Lake Balaton, Central Europe's largest freshwater lake, is very popular with tourists. The north shore of the lake is noted for its resorts, wineries and spas. Jutting into the lake, the Tihany Peninsula has one of the country's most interesting national parks and an Abbey, founded in 1051.
This sightseeing tour also takes you to the oldest spa in Hungary, Balatonfüred.
May - October : FridayDuration
09 hours (approx.)Start time
Start time: 0900h (09:00am)
Duration: 09 hours (approx.)
From centrally located Budapest hotels (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
The tour ends at city centre Budapest
You will be picked up from your hotel and travel in a coach/mini bus to Lake Balaton which is the largest fresh-water lake of Central Europe. Firstly, you will visit Balatonfüred, the most important traditional bathing resort, on the northern shore.
Ramble along the tree-lined avenues and enjoy the ambiance of the 18-19th century villas. Walking along the yachting marina, you will enjoy the view of Tihany Peninsula. Take a boat for a 1 hour cruise on the lake.
Then you will have lunch in the centre of Balatonfüred. On the way to Tihany you may get some time to do swimming. Following this, we drive to Tihany Peninsula, to the magnificent nature reserve of Lake Balaton. Admire the most amazing view of the lake from the Abbey Hill in Tihany village. Not just this, discover the inner lake and lavender fields.
The tour ends in the city centre in Budapest.
Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Excellent tour and tour guide....Beata M Henley, United States, 09/Jun/2014
Tour guide was very helpfull and informative. The sights were beautiful....Beata M Henley, United States, 02/Jun/2014
Truly enjoyed this tour even though the weather turned to rain when we arrived at the lake side. Even though I was the only English speaking member of the party, the guide was...sillwood , United Kingdom, 01/Oct/2013