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Palinka and Sausage Festival in Buda Castle – Cancelled in 2016

September 6, 2016

Date: The Festival has been CANCELLED

The Pálinka és Kolbász Festivál is held at Budapest Castle District in the Oroszlános and Hunyadi Courts in the Royal Palace, where you can taste authentic Hungarian fruit distilates called pálinka , sausages and other typical local food specialties.

Opening Hours:

The event  focuses on one type of distilate or liquor each year. In 2015  gin will be the highlight of the festival.


    Daily ticket: 2 000 HUF, includes a tasting glass and free entry to the Budapest History Museum located in the building of the Royal Palace.
  •     – Passes: 4-day pass: 5 500 HUF (includes a tasting glass and unlimited free entry to the History Museum)
  •     – Passes are valid for multiple entries. Visitors will receive the wristband, the glass and the PayPass card upon first entrance.
Getting there: take bus 16A or 116 from Széll Kálmán tér (trams 4, 6, M2 metro) or the funicular (Budavári Sikló) from Clark Ádám tér (Buda end of the Chain Bridge) or the take the steps leading up to the hill from Clark Ádám Square.

The event is a great opportunity two taste two local food and drink items our country is famous for: pálinka and sausage.

A variety of quality fruit distilates can be sampled, including the well-known Kecskemét apricot, Szatmári plum, or Williams pear shots as well as unique pálinkás made from elderflower, sour cherry, or Tokaj Aszú.

Organiser website

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September 6, 2016