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Tours of Sopron

1 Walking Tour in the Downtown of Sopron

Discovery of the well-known and hidden sights of Sopron at a comfortable pace, accompanied by colourful explanations.

  • Duration: 2 hours.

  • Available for 1- 45 persons.

  • Main points of Interest: Fountain of Fidelity – town walls, the new fortress promenade – Firewatch Tower – residences of Main Square – Goat Church with the former convent of Franciscans – Church Street with the Lutheran Church of Sopron – Ursulinian Square – New (Old Jews’) Street with the Synagogues – St. George Street – Várkerület Street


Price for the 2-hour-tour in English: 60 €,- /tour 

2 Sightseeing by Fun Train and walking tour in the Downtown of Sopron

  • A beloved type of discovery of Sopron: during the ride on the fun train the sights of the outer districts of Sopron open up to visitors. The tour takes us to Lővér Hills, the University of Forestry with the Botanical Garden, Deák Square: the longest square of Central-Europe – Széchenyi Square – Várkerület Street.

  • Walking tour - main points of interest: Fountain of Fidelity – town walls, the new fortress promenade – Firewatch Tower – residences of Main Square – Goat Church with the former convent of Franciscans – Church Street with the Lutheran Church of Sopron – Ursulinian Square – New (Old Jews’) Street with the Synagogues – St. George Street.

  • Duration: 2 hours - 1 hour ride + 1 hour walking.

  • Live tour guiding all along the programme.

  • Timing of the tour needs to be adapted to the schedule of the fun train. 

Price for the 2-hour-guidance in English: 60,- € /tour - 1 hour during the ride + 1 hour walking tour

Ticket for the fun train: 5 € /person, schoolchildren: 4 € /person.


3 Walking Tour with view from Firewatch Tower & visit to Storno Collection

  • Walking Tour - main points of interest: Fountain of Fidelity – town walls, the new fortress promenade – Firewatch Tower – residences of Main Square – Goat Church with the former convent of Franciscans – Church Street with the Lutheran Church of Sopron – Széchenyi Square - Ursulinian Square – New (Old Jews’) Street with the Synagogues – St. George Street – Várkerület Street. 

  • Enjoying the view on the downtown and surrounding hills from the balcony of the 61 m high Firewatch Tower, the most well-known symbol of Sopron. (110 stairs lead up to the balcony.) 

  • Visiting the famous Storno Collection on the Main Square, where secrets of 3 generations of the Stornos reveal themselves in the one-time home of the family – e.g. how could a chimney sweeper assistant become a succesful restaurer and art collector? 

Duration: 3 hours

Price for the 3-hour-tour in English: 75 €,- /tour

Entrance fees: 2150 HUF (cca. 7 €) for adults, 1080 HUF (cca. 3,7 €) for students till 26 and seniors (above 62) Payments of tickets are only possible in HUF. Storno Collection is closed on Mondays – extra opening for groups above 20 is possible.


4 Walking Tour in the „Capital of Bluefrankish Wine”

  • Ideal addition to either of the programs above, providing a bit of refreshment during the tour. 

  • Walking tour, Walking tour & fun train, or Walking tour with Firewatch Tower & Storno Collection as written above
     

  • Dropping in a pleasent traditional wine cellar in the downtown to taste a bit of local Bluefrankish and Bluefrankish Rosé wine with a pogácsa (Hungarian style salty cake). While enjoying your drink, you will hear some nice stories connected to the traditions of wine growing in Sopron, eg.: who are the Poncichters of Sopron? Where does the name Bluefrankish come from? 

  • Duration: 2 or 3 hours, according to the chosen programme. 


Price for the 2-hour-guidance in English: 60,- € /tour

Price for the 3-hour-tour in English: 75 €,- /tour 

Tasting „Bluefrankish & pogácsa”: 3,7 €/person 


5 Exclusive offer: Tour of Sopron with Wine & Chocolate tasting

The first part of the programme is disscovery of the well-known and hidden sights of Sopron accompanied by colourful explanations.

  • Main points of interest: Fountain of Fidelity – town walls, the new fortress promenade – Firewatch Tower – residences of Main Square – Goat Church with the former convent of Franciscans – Church Street with the Lutheran Church of Sopron – Széchenyi Square - Ursulinian Square – New (Old Jews’) Street with the Synagogues – St. George Street – Várkerület Street. 

 

  • We invite you for an exclusive wine & chocolate tasting with explanations at the Kakasbonbon Chocolate Manufacture:  

„Best of Kakasbonbon” – 6 types of local wines from the winery of the excellent wine-grower lady, Ms. Enikő Luka, accompanied by 6 handmade chocolate bonbons, prepared especially to match the best the different wine varieties.

In the course of the tasting (6 x 0,05 l wine), you will also be invited to taste little home-made snacks prepared from the season vegetables of the kitchen garden and products of the country farm – e.g. home-made cheese, paste, smoked ham etc.

Duration of the programme (tour + tasting): 3 hours.

Price for the 3-hour-tour in English: 75 €,- /tour

Price of Wine & chocolate tasting: 24 € /person (valid for 14-28 persons, by previous booking only.)

For families and group of friends (6-8 persons) we can gladly offer Chocolate tasting or Chocolate making course, with tasting. Please ask for individual offer.