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The Budapest International Wine Festival

TOUR | On request for 2017 | 3 days 2 nights 

Buda Castle hosts one of the most spectacular wine festivals each September. Taste one glass of Olaszrizling from Lake Balaton, a Cabernet Franc from Villány or a Tokaji aszú. Admire the buildings of the Royal Palace or that of the National Gallery in the world heritage site and get a breathtaking panorama of the Danube with the Chain Bridge and the Pest side of the city.
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 the winemakers themselves within a short period of time. We put together this program for wine enthusiasts for that particular weekend, in a form of a city tour, giving as many impressions of wine and city as possible. Beside the wine festival visit, which is the heart of the program, you will have gourmet wine dinner and a light lunch at a Market Hall.

HIGHLIGHTS

♦  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

 

PROGRAMME

Day 1.

We meet in your hotel or a downtown pick-up point late in the afternoon and depart to the Buda Castle District for the Wine Festival. We take a tram than a funicular. We visit the winemakers together and taste selected wines of the various regions. We learn the wines of Hungary step by step, starting with some sparkling and fresh light ones, followed by the very popular rose wines. We will not miss red wines either, checking on the last vintages of Villány, Szekszárd and Eger producers. You will have some free time for dinner on site. You might wish to try some sausage, stuffed cabbage, “Töki pompos” (a kind of potato bread with topping) or “túrós csusza” (pasta with cottage cheese and sour cream).

Day 2.

You will have the morning for yourself with our suggestion or have an optional sightseeing tour in Budapest. The optional tour ends in the Vásárcsarnok (Market Hall) around lunchtime. We will taste some typical Hungarian specialties for lunch, like the "Lángos" (fried Hungarian flat bread), than have some free time to stroll along the fruit, vegetables, spices and meat booths. Váci Street connects the Central Market Hall with Vörösmarthy square with the famous Gerbeaud Café, where you might like to have a coffee break. The second Wine Festival day meet-up will be at 6 p.m. in an agreed downtown pick-up point. We continue our exploration of Hungarian wines with other regions and producers. Mostly reds will be tasted today followed by dry and sweet Tokaji wines. VIP dinner will be served on site during our tasting tour.

Day 3.

After breakfast check-out and departure or possibility to extension with the following program: Spa and wellness experience Gellért or Széchenyi Bath, sightseeing by ship, city walking tours, Etyek wine tour with dinner. You can extend your trip with our scheduled Tokaj wine tour.

TOUR | 3 days 2 nights

 

PRICE INCLUDES
♦ 2 night accommodation in a 4* downtown hotel with breakfast
♦ 2 days entrance fee for the Budapest International Wine Festival
♦ Guided wine tasting of 6-8 different wines each day
♦ 1 VIP dinner in the Castle area at the Wine Festival
♦ Transfers with public transportation (tram and/or furnicular)
♦ Wine a’More’s wine guide during the whole tour

 

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
♦  Drinks and foods other then detailed in the program
♦  Personal expenses
♦  Prices of optional programmes
♦  Airport transfers

 

ACCOMMODATION  
♦  2 nights accomodation in a 4* downtown hotel  
♦  Double rooms with breakfast  
♦  Single supplement on request

 

OPTIONAL PROGRAMMES  
♦ 3 hours sightseeing tour in Budapest with Market Hall Visit: 65 EUR/person
♦ Half day wine tour to Etyek: 120 EUR/person
♦ Sightseeing cruise on the Danube: 20 EUR/person
♦  Spa experience in Gellért Bath  
 

TOUR STARTS  |  ON REQUEST

 

BOOKING & MORE INFORMATION  |  +36 30 205 2840  |  wineamore@wineamore.hu

 

SHOULD YOU WISH  ♦  to arrive earlier or extend your stay, please contact us for our suggestion!  ♦  to travel in a different time, or change any part of the offered tour, please contact us! We will be more than happy to prepare a customized tour for you!

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