Lake Balaton, Somogy County

#1 of 13 in Parks in Southern Transdanubia
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Lake Balaton, with its smooth waters and sandy beaches, offers entertainment from water sports to traditional gastronomic events. The lake features wineries on the north coast, nightlife on the south shore, and castles and picturesque villages in the hills. Enjoy sailing, fishing, playing golf, horseback riding, beach volleyball, and biking at the "Hungarian sea." The water and the sleek mud of the lake are said to be good remedies for anemia and nervous fatigue. Taste some of the local specialties served with a broad selection of regional wines at one of the many inns and restaurants. With our online itinerary creator, Balatonszemes attractions like Lake Balaton can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It was hard to get there form Budapest on the M7 highway. There was a big traffic. Lake Balaton was nice, always worth visiting!  more »
  • I was visiting Budapest, when someone recommended me to go to take a boating trip on the Balaton Lake. And it was totally worth it! Besides the lake and the cruise itself, the village nearby is quite....  more »
  • Absolutely breathtaking. We spent 3 days here and we loved every second of it.
  • Very beautiful place. You can explore a lot there. Perfect if you're looking for place to relax 👍
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