Pour Excellence

Sip assorted varieties of Hungary’s finest spirits at the annual Budapest Pálinka Festival, happening this month in a grassy park of central Pest. Along with ample samples of the celebrated Magyar-made brandy distilled from regional fruits, traditional Hungarian delicacies and meals are dished up generously, while concerts by local rockers enliven every evening.

May 16-19: Erzsébet tér–Pest V. www.budapestipalinkafesztival.hu