Wine Tour to Villány

Explore Hungary’s Villány wine region on this full-day tour. Get a taste of some of the best red wines in the country, including the wonderful cabernet franc, and enjoy a three-course lunch at a local restaurant.


 


  2 to 6 people


  Full-day tour


Highlights of This Tour

Villány is a charming village with a strong Swabian influence, evident in its row of traditional whitewashed cellars, which are very much still in use. The region comprises 11 villages which are best known for their reds (especially cabernet franc, which is outstanding here) though in one section of the region, Siklós, white grapes also grow. In Villány, many winemakers operate bed and breakfasts and restaurants, making it a great place to spend a night or two.

What is Included

The tour includes visits to three wineries, wine tasting with 6 to 8 wines at each winery, lunch (either homemade or at a local restaurant owned by a winery), a generous plate of artisan cheese and charcuterie at one of the wineries, and a great day spent with other wine lovers. By the end of the day, you’ll have a good understanding of Hungarian wine making as well as of the wines you tasted and the Villány region. The tour also includes transportation and hotel pickup and drop-off. This tour is also offered as private tours.

Why I Recommend This Tour

If you are a wine-lover and also want to learn more about Hungary beyond Budapest, then I highly recommend that you book a wine tour. These tours offer a unique way of visiting some of the most beautiful parts of the country while also exploring some wonderful vineyards and wineries. Since these are full-day tours, you’ll get to visit several wineries, taste many different wines and also enjoy a delicious lunch.

Organizing such day trips on your own would be quite demanding as it’s not easy to get in touch with the wineries, arrange transport, lunch and more. These tours offer a stress-free and comfortable way of visiting the best wineries in the various regions with a knowledgable wine-specialized guide.


Hajnalka Módis
Founder of Budapest Local

  Availability

  • This tour operates all year round
  • Small-group tours run on Wednesday & Saturday
  • Private tours run daily
  • Pick-up time: around 9am from your hotel in Budapest
  • Drop-off time: around 8pm at your hotel in Budapest
  • Travel time: approx. 2 hours from Budapest

  Food & Wine

  • 3 winery visits with generous tastings of 6-8 wines at each winery
  • a generous three-course lunch
  • selection of local cheese and charcuterie to accompany one of the tastings
  • a cold plate of local products (cheese, meat, etc.) will accompany the final tasting of the day.
  • light snacks and bottles of mineral water for the car ride

  Private Tours

This tour is also available as a private tour, which can be customized.

  Your Guide

Tours are led by a food wine-specialized tour guide.

  Legal Drinking Age

The legal drinking age is 18 in Hungary, so anyone aged 18 and above is welcome to participate!

  Additional Information

A list of the places visited on the tour (plus many more for you to check out on your own) will be emailed to you.

This experience is part of our recommended tours and activities and it is offered by one of our partner companies.

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