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Eger Wine Region - From Budapest

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Key Highlights

  • Sample some exquisite Hungarian Wines
  • Visit one of the most attractive Baroque towns in Hungary
  • Visit Basilica. built in Neo-classical style.
  • Enjoy a wonderful lunch
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 May - 31 Oct: Tuesday and Thursday

    Duration

    9 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0900h (09:00am)
    Duration: 9 hours

    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

    Overview

    This tour gives you the opportunity to taste some exquisite wine as you travel to Hungary’s famous wine producing region. The town of Eger is renowned for its excellent wines, notably the fiery red Bull’s Blood. Taste this, and some others at a local traditional restaurant with the 3-course lunch.

    Eger is also one of the most attractive Baroque towns in Hungary, with a stunning basilica, one of the largest in Hungary. Built in Neo-Classical style, its architecture is impressive. You will also visit Eger’s 16th century castle.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel and travel by coach/mini bus to Eger, a famous wine-producing region of Hungary. The region is particularly well-known for its fiery red wine, called the Bull’s Blood.

    You will also visit the Basilica. Built in Neo-classical style, it is the second largest church in Hungary. Also included in this tour is a visit to the 16th century castle which overlooks the town.

    You will stop in Ladies Valley for wine tasting with a three-course lunch, which will be traditional Hungarian food such as fried chicken or turkey with potatoes or rice, followed by sponge cake.

    The tour ends at Erzsebet Square.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick up
    • Transportation via coach
    • Entrance to the Basilica and castle
    • Wine tasting with 3 course lunch
    • Guided commentary in English and German

    Exclusions

    • 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
    • Excellent in every way!

      I was the only one on this tour, with a guide who was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and hence we covered a lot of ground. It was a comprehensive introduction to the historic town...

      MLR FONSEKA
    • Far exceeded my expectations!

      The first surprise was that we were driven to Eger in a private car with an extremely knowledgeable and personable guide, a former captain of Hungary's national airline. Needless...

      Renee Addison
    • A great getaway day from city life

      We were collected by taxi from our Budapest hotel and taken to the meeting point, outside the Meridian hotel. Our guide, Imre, took us to a smallish bus capable of carrying...

      MR J B EMERY
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