XXVII. Budapest Wine Festival, 6 - 9 September 2018

Type: Guided tour for groups min.10 persons
Length:4 nights
Cost: € 685
Starts: Budapest
Ends: Budapest


The traditional Wine Festival attracts many people to Budapest from all around the world to taste the best wines of the Hungarian winegrowers. On the Wine Exhibition and Fair more than hundred exhibitors introduce their over thousand wines. The main events take place at Buda Castle:
the Vintage Procession with the various wine regions parading in folk costumes, dancing,
music and performances on Festival
Stage, concert Budapest
Convention Centre.


Day 1: Arrival

Individual arrival at Budapest. Check into your hotel. Welcome dinner.
1 hour cruise on the Danube with a glass of champagne.

Day 2: Budapest

City tour with guide. Visit the Castle District: Matthias Church and Fisherman Bastion, splendid view from the Gellert Hill, visit on the Pest side, Heroes Square with the Millenary monuments, the famous Public buildings and the Parliament. Short walk in the City Park and Vajdahunyad Castle, which is represent the architectural styles of the 19th century. Afternoon visit the Wine Exhibition.

Day 3: Budapest

In the morning we will enjoy the unique festival of the wine, gastronomy and entertainment in Buda Castle Palace Terraces. Here visitors can see the full range of Hungarian bottled wines and also taste special Hungarian dishes. On the vintage procession folk dancers in traditional costumes and wine knights will proceed through the Buda Castle. Spectators will be entertained by folk dance and bands on the Festival stage.Folklore evening and dinner, music, folk dance, folk songs.

Day 4: Danube Bend excursion

After dighseeing tour in Eszergom and Visegrad stop at Szentendre the lovely, romantic art town. Visit the Open-air Ethnographic Museum in Szentendre. Demonstration and exhibition of traditions, crafts and peasant cooking associated with the culture of wine. The program includes a wine fair with sales and tasting, cellar visits, folk dishes, musicians and comedians, handicraft displays, and choosing the vintage queen. Evening: Goodby Budapest! Dinner with wine tasting in Matthias Cellar.

Day 5: Departure

Departure according your timetable.

Optional Extra day: Lake Balaton excursion

Full day excursion by bus to Lake Balaton, the region of aromatic wines. Visit in Tihany. Visit the center of historical Hungarian wine region, Badacsony. After lunch we can take a closer look the vineyards and cellars and taste the famous wine, the Badacsonyi Olaszrizling. Extra night with breakfast in Budapest .

Our itinerary may change depending on the arrival date. Before booking, please enquire about the final program.

Festival Program

You can find detailed information about the festival programme here.Write us, what are the special evening programs you are interested in ! SpecialTours will order the tickets for you, what you can takeover at your hotel reception. We are ready to customize the tour according your individual request.



6 September 2018.


Participation fee:

EUR 685 / persons sharing the double room
Single Supplement: EUR 170

Price of optional extra day:

EUR 140 / persons sharing the double room
Single Supplement: EUR 40


The participation fee includes: accommodation for 4 nights in Hotel **** , double rooms with bad or shower with half board, programs according the itinerary, entrance fees, guide and transfer for daily programs.

Event details can change! Please check with us that the event is happening before making travel arrangements We can arrange further programs on previous request!

Tour Identifier: WIBP051