5 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

5 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

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Siofok
— 1 day
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Heviz
— 1 night
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Tihany
— 2 nights
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Balatonfured
— 1 night
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Siofok

— 1 day
Siófok is a city in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bella Animal Park Siofok, make a trip to Sió-Torony Kft, then pause for some photo ops at Balaton Szive szobor, and finally get great views at Kőhegyi Kilátó.

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Budapest to Siofok is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Siofok can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Siofok

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Heviz

— 1 night
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
On the 27th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Sumeg Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mary Magdalene church in Egregy, then steep yourself in history at Festetics Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Thermal Lake of Heviz.

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Getting from Siofok to Heviz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. May in Heviz sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tihany.

Things to do in Heviz

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

Tihany

— 2 nights
Tihany is a village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula (Hungary, Veszprém County). On the 28th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Malom Lake, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, then learn about winemaking at Laposa Birtok, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Via Dolorosa. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Bences Apatsag, make a trip to Tihany Echo, then examine the collection at Watermill of Orvenyes, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Balaton, and finally do a tasting at Konyari Pinceszet.

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You can drive from Heviz to Tihany in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Balatonfured.

Things to do in Tihany

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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. On the 30th (Sun), make a trip to Kossuth Lajos Drinking Hall, enjoy the sand and surf at Tagore Promenade, and then see the interesting displays at Jokai Mor Memorial House.

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Balatonfured is very close to Tihany. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Veszprem County travel guide

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Castles · Caves · Wineries & Vineyards
Veszprém is an administrative county in Hungary. Veszprém is also the name of the capital city of Veszprém county.Veszprém countyVeszprém county lies in western Hungary. It covers the Bakony hills and the northern shore of Lake Balaton. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Vas, Győr-Moson-Sopron, Komárom-Esztergom, Fejér, Somogy and Zala. The capital of Veszprém county is Veszprém. The river Marcal runs along part of its western border. Its area is 4613 km².DemographicsIn 2015, it had a population of 346,647 and the population density was 77/km².EthnicityBesides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Germans and Roma .Total population : 353,068 Ethnic groups : Identified themselves: 315 436 persons: Hungarians: 299 410 Germans: 8 473 Gypsies: 5 162 Others and indefinable: 2 391 Approx. 51,000 persons in Veszprém County did not declare their ethnic group at the 2011 census.

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