Lake Balaton

The largest fresh-water lake in Central Europe, Balaton is not only a summer holiday resort; smooth water and fresh wines, reminiscent castles and sleepy villages, beautiful landscapes and crystal clear air, fishing and sailing, partying and relaxing, biking and playing golf, Lake Balaton has it all almost all around the year. Friendly beaches with great services and excellent quality of water are waiting families around the lake. The northern coast is surrounded by volcanic hills and never ending vineyards producing excellent wines with tasting opportunities. A few kilometres away from the lake, the exquisite world of special stone formations in the Káli-Basin and the rare birds and plants in the "Kis-Balaton" belong to the Northern Balaton Uplands National Park are a must for visitors. The church and monastery on the Tihany peninsula date back to the 1100s AD. The oldest town around the lake is Keszthely with one of the three largest baroque palaces of the country. Lake Hévíz, the earth's largest, biologically active thermal lake can be found at a distance of 6 km from the lake. Its curative effects have drawn visitors all through the centuries, and continue to give off remarkable benefits.

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