Day trips & excursions

Lake Balaton and Herend guided tour from Budapest

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Availability: April - October: Fridays
Duration: 10 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See Herend, the world’s largest porcelain manufactory
  • Visit the old Abbey on the Tihany Peninsula
  • Enjoy the largest freshwater lake of Central Europe
  • Marvel at Balatonfüred, the oldest spa in Hungary
What to expect

Take a tour of Herend, makers of the finest porcelain in the world, on your way to Lake Balaton, also known as the Hungarian sea, one of the largest fresh water lakes in Europe.

First, this tour will take you to Herend, one of Europe's largest luxury Porcelain Manufacturers. The aristocracy and many well-known celebrities have purchased their unique hand painted pieces here. You’ll have a guided tour of Herend’s factory, allowing you to see their historic one ­of­ a ­kind collection and to have a close up look at the manufacturing process with time to spare for a short shopping expedition!

Following a guided tour through the rooms, you will be invited for a coffee. It can also be a chance for you to do some souvenir shopping.

Next, you’ll drive to Lake Balaton and visit the abbey, which was founded 1055 on the Tihany Peninsula. Then it's on to Balatonfüred, the oldest spa resort in Hungary. Enjoy the day and walk along the famous promenade. Finally, you’ll return to Budapest where the tour ends in the city centre.

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What's included
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transfer with air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fee to Herend Porcelain Factory and Museum
  • Video and guided tour in the Herend Porcelain Minimanufactory
What's not included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuitites
Reduced price
  • Children (0-12 years): reduced
Where

CITYRAMA/GRAYLINE Tourist Information, Báthory utca 19, 1054 Budapest

Meeting point:

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the departure at the meeting point

When
  • April - October on Fridays at 9.00am
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Provider
Cityrama / Gray Line Hungary
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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