Leave Budapest for the day to visit the famous porcelain town of Herend and the most popular Hungarian resort of laid-back Lake Balaton. The trip includes a guided tour through the world's largest porcelain factory at Herend before continuing to beautiful Lake Balaton, where you'll visit the famous nature reserve of Tihany Peninsula.
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Step back in time on a history tour
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
At Herend porcelain factory, founded in 1826, you'll learn about the old tradition of porcelain hand-painting during a guided tour. Afterwards, you'll have time for a coffee break and the opportunity to purchase some of the world-famous hand-painted porcelain.
The tour then continues on to Lake Balaton, the largest freshwater lake in Central Europe, scenically located at the foot of the volcanic hills of the Balaton Uplands. There, you'll visit the scenic nature reserve of the Tihany Peninsula with its famous Benedictine Abbey, dating back to 1051.
After a typical 3-course lunch including wine in a traditional tavern, you'll drive to Hungary's oldest spa town, Balatonfüred, before returning back to Budapest.
Tihany Abbey, Lake Balaton
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Departure Point:Centrally located Budapest hotels
- Departs at 9am. Please be ready at 8:30am.
Return Details:Returns to original departure point at approximately 6pm
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Hand painted Porcelain at Herend, Hungary
- Entrance fees
- Coffee break at Herend Porcelain Factory
- 3-course lunch including wine
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
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