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Hungarian Food and Wine Tastings in Budapest - Small Group Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Dive into this amazing gastronomical tour
  • Enjoy some fantastic Hungarian wines
  • Sample the delights of Hungarian cooking
  • Visit a local market
  • An introductory session to Hungarian Wine.
  • A well versed and knowledgeable guide to take you through the whole journey.
  • Personalised attention with a small group.
  • Enjoy the tasting of three top quality local wines.
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

    Duration

    4 hours

    Start time

    12:00 pm(noon) 1 Feb to 31 March – Wednesday ,Saturday 1 April to 31 Oct – Monday ,Wednesday ,Friday and Saturday. 1 Nov to 31 Jan – Wednesday and Saturday.

    Meeting Point

    Tour departs from Fovam’ ter, V.district, 1052 Budapest - in front of Burger King restaurant.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    Tour ends in the city centre.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Exploring Budapest through its food and drinks is the best way to do it! Learn about authentic, unique flavours of Hungary. Our tour begins from The Central Market Hall, one of the Europe’s most spectacular indoor market.market.The tour includes an introduction to Hungarian paprika.

    Warm your palate with a steaming hot bowl of Hungarian Gulyas soup, the famous dish of Budapest on this gastronomic tour. Enjoy some wine sampling as well.

    Learn about the ingredients that go into the preparation of traditional Hungarian delicacies on a visit to the Central Market Hall.After the market, visit ,tour will take you to surrounding neighbourhood followed by lunch at a traditional restaurant.The tour will end with the tasting of quintessential three local wines. The tour will give you a taste of the traditional side of Hungarian cuisine, as well as the modern artisan producers and specialty food shops of the area.The tour finally ends at city center.

    This tour is a must for all lovers of good food.

    Itinerary

    This food and wine tour begins from inside of the main entrance to the Central Market Hall. You will be met by an English-speaking guide who will accompany you on this tour.

    We will begin by getting acquainted with Hungarian cuisine through the great variety of ingredients (which are mostly local and seasonal) on display. We will discuss the history of the building, the culture of eating and drinking in Hungary, and the everyday cooking and eating habits. After tasting a few carefully selected goodies at the market, we will head out to the surrounding neighbourhood and visit a few more places.

    Learn why Hungarian paprika is so special and how Hungarian cooks use it, and how it is produced. Also taste the paprika made by Hungary's leading artisanal paprika manufacturer as well.

    Lunch is served at a traditional restuarant, where we will sample a traditional Hungarian spirit as well. No day in Budapest is complete without dessert, so we will also visit a traditional patisserie to taste a few cakes. The tour will end with a tasting of three quintessential Hungarian wines. During the tasting your guide will introduce you to the Hungarian wine regions, varieties and styles. This tour will give you a true, unique taste of the traditional side of Hungarian cuisine, as well as the modern artisan producers and specialty food shops of the area.

    We try our very best to cater for dietary requirements but due to local food customs we cannot guarantee that this will be possible in all cases. Options for vegetarians, guests with allergies and religious dietary restrictions may be very limited.

    Tour finally ends at city centre.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English-speaking guide.
    • Generous food and drink tastings including three top wine tastings.
    • Bottle of Water.
    • Stops for photos.
    • Visit to a local Hungarian food market.
    • Introduction to Hungarian Wine.

    Exclusions

    • Entrance fee for attractions.
    • Food and beverages except where noted.
    • Hotel Pick up & Drop off.
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

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

    Consumption of alcohol by guests below 18 years of age is strictly prohibited and under 18 years would be served soft drinks.

    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Vegetarians can and will be accommodated if notified at the beginning of the tour.

    If and when market hall is closed and it is not a national holiday we will substituted it with a local grocery store.

    Participants will need to be fit for light walking for up to 4 hours, with breaks.

    Also, minimum number of 2 guests per booking apply.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

    Vegetarians will be served non-kosher meals.

  • reviews
    • A great tour

      Super tour of the market and a nice walk and tram ride to a superb local lunch. Great tour guide, knowledgeable and friendly. The wine tasting was fun too. This tour is really...

      ANDRE ENGELBRECHT, Canada, 27/May/2013
    • A Fantastic Tour

      I highly recommend this tour. The guide (Julia) was personable, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We learned a lot about Hungarian food in our tour of the Central market, and...

      Doug Couture, Canada, 21/Jun/2015
    • Hungarian Food and Wine tour. Budapest

      We thouroughly enjoyed this tour. our guide was very informative and very easy to understand. The meal provided was very good and we all learnt something new about Hungarian...

      MRS. M. H. RICHARDSON, United Kingdom, 19/May/2012
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