Cycling tours in Hungary - Mansions and Wines in South Hungary

A lovely bike tour in South Hungary for lovers of nature, culture, gourmet & wine experiences. Cycling along Balaton & the Danube-Dráva National Park, through most unspoilt areas and wonderful woods. Visit Pécs, a beautiful capital of the Hungarian culture, with Early Christian Crypts of World Heritage, the 12th century Cathedral, and the Zsolnay Porcelain Museum. Enjoy wonderfully located mansions, and a spa hotel with excellent wines in Villány, capital of red wine in Hungary.

Bike Tour details

TOUR DATES - 2018

5 - 12 August

LENGTH OF TOUR

8 days / 7 nights

START & FINISH 

In Budapest - Hungary

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Easy and flat, with some small undulation

CYCLING DISTANCE

Daily 37 - 63 km / 23 - 39 miles
Total 198 km / 124 miles appr

SUPPORT

Fully guided and supported

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TOUR PRICE

In double room / person

€2060

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

€250

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Bike Tour by Day

Day 1: Arrival in Budapest

Your nice design hotel is on Buda right at the Danube, few minutes’ walk from the downtown and the Castle Hill. You can enjoy your welcome dinner with us here, and a beautiful view of the Royal Palace or the Danube from your room.

Day 2: Cycling along Lake Balaton

An easy bike ride through nice holiday villages along the South shore of the “Hungarian See”. We will stop at lovely viewpoints, beaches and marinas to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the lake with the hills of the northern side in the background. We stay in a nice Hunting Lodge with a lovely swimming pool and game dinner. (cycling appr 44km/28m)

Day 3: Biking in unspoiled countriside

You can buy beautiful folk-art hand-embroidery in Buzsák, bicycle in the undulating Somogy, and cycle through the Zselic nature reserve. We will stay at a lovely Hunting Lodge in the middle of the woods, where you can enjoy the peacefulness of the nature, their delicious dear specialities, and maybe the nicest starlight in Europe. (cycling appr 54km/34m) 

Day 4: Cycling, nature, spa, red wine

Biking through sleeping villages and woods in the Danube-Dráva National Park, an untouched area at the clearest river of Hungary, we swim in a little Thermal Bath. Then cycle to the charming cellars of Villány, the most popular red wine region of Hungary, and taste special wines with a gourmet dinner in a lovely spa & wine hotel of a “Best winemakers of Hungary” award-winning family, where we stay 2 nights. (cycling appr 63 km/39m)

Day 5: Pécs, a capital of Culture

A wonderful town with lot’s of sights to see: the 12th-century Cathedral, the Early Christian Crypts (part of World Heritage), a Turkish mosque, the Zsolnay Porcelain Museum (this factory made many famous buildings’ roofs of Hungary e.g. Church Matthias in Budapest), or some outstanding Hungarian painters, Vasarely or Csontváry. Then enjoy a nice rest in a Café, or the lovely swimming pool with some wine in our hotel.

Day 6: Storks and a castle at the Danube

We visit a unique Stork-Museum, and learn all about their life. Enjoying a canoe tour in a picturesque branch of the Danube, watching herons & egrets, we cycle on quiet paths at the Danube. We stay in a Neo-Baroque hunting lodge built by the Habsburgs in an idyllic park, and taste game specialities served in Zsolnay china, like Francis Joseph, emperor of Austria did as a guest here. (cycling appr 37km/23m)

Day 7: In the Gemenc Forest

A small forest train trip into one of the largest floodplain forests of Europe, the Gemenc Game Reserve, a paradise for lovers of nature. The wonderful willow, ash and elm woods, with water lily covered small arms of the Danube provide an ideal habitat for red deer, black storks, great white egrets, bitterns and lots of rare birds. After this experience we have our farewell dinner in a lovely restaurant in Budapest.

Day 8: End of tour in Budapest

After enjoying the lovely atmosphere of your hotel, we hope you leave with nice memories for a lifetime.

Whatʼs Included

What’s Included:

  • 7 nights accommodation in lovely 4* mansions, hunting lodges & a wine-spa hotel 
  • 7 buffet breakfasts
  • 7 gourmet dinners with excellent wines
  • 5 delicious lunches & refreshing mineral water during cycling 
  • 1 wine tasting in a special restaurant
  • Best personal service of your friendly guides Marietta & Peter 
  • Air conditioned support van for the whole group 
  • Your bus transfers and luggage transport throughout the tour
  • All the private guided sight-seeing tours, and visits of the trip
  • Every museum, spa, ferry, forest train ticket of the program
  • Comfortable premium quality hybrid bike with panniers
  • Souvenir TNS water-bottle and T-shirt
  • Nicest sights - most beautiful and peaceful routes in South Hungary
  • Free transport in Budapest between the airport / station and our hotel 

Optional: (not included)

  • Your extra nights in Budapest

Not Included:

  • Your trip between Budapest and your home, before and after the tour
  • Your travel and health insurance 
  • Your private costs, souvenirs, gifts, telephone, minibar, etc
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Cycling tours in Hungary - Mansions and Wines in South Hungary

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