Excursion from Sopron to Fertőrákos

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

Duration

The complete excursion takes 7,5 hours

Departure times

  • for families displayed on the following timetable (order required)
  • for groups depending on order

 

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 a 1-hour-long boat trip, the transfer between the two settlements, and free time at the Fertőrákos Stone Quarry.

It 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. 


Program package description

Content of the program package:

  • 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

    Traveling through Sopronkőhida to the Pan-European Picnic Memorial Place

    During the trip, we provide information on the Sopron wine region and 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 (part 1)

    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
    • Lake Fertő

     

    We arrive at Lake Fertő passing through its reeds.

  • 7

    Boat cruise on Lake Fertő

    On the cruise, we take a round trip on the Austrian and Hungarian side of Lake Fertő.

     

    The ship departs from Fertőrákos, turns back at the 6200-seat Water Stage in Mörbisch and finally returns to Fertőrákos without stopping.

     

    From the boat you can see the stilt houses in Fertőrákos, Fertőrákos and Mörbisch in Austria. On the cruise, the captain presents you the flora and fauna of Lake Fertő.

     

    In the port, adults are greeted with a glass of Sopron wine, and children with a glass of soft drink. 

  • 8

    Sightseeing Fertőrákos (part 2)

    After the boat cruise we return to Fertőrákos.

     

    During the tour, you can hear local stories and legends on how the lake was formed. We also give you tips on what else to visit in Fertőrákos.

  • 9

    Shuttle service to Sopron

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

 


Departure points and times

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 >>
Planned departure days:
  • June 17 (wednesday)
  • June 20 (saturday)
  • June 24 (wednesday)
  • June 27 (saturday)
  • July 1 (wednesday)
  • July 4 (saturday)
  • July 8 (wednesday)
  • July 11 (saturday)
  • July 15 (wednesday)
  • July 18 (saturday)
  • July 22 (wednesday)
  • July 25 (saturday)
  • July 29 (wednesday)
  • August 1 (saturday)
  • August 5 (wednesday)
  • August 8 (saturday)
  • August 12 (wednesday)
  • August 16 (sunday)
  • August 19 (wednesday)
  • August 20 (thursday)
  • August 21 (friday)
  • August 22 (saturday)
  • August 26 (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)
  • 9:50 - Deák square (Mátyás király str. station) (choosing this station you will miss the sightseeing of the Lőverek area of Sopron)
Arrival times:
  • 16:45 - Hotel Sopron
  • 16:55 - Deák square
  • 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:
  • August 29 (saturday)
  • September 2 (wednesday)
  • September 5 (saturday)
  • September 9 (wednesday)
  • September 12 (saturday)
  • September 16 (wednesday)
  • September 19 (saturday)
  • September 23 (wednesday)
  • September 26 (saturday)
  • September 30 (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)
  • 9:50 - Deák square (Mátyás király str. station) (choosing this station you will miss the sightseeing of the Lőverek area of Sopron)
Arrival times:
  • 16:45 - Hotel Sopron
  • 16:55 - Deák square
  • 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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