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Lake Balaton and Herend - Tour from Budapest

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Key Highlights

  • Visit Lake Balaton, central europe's largest freshwater lake
  • A delicious three course hungarian lunch with wine is included in the price
  • Experience Herend and visit a porcelain museum, which the area is well known for.
  • Visit the beautiful Tihany Peninsula National Park
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 May - 31 Oct: Wednesday & Friday


    09 hours (approx.)

    Start time

    Start time: 0900h (09:00am)
    Duration: 09 hours (approx.)

    Meeting Point

    From centrally located Budapest hotels (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at Erzsébet Square

  • Overview & Itinerary


    This sightseeing tour will first take you to Herend which is famous for porcelain. At the world’s largest porcelain factory (founded in 1826) you may pick up some exquisite pieces as souvenirs.

    Lake Balaton, Central Europe's largest freshwater lake, is very popular with tourists. The north shore of the lake is noted for its resorts, wineries and spas. Jutting into the lake, the Tihany Peninsula has one of the country's most interesting national parks and an Abbey, founded in 1051.

    This sightseeing tour also takes you to the oldest spa in Hungary, Balatonfüred.


    You will be picked up from your hotel and travel in a coach/mini bus to Herend, which has the world’s largest porcelain factory (founded in 1826). The porcelain produced here is world famous and you can tour the factory and have coffee at the ‘Porcelanium' and shop.

    You will then go to Lake Balaton which is the largest fresh-water lake of Central Europe and visit the Abbey (founded 1051) on the Tihany Peninsula. Also visit the famous nature reserve which has a variety of flora and fauna.

    Then you will proceed to the oldest spa in Hungary, Balatonfüred, where you can walk along the promenade and then return to Budapest.

    The tour ends at Erzsebet Square.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick up
    • Tour of the porcelain factory
    • Coffee at the porcelain factory


    • Hotel drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

  • reviews
    • Lake Balaton

      Excellent tour and tour guide....

      Beata M Henley, United States, 09/Jun/2014
    • Truely enjoyable

      Truly enjoyed this tour even though the weather turned to rain when we arrived at the lake side. Even though I was the only English speaking member of the party, the guide was...

      sillwood , United Kingdom, 01/Oct/2013
    • My 9 passengers had a great experience with the tour!

      Tour guide was very helpfull and informative. The sights were beautiful....

      Beata M Henley, United States, 02/Jun/2014
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