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Reviewed August 7, 2019

two times I already passed by Lake Balaton on a road trip from the Balcan to Budapest. Lake Balaton is a must place to stop, rest and enjoy the lake view. in summer, the villages of the eastern shore are filled with tourists (mostly Hungarians)....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

The Place I like most on my trip. Well organised, good staff. It was a relaxing weekend at the pale. The only negative point was the Crowd. It is to popular and There were a lot of tourists. I visited It in july so probably...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

Such a treasure box it is. Superb highway/motorway to approach it, even if you choose to drive through the countryside, it's a fantastic trip. The landscape is breathtaking, great wine routes, authentic food, so kind and very friendly local people. It's inviting to re-visit it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

Lake Balaton has been a holiday playground for many years. It was always popular with the Germans. The lake is 75km long - the largest in Europe. The south shore has many lakeside resorts which are ideal for families. The lake on the south side...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Been to Siofok last summer and we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere this place offers as well as the beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ilona A
Reviewed December 28, 2018

This is the closest you'll get to a beach in Hungary. The lake is quite large, but don't expect clear azure waters. The bottom is also somewhat muddy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Usually review about Balaton are linked with summer - sun bathing, bathing in the lake, sailing, relaxing in the shade etc... Well this review is different. The location we've been at is between Keszthely and Gyenesdias - see the other reviews I've posted on some...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tiberiu_Baranyi
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

On the way from Budapest to Zagreb, the Lake Balaton is the perfect halfway stop for lunch and a glimpse of the gigantic lake. For lunch I had Balaton ponty (carp). Quite tender fillet. Lake Balaton is a freshwater lake in western Hungary with 197km...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Best time of the year in my view is early to mid September! My family(4) if us stayed in Ábrahámhegy which I wouldn’t recommend unless you want isolation as well as noise from train passing by frequently Would recommend Balatonfured or Tihany area Nice town...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Les K
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest lake in Europe. The northern part of it is hilly with vineyards all alongside it. The wineries are lovely with the best vines in the world. (I am a bit biased). Sailing extremely popular here. You may rent many types with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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