Tourist Programmes

Budapest sightseeing tour
10.00 on 26 September 2001

Three-hour sightseeing tour introducing the most visited sights of the capital. It includes the Castle area with the Buda Palace, Matthias Church, Fishermen's Bastion. Gellért hill offers a breath-taking panorama of the city. At Heroes' square participants will get a brief overview of Hungary's history of 1100 years.
Price: 25 EUR

Cooking course - not only for ladies!
11.00 on 27 September 2001

The tour starts with a sightseeing tour in Szentendre, the pictures,the small baroque town near Budapest. Afterwards we invite you to a cooking course at the Korona Restaurant. The chef will demonstrate how to prepare famous Hungarian dishes. Participants will prepare their lunch themselves. At the end of the course, participants will get a certificate stating that they have successfully completed the cooking course.
Price: 50 EUR

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Gödöllő-Domonyvölgy tour
14.00 on Saturday, 29 September 2001

The half-day tour will start by visiting Hungary’s second biggest Baroque castle in Gödöllő with the royal appartments of Queen Elizabeth and Francis Joseph (1848-1916) and the memorial exhibition of Sissi. Coffee and cakes will be served for the guests. Then the tour continues with a horse show with dinner in the Lázár Equestrian Park in Gödöllő-Domonyvölgy.
Price: 65 EUR
Minimum number of participants: 15 persons.

Szentendre-Caprice tour
9.00 on 29 September 2001, Saturday

Szentendre is a small picturesque artist community with colorful baroque houses and churches, situated at half an hour drive from Budapest on the right bank of the River Danube. The tour will start with a sightseeing and visiting of the Kovács Margit museum, then the guests will have lunch.
After lunch the Caprice manufacture, the Hungarian Jewelry Center will be visited, which promises a time travel through the history of the Royal Hungarian jewels and gemstones. 1100 years of history of jewels, from the middle ages till the modern time. By the multimedia presentation all stages of diamond mining and production will be explained. During the visit in the diamond manufacturing shop guests can test their talent and personally experience the secrets of diamond polishing. At the showroom guests can choose among 5000 different diamonds and jewels.
Price: 52 EUR
Minimum number of participants: 15 persons.

Matyó Wedding in Mezőkövesd (whole-day)
10.00 on 29 September 2001, Saturday

After arriving to Eger the guests will have lunch, then the twohour sightseeing tour will start: Visiting the Basilica, Hungary’s second largest church, the Spekula Observatory, the medieval Eger Castle, which was built upon the ruins of the 13th century cathedral and a 15th century Gothic Episcopal Palace and the Minaret, which is Europe’s northermost construction dating from the Turkish period. The tour continues to Mezőkövesd, Matyó-museum (typical Matyó embroideries) and after a short walking-tour the Matyó wedding show will take place with a dinner. In the eveninga dancehouse is organized for the guests.
Price/person incl.: bus, guide, lunch, entrance fees, show, dinner: 73 EUR
Minimum number of participants: 25 persons.