Wine & Culinary Tour October 2024

Wine & Culinary Tour

October 9th – October 22nd, 2024 — join the complete tour ~ Budapest, Tokaj Wine Region, and Lake Balaton (13 nights)

If you have limited time off due to work schedule or family obligations, join us for either Option A or Option B!

Option A: October 9th – October 16th only includes Budapest and the Tokaj Wine Region
Option B; October 16th – October 22nd only includes Lake Balaton

Space is limited!

We will visit three different wine regions in Hungary. We enjoy excellent gastronomy wines and gastronomy! We will will visit several UNESCO World Heritage sites. Experiencing the local culture is important, so we will learn all about pálinka, wine, and the healing waters of several spas.  This is just a brief overview of the tour. Each full day includes breakfast and one main meal, an English-speaking guide, motor coach transportation, transportation to and from the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to your hotel. Entry fees for all sightseeing tours and programs are included.

For more information, a registration form, and day-to-day brief itinerary, email

  • Comfortable accommodations
  • Visit and wine tasting in Eger
  • Learn about the Jewish population in Mád
  • Meet with local winemakers and learn about wine making in Hungary
  • Explore wine estates and enjoy several wine dinners
  • Taste Unicum at the Zwack Unicum Distillery
  • Enjoy dinner with folk dance show and gypsy music.
  • Walking tour of Hollókő, a UNESCO World Heritage village
  • Horse show and lunch at the National Park Hortobágy
  • Enjoy a day visit to Veszprém
  • A full day tour in the Balaton Uplands, including the Festetics Palacs
  • Experience a Knights tournament at the Sümeg Castle
  • Time in Tihany, with a visit to the Benedictine Abbey and the Lavender House

This tour starts and ends in Budapest, Hungary. Please be in Budapest no later than Wednesday, October 9th, 2024! If you would like to add days either before or after the tour and need assistance making those arrangements, we are happy to do that and can include it in your invoice.

If you are only joining for the 2nd half of the tour, you must arrive in Budapest no later than Wednesday, October 16th, 2024

Tour prices will be posted soon!

Deposit: $2000 USD per person
Returning Traveler Discount: $150 USD per person
Check or money order Discount: $150 USD per person (
Please note, the entire trip must be paid this way to qualify for this discount.)
All discounts will be factored in during the final invoice.

Want to add a visit to an ancestral village before, during, or after the tour? Email and let us know that you are interested in this opportunity!

Our tours require moderate physical effort and mental independence. Knowledge of the Hungarian language is useful but not required. Our smaller group size (18-28 people) allows us to visit smaller venues and artisans. We strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance! If you need help booking tickets and securing travel insurance, email me for a recommendation. Our tour price does not include: airfare, passport and luggage fees, gratuities, travel insurance, or alcoholic drinks (unless a part of our activity). We are not responsible for any theft, accidents, or insurance-related incidents while traveling.

Come! See for yourself!

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