Discover the scenic beauty of Central Europe’s largest freshwater lake on a private full-day tour from Budapest to Lake Balaton (Tihany Peninsula) in the transdanubian region of Hungary. The average depth of the lake is 3-4 m, the length is 77 km, its width varies between 3 and 14 km. The average water temperature during the summer is 25°C, which makes bathing and swimming pleasant. The fine climate and the exquisite soil made the area around Lake Balaton one of the most significant pillars of Hungarian wine production with four wine regions. Tihany is a village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula. The whole peninsula is a historical district.
Duration: 10 hrs
Tour Type: Private - One day tour
Service: Meet and greet, Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Available: Groups and individual guests
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Route of the tours
Mercedes / Opel
Luxury - First Class
Herend >>> Balatonfüred >>> Tihany
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Herend Porcelain Manufactory, Museum:
Herend Porcelain Manufactory (founded 1826) operates today as the world's largest porcelain manufactory and as a profitable enterprise. Herend achieves the balance of tradition and innovation passing on its 19th Century traditions into the 21st Century. Herend Porcelain Museum as the most exquisite museum collection of Herend porcelain in the world: unique, diverse and extraordinarily fascinating.
Lake Balaton - Tihany most alluring village:
Tihany peninsula is centered on a baroque Benedictine abbey built in 1754 atop a much earlier structure dating from 1055. The church's ceiling is decorated with frescoes depicting Faith, Hope and Love. Beneath the church, which houses the tomb of King Andrew (was buried in 1060), which has been preserved until now. The deed of foundation of the Abbey was mostly written in Latin but contains a Hungarian sentence which makes the document the first memory of Hungarian language. From the church grounds you get sweeping views of the Lake Balaton. The peninsula abounds in natural treasures. The area belongs to the Balaton Uplands National Park (Balatonfelvidéki Nemzeti Park).
Balatonfüred is the oldest spa and resort by the lake:
Balatonfüred is a small town with a population of 14 thousand on the north shore of Lake Balaton. Its international fame is due to its abundant aerated springs, to its unique setting and mild climate, to the picturesque lake and to the full bodied, hearty wines. It is often referred to as the Mecca of those seeking a cure to heart complaints. Balatonfüred offers a lovely lakeside promenade in the shade of towering plane trees, as well as some historical buildings, wine-tasting rooms, and nearby vineyards.