9 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

9 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

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Keszthely
— 3 nights
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Balatonfured
— 5 nights
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Keszthely

— 3 nights
Keszthely is a Hungarian city of 20,895 inhabitants located on the western shore of Lake Balaton. Get in touch with nature at Lake Cave and Malom Lake. Family-friendly places like Festetics Palace and Helikon Castle Museum will thrill your kids. Explore Keszthely's surroundings by going to Laposa Birtok (in Badacsonytomaj), Csobanc (in Tapolca) and Szentharomsag Kapolna (in Szigliget). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Municipal Beach, don't miss a visit to Szigliget Castle, head outdoors with Helikon Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hungary Church.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Keszthely trip planner.

Budapest to Keszthely is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Balatonfured.

Things to do in Keszthely

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Balatonfured

— 5 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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tagore Promenade and Jokai Mor Memorial House. Get in touch with nature at Brazay-KalandPart and Loczy Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Balatonfured side-trips: Siofok (Kalman Imre Memorial House, Sió-Torony Kft, &more). Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Annagora Aquapark. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Tihanyi Levendula Manufaktura, don't miss a visit to Tihany Echo, contemplate the long history of Bences Apatsag, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Via Dolorosa.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Balatonfured driving holiday planner.

Getting from Keszthely to Balatonfured by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Balatonfured can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips