Pécs – history, wine and art day trip

What to expect?

If you want to see an authentic Hungarian town rich of history Pécs is the perfect choice for you. It was Europe’s cultural capital in 2010 and it highly deserved this title. Pécs has so much to offer from ancient Catholic remains to Turkish mosque and amazing art treasure of the Zsolnay porcelain manufacture. It is also the centre of one of Hungary’s 22 wine regions.


Duration: 8-9 hours


tour up to 6 people: 138000HUF or 140 EUR
(for a group of more than 6 people please contact me for a quotation)

Highlights visited on the tour:

Early Cristian mausoleum

Town Hall

Mosque of Pasha Quasim

Marzipan museum


Zsolnay Porcelain Museum

My tours are always tailored to your needs and interest so do not hesitate to let me know your special request when you contact me.

Detailed description

We introduce you to the 2000-year-old Pécs, which is situated in the southwestern part of Hungary. We begin with a walk in the historical downtown where we visit the main highlights of Pécs: the City Hall, the mosque of pasha Quasim-today chatolic church, the National Theatre, the Cathedral, the World Heritage Early Christian Mausoleum and the world-famous Zsolnay Porcelain Museum with its ceramic exhibition.
After there is an opportunity for a lunch in a tradtitional restaurant where you can taste delicious Hungarian wine as well. Finally we travel back to Budapest, where the tour ends.


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My name is Magdi Pelech. I am a licenced Budapest tour guide. Would you like to have a unique private tour experience? Do you feel like having a Budapest sightseeing tour with an entusiastic guide?

“A friend and I visited Budapest in May of 2015 when we were there for a conference. We took a couple of extra days at the beginning to see Budapest, so looked for a tour guide and found Magdi. Her profile was intriguing and we booked a private tour with her. Magdi was sensational!! She picked us up at the hotel and we spent 8 hours each of the next 2 days seeing first the Buda side of the river and then the Pest side. Her personal experience growing up, being educated in and working in Budapest was shared with us as we visited so many, many sites. It was though she knew us and was so in tune with what we liked and wanted to see, we simply walked along with her and enjoyed her vast knowledge of the city, the country and it's complex history. She has enormous energy, exudes a lively spirit and we learned while having fun. Magdi took us to local places and knew exactly where to go and what to do to see everything. We rode buses and trams and underground trams and the Metro. My friend and I both have rheumatoid arthritis and without saying anything to her she slowed our pace or picked it up and always made sure we were on firm footing while we walked. Anyone considering a trip to Budapest will get so much more out of the visit if they see Budapest with Magdi. You will never regret it and you will have wonderful memories. We've since done other tours, and no one can hold a candle to what Magdi offers, because she gives of herself. Budapest will always have a place in my heart because of her!!”

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