In the company of a historian, come to grasp Budapest’s distinctive and elegant Art Nouveau constructions by visiting the finest examples of this specific style that represented the city’s new found affluence and cosmopolitanism at the turn-of-century.
• 3 hours
Spend a pleasant day in Pécs and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere and the rich history of the city. Early Christian burial chambers, mosque from Turkish period, the Saint Peter Cathedral and even more sights waiting to be discovered.Pécs is located at the South of Hungary, it takes approximately 3 hours to get there. During the guided walking tour in the historical centre you can learn the scared world of the Roman Christian community as we walk through graves and burial chambers. Afterwards we visit the emblematic four-towered Saint Peter Cathedral. Walking along one of the town's most beautiful pedestrian streets we arrive to the Mosque of Gázi Kászim pasha (today is used as a catholic church). There is no other settlement in Hungary where so many Turkish remains can be found. Wherever we walk in Pécs we see various facades and coloured, patterned roofs originating from the Zsolnay Porcelain Manufacture. The tour ends at your hotel.
• 10 hours
Travel Hungary’s first official wine road on this 10-hour private guided tour from Budapest. The Villany-Siklos wine route is home to some of Hungary's most famous Hungarian wines and is filled with centuries of history. Visit the nearby Pecs, which is rich in sites of historical and cultural interest, as well as the medieval Siklós Castle, before being our guest for a wine tasting in one of Villany's many famous, prizewinner cellars.
• 10 hours