Hunguest Hotel Palota
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29 AUG 2007 Lillafüred/Hotel Palota We had a wonderful buffet breakfast this morning complete with live music - a guitarist. We drove to Tokaj, parked the car, and begin exploring another great Hungarian town. We decided to go to the most publicized and renowned of the wineries, but the tour didn't start until the afternoon and lasted 3 hours, so …
30 AUG 2007 Lillafüred to Eger We wanted to see the Lippinzaner breeding farms, so after breakfast at the Hotel Palota, we drove over the mountains, to Szilvasvarad at the northwestern edge of the Bukk Hills. where we found one farm. We didn't know if there were others. The place was tightly controlled; we couldn't wander around. The horses were beautiful and the colts completely adorable.
We saw only two Ladies of the Forest today on this 30 km drive through a lot of backcountry. The road up through the Bukki Nemzeti Park was full of many hairpin turns, but it was beautiful with steep hills of beech forests. We rounded a corner and there was this beautiful palace - Lillafüred's Hotel Palota. We had a beer on the hotel's veranda …
... philosophy. Well, it was more like, "Here's the wine...now drink!"
So drink we did. With gusto! The wine itself was not exactly to our liking but, hey, a free drink's a free drink! Plus, with free cheese and nibbles, what's not to like? At one stage, Steve and the trainee guide, George, both had to do a scull from the winemasters pouring from their unsual shaped tapered bottles from about half a metre away. Steve then won a bottle of wine for guessing which ...
Strolled around Takjo in the morning before heading off to Miskolc to attend a medieval festival at Diosgyor castle. It was a load of fun, with so many in character as if back in time. We watched several fighting displays before becoming in the mix of those dancing and playing music in the castle yard. As we were going round the stalls sampling the goods, we came across cheese in the form of string. We asked the guy ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet