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$68.50 Day Trips & Excursions

Lake Balaton and Herend Porcelain Manufactory from Budapest

After pickup at your central Budapest hotel, your tour starts with a visit to Herend Porcelain Manufactory, the world's largest porcelain factory, founded in 1826.Head inside and watch a film about porcelain-making technology before taking a guided tour of the factory. See everything you viewed and heard on the film come to life as you observe the porcelain being made.Visit the factory museum to admire the huge collection of Herend porcelain on display, and enjoy a coffee or tea, as well as free time for shopping.Next, drive on to Lake Balaton, the largest freshwater lake in Central Europe. Stop to admire the exterior of medieval Tihany Abbey, set on the northern shores of the lake, and enjoy time to have lunch (own expense).Afterward, continue to Balatonfüred, Hungary’s oldest spa resort, and stroll along the famous promenade and feed the swans. Your tour ends back in Budapest city center.

$108.46 Private & Custom Tours

Private Lake Balaton & Herend tour - full day

First we start with a visit to the famous Herend’s porcelain factory (founded in 1826). We continue to Lake Balaton (the largest freshwater lake in Central Europe). In the peninsula of Tihany visit the abbey of Tihany (founded in 1055). The Benedictine monastery at Tihany was established in 1055 by King Andrew I of Hungary. It was dedicated to the Holy Virgin and to Saint Bishop Aignan of Orleans. After a tasty lunch (3-course menu with wine) in a traditional Csárda, we do a walking tour in Balatonfüred, the capital of the Northern lake shore and is a yachting destination, and also well-known by the State Hospital for Cardiology which cures since the 17th century with the carbonated springs and baths.  We reserve the right to change the order of visits always maintaining the content.The tour ends at the hotel.

$500 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Day Trip to Lake Balaton from Budapest

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Porcelain Museum of Herend, Herend, Veszprem County, Central TransdanubiaHerend Porcelain Manufacture and Museum offers a possibility how the famous handmade Herend porcelain is producedDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy), Veszprem, Veszprem County, Central TransdanubiaVeszprém's medieval castle area, with atmospheric cobblestone streets, palaces, churches and Veszprém ChatedralDuration: 1 hourStop At: Tihany Echo, Tihany, Veszprem County, Central TransdanubiaTihany peninsula gives home to the Benedictine Abbey founded in 1055, the thatched roof houses of the atmospheric old village of Tihany, and a corso with terrace offering breathtaking panorma of Lake BalatonDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Balatonfured City Market, Balatonfured, Veszprem County, Central TransdanubiaYacht Marina, sheashore corso, pier, coffees and open air restaurants, splendid villas from the 19th century- that is the biggest settlement on the north side of Lake BalatonDuration: 2 hours

$79.92 Tours & Sightseeing

Lake Balaton & Herend full day tour with Lunch and Pick up

First  we visit  Balatonfüred, the most important traditional bathing resort, on  the  north shore.Ramble along the tree-lined avenues and enjoy the  ambiance of the  18-19th century villas. Walking along the yachting marina, you will enjoy the view of Tihany Peninsula. Embark on a 1 hour relaxing cruise on the lake.Have  lunch in the centre of Balatonfüred.On the way to Tihany take a dip in the refreshing lake.We drive to Tihany Peninsula, to the magnificent nature reserve of Lake Balaton. Admire the most amazing view of the lake from the Abbey Hill in Tihany village. Discover the inner lake and lavender fields.Return to Budapest. The tour ends in the city centre.

$165.86 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lake Balaton Wine Tour with private driver-guide

Discover Lake Balaton and its beautiful surroundings with your English-German speaking tour guide on this full day private tour. Soak up the atmosphere of the Csopak wine region and Tihany Peninsula with Balatonfured's lovely promenades. Taste some quality local wines at two local wineries by Central Europe's largest freshwater lake with the special attention of the well qualified sommeliers. You will taste some local cheese and cold cuts as well as some delicious wine. The Lake Balaton wine region is one of the seven larger wine regions of Hungary. Wine production dates back to the beginning of the 1st century started by the Romans. The region is known for its specific white wines showing local particularities; its most widely grown variety is the Olaszrizling and Furmint. With plenty of sunshine and rich, fertile soil this region is great for grape growing.From Budapest it will be a 1.5 hour drive with a stop off at the historical town of Szekesfehervar on the way, to Lake Balaton. The journey will start and finish at your Budapest accommodation.   

$105.39 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private tour from Budapest to a top hidden treasure region of Europe: Lake Balaton

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Szantod-Tihany Ferry, Szantod, Somogy County, Southern TransdanubiaWe first drive to Lake Balaton (80 min from Budapest), then take the ferry from the southern shore to the northern shoreDuration: 8 minutesStop At: Benedictine Abbey and Museum (Bences Apatsag), Tihany, Veszprem County, Central TransdanubiaThe pearl of the Balaton is the Tihanyi Peninsula. Thanks to the special attributes of its landscape, its geological idiosyncrasies, its diverse flora and fauna, it was the first designated landscape protection area of the country. On its smaller hill a church and a monastery were founded in Tihany as early as nine centuries ago.In Tihany you will walk around this charming and famous little town on the peninsula with the same name, you will also watch a great video on Tihany's history and formations of the nature, then you will visit the famous abbeyDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Apátsági Rege CukrászdaAn unforgettable view of Lake Balaton, while enjoying a coffee/tea/lemonade...etc. You can try the famous lavender products of the region, such as lavender beer, lavender lemonade, lavender gelato....Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Figula PincészetOptional activity: You can visit a winery in the Balatonfüred-Csopak wine region. Each winery has a great location(view). One of our recommendations is the Figula winery.You can choose between tasting packages on the spot. All the wineries serve great food.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Tagore SétányWe then drive you to Balatonfüred to see this noble town with lots of mansions and a picturesque promenade. The pretty centre and the beautiful villas and mansions will very likely steal your heart!Duration: 1 hour