14 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

14 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

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Fly to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Drive to Balatonfured
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Balatonfured
— 1 night
Taxi
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Tihany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Badacsonytomaj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Keszthely
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Heviz
— 2 nights
Drive
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Siofok
— 4 nights
Drive to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Fly to Stuttgart

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Balatonfured

— 1 night
Balatonfüred is a popular resort town in Veszprém county, in Hungary, with a population of 13,000, situated on the northern shore of Lake Balaton. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): wander the streets of Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy). Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Tagore Promenade, then don't miss a visit to Kossuth Lajos Drinking Hall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Round Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at King Christ Roman Catholic Parish Church.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Balatonfured trip planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Balatonfured is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June, Balatonfured is somewhat warmer than Stuttgart - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Tihany.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Tihany

— 2 nights
Tihany is a village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula (Hungary, Veszprém County). On the 2nd (Fri), go for a walk through Statue of King Andrew, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bences Apatsag, then don't miss a visit to Tihany Echo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Via Dolorosa, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Tihanyi MARKET Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Koroshegyi Levendulas, examine the collection at Babamuzeum, then stop by Tihanyi Levendula Manufaktura, then take in the pleasant sights at Baratlakasok, and finally get great views at Ortorony Lookout Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tihany trip planner.

Tihany is just a short distance from Balatonfured. July in Tihany sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Badacsonytomaj.

Things to do in Tihany

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Badacsonytomaj

— 2 nights
Badacsonytomaj is a village in the Hungarian county of Veszprém with 2,341 inhabitants, as of 2011. On the 4th (Sun), do a tasting at Fata Cellar, explore the historical opulence of Szigliget Castle, then learn about winemaking at Laposa Birtok, and finally do a tasting at Nemeth Pince. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Borbely Csaladi Pinceszet, contemplate the waterfront views at Malom Lake, then Head underground at Lake Cave, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Liliomkert Market.

Make your Badacsonytomaj itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Tihany to Badacsonytomaj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Badacsonytomaj when traveling from Tihany in July, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Keszthely.

Things to do in Badacsonytomaj

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keszthely

— 2 nights
Keszthely is a Hungarian city of 20,895 inhabitants located on the western shore of Lake Balaton. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Keszthely Market, wander the wide-open spaces of Festetics Imre Allatpark, admire the masterpieces at Balaton Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Jatekmuzeum - Foltermuseum, and finally see the interesting displays at Nostalgia Museum - Curiosities and Kitsch Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Festetics Palace, step into the grandiose world of Helikon Castle Museum, then examine the collection at Cadillac Muzeum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Municipal Beach.

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Keszthely is just a short distance from Badacsonytomaj. In July, daily temperatures in Keszthely can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Keszthely

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Heviz

— 2 nights
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
On the 8th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, then explore the activities along Thermal Lake of Heviz, then look for gifts at Hevizi Termeloi Piac, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary Magdalene church in Egregy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace (Puspok Palota), explore the historical opulence of Sumeg Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sumegi Plebania Templom.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Heviz route planner.

Heviz is just a stone's throw from Keszthely. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Siofok.

Things to do in Heviz

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Siofok

— 4 nights
Siófok is a city in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. Get out of town with these interesting Siofok side-trips: Denever Muzeum (in Abaliget), Pecs (Szechenyi Ter, Pecs Cathedral, &more) and Lake Velence (in Velence). There's much more to do: make a trip to Sió-Torony Kft, step into the grandiose world of Bory Castle, admire the masterpieces at Kalman Imre Memorial House, and get to know the resident critters at Bella Animal Park Siofok.

For more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Siofok planning tool.

Traveling by car from Heviz to Siofok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Heviz in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Siofok, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siofok

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips