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Lake Balaton Full-Day Tour from Budapest

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Experience the majestic beauty of Europe’s largest freshwater lake on a 10-hour tour to Lake Balaton from Budapest. Stop in small towns such as Balatonfüred, where you will take a short trip by nostalgic train. Marvel at the Tihany Peninsula, and more.
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Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Pickup is available from hotels in Budapest city center upon request.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the beauty of Lake Balaton, Central Europe's largest freshwater lake
  • Take a cruise across the shimmering waters of Lake Balaton
  • Ride the nostalgia train in the resort town of Balatonfüred
  • Stroll along a picturesque promenade with beautiful Balaton views
  • Discover the vineyards and rich architecture of the Tihany Peninsula
  • Go to the Benedictine monastery of Tihany Abbey
Full description
Spend the day in the lovely landscapes of Central Europe’s largest freshwater lake on a full-day tour of Lake Balaton.

Depart Budapest and travel by air-conditioned coach to the small town of Balatonfüred. Located on the north shore of Lake Balaton, the town’s highlights include as sightseeing trip by “nostalgia train.” Next, take a 1-hour cruise on Lake Balaton, before some free time to take a stroll along the picturesque promenade and enjoy some lunch (own expense).

Drive to the Tihany Peninsula to see why it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area is rich with architecture and vineyards that produce the local wine. Get a unique view of Lake Balaton before going to the Abbey of Tihany, founded in 1055 by the Hungarian King András.

Transfer back to Budapest for a drop off at your hotel and the end of the tour services.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Guide
  • Photo stops
  • Boat and nostalgia train trips
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Please note that the hotel pick up is only available for hotels in the city center
• The supplier is not responsible for any road closures

From US$ 78.49 per person

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