You don't want to spend your time only at
the beach? No problem!
In this case there are several possibilities around the Lake Balaton:
- There is cycle path around the Balaton. Several well developed cycle
paths are around Siófok.
routes for cyclists in the surrounding of Siófok:
Siófok – Zamárdi – Szántódpuszta –
Siófok (30 km)
Siófok – Tihany – B.füred – Siófok (60 km
Siófok – Tihany or B.füred – Siófok with regularly
Siófok – Tihany – Örvényes – Dörgicse –
Klárapuszta – Aszófő – Tihany – Siófok (40 km
Siófok – Tihany – Siófok with regularly operating ship)
Siófok – B.földvár – Kőröshegy – Siófok
Siófok – Ságvár – Nagyberény – B.szabadi –
Siófok (45 km) .
- For those who
like sports there are several possibilities around the Balaton. (e.g.:
paddle boat, sailing, surf, water-skiing, riding, going for a drive,
tennis, table-tennis, street ball, beach-volleyball, bungee jumping,
squash, minigolf, go-kart , summer bobsleigh, flying, hot-air
the whole family. ( for example in the brand-new Wellness Hotel
VÉRTES**** in Siófok.
Apart from the
famous medicinal bathes like Hévíz, Bük, Zalakaros,
Igal there are more and more medicinal and wellness offers, water
amusement park as well.
- It is a very
special experience to sail round the Balaton.
- There are
boats with time-tables and also with different programmes.
- There are
several possibilities for outings in the area.
Sightseeing's around the Balaton:
- Castle Festetics and Balaton Museum in
You have to visit this beautiful baroque castle with 110 rooms. It was
startedto be built in 1745. The interesting Balaton Museum can be found
in a representative neobaroque building built in 1928.
- The abbey of Tihany
This baroque church was built in 1740-1745. Under the main altar there
is a part of the former church and the tomb of King András, the
founder of the abbey.
- The Turkish House in Alsóörs.
It is worth to go to this place for the beautiful panorama as well.
- The József Egry Museum in
Badacsony.The Balaton was attractive for the painters in the 18., 19.
Century. One of the famoustst was József Egry.
- The Lutheran church in Siófok.
This interesting church was designed by Imre Makovecz.
- The fortress in
Vörösberény It was built around 1290.
- The Museum in Buzsák The lace of
Buzsák is world-famous.
- The china museum in Herend and the
glassworks in Ajka
Hungary is proud to have 8 places considered
special enough to be included on the list of exceptional and
universally important sites. This section is intended to help you find
these places and get to know them.
- Budapest, including the Banks of the
Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter (1987) and Andrássy avenue (2002)
- Old Village of Hollókő and its
- Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovakian
- Millenarian Benedictine Abbey of
Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment (1996)
- Hortobágy National Park - the
- Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs
- Tokaj the Historical Wine Region Cultural
- Fertő/Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape