Pre- and Post Conference Programs

Leisure at the Lake Balaton
Exploring North East Hungary
Sightseeing tour in Budapest
Budapest by night
Excursion to the Hungarian 'Puszta'

Leisure at the Lake Balaton

Date: 23-24 June 2001 - Saturday-Sunday 1 nights, 2 days

additional night for June 22 can be required

Our guests will be accommodated in a 3-star lakeside hotel in Siófok - the capital of the Lake. First day - half-day excursion by bus and ferry-boat to Tihany. During the program visiting the sights of the peninsula including the medival Abbey and the picturesque fishing village. Possibility for shopping.

Second day is free for leisure. Services: half board in the hotel.

Transfer from Budapest and back on request.

Price: in single room: EU 100/person

in double room: EU 72/person

transfer: EU 55/person for one way

Exploring North East Hungary

Date: 16-17 June 2001 - Saturday - Sunday 1 night, 2 days

The program starts at 9.00 a.m. from the hotels by private bus. The excursion will leave Budapest for Gödöllő, visiting the Grassalkovich Royal Palace, the summer residence of Elisabeth - 'Sissi', queen of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.
After Gödöllő we continue our travel to Hollókő, - visiting the Village museum, which is registered as the part of World Heritage. Our guests will become acquianted with "Palóc" national traditions.
Afternoon travel to Eger - this beautiful Baroque town - which is also called "the town of the Hungarian wines". Dinner and accommodation in Eger.

Second day: After breakfast sightseeing tour in Eger - entrance to the fortress also included. Our guests can take part in a short organ concert in the Basilica, which will be followed by lunch and wine tasting of the famous Eger wines in a wine-cellar of 'Szépasszony-völgy' (Beautiful woman's valley). Arrival to Budapest at 6.00 p.m.

Price: in single room: EU 215

in double room: EU 195 /person

Sightseeing tour in Budapest

Date: 17 June 2001 Sunday --- 2 p.m.

23 June 2001 Saturday -- 10 a.m.

During a 3.5 hours guided tour starting by bus from the Main Entrance of the University our guests will have the opportunity to take a glance at the Hungarian capital - visiting the Heroes' Square, passing by the Opera and the St. Steven's Basilica and the House of Parliament. Our route will be continued in the Royal Castle area by travelling with the funicular, which offers a unique panorama on the city.
Interior visit in the Matthias Church and the Fishermens' Bastion is also included.

Price: EU 20 / person

Budapest by night

Date: 19 June 2001 - 8.00 p.m.

Departure: from 8.00 p.m from the hotels. Short sightseeing tour by bus around the illuminated city. Dinner in a traditional Hungarian restaurant including wine and life gipsy music. Then going to the Citadel Fortress on the Gellért Hill from where you have a marvellous view on the illuminated city. A Farewell drink is to be served here and the tour ends at the hotel or at the Casino (voucher for free admission included), if required.

Price: EU 70 / person

Excursion to the Hungarian 'Puszta'

Date: 23 June 2001 - 9.00 a.m.

The program starts at 9.00 a.m. departing from the hotels by bus to Kecskemét. Short sight- seeing tour and welcome reception in the City Hall in Kecskemét, then continue to Lajosmizse - where our guests will be greeted with traditional welcome drink. After the horse show possibility for carriage riding and getting acquainted with the typical Hungarian plants and animals. A typical Hungarian lunch will be served with wine in the Csarda accompanied with gipsy music.

Arrival to Budapest at 6.00 p.m.

Price: EU 62 /person

All programs include the costs of transportation, English speaking guide, entrance fees according to the above itinerary. Programs will be arranged in case of minimum 12 participants.