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Lake Balaton, Somogy County

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Lake Balaton, with its smooth waters and sandy beaches, offers entertainment from water sports to traditional gastronomic events. The lake features wineries on the north coast, nightlife on the south shore, and castles and picturesque villages in the hills. Enjoy sailing, fishing, playing golf, horseback riding, beach volleyball, and biking at the "Hungarian sea." The water and the sleek mud of the lake are said to be good remedies for anemia and nervous fatigue. Taste some of the local specialties served with a broad selection of regional wines at one of the many inns and restaurants. Using our international travel planner, Somogy County attractions like Lake Balaton can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I worked at Balaton when I was younger and then the area was different, tourists as well. However time is changing, people and generations, too, and hopefully everything is developing. Balaton is stil...  read more »
  • Came here for the Balaton Sound festival which deserves another review in its own right but the lake itself is superb. We found a pedal boat guy renting these cheaply so took a nice paddle out. Great ...  read more »
  • Renting a car and driving up to Lake Balaton in Hungary would be worthwhile plan if planning a trip to Budapest. It's a about 1.5 hours drive away. It's around 73kms long spreading its beautiful views...  read more »
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