Excursion from Sopron to Fertőrákos

Complete package to discover
Sopron, Fertőrákos and the Fertő-area

 

About the tour

This package was set up for tourists who would like to get to know this region in an organized way. The program package includes the contents of Sightseeing Sopron and Sightseeing Fertőrákos, expanded with a visit to the Pan-European Picnic Memorial Place, with free time at the Fertőrákos Stone Quarry, and presentation of the Sopron wine region and Balf.

 

Duration

The complete excursion takes 7,5 hours

Audio guide

  • english
  • german
  • hungarian

 

Description

This program package provides a full experience of the region’s sights and tips on places to visit. 

At a gentle travel pace, tourists can learn about the sights while comfortably taking photos and making videos from the panoramic amusement vehicles. 

The information you can learn during the tour from loudspeakers has been compiled by tour guides and tourism experts.

We take the trip on board a sightseeing train that is protected against rain and wind by a transparent foil therefore you can take the trip in bad weather, too.

 

Important

We start this program for guests by reservation. The seats are reserved in the order of registration. Secure your place now!

 


  • 1

    Sightseeing Sopron

    This program provides a full experience of Sopron’s sights.
    It also includes the sights farther away from downtown that would be more difficult to reach on foot.

     

    The tour covers the following sights:

    • Castle district
    • Fire tower
    • Széchenyi square
    • Ógabona square
    • Deák square
    • University of Sopron
    • Lőverek
    • Sopron Mountains

     

    A few famous people with links to Sopron you can hear about during the tour include:

    • King Matthias Corvinus
    • the poets Sándor Petőfi and Dániel Berzsenyi
    • the great statesman Count István Széchenyi
    • the composers Franz Liszt and Johann Strauss

     

    Exciting stories, legends and anecdotes enrich the interesting facts about Sopron, the so-called poncichters and the famous Sopron wine.

  • 2

    Travelling through Sopronkőhida to the Pan-European Picnic Memorial Place

    During the trip, we provide information on the prison in Sopronkőhida.

  • 3

    Visiting the Pan-European Picnic Memorial Place

    1,5 hours of free time. Opportunity to visit the memorial park, which was built on the site of the border crossing in 1989.

  • 4

    Shuttle service to Fertőrákos

    On the way, we can get to know the history of the Pan-European Picnic through the fate of a family.

  • 5

    Free time activity at the Quarry of Fertőrákos

    1,5 hours of free time while you can have lunch and visit the Fertőrákos Stone Quarry.

     

    The Stone Quarry offers an interactive theme park, outdoor and indoor trails for visitors. There are also several lookouts that offer a beautiful panorama.

     

    The Quarry Entrance Fee and Lunch Fee are payable separately and are not included in the program fee.
  • 6

    Sightseeing Fertőrákos

    Our Fertőrákos programme provides a full experience of the village.

     

    The tour covers the following sights:

    • Quarry of Fertőrákos
    • town walls
    • church
    • pillory
    • Bishop’s Castle
    • school
    • Fertőrákos now and then
    • Fertő-Hanság National Park
    • Mithras Cave
  • 7

    Travelling along Lake Fertő, through the vineyards of the Sopron wine region

    With the sightseeing train we continue our journey from Fertőrákos in the direction of Balf.

     

    Among the vineyards of the Sopron wine region, we stop for a glass of wine or soft drink and get acquainted with the history of the vineyard.

     

    During the tour, you can hear local stories and legends on how the lake was formed.

  • 8

    Sightseeing Balf

    Balf is primarily famous for its medicinal water, which can be tasted during a visit to the Drinking Well. After the rest, passing through the main street of the village, we will get to know the sights and history of Balf.

     

    Sights:
    • Spa
    • Castle hotel
    • Drinking fountain
    • Bath chapel
    • English park
    • St. Wolf Castle Church
    • Evangelical church
    • Statue of Count Albert Apponyi
    • Ferenc Nyulas promenade
  • 9

    Shuttle service to Sopron

    The sightseeing train departs back to Sopron and drops you off at the stop where you got on.

 


Due to the coronavirus epidemic, our trains are currently out of order.
Sightseeing tours and vehicle rental will be restarted as soon as possible.
Stay healthy, we look forward to seeing you.
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, our tours are out of service at the beginning of the spring period.
First day of operation: May 15 (saturday)
Planned departure days:
  • May 1 (saturday)
  • May 22 (saturday)
  • May 23 (sunday)
  • June 2 (wednesday)
  • June 5 (saturday)
  • June 9 (wednesday)
  • June 12 (saturday)
Departure places and times:
  • 9:00 - Hotel Sopron (Fövényverem street 7)
  • 9:30 - Hotel Szieszta (Lővér blvd 37)
  • 9:35 - Hotel Lövér (Bus stop Várisi street)
  • 10:00 - Old town (Main square) (choosing this station you will miss the sightseeing of the Lőverek area of Sopron)
Arrival times:
  • 16:45 - Hotel Sopron
  • 16:55 - Old town
  • 17:10 - Hotel Lövér
  • 17:15 - Hotel Szieszta

 


The program will be started in case of a joint of min. 20 persons.

We start this program for guests by reservation. The seats are reserved in the order of registration. Secure your place now!

Planned departure days:
  • June 16 (wednesday)
  • June 19 (saturday)
  • June 23 (wednesday)
  • June 26 (saturday)
  • June 30 (wednesday)
  • July 3 (saturday)
  • July 7 (wednesday)
  • July 10 (saturday)
  • July 14 (wednesday)
  • July 17 (saturday)
  • July 21 (wednesday)
  • July 24 (saturday)
  • July 28 (wednesday)
  • July 31 (saturday)
  • August 4 (wednesday)
  • August 7 (saturday)
  • August 11 (wednesday)
  • August 14 (saturday)
  • August 18 (wednesday)
  • August 20 (friday)
  • August 21 (saturday)
  • August 25 (wednesday)
  • August 28 (saturday)
Departure places and times:
  • 9:00 - Hotel Sopron (Fövényverem street 7)
  • 9:30 - Hotel Szieszta (Lővér blvd 37)
  • 9:35 - Hotel Lövér (Bus stop Várisi street)
  • 10:00 - Old town (Main square) (choosing this station you will miss the sightseeing of the Lőverek area of Sopron)
Arrival times:
  • 16:45 - Hotel Sopron
  • 16:55 - Old town
  • 17:10 - Hotel Lövér
  • 17:15 - Hotel Szieszta

 


The program will be started in case of a joint of min. 20 persons.

We start this program for guests by reservation. The seats are reserved in the order of registration. Secure your place now!

Planned departure days:
  • September 1 (wednesday)
  • September 4 (saturday)
  • September 8 (wednesday)
  • September 11 (saturday)
  • September 15 (wednesday)
  • September 18 (saturday)
  • September 22 (wednesday)
  • September 25 (saturday)
  • September 29 (wednesday)
Departure places and times:
  • 9:00 - Hotel Sopron (Fövényverem street 7)
  • 9:30 - Hotel Szieszta (Lővér blvd 37)
  • 9:35 - Hotel Lövér (Bus stop Várisi street)
  • 10:00 - Old town (Main square) (choosing this station you will miss the sightseeing of the Lőverek area of Sopron)
Arrival times:
  • 16:45 - Hotel Sopron
  • 16:55 - Old town
  • 17:10 - Hotel Lövér
  • 17:15 - Hotel Szieszta

 


The program will be started in case of a joint of min. 20 persons.

We start this program for guests by reservation. The seats are reserved in the order of registration. Secure your place now!

We do not start this program at this time.
Instead, we recommend:  Sightseeing Sopron >>
We do not start this program at this time.
Instead, we recommend:  Sightseeing Sopron >>

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