7 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

7 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake Balaton visit planner

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Balatonfured
— 3 nights
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Keszthely
— 3 nights
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Balatonfured

— 3 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Balatonfured: Siofok (Kalman Imre Memorial House, Sió-Torony Kft, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Tagore Promenade, get to know the fascinating history of Baratlakasok, wander the streets of Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy), and pause for some photo ops at Szentharomsag Statue.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Balatonfured day trip planning tool.

Budapest to Balatonfured is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Balatonfured, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Keszthely.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Keszthely

— 3 nights
Keszthely is a Hungarian city of 20,895 inhabitants located on the western shore of Lake Balaton. Change things up with these side-trips from Keszthely: Tapolca (Malom Lake & Lake Cave) and Laposa Birtok (in Badacsonytomaj). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Festetics Palace, relax and rejuvenate at Thermal Lake of Heviz, don't miss a visit to Szigliget Castle, and look for gifts at Hevizi Termeloi Piac.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Keszthely day trip website.

You can drive from Balatonfured to Keszthely in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Balatonfured in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Keszthely, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Keszthely

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips