Countryside: Hungarian Puszta Tour (Full-Day Private Tour)

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The full day excursion to the Hungarian Puszta starts with a light sightseeing tour in the baroque city of Kecskemét,where you can walk around the beautiful downtown and visit the historic squares and buildings, see the famous City Hall and theater, and take a guided walking tour through some of the stunning churches.

Then the tour continues in the Puszta. The guests are welcomed with cheesecake and pálinka (traditional Hungarian spirit/ schnapps). You can enjoy...
The full day excursion to the Hungarian Puszta starts with a light sightseeing tour in the baroque city of Kecskemét,where you can walk around the beautiful downtown and visit the historic squares and buildings, see the famous City Hall and theater, and take a guided walking tour through some of the stunning churches.

Then the tour continues in the Puszta. The guests are welcomed with cheesecake and pálinka (traditional Hungarian spirit/ schnapps). You can enjoy a cart-tour to the nearby Puszta where you can visit a small functioning farm. The main attraction is the horse show with the "Puszta ten" performance (10 horses galloping with a herdsman on their back) and the rush of the grooms. After the show you can ride a horse if you want.

The windup of the programme is a traditional three-course lunch accompanied by live gipsy music: Hungarian Goulash, breaded chicken breast filet with roast pork chuck and salad, lastly milk-pie with apricot-jam.
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Stop At: Kecskemet, Kecskemet, Bacs-Kiskun County, Southern Great Plain

Kecskemét is a city in the central part of Hungary. It is the eighth-largest city in the country and the county seat of Bács-Kiskun.

Kecskemét, lies halfway between the capital Budapest and the country's third-largest city, Szeged, 86 kilometres (53 miles) from both of them and almost equal distance from the two big rivers of the country, the Danube and the Tisa. It is the northern of two centers of the Hungarian Southern Great Plain (Hungarian: Del-Alföld) region (comprising the three counties Bács-Kiskun, Békés and Csongrád); the southern center is Szeged, the seat of Csongrád county.

Main sights:
- City Hall
- "Cifra Palota"
- Co-Cathedral of the Ascension of the Lord
- Old Church
- Synagogue
- József Katona Theater
- Hungarian Museum of Photography
- Museum of Hungarian Naive Artists...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kecskemet, Kecskemet, Bacs-Kiskun County, Southern Great Plain

Kecskemét is a city in the central part of Hungary. It is the eighth-largest city in the country and the county seat of Bács-Kiskun.

Kecskemét, lies halfway between the capital Budapest and the country's third-largest city, Szeged, 86 kilometres (53 miles) from both of them and almost equal distance from the two big rivers of the country, the Danube and the Tisa. It is the northern of two centers of the Hungarian Southern Great Plain (Hungarian: Del-Alföld) region (comprising the three counties Bács-Kiskun, Békés and Csongrád); the southern center is Szeged, the seat of Csongrád county.

Main sights:
- City Hall
- "Cifra Palota"
- Co-Cathedral of the Ascension of the Lord
- Old Church
- Synagogue
- József Katona Theater
- Hungarian Museum of Photography
- Museum of Hungarian Naive Artists
- MiG-21 Monument

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cifrapalota, Rakoczi ut 1., Kecskemet 6000 Hungary

Cifrapalota (also known as Ornamented Palace) is a unique piece of architecture, known as the masterpiece of Art Nouveau with its wonderful ”waving” walls, shining roof tiles and ceramic ornaments of plants and animals. It hosts the Kecskemét Art Gallery today.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kecskemét City Hall, Kecskemét, Kossuth tér 1, 6000 Hungary

The City Hall of Kecskemét is a city hall building located in the Kossuth Square (town square), of Kecskemét.

The current building was built between 1893 and 1897 in the Art Nouveau style. It was designed by Ödön Lechner and Gyula Pártos.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kecskemet Cathedral, Kossuth ter 2., Kecskemet 6000 Hungary

The Co-Cathedral of the Ascension of the Lord (also called Kecskemét Cathedral or the Great Church) is a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church located in the city of Kecskemét, serves as the Co-Cathedral or alternate cathedral of the Archdiocese of Kalocsa-Kecskemét. It is dedicated to the Ascension of Christ.

The church was built between 1774 and 1806 in the Baroque style and remains the largest church in the Pannonian Plain. The original design corresponds to Gáspár Osvald, but the construction management was entrusted to Balthasar Fischer. Already in 1819 the tower of the church burned down, and had to be renewed until 1863 then receiving its current form.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kerekegyhaza, Kerekegyhaza, Bacs-Kiskun County, Southern Great Plain

In the Puszta the guests are welcomed with cheesecake and pálinka (traditional Hungarian spirit/ schnapps). You can enjoy a cart-tour to the nearby Puszta where you can visit a small functioning farm. The main attraction is the horse show with the "Puszta ten" performance (10 horses galloping with a herdsman on their back) and the rush of the grooms. After the show you can ride a horse if you want.

The windup of the programme is a traditional three-course lunch accompanied by live gipsy music: Hungarian Goulash, breaded chicken breast filet with roast pork chuck and salad, lastly milk-pie with apricot-jam.

Duration: 3 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Spectacular Horse Show
  • Private transportation
  • Lunch
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Kecskemét City Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Cifrapalota
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
The tour can start from any hotel or other accomodation type in Budapest.

Airports

  • Ferihegy Airport, Budapest Hungary


Ports

  • Budapest


Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.