Babolna Arabian stud farm and Tata town tour
From 65 Euro
We guarantee that this trip will be a fun-packed day with full of unique activities.
First stop being the beautiful baroque town of Tata about 1 hour drive away from Budapest with a leisurely walk on its riverside.
Then a visit to the unique Arabian stud farm of Babolna, where a carriage ride in a pretty arboretum and a possibility of horse riding will crown your day with a delicious meal nearby.
Town of Tata
This charming town is located in the valley between the Gerecse and Vertes Mountains, 70 km north west from the capital city, making it a very adventitious and pretty location.
Tata built around a large lake, with the Esterházy mansion and an old castle with a gallery including a painting of Leonardo da Vinci. It's theatre was built in 1889. The mansion is surrounded by a beautiful English garden (140 hectares).
Babolna stud farm
Your English/German speaking guide will show you around the famous Babolna stud farm, where you will see some exceptional horses famous all over the world. This farm has been devoted to breeding and developing Arabian horses for as long as nearly two hundred years.
The farm counts nearly 268 horses, with 19 stallion and 51 breeding mares. In the breeding of pure-breed arabian horses the egyptian pure-breed horses are considered an exceptional asset. In the stud-farm, the breeding of English Thoroughbred is on going for almost forty years.
You will also see a carriage and equestrian museum and upon request you can go horse riding in the area.
After the tour of the farm you will be taken by carriage in the beautiful arboretum nearby opened in 1965. Here guests can admire 335 deciduous and 156 evergreen trees and shrubs. The arboretum shows a different sight every season.
Tour cost with transport from Budapest with guided tour of the farm and its museums, plus carriage ride in the arboretum.