Tourist guide to the city of Tokaj

Tourist guide to the city of Tokaj

Tokaj has always been an integral part of Hungary. The Tokaji wine is well known in the whole world, but the locals are trying make the historic city famous as well. The city itself is probably less known for you, but it deserves the attention. If you consider visiting it, our tourist guide to the city of Tokaj might be very helpful. Under the railway bridge, from south to north the first that you can see are the love wine cellars. They were created at the 1100 years anniversary of the Hu... [ read more ]

The famous Hungarian Tokaji wine

The famous Hungarian Tokaji wine

In 1703 Ferenc Rákóczi II. gave King of France Louis XIV. a bottle of Tokaji wine. The Sun King tasted it and said that it is "the wine of kings, king of wines." The Tokaji wine then conquered the whole Europe; it become one of the favourite drinks of Peter the Great, Tzarina Catherine, Frederick II., Voltaire, Goethe and Schubert. The grape and the wine for the Hungarians has been for long the symbol of the eternal life, fertility and cheerfulness. When you pronounce the word Tokaj mea... [ read more ]

Top 3 reasons to visit Tokaj

Top 3 reasons to visit Tokaj

If you have not yet been to the world famous wine region of Hungary or just did not have the time to explore it the way it deserves to be explored, I would like to provide you now with the top 3 reasons to visit Tokaj. After the Hungarian specialties like the gulyas or the retes maybe it is Tokaj that fist comes to the globetrotter's mind when they hear about Hungary. This friendly, cozy place that smells like must (grape pulp) has got a lot of exciting attractions to offer if you deci... [ read more ]