Date Change: Friends Of Canada In Hungary - Bike Tour At Lake Balaton, 2 June

  • 31 May 2012 9:00 AM
Date Change: Friends Of Canada In Hungary - Bike Tour At Lake Balaton, 2 June
Beautiful weather, biking, and Balaton form the perfect combination to get together. On Saturday, 2 June we head on the 3rd Friends of Canada bike tour. Join us for this family event where we will ride our bikes around the Balaton Riviera, have lunch in the gardens of the Levendula Haz, and take a look around Tihany famous Benedictine Abbey.

Participation fees: transportation, technical & med support, lunch, entrance fees:
Adult: 8500 HUF / person
Student: 5200 HUF / person
Bicycle Rent: 1500 HUF / day (Optional)
Lunch only: 800 HUF / person

Registration: The participation fee must be prepaid by Thursday 31 May.

Contact: Csaba Borsa by clicking here or call him on + 36 30 /2100 538
Please not: all fees are non-refundable
If you wish to participate in the lunch only, there is a carpool option from the Heros’ Square.
Departure between 12:30 – 12:45 PM.
Contact: Sandra Szirmay by clicking here or call her on 30/3370 643

The Program:

• Meeting at 07h50 at the Déli Station, (at the beginning of the train departure level)
- We ask you to arrive on time, as we have to load the bicycles on the train.
- We will pre-purchase group departure tickets, based on prepayment.
• Our arrival in Veszprém is due at 09h54
- We will have a few minutes of rest in the city center after the first few kilometers
• Bicycle tour on the Balaton "Riviera"
- Veszprém – Szentkirályszabadja – Felsőörs – Paloznak – Balatonfüred – Tihany
• Lunch in Tihany – around 14h00
- In the gardens of Levendula House (Northern Balaton’s National Park)
- A look around the Levendula House
- A look at the Abbey of Tihany
• Transfer by ferry Tihany-Szántód at 16h00

• Participation fee covers train transportation, car escort (there will be a support team in
place the entire trip, guides along the route to show us the way, a support car bringing up the
gear for bike repairs, first aid if needed, etc.), cold lunch and entrance fees:
- Price per Adult: 8,500 - Ft.
Price per Student: 5,200 - Ft.
Price per Person (Lunch Only): 800 – Ft.

- Must be prepaid by Thursday, 31 May  (train tickets etc. must be prearranged) to Csaba
BORSAI (tour organizer). Please call Csaba directly to arrange at +36 30 210-0538. The
fees are non refundable.

Other information.
- Age to participate: 10 – 99
- The tour’s complete distance: 35-40 km
- If you bring small kids, they must have kid seats on their bikes!

Source: Friends of Canada

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