Holiday In Hungary - 7 days
Day 1 : Budapest
Arrive in Budapest and transfer on your own to hotel. Explore the city on your own and in the evening take a folklore evening tour with traditional meal in an typical Hungarian restaurant. Overnight.
Day 2 : Budapest – Eger
Pick up at your hotel at 9 am. Drive to Godollo, a favorite summer retreat of the Habsburgs. Visit the Baroque Grassalkovich Palace. Drive through the picturesque Matra Mountains, site of Hungary's highest peak (Kekes, 3039 ft). In the afternoon, arrive Eger, fabled for its wine and legendary resistance to the invading Turks and Habsburgs. Go on a walking tour of historic Eger: Minaret, Castle, County Hall, and Cathedral. Enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight.
Day 3 : Eger – Kecskemet
After breakfast depart for Mezokovesd, marketplace of the "Matyo" folk artists, famous for richly decorated embroidery work. Continue to Kecskemet. A walking tour of the city includes Town Hall Kodaly Institute, Calvinist Church, Cifra Palace, Town Hall. Enjoy a Hungarian dinner with wine and gypsy music in a Csarda in nearby Lajosmizse. Overnight.
Day 4: Kecskemet – Pecs
After breakfast depart for Kalocsa, land of the "red gold", better known as the paprika. Take a walking tour of the Archepiscopal Palace and Library, the Baroque Cathedral, Folk Art Museum and the renowned wall – paintings of the Kalocsa. Continue to Pecs, the most romantic city in Hungary's Transdanubia region. In the afternoon, we recommend a visit to the museums of the famous painters Vasarely or Csontvary and the sculptor Amerigo Tot or a visit to see the creations of the celebrated Zsolnay porcelain factory. Dinner and overnight in Pecs.
Day 5 : Pecs- Heviz – Lake Balaton
After breakfast, Travel to Tihany, the oldest settlement in the Balaton region. Visit the Abbey Church, founded in 1055. Continue to Balatonfured, check in at your hotel, and proceed to Herend, the world famous porcelain factory, founded in 1839. Enjoy a tour of Veszprem (Castle district, Gizella Chapel, Cathedral). Return to Balatonfured for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 : Lake Balaton
Spend a day in this beautiful lake town of Balaton, entire day at leisure.
Day 7 : Lake Balaton – Budapest
Visit Hungary's oldest building, the Pannonhalma Abbey. Its Library consists of over 300,000 volumes, rare documents and more than 70 manuscripts from the 11th century. Continue to Gyor, where Napoleon spent a night in 1809. After a walking tour (Carmelite Church, Cathedral, Szechenyi Square) return to Budapest.