World's Cultural and Natural Heritage nominated by Unesco
5-6 days/4-5 nights
Accomodation: in 3 or 4 Star hotel in Budapest and in Eger
Optional program units: (they can be selected and mixed as requested) The programs below are not completely detailed. Upon request we kindly send you our complete offer with accomodation, meals, etc..
- Pannonhalma: The thousend years ago founded Benedictine Abbey is a Unesco World Heritage site. It is still a practising chuch school. The Abbey has an own Winery. Lunch an wine tasting here.
- Budapest: city tour concentrated on the nominated parts. Gellert Hill, the Danube Promenade, the Castle District etc.
- Gödöllő: the 250-year-old Royal Mansion is one of the largest palaces in the country and is a significant work of Hungarian Baroque architecture. It was Sissi's (Elisabeth) favourite summer residence.
- Hollókő: has remarkably preserved its medieval structure.
The centre is a living museum village. It was the first village to be included by UNESCO on the World Heritage List of protected heritage sites.
- Eger: Eger is a thousand-year-old Episcopal seat and it is one of the most beautiful Baroque towns in the country.In its historic centre there are many fine Baroque and late-Baroque buildings to see.
Vineculture is almost synonymous with the city. One of the best known and most prestigious wines produced here is the deep red and full bodied Eger Bull's Blood.
Excursion to Szilvásvárad (35 km from Eger) and visiting the famous Lippizaner stud and then a small trip by the forrest railway into the Szalajka Valley. It takes a small walk to visit the "Veil Waterfalls". In case of sunny weather picnic style lunch/dinner with trout and selected wines.
Another option is to have dinner in Eger, in the Szépasszony Völgy (Valley of the Nice Women) with the famous Hungarian Wine, the Bull's Blood.
- Aggtelek: Aggtelek National Park contains one of Europe's largest stalactite caves. The Baradla Cave is a World Heritage site and, according to scientists, is one of the world's most wonderful geographic phenomena.
Additional scenes: Danube Bend (Esztergom, Visegrád, Szentendre), Sopron, Tokaj, Pécs, Hortobágy