The Blessed Tour – North Transdanubia

This tour will go to north Transdanubia region which is famous for the first settlements of monks. You can still find a lot of monasteries and abbeys here.

The first Benedictine monks arrived in Pannonhalma in 996, settled on the hill and built their monastery. They lived by the watchword of Benedictine order “Ora et labora” (pray and work) therefore, they preached the importance wine production know-how from the pulpit. Legend has it that the wine making is based on the monks’ secret recipes. Many of this regions wines are blessed by the monks each year so they make one strong and faithful.