Discover the scenic beauty of Central Europe’s largest freshwater lake on a full-day tour from Budapest to Lake Balaton in the mountainous Transdanubian region of Hungary, and learn more about the historic porcelain industry of the Herend Porcelain Manufactory.
Herend is located on the northern shore of Lake Balaton. Best known for its porcelain manufacturing, the town dates back to Roman times, but reached notoriety during the Habsburg Empire, when the Herend Porcelain Manufactory was founded in 1826.
Next, take a scenic drive of the Tihany Peninsula, stretching deeply into the waters of Lake Balaton. Enjoy enchanting panoramas in all directions, and stop at the 950-year-old Tihany Abbey in the small village of Tihany. Stop to take a walk along the famous promenade at Balatonfüred, the oldest spa resort of Lake Balaton, before your return transfer to Budapest.