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. With our online itinerary creator, Somogy County attractions like Lake Balaton can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • A perfect place to relax yourself with a chilled beer in a sunny day sitting beside the lake. We catch train from Kelenfold and made a day trip. Its best to visit in summer. We got lucky to get a sunn...  more »
  • View from the train in the head in a huge Lake in the western part of Hungary, Croatia. And many towns on the shores resort is of course some wine, is different. I stayed in badacio in the wine-producing region. Lake Balaton is very gentle, nice time to relax while enjoying the Lake while drinking the wine at the winery. Location also and wooded Reed depending on location and cannot attend the Lake from the shore, so caution is required.
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  • Good place to dip in the water during the Hungarian summer. Water is shallow quite aways out. Good place for chilling. Siofok is good for eating, there is even a vegan cafe. Worth checking out.  more »

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