Hungary »In Vino Veritas - Mission – Central Europe

Adventure across wine districts of 4 countries

1st day

Arrival in Vienna, meeting our specialized tour escort guide

2nd day 

City tour in Vienna – often described as Europe's cultural capital
Visit to Grinzing, old Viennese wine village, famous for its vineyards and numerous Heurigers – traditional wine-taverns in which wine-growers serve their youngest wines. Wine tasting and dinner in a Heuriger.

3rd day

Wachau wine region – Austria 
Stretching from the imposing Monastery of Melk to the city limits of Vienna, the prime winegrowing areas of Wachau are strung like pearls along the blue Danube River. The river winds through a stunning landscape that varies from steep, terraced vineyards to rolling hills and forests that are marked by historic cloisters and majestic castles.

Visit to Melk - Melk has been a spiritual and cultural center of Austria for more than 1000 years, first as a castle then, from 1089, as a Benedictine monastery.

4th day

Sopron / Pannonhalma wine regions - Hungary
The Sopron wine region, home to Blue Frankish, is one of the oldest wine growing regions in Hungary. The wine growing and wine making culture in this territory started with the Celts and the ancient Romans.

In the afternoon - travel to Pannonhalma  - The first written documents of the smallest wine region of Hungary date back to 1002, when the Benedictine monks founded their first monastery. 
Visit to Pannonhalma Archabbey, one of the oldest historical monuments in Hungary, Wine tasting at Abbey Winery Pannonhlama
In the evening - travel to Budapest

5th day

Sightseeing in Budapest – a city that represents a stunning journey through two thousand years of history /Optional programme – visit to Etyek-Buda wine region

6th day

Eger wine region – Hungary
Eger  is home to the legendary 'Bull's Blood of Eger' (Egri Bikavér), perhaps the best-known Hungarian red wine abroad. Based on Kékfrankos (Blaufränkisch), Bull’s Blood is a cuvee, a blend of three or more grapes, matured in oak barrels for at least 12 months. Eger is also home to some fresh whites, as white grapes also have long-lasting traditions in the region.
City tour in Eger - a historic town with splendid Baroque architecture, robust wine, thermal and medicinal waters

In the afternoon arrival at Tokaj

7th day

Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region - Hungary
Located in the foothills of Northern Hungary, the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region has been famous for its delicious sweet wines for centuries. The Tokaji wine became internationally renowned when Louis XIV served it to his court at Versailles in 1703 and named it the “wine of kings, the king of wines.” In 2002, UNESCO recognized the more than 1,000 continuous years of Tokaji Aszú production by declaring Tokaj a World Heritage Site.