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The Budapest International Wine Festival
TOUR September 2019 | 4 days 3 nights | Buda Castle hosts one of the most spectacular wine festivals each September. The Budapest International Wine Festival is a great opportunity to get an overall impression of Hungarian wines, taste some local grape varieties and get to know some winemakers within a short period of time. The experience is combined with a wine tour to Eger and Tokaj, two of the most known wine regions, where you can visit cellars and vineyards and get a deeper insight into the wine world of Hungary. | From 1050 EUR
♦ Visiting Budapest International Wine Festival
♦ Meeting the winemakers
♦ Guided wine tasting with private wine guide
♦ VIP Wine Festival dinner
♦ Accommodation in the downtown of Budapest
♦ Market Hall visit and lunch
♦ Optional: Budapest sightseeing, Market Hall visit and lunch
DAY 1/4 | Sept. 2019 | Arrival to Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Budapest, transfer to the hotel. After check in visiting the Budapest Wine Festival. First, you enjoy the walk in the cobblestoned streets of the Buda Castel District, have a breath-taking panorama of the Danube with the Chain Bridge and the Pest side of the city. You might wish to taste an Olaszrizling from Lake Balaton, a Cabernet Franc from Villány or a Kéfrankos form Szekszárd, while admiring the buildings of the Royal Palace or that of the National Gallery in the UNESCO world heritage site. Our guide helps you find your way in the jungle of the wine festival and escorts you along the tasting “stations”.
Overnight is Budapest.
DAY 2/4 | Sept. 2019 | Check-out from the hotel after breakfast and head to the historic wine region of Tokaj. After a 3 hours’ journey, you arrive to Mád village, to the heart of the region, where you will have lunch with wines. Besides tasting some wines your guide explains about the grapes, winemaking traditions, the diversity soils and importance of stones. After having lunch some treasures are waiting for you to be explored in a six hundred years’ old cellar labyrinth. Hiding away in the underground world you drive to a nearby village and check-in at your charming wine estate-guest house After having some time for relaxation, you will have cellar visit followed by a wine dinner in an elegant restaurant. Overnight in Tokaj.
DAY 3/4 | Sept. 2019 | To kick off the day you visit the city of Tokaj, where you have an hour free time for coffee or just strolling along, before visiting the town’s famous cellar, where “The Knights of Tokaj” are gathering and Hungarian kings were crowned. If the weather is fine you will have a small vineyard tour to one of the historic vineyards of Tokaj. Goulash for lunch at a typical local restaurant, followed by a short visit to the exceptional UNESCO World Heritage Site cellar row village. Later you head to another small Tokaji village to follow your journey to the botrytised sweet wine world. A lady winemaker will guide your feet in her cellar and explain how hand-crafted wines of exceptional quality are made. Your Tokaj program ends with a dinner at a wine-estate owned restaurant, at the foot of the magnificent vineyards. Before dinner one can walk along the vineyards or climb up the hill to touch the funny shape rocks. Overnight in Tokaj.
DAY 4/4 | Sept. 2019 | Leaving Tokaj region the key experiences for the day to have a sip of Eger wine region. After an hours’ journey you arrive to Eger for your first Bikavér tasting. You have lunch at one of the region’s best restaurant. After a small walking tour through the most iconic places of the town you arrive to your next winery, where besides tasting elegant, high quality wines, you can visit the small Bikavér Museum or blend your own wine. At the end of the programme your driver takes you to the airport for your late flights or to a Budapest downtown hotel. (optional:, suggestion and booking by Wine a’More on request)
TOUR | September 2019
PRICE ♦ from 1050 EUR
PRICE INCLUDES accommodation: 1 night in 4* hotel in Budapest, near to the venue of the wine festival ♦ 2 nights wine estate guest house in Tokaj wine region ♦ all breakfasts ♦ entrance fee to the Budapest Wine Festival with guided tasting and dinner ♦ 5 wine tastings and cellar visits ♦ 3 lunches ♦ 3 dinners ♦ transfer during the whole tour, by car, minivan or minibus including airport transfer ♦ English-speaking driver-guide (2-4 persons) driver and wine guide from 5 persons
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE Air flight | Personal expenses | Drinks and food other than detailed in the programme
TOUR STARTS | September 2019
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PLEASE NOTE | The prices are valid until further notice and are subject to change due to seasons and availability. | SHOULD YOU WISH to stay longer or for bigger groups please contact us for your taylor-made offer.
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