An exclusive and interactive wine tour in the Hungarian countryside
This tour is not for the faint-hearted for it involves a lot of wine and actions! It is active, culturally engaging, educational and inspires your creativity. You see places you have never seen before. You create things you have never made before. And you taste wines you have never tasted before. And you get to take home some of your memories in a shape of your creation!
Here is a brief itinerary about what you are going to EXPERIENCE:
Day 1 – Visit Etyek wine region and a chocolate factory where you can create your own chocolate bar or a box of chocolates. You will taste some Etyek wines and learn how to make the real Hungarian Goulash. Later on the day you visit the old city of Szekesfehervar, which was the capitol of Hungary in the Middle Ages. You will stay in 4* hotels in Balatonfured. Lunch with cooking class and wine /chocolate tastings are included.
Day 2 – Visit the world famous Herend Porcelain Factory and make your own porcelain rose or elephant. In the afternoon you visit the Somlo wine region of Hungary and indulge in a local wine tasting. You will learn about the sparkling wine making process, while you will stay at the estate overnight. Dinner, wine tasting and entrance fee to the Herend Porcelain are included.
Day 3 – You will take a boat ride in the caves on a lake and you will visit Badacsony wine region. In one of the wineries you will have the opportunity to become a winemaker for a couple of hours and you can create your own white blend! You can visit a Benedictine Abbey overlooking the Lake Balaton and stay overnight in the outskirts of Szekszard. Dinner, boat ride and wine making are included.
Day 4 – You will visit a couple of wineries in the Szekszard and the Villany wine regions. They are all very different in style, but they all have one thing in common: They offer exceptional wines! For dinner you have a ‘degustation’ menu, with local food specialties paired with local wines. Stay overnight in a wine hotel. Dinner and wine tastings are included.
Day 5 – Visit the paprika museum and stock up on some real Hungarian paprika! Before lunch you will watch a horse show with Hungarian ‘cowboys’, take a horse cart ride and have a hearty lunch along with ‘gypsy’ music. Stay overnight in Tokaj region. Lunch and entrance fees are included.
Day 6 – Visit two wineries in Tokaj, which is the home of the world famous sweet wine of Hungary: Tokaji Aszu! You will visit the 250-year old stone dusty cellars, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon you will visit another winery in Eger wine region, which is located in a stone quarry! Dinner and wine tastings are included. Stay overnight in 4* hotels in Eger.
Day 7 – Visit Holloko, the authentic Hungarian cultural village and engage in all types of activities, including: a folklore dance class, pottery or basket making, cheese making or visiting various museums. You will be dropped off at your hotel in the late afternoon. Entrance fee to 10 programs in the village is included – you can buy more at the premises.
- Price based on double occupancy and does not include airfare to and from Budapest
- Price includes hotels and transportation for the 7 days
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