This tour introduces you the famous Hungarian fresh water lake, the favorite summer holiday destination. The Herend porcelain manufacture, established in 1826 supplied royal dynasties, noble families with its superb quality.
What to Expect
Lake Balaton and Herend
(full day tour)
The lake, Central Europe's largest freshwater blue-green colored lake, some 60 miles southwest of Budapest, is Hungary's number one vacation resort and a major wine-producing region.
We start our tour at the porcelain manufacture. You participate on a professional guided tour, organized by the factory, visit of the museum and you will have time enough in the factory's shop, where the prices are reasonable. Cup of coffee or tea included in Herend, china set served in the Cafe.
• We proceed to the lake and walk to the port of Balatonfured, taking pictures of swans, nice gardens and promenade
• Have a breathtaking view from the baroque Abbey of Tihany. Lunch brake with fish specialities, local wine (for your own expense).
Cross the blue-green colored lake with ferry and drive back to Budapest.
- Parking, road tolls, ferry boat on the lake, coffee break with a cup of tea or coffee
What's Not Included
- Entrance to the Porcelaneum Visitor Center, meals during the day
Know Before You Go
You will have the benefits of discounted factory shopping in Herend
This tour is bookable from 1 April to 1 October