In researching a vacation to Hungary one cannot but stumble upon one of the country's greatest treasures, the famous Lake Balaton. A 50 miles long stretch of water, clear beautiful water, shallow and with a blissful temperature for swimming and practicing whatever water sport suits you better. Yes, this is a holiday at Lake Balaton, one that is ideal for families with small children, lovers or groups of friends, even for a solo experience at the “Hungarian Sea”. The water and the mud in the lake are just great remedies for various illnesses, and the landscape is also dotted by picturesque vineyards all around so if at any point you need to escape the lake shores, what could possibly be better than a holiday at Lake Balaton that also includes a wine tasting tour, and of course a nice meal of local authentic food. Unprecedented!What's the famous Siófok about?
When talking about Siófok, you are actually talking about the largest town on the southern side of the “Hungarian Sea”, and to add to it, this is also the party town of the lake. Every boat ride on the Balaton is served by the Siófok port, any cruise you might be tempted to take on a family holiday at Lake Balaton will start from here. So upon leaving your holiday home at Lake Balaton you can stroll around the park in Siófok with its many statues, the Lutheran church of the city is rather unique as well, learn a thing or two about the culture here in the town of the international composer of some renowned operettas Imre Kálmán, visit the interesting museum dedicated to this great artist. And speaking of museums, the Water Management Museum will be a rather interesting stop with the history of shipping and fishery displayed here, and the Museum of Minerals could also be a hit for those into finding out more about a huge collection of minerals. After all the sightseeing, what' s left to do is, well... party, party, party!Love is in the... water, at Lake Balaton
Are you in love? If so, a holiday home at Lake Balaton is the perfect little “love nest” for spending some wonderful times with your loved one. If not, than you will surely fall in love with at least the magic of the Balaton Lake while spending some time here. Tour the hills and enjoy the atmosphere, a delicious glass of local wine and a spectacular view, sunbathe on the lake shores, swim in its pleasant water. These are but few pictures that come to mind when thinking of a love blossoming vacation in this area of Hungary, and if you add up some visits to famous castles and palaces on the lake side, like the Baroque Festetics Palace at Keszthely. Climb the water tower of Siófok and take in the magnificent view. If you are to choose a city of romance around the lake, that should be Tihany, with its Benedictine Abbey, classical concerts, astonishing fields of lavender surrounding it. Two lakes, geysers, wildlife are to welcome lovers of nature as well. Take a sailing trip, or maybe a wine tasting trip in Badacsony, recharge your batteries at a spa or thermal bath, tailor your love blossoming trip just to your liking at Lake Balaton.