9 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

9 days in Lake Balaton Itinerary

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Keszthely
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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 Helikon Beach. Family-friendly places like Festetics Palace and Helikon Castle Museum will thrill your kids. Explore Keszthely's surroundings by going to Tapolca (Malom Lake & Csobanc), Laposa Birtok (in Badacsonytomaj) and Szentharomsag Kapolna (in Szigliget). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Municipal Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hungary Church, examine the collection at Nostalgia Museum - Curiosities and Kitsch Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Jatekmuzeum - Foltermuseum.

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Budapest to Keszthely is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Keszthely are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Balatonfured.

Things to do in Keszthely

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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 Sió-Torony Kft. 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 & Mineral Museum). Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Annagora Aquapark. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Tihanyi Levendula Manufaktura, take in the spiritual surroundings of Via Dolorosa, don't miss a visit to Kossuth Lajos Drinking Hall, and contemplate the long history of Bences Apatsag.

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Traveling by car from Keszthely to Balatonfured takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Balatonfured, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Balatonfured

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips