Lake Balaton and Herend

Price 60,00 €

Live guiding
  • Interior visit of Herend Porcelain Manufactory and Museum
  • Tihany peninsula: Fascinating view over the Lake Balaton
  • Feeding the swans in Balatonfüred


Visit the Herend Porcelain Manufactory and get to know about porcelain making technology. Explore Lake Balaton and its surroundings with us. Enjoy the view from the Tihany Abbey and walk along the famous promenade in Balatonfüred.


Tour description

First we take you to Herend, to the world's largest Porcelain Manufactory, founded in 1826. After watching a film about porcelain making technology follows a guided tour in the minifactory. This is where all that was seen and heard in the film come to life. Besides, there is a museum where a huge collection of Herend porcelain is exhibited. We invite you for a coffee and provide you free time for shopping.
Next we drive to Lake Balaton, which is the largest fresh-water lake of Central Europe. After showing you the Tihany Abbey (exterior visit) we provide you time to have lunch (not included the price).
After we drive to Balatonfüred, which is the oldest spa resort in Hungary, where we walk along the famous promenade and feed the swans.
Finally, we return to Budapest, the tour ends in the city centre.



April – October: Friday: 09.00
November – March: No tour



9-10 hours



  • Free hotel pick up at 8.30
  • Professional tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fee to Herend Porcelain Factory and Museum
  • Video and guided tour in the Herend Porcelain Minimanufactory
  • Coffee or tea


Not included

  • Hotel drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Tips
Youtube Video


Lake Balaton & Herend reviews

Excellent wine only surpassed by the stunning view of the lake
- Dina, USA

Visiting the Herend Porcelain Factory was our highlight, but we enjoyed the whole day
- Nistrale, Spain

Very beautiful scenery, now I understand why Hungarians like to go to the Lake Balaton
- Isaquias, Brasil