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The Budapest International Wine Festival
TOUR | 5-8 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.
♦ Visiting Budapest International Wine Festival
♦ Meeting the winemakers
♦ Guided wine tasting with private wine guide
♦ Accommodation in the downtown of Budapest
♦ Budapest sightseeing, Market Hall visit and lunch
♦ Visiting a local picnic event in Etyek wine region
DAY 1. | 5th Sept. 2019. | Arrival to Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Budapest, transfer to the hotel. After checking-in at your hotel you are going to have your "crash course" on Hungarian wines at a cosy downtown restaurant.
DAY 2. | 6th Sept. 2019 | During your morning sightseeing tour you will visit the Mathias Church, Fishermen’s Bastion, stroll along the Danube Promenade and the shopping street of Váci utca. Your tour will end in the Central Market Hall, with some time for wandering around the fruit, vegetables, spices and meat shops. We will have lunch in the Market Hall, tasting some local foods. In the afternoon you visit the Budapest Wine Festival. Enjoy the walk in the cobblestoned streets of the Buda Castle 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”.
DAY 3. | 7th Sept. 2019 | You leave Budapest behind for a short visit to ETYEK and visit the local Picnic event. You can stroll along the stunning vineyards of Etyek and enjoy the fascinating landscape, the mild hills, the tidy rows of vine. Etyek, “the vineyard of Budapest” mostly makes fresh, crispy white and sparkling wines. Besides tasting wines at one of the top winemakers of the region, you can mingle with the locals and enjoy the unique atmosphere. There are several local producers offering chocolate, cheese, ham, fruits, honey etc. It is both an exquisite gastronomical experience, as well as a relaxing excursion. You will have the evening for yourselves to have dinner in the city, visit the "Ruin-Bar District" or go to the Wine Festival again.
DAY 4 | 8th Sept. 2019 | Transfer to the airport or continue the program with our Eger/Tokaj wine trip.Price for 2-6 persons
TOUR | 5-8 September 2019
PRICE ♦ 599 EUR per person in double room ♦ single supplement 160 EUR / person ♦ Upgrade of 5* hotel on request. ♦ Please contact us for your individual prices 1-3 persons. For a group of more than 8 persons please contact us for your tailor-made offer!
PRICE INCLUDES accommodation: 3 night in 4* hotel in Budapest, in the castle disctrict, near to the venue of the wine festival ♦ Welcome dinner with crash course in Hungarian Wines ♦ Budapest half day sightseeing tour with Market Hall visit, and Market Hall lunch ♦ Entrance fee to the Budapest Wine Festival with guided tasting ♦ daytrip to the Etyek Picnic (10:00 am-17:00 pm) with lunch and wine tasting ♦ Transfer during the whole tour, by car or minivan including Airport transfer ♦ English-speaking guide
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE Air flight | Personal expenses | Drinks and food other than detailed in the programme
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TOUR STARTS | 5th 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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