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$342.52 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Gastronomy tour around Keszthely & Lake-Balaton

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Keszthely Market, Keszthely, Zala County, Western TransdanubiaWe will start with a brief introduction of the city and the region itself. I will show you around in places you most probably didn't see before and you will get a better understanding of the people living here.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Festetics Palace, Keszthely, Zala County, Western TransdanubiaIf you haven't been here before it is a MUST see. Aside from the palace, there are a lot of attractions surrounding the place. The visiting of the gardens are free. If you wish to enter all the buildings it's 12 EUR for Adults and 6 EUR for Youth (6-26).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gyógynövények Völgye ökológiai gazdaságI will take you to a special place deep in the forest, to introduce you to people, who show you a truly natural way of life. They will teach you how to make your own herbal medicine and you'll be able to get some local snacks and pet some animals.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Szentmihálypusztai Lovastanya - Reiten, Ungarn, Reiturlaub am Balaton, MangalicaIf you wish I can take you to a special horse-farm where you'll have the chance to see even more animals and mor from the "farm life" and even ride horse-carriges if you wish to do so.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kisgörbői PálinkaházI will take you to a place where you'll be able to try out some of the finest locally made Pálinka. A simply magnificent drink and beautiful views to accompany it. After the tasting You'll have the oppurtunity to procure these fine drinks.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tátika CastleI will take you to a forgotten castle ruin, where I can tell you some folklore stories about the region lake balaton and even the unknown story of this castle. The forest covered ruin on the hilltop is surely going to help you immerse yourself in the epic tales, which are about to take you on a travel back in time.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Party Csóka Étterem és KávézóWhat better way to end the day, then eating some good quality food from one of the most renowned places in the vicinity, accompanied by the most beautiful view of lake-balaton. I try to end the day during a sunset to give you the oppurtunity to see the "Golden bridge" over the lake. It is a truly magnificent sight, which is mentioned in plenty of books and poems.Duration: 2 hours

$342.52 Cultural & Theme Tours

Medieval History & Explorer Tour around Keszthely and Lake Balaton

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Festetics Palace, Keszthely, Zala County, Western TransdanubiaFestetics palace is a truly unique place. It gives us a good insight about the history of the people and this region. If you haven't seen this place with all it's facilities, this is a MUST. Even if you did see the place I'm sure, that with my knowledge of the place you are going to see it in a completely new perspective. 12 EUR for Adult & 6 EUR for youth (up to 26).Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Balaton MuseumBefore we are going to go more into the nature to explore, I'm going to show you all the archeological finds from this region. After this we are going to go to the places where these finds were discovered to see some more remains.Admission 3 EUR / person .Duration: 1 hourStop At: Fenékpuszta ringing and Bird Rescue StationAfter gathering the theoretical knowledge, we go and see some roman ruins where we can understand the how life was back in those times.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Star Castle Museum, Balatonszentgyorgy, Somogy County, Southern TransdanubiaWe are going to a very unique place where you can see a very special castle, which is also a farm and also an interactive museum. Here you can see the history of the medieval Hungarian Hussars and their great battle against the Turkish forces. We also grab some snack to give us some energy for our further travels.Admission is 4 EUR/ person (kids free)Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Party Csóka Étterem és KávézóAfter a long day of exploring, we deserve to eat the finest meal the region has to offer (accompanied with quality local wines of course). Don't be afraid, quality does not come with a high price.Aside from the magnificent views, we'll have time to reflect on the day.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Sumeg Castle, Sumeg, Veszprem County, Central TransdanubiaDepending on the actual date, we might visit Sümeg castle to see historical re-enactments of medieval battles set in a truly authentic setting. However sadly this is not available every single day, so we have to plan ahead. Or as an option B we can stroll around in Sümeg castle which is one of the biggest intact castles of the region. Or we could even decide to explore other castles in the region (there are plenty, and I know the history and story for each of them.)8 EUR for adult 4 EUR for kids.Duration: 2 hours

$627.95 Cultural & Theme Tours

Budapest & Balaton Multi-day package

ItineraryDay 1: Budapest Sightseeing Day-tourStop At: Heroes' Square, Budapest, Central HungaryWe will take the historic metro #1 to arrive to the square, where I can tell you a little bit about the history of Budapest and the square.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), Budapest, Central HungaryAfter the Heroe's Square we'll take a small stroll behind the park to visit many interesting things along the way. Including Vajdahunyad CastleDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Andrassy Avenue, Budapest, Central HungaryOn our way back to Deák Ferenc Square (city centre) we will take a ride down the famous Andrassy Avenue to see the UNESCO world heretige sight with all of its neo-Renaissance buildingsDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga), Budapest, Central HungaryAfter arriving back to the centre we'll stroll down the Jewish-quarter where you can see the big jewish synagogue. After this we'll take the most scenic tram ride along the danube with the tram #2.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Shoes on the Danube, Budapest, Central HungaryAfter arriving with the most scenic tram ride of your life (thanks via the tram #2) we'll arrive at the "Shoes on the Danube" where I can tell you the history behind it.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Hungarian Parliament Building, Budapest, Central HungaryAfter visiting the "Shoes on the Danube" we can take a stroll around the square, which sorrounds the parliament of Budapest to snap some photos and to get a close look.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Vaci Street, Budapest, Central HungaryAfter inspecting the Parliament, we'll had back to the center to see the most famous Váci street.It is important to mention, that by this time You'll probably be hungry and want to grab some food. Depending on your food preferences I'll take you to a good and not so touristy place to enjoy a well earned meal ;) .Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Buda Castle, Budapest, Central HungaryWe'll take the small electric bus #16 all the way up to the castle district, where we will explore everything of interest. Starting from the labyrinths where Count Dracula was held captive, we'll visit the Mathias Church and the fisherman's bastions. Even a ww2 Bunker-hospital if you wish to do so.Duration: 1 hourStop At: St. Mathias Church, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinateas mentioned in the description before.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Halaszbastya, Budapest, Central Hungaryas mentioned in the description before.Duration: 20 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Gastronomy tour around Keszthely & Lake BalatonStop At: Festetics Palace, Keszthely, Zala County, Western TransdanubiaIf you haven't been here before it is a MUST see. Aside from the palace, there are a lot of attractions surrounding the place. The visiting of the gardens are free. If you wish to enter all the buildings it's 12 EUR for Adults and 6 EUR for Youth (6-26).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gyógynövények Völgye ökológiai gazdaságI will take you to a special place deep in the forest, to introduce you to people, who show you a truly natural way of life. They will teach you how to make your own herbal medicine and you'll be able to get some local snacks and pet some animals.Admission fee is 5 EUR/ person, including the workshop, the snacks and the herbal produce you have madeDuration: 1 hourStop At: Szentmihálypusztai Lovastanya - Reiten, Ungarn, Reiturlaub am Balaton, MangalicaIf you wish I can take you to a special horse-farm where you'll have the chance to see even more animals and mor from the "farm life" and even ride horse-carriges if you wish to do so.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kisgörbői PálinkaházI will take you to a place where you'll be able to try out some of the finest locally made Pálinka. A simply magnificent drink and beautiful views to accompany it. After the tasting You'll have the oppurtunity to procure these fine drinks.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tátika CastleI will take you to a forgotten castle ruin, where I can tell you some folklore stories about the region lake balaton and even the unknown story of this castle. The forest covered ruin on the hilltop is surely going to help you immerse yourself in the epic tales, which are about to take you on a travel back in time.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Party Csóka Étterem és KávézóWhat better way to end the day, then eating some good quality food from one of the most renowned places in the vicinity, accompanied by the most beautiful view of lake-balaton. I try to end the day during a sunset to give you the oppurtunity to see the "Golden bridge" over the lake. It is a truly magnificent sight, which is mentioned in plenty of books and poems. Good Quality does not come at a high price at this place. You will also have to oppurtunity to do a wine sampling of the local wineyards.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$127.49 Kid Friendly

Balaton Area Tour: Hévíz, Keszthely, Badacsony

The program of this well-compiled tour is focused on the so called „Hungarian Sea” Lake Balaton. It is a very popular tourist destination and in conclusion the perfect whole day excursion from the city of Budapest. We start our tour in the morning, from a location you choose in the capital. At the end of the trip we will also take you to wherever you want to go in Budapest. Our tour guide will lead you through all the interesting sights along the way. Most of all, we will tell you all the information about the culture, history and present life of these regions. Feel free to ask your guide what you would like to know. We aim to create the perfect sightseeing experience for your taste. You can travel alone, or together with your family. Our high class vehicles provide the perfect comfortable trip experience.We start the tour from your Hotel, where you will meet your private guide and transport. The tour will take you west from Budapest, all along the lake Balaton, first of all up to the city of Hévíz. From Hévíz we will continue north, to Keszthely. As we curl back eastwards to Budapest, we continue finally towards Badacsony and make our last stop.The tour includes visit to three unique coastal cities, all with special, private guided walking trips. As a result, you can learn everything you want to know about the region’s great culture and the amazing heritage.