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Hungary for second-timers
6 days / 5 nights
Budapest - Puszta - Pécs - Villány - Budapest - Eger - Tokaj - Budapest

Events & Festivals Hungary

Budapest Spring Festival, March-April. Pulling together the best in classical music, opera, and folk music, this annual festival is the largest cultural event in Hungary.
Harley Davidson Festival – Alsóörs - July. This unique, 3-day event is accompanied by concerts and dexterity competitions.
Baroque Palace Days – Gödöllô. The programme features puppet theatre, horse shows, opera performances, toy making and typical Baroque cuisine in August.
Sziget Festival - Hajógyári Kikötö - August. One of the biggest rock festivals in Europe.
Jewish Summer Festival - August to September. Great opportunity to find out everything about the Hungarian Jewish culture in Budapest.
Visit one of Budapest famous baths - Gellert, Szecheny - lifetime experience.

Day 1 Budapest
Arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 Budapest
For those who love spa and wellness, it is unique for being the only large city in the world, which abounds in fountains of healing water. 70 million liters of 21-78 Celsius warm thermal water spring forth daily from its 118 natural thermal springs. Try some of the most popular baths - Gellert Spa Baths. The medicinal spring here was already famed in the 13th century. The spa is decorated with a wealth of original Art Nouveau furnishings, artistic mosaics, stained glass windows and sculptures.

Day 3 Budapest - Puszta (90km/1,30h)
The Puszta (Great Plain) is unique in Europe, with its whitewashed farmhouse walls, fields of bright red paprika, sweep wells, thatched csárdas (roadside inns), galloping horses and stud farms. During the puszta visit, get some idea about the local fauna and flora, see the traditional Hungarian domestic animals, take part in a horse-carriage trip, participate on a spectacular horse- herd performance and can ride a horse too. Back to Budapest for overnight.

Day 4 Budapest - Pécs (230km/3,30h) - Villány (40km/1h)
Leave Budapest in the morning and drive to reach Pécs which was built on several hills and is one of the most romantic cities in Hungary. Apart from its medieval walls and meandering streets, it also has several intact monuments. Take a walk in the traditional city center,he old town part. Mysterious Roman burial vaults, Turkish mosques, slender minaret, fine Zsolnay ceramics, grandiose Csontváry paintings, decorative Vasarely patterns, almond trees blossoming in early spring, restaurants and cafes with pleasant atmospheres.he next stop is at Villány, which is the centre of the great Villány wine region, home of the famous full bodied, ruby red wines. Visit a wine cellar - Bock,Gere,Tiffany.Back to Budapest for overnight.

Day 5 Budapest - Eger (140km/2h) - Tokaj (140km/2h)
Another day dedicated to wine .The first stop is in the city of Eger,situated in a valley between the Mátra and Bükk mountains. One of the country’s most attractive Baroque cities, 100 - year old Episcopal seat, today an archiepiscopal centre,with a glorious historical past and great historical monuments.The excellent reds and whites of this famous historical wine region are served in wine cellars . The next stop is at Tokaj, in the centre of the Tokaj - Hegyalja historical wine region (part of World Heritage) which provides the world - famous Tokaj Aszú, titled: ,,King of Wines, Wine of Kings’’. Visit the famous Rákoczi cellar with wine tasting . Back to Budapest.

Day 6 Budapest
Transfer to airport.