Getting started with Balaton Uplands
|Participants:||Min. 2 participants|
|Dates:||1/05/2013 - 30/09/2013|
Day 1: Arrival at Tapolca
Individual arrival. Accommodation in Tapolca.
Day 2: Tapolca - Keszthely - Tapolca (58 km)
Biking to Keszthely through the Keszthely Hills from Tapolca. Keszthely is not only a bathing resort but also a cultural center of the Lake Balaton.Here you can find the wonderful Festetics Palace. The baroque palace is open for public, visitors can admire here the reach collection of local-history museum. Sightseeing in Keszthely. Back to Tapolca you will ride on the shore of Lake Balaton. On the road you can enjoy one of the most beautiful view of Hungary , visit the ruin of old fortress and swim in the lake.
Day 3: Tapolca - Sümeg - Tapolca (62 km)
From Tapolca first you will cycling up the Keszthely Hills. Then on the road to Sümeg you
will ride between hills hide the ruins of two old castle and discover a Buddhist Stupa. Slopes and rises diversify the route as it leads through romantic villages of the Balaton-Highlands.
In Sümeg you can visit the castle, admire the baroque facade of Episcopal Palace , the baroque buildings and parish church, with the frescoes of Maulbertsch. On the road back Tapolca you will ride through quiet land with small villages in picturesque rural environment.
Day 4: Tapolca - Kali Basin - Révfülöp - Badacsony - Tapolca (52 km)
This day you will cycling around volcanic hills, and explore the amazing Kali Basin then enjoy the water of Lake Balaton and taste the famous wine of Badacsony, while you admire the spectacular panorama.
Day 5: Departure
from 1st of May till 30th of September 2013
EUR 320 / persons sharing the double room
Extra nights in Budapest:
EUR 55 / persons sharing the double room
Single Supplement of extra Budapest nights:
Tour Identifier: CYLB051