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Lake Balaton, Somogy County

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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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  • Nice place to visit for one day but not longer. Plan when to visit as everything closes after 23 August, we visited in September & it was like a ghost town, nothing was open at all! Not one coffee sho...  more »
  • I visited Lake Balaton several times but I have never seen this face of Mother Nature! It was completely frozen! A M A Z I N G ! ! ! A must to see!!!!!!!!!! 
  • The weather just a tad better than in Poland, the beaches of grass or paid. Shallow. English not speaks. Eco-friendly for prices. Cheaply.
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