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Lake Balaton and Herend Full-Day Trip
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Lake Balaton and Herend Full-Day Trip

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 76.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Set off on a full-day trip from Budapest to one of Hungary’s most popular tourist destinations: the renowned porcelain city Herend and Lake Balaton, Central Europe’s largest freshwater lake.

Tihany Abbey
Balaton Lake
Lake Balaton Statues
Views of Lake Balaton
Herend ceramic
Visiting the ceramic factory

Lake Balaton and Herend Full-Day Trip

Having been picked up at 9 am, we'll board a comfortable minibus and embark on the two-hour drive to Tihany, located on the Tihany Peninsula. This picturesque village offers the best views of the stunning Balaton Lake, a favourite tourist destination among Hungarians.

In Tihany, follow your knowledgeable guide on a tour of the Benedictine Abbey. The monastery was founded in 1055 by King Andrew I of Hungary and he is buried in its crypt. The Abbey was reconstructed in 1754 in a Baroque style.

Leaving Tihany behind, we'll make our way to Balatonfüred, Hungarys oldest spa town. We'll stroll along scenic promenades and enjoy the fresh air in Balatonfüred before heading to the final stop on our excursion: Herend, a small historic town famous worldwide for its luxury handmade porcelain.

Upon arrival in Herend, we'll visit one of the world’s largest porcelain factories, founded in 1826. After learning how porcelain is manufactured during a guided tour, you’ll enjoy a cup of coffee and free time to do some shopping.

At the end of the day, we'll make the return journey to Budapest, arriving back around 7 pm.

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Price

Adults Children less than 12 years old Infants less than 2 years old
English-speaking tour
US$ 76.50
US$ 38.20
Free

English-speaking tour

  • Adults

    US$ 76.50
  • Children less than 12 years old

    US$ 38.20
  • Infants less than 2 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

English speaking guide.

Transport by minibus.

A cup of coffee at the porcelain factory.

Not included

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

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No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 76.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Báthory utca 19