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Hungarian Apricot Fiesta

Boldogkőváralja, 1-2. July

Gastro:

Top restaurants, really! At the same time in the same place. But there is a difference: Anyukám Mondta’s legendary meals, the Sárga Borház’s grilled favourites, the Aranygombos’ very well-known domesticated dishes and also the local’s crazy good apricot dumplings will be found in the Bestillo Garten so you can try them together.

The Gönci Barack Gastro is about gönci apricot: we put it in everything. So, we asked every restaurant owner to be inspired by it. Bite it, sip it, dry it, caramelize it – and have it on the plate. There is going to be apricot jam-making, apricot pálinka and apricot syrup. Donut, filled puff pastry and potato lángos (deep fried flatbread). Excellent wines, special jams, even organic honey made under himself God’s hands!

There is going to be distiller viewing, tasting, fire-making in an outdoor oven, brunch at the market, pastry and children’s favourite meals. Also, tasty wines and the country’s coolest beers. Everyone who comes to the Gönci Barack Vigasság should expect a hedonistic weekend. This year also, the guests will be able to travel by our favourite train between the Bestillo Garten and the Castle of Boldogkőváralja.

For families:

The Gönci Barack Vigasság is family- and child-friendly. The programs are great for relaxing for everyone and we welcome everybody, from the youngest member of the family to the oldest! Besides the programs the youngsters can participate all day in a playing-house and try different kind of handicrafts such as pottery or they can learn the creative use of recycled materials maybe even get to know the art of wood-carving and vitreous enamel. The local grandmothers and lots of others will make apricot dumplings, crepes, jam, syrup, pastry and healthy dishes for them. The most important is that they will be able to use up all their extra energy while being surrounded by a legendary green place under the fresh air. If they would like to, they could also jump around in a stack of straw or in a springboard. This is what the kids really miss and luckily the parents won’t have to try so hard to get the little ones to sleep in the evening. We are certain of that. A sanitary changing table is going to be set up and, we can offer help with warming baby food up. And for the smallest babies, there are going to be comfy armchairs in a discreet place.

Accomodation:

The organizers of the Gönci Barack Vigasság don’t deal with reservations and such, the list is only for your guidance but you can book (in time!) at the selected accommodation.

Music:

Magna Cum Laude: One of the biggest Hungarian funk rock band became recognised after they won a national talent scout. They released 7 studio albums in the last few years. The album called “Vidéki Sanzon” have given them the breakthrough in 2006.

Hobo: Hungarian blues singer, producer and performer. The founder and singer of the Hobo Blues Band has been walking the path of this career for almost 50 years now and a big number of songs are credited to him.

ByeAlex: He started his solo career in 2012. After representing Hungary in Malmo in 2013 at the Eurovision Song Contest with his self-composed song called “Kedvesem” and taking the 10th place he became very well-known.

 

Contact:

GB_web_bestillo10Boldogkőváralja, Hungary

GPS: 48.329856, 21.238733

+36 46 306 628

+36 20 417 4188

info@bestillo.hu

Ticket prices

Walking ticket


Adult

seperator
Saturday
2200 HUF
Sunday
1800 HUF

Children (3-14)

seperator
Saturday
1100 HUF
Sunday
900 HUF

Deluxe ticket


Adult

seperator
Saturday
4800 HUF
Sunday
4300 HUF

Children (3-14)

seperator
Saturday
1900 HUF
Sunday
1700 HUF

Local ticket


Adult

seperator
Saturday
1600 HUF
Sunday
1400 HUF

Children (3-14)

seperator
Saturday
800 HUF
Sunday
700 HUF

Tickets

•    it’s free under 3 years
•    there is a discount for 3-14 years olds
•    discounted tickets will be able to be claimed by the residents of Boldogkőváralja, Boldogkőújfalu, Arka, Göncruszka and Gönc

Walking tickets:
•    a free apricot
•    free parking
•    participation in all the programs in the Pálinkaház’s territory

Deluxe tickets:

For children:
•    a free apricot
•    participation in all the programs in the Pálinkaház’s territory
•    admission in the Castle of Boldogkőváralja
•    the use of the train (there and back once)
•    a refrigerator magnet

For adults:
•    a free apricot
•    free parking
•    participation in all the programs in the Pálinkaház’s territory
•    admission in the Castle of Boldogkőváralja
•    the use of the train (there and back once)
•    2 cl gönci apricot pálinka or 3 dl syrjup
•    Zemplén pass