTING DANUBE BEND TOUR GÖDÖLLŐ TOUR WITH ROYAL PALACE VISIT & HORSE SHOW PUSZTA TOUR WITH HORSE SHOW HOLLÓKŐ & EGER TOUR WITH WINE TASTING HEREND & LAKE BALATON TOUR TOKAJ TOUR WITH WINE TASTING
Szentendre is a small Baroque city built on medieval ruins, located at the gate of the Danube Bend just 30 minutes from Budapest. The town is considered to be the Artist's Village or the Painters' Town. Wander the narrow cobbled streets and explore all the major sights of the town: the famous Margit Kovács Ceramics Museum or the Marzipan Museum, the marvellous Blagovestenska Orthodox Church and the Main Square. During the tour you can discover the rich world of craft shops, art galleries, cafés and souvenir shops in a magical Mediterranean atmosphere and you can try the famous fried Hungarian flat bread (Lángos). At the end of the tour you can buy some typical Hungarian souvenirs.
Do you want to experience fine Hungarian wines, but you only have a limited time? Then you are welcome to take a half day tour to Etyek, the youngest and nearest wine region to Budapest - it takes only 30 minues to get there. Thanks to the exceptional climatic conditions and the valuable chalky soil Etyek offers endless opportunities for growing grapes. Fresh, fragnant and elegant white wines as Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc are also produced here with increasing success. We take you to a family winery where our host shows you the estate and invites you to visit the wine cellar. You can see how your favourite wine is made and learn about growing grapes. During the tour you will have a chance to try 4 or 6 different locally produced white wines, accompanied with homemade scones and you can enjoy the 3 or 4 course lunch in the cozy inn of the wineyard.
Visit Esztergom, Visegrád and Szentendre, the three most beautiful cities in the Danube Bend. Enjoy the picturesque sights in all settlements and get acquainted with the Hungarian history along the "Blue Danube". We will drive along the Danube to our first stop in Esztergom, the former capital of Hungary and the centre of the Roman Catholic Church in Hungary, where we visit the Esztergom Basilica, the largest church of the country. Afterwards, we drive across the river to Slovakia and enjoy the view over the Basilica. We continue our tour to Visegrád, where we show you the Royal Palace of King Matthias Corvinus and the medieval Citadel from where you can marvel the unique panorama of the Danube Bend. After the museum visit and the photo break we invite you for a medieval lunch in a Renaissance style restaurant. From spring through autumn there is a great opportunity to rent a boat for a river cruise in Visegrád. During the 1-hour boat trip, our guests can admire the Pilis Mountains, the Solomon's Tower, the Citadel and the Royal Palace. The ship is expected to be available between the second half of March and 1st November. The capacity of the boat is 90 pax on the open air deck and 85 pax indoors. Another optional program is the birds of prey show (30-45 minutes). The local falconer presents hunting practices of the middle ages with a red-winged hawk, while a trained hunter dog and a ferret also participates in the show. Our last stop is Szentendre, the charming little town with Baroque buildings built on medieval ruins. It is known as the Artists’ Village and it is remarkable and popular for its Mediterranean atmosphere and colourful architecture, the Baroque houses, narrow streets, nice churches, several famous museums, nice cafés and souvenir shops.
First explore Gödöllő Palace, the former summer residence of Queen Elisabeth and Francis Joseph, then enjoy the carriage ride and traditional horse show with breathtaking elements. After only a 30-minute drive from Budapest we arrive at the Royal Palace of Gödöllő which is the second largest Baroque castle in the world. Franz Joseph and Elisabeth (Sisi) received the castle as a coronation gift, which soon became the favourite summer residence of the queen. During the interior visit of the Museum andt the tour through the 26-hectare English park of the Chateau we will get a glimpse at life in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and we will be come acquainted with the secrets of the private life, the hidden doors, rooms and lovers of the royal couple. After the palace visit we take passangers to the picturesque Domony Valley to take part in a horse show at Lázár Equestrian Park. The park was established in the very heart of the Gödöllő Hills by the 21-time coach driving world champion Lázár brothers. On arrival at the park guests are welcomed with fresh scones and Pálinka. The highligh of the day is the horse show with the following program: four-in-hand driving, pony carriage driving, archery on horseback, throwing a spear, skills of the horsemen (making the horse lie down, cracking the whip, competition between the horsemen involving the guests (knocking a bottle with the whip), cart pulled by four oxen, humorous show with trained donkey, Queen Elisabeth’s equestrian show in contemporary costume, riding in a side-saddle, „Puszta-five’”. At the end of the program the guests are invited to take part in a pleasant coach trip through the woods as well as visit the Lázár Equestrian Park. We finish the tour with a traditional Hungarian lunch.
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Spend an unforgettable day in the Puszta. Visit the city of Kecskemét to see some nice examples for Hungarian Art Nouveau. Enjoy a traditional horse show and a carriage ride in the Puszta and have a tasty three-course lunch accompanied by Hungarian gipsy music.Our first stop is Kecskemét, „the capital of the Hungarian Plain”, approximately 1-hour drive from Budapest. We walk around the beautiful downtown and show you the most important tourist attractions, like the Art Nouveau City Hall, the Great Church and the Synagogue. From Kecskemét we drive to a traditional Hungarian farm at Lajosmizse where the guests are greeted by horsemen. After getting out of the bus the guests walk to the yard of the Csárda, where they are offered with hot crackling scones and brandy. Then they can take part in a ride in horse- drawn carriages among the sand hills of the Great-Plain. The highlight of the day is the horse show with the following program: showing and leading up the Lipizzaner stud, show of the "Puszta Ötös" , obstacle driving of coach and four , several field events of horsemen (:horses laying down and sitting horses, whip cracking, horsemen’s competition), training of a donkey, playful contest with the guests (knocking down a bottle with snapping of a whip), visiting of the stables, taking a walk in the little animal farm (visiting of the Hungarian bullocks and sheep (racka), horseback riding in pen. At the end of the program we invite guests for a traditional Hungarian lunch in the Csárda. During the meal it is possible, that our dancers amuse the guests with folklore program. They can have a taste of the typical dances of the Carpathian basin, for example the dance of the girls with wine-bottles, the dance of the boys with their sticks, and different gipsy dances. At the end of the performance the guests can take part in a game with our dancers and the guests and the dancers can dance together.
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Northeast of Budapest you can find two of Hungary’s most spectacular destinations; one of them is Hollókő, a museum village the other one is the baroque town of Eger with its fort where a prison and wax museum take visitors several hundred years back into the past when huge battles were fought. Come and discover these historic and culturally rich places with us. Approximately 100 kilometers to the Northeast of Budapest lies Hollókő in a picturesque hilly surrounding. This museum village was added to the list of World Heritage sites for preserving unique values of folk and applied art. The visitors can truly get a feel of how people used to live in the past centuries, as well as experience the hospitality of the locals. In the heart of the village, there is a Catholic church with wooden towers which dates back to 1889. Around it we can find characteristic whitewashed Palóc houses which host handicraft workshops and exhibition houses. Members of the Hollókő Women´s Choir dressed in their regional costumes welcome the visitors with Pálinka and cottage cheese pie or scones at the entrance of the Old Village. The women will also show their beautiful traditional garments, then the spinning house closes with a folk dance in which the visitors are also welcomed to take part. This is followed by a guided walk in the Old Village with stopovers at the Church, at the Village Museum and at the Weaving House. Before we leave Hollókő, guests can try the Hungarian Focaccia Pizza. The next stop of the tour is the picturesque baroque town of Eger where a handful of Hungarian warriors successfully defended the town’s fort against an Ottoman force of forty thousand in the year of 1552. The tour includes a short walk in the city and visiting various historical exhibitions available in the fort and the ruin garden with the rotunda. After the sightseeing you can enjoy a nice 3 course dinner with wine tasting in Kulacs Csárda. The cellar restaurant is located in the heart of th Valley of the Beautiful Woman, which is famous for its wine cellars carved into tuff. Kulacs Csárda offers traditiional Hungarian cuisine and fine wines. During the dinner the gipsy band of the restaurant entertains guests and provides good athmosphere. Hungarian folklore show is also available in the restaurant.
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Visit the Herend Porcelain Manufactory and get to know about porcelain making technology. Explore Lake Balaton and its surroundings with us. Enjoy the view from the Tihany Abbey and walk along the famous promenade in Balatonfüred. First we drive to Herend, to the world's largest Porcelain Manufactory, founded in 1826. After viewing the Herend film the local guide will escort visitors through the Minimanufactory. This is a miniature copy of the Manufactory, and this is where guests can witness how heavy paste becomes light, fragile porcelain, how nimble fingers shape, decorate and paint the material that is becoming a living thing. In the Porcelain Museum visitors can admire the largest collection of Herend porcelain. We finish our visit with lunch in the Apicus Restaurant where dishes are served on Herend porcelain plates. Next we drive to Lake Balaton, which is the largest fresh-water lake of Central Europe. After showing you the Benedictine Abbey of Tihany we drive to Balatonfüred, which is the oldest spa resort in Hungary. The historic town is famous for many things: renowned writers, poets, and actresses came here for the Anne-ball, there is the great heart hospital, and the beautiful promenade named after the Nobel laureate Hindu poet, Rabindranáth Tagore. We walk along the promenade and feed the swans.
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Do you want to experience world famous Tokaj wines? Then you are welcome to take a full-day tour to home of Aszú Wines, the best naturally sweet wine of the world, which was the well appreciated drink of kings, popes and tzars. Aszú wine of Tokaj is considered one of the most unique wines in the world. Its birthplace is the legendary wine region in North-East Hungary, boasting centuries of viniculture and traditions. In 2002, UNESCO honoured the region by declaring it a World Heritage Site. Tokaj and Mád are the two most important towns of the Tokaj wine region located about 220 km from Budapest. Visit the World Heritage Wine Museum in Tokaj and a family winery in Mád. Meet the local winemakers, taste 6 or 7 different wines and enjoy the vineyard tour with delicious picnic lunch.
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