"Dr. Zwack! This is a Unicum!" – declared Joseph II, having tasted the unique drink made for him by his royal physician, and so the iconic name was born. Taste it and after that spend your early afternoon in the company of some of the best Hungarian delicacies, an international crowd and the beauty of the Danube panorama!
What to expect
One of Hungary’s most famous liqueurs has a history entangled in mystery, starting with its recipe which still remains the secret of the Zwack family. Although the exact recipe remains unknown to this day, it is certain that the unique taste of Unicum is enhanced by more than 40 herbs, making it an exceptionally healthy potion, not to mention the additional benefits.
On arrival a short film presents the amazing story of this more than 225-year-old bitter and the Zwack dynasty. Following the screening, visitors are invited on a tour around the factory, starting with the impressive Unicum exhibition (aided by English audio guides), which displays the turbulent history of this exceptional product. The tasting includes three different versions of the liqueur: the Original Unicum, the brand’s latest addition, the delicious Unicum Plum and the truly sumptous Unicum Riserva, which is matured in barrels that survived WWII.Acquaint yourself with healthiest Hungarian liqueur and discover the spirit of Budapest!
After the tour be our guest on the Lunch&Cruise program. The 1 hour and 30 minutes cruise includes buffet lunch from Hungarian specialties, a welcome drink and an optional beverage. The meals on our boats are prepared by Chef Molnárka Péter.
If you are not hungry, come and join us on our Drink & Cruise to enjoy a couple of drinks! Our friendly hostesses will escort you from the meeting place to the dock, and we will return to the starting point. During the cruise you will see the House of Parliament, the Royal Palace, the Gellért Hill and the 6 bridges with great historical importance. We start from the oldest bridge of the city, the iconic Chain Bridge. Inclusions:
Entry to the museum
Tours are in English
Film screening about the Zwack family and their company's history
Description of the Unicum manufacturing technology
1.Be ready at the reception of your accommodation-30-40 MINUTES PRIOR to the start of your activity and please note that the exact time of your pick up is based on the traffic and the popularity of the service on the selected date 2.In case you are staying in an accommodation without a reception desk, please wait outside of your accommodation for your chauffeur. 3.In order you would not like to use the drop off service we are not able to provide a partial refund for the drop off part of the service. 4.Keep your phone charged and turned on, on the day of your activity. In case your phone does not have coverage in Hungary and roaming services are not enabled, please make sure to check your emails frequently for updates from the organiser. 5.You are entitled to a refund in case your complaints reflect the errors of the organising company and in case you have made a phone call to one of the below mentioned phone numbers at the site and time of your issue. 6.Please note: Fulfilment of last minute pick-up,drop-off requests received on the day of the program are not guaranteed and based on the available drivers. 7.Please note: In case the aforementioned conditions are not met, we are not liable to provide a refund in the case of you not showing up for the pick-up in time and missing the performance as a consequence, we will reschedule your event for a later time if are able to, but without the transfer service.If this is not a possibility or you leave Budapest,the organizer will not be able to refund money to you for any of these services. In case you have any queries regarding your pick up, drop off service please call the following phone number: +361 317 1377 In case of EMERGENCIES, call the following number: +3630 659 7007
The tour stars at 10:15/12:00
The Cruise stars at 14:00
The tour lasts 60 minutes
The cruise is 90 minutes long
Zwack Museum and Visitors’ Centre
H - 1095 Budapest, Dandár str. 1
H - 1051, Budapest, Zrínyi u. 5
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