Badacsony Volcano Valley

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Christian S
Munich, Germany1,509 contributions
very interesting - differnt walk-arounds
May 2017 • Couples
Northern side of lake Balaton is full with very very old, inactive volcanoes - on some of the you can climb up by trkking route - receommended only if weather is not heating - there are serveral hikking routes and walk-arounds, pending on your condition.
Orientation maps help you finding correct direction
Written June 18, 2017
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Nador C
27 contributions
Great ride around Badacsony
May 2017 • Solo
Definitely recommend riding around the Romai Ut of Badacsony and visiting the odd cellar along the way. Very scenic and worth the effort.
Written June 1, 2017
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David N
Brisbane, Australia1,264 contributions
Great location to obtain wonderful views
Apr 2017 • Couples
We walked to the top of this no longer active volcano and found the nature on the walk was wonderful and then at the top the views are magnificent of the surrounding valley and across the lake. Well worth the effort and once at the top we were also blessed to have such a peaceful time to enjoy the views alone.
Written April 8, 2017
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bedicsand
Zalaegerszeg, Hungary238 contributions
The greatest witness hill
Oct 2016 • Family
The Badacsony is the highest witness-hill in Tapolca-basin. It's part of Balaton Uplands National Park, Hungary. The mountain has almost circular perimeter of 11 km, the roof's height is 1-1.5 km in diameter, the highest point above sea level 437.4 m. To the "mountain's skirts" (above Kisfaludy ház) you can drive up, but if you want a challange, start from the Lake... The most well developed hiking trails are on this mountain in the area. Take min. 3-4 hours for this, but if you have time, take a look at Szent György-hegy at Hegymagas, Csobánc at Tapolca-Diszel, Tóti-hegy at Káptalantóti, Hegyesd, and Hegyestű at Monoszló as well.
In autumn is the best.
Written October 21, 2016
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Ilia T
Karmiel, Israel75 contributions
Beautiful nature and wonderful views
Jul 2016
If you are in Badacsony and have some spare hours, a walking tour to volcano valley will show you some beautiful views of the lake Balaton and its wavy shores.
From the train station of Badacsony it will take you about 20-25 min.to reach the restaurant named Kisfaludy Ház Étterem, which is the starting point of the trip. If you arrive be car, head over there and park (for 200ft/h).
The volcano valley route starts by climbing the steps for 20-30 min. with welcome pauses for looking out some beautiful views of the lake and taking some pictures.
The valley itself is relatively flat. There are several walking routes signed, but it's worth just to hang out along the valley and enjoy a nice first, fresh air and natural silence broken with the birds singing. You will find a looking out tower to show you beautiful views around the valley, which are either the lake or some other volcanic hills.
Beware of mosquitoes as they attack you as soon as you stop. I'm not sure they care about the protective measures you take - they just eat you, mostly in legs. The best thing I could do is take some beach with leaves and use it as a tail.
This tie is definitely valley burning, for all the climbing and walking that you do, so take reasonable amounts of water with you. And the most important thing - enjoy the nature.
Written July 6, 2016
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Matej K
Krmelj, Slovenia505 contributions
Nice walk/hike to Badacsony volcano
Jun 2016 • Family
I saw other reviews for this attraction and we used free afternoon to visit this place. From fare it looks majestic. Start Rout described here is wrong. I strongly suggest to visit Badacsony info place where you will get a map which will guide you on the hill. Starting point and parking in place called Kikőtő. You will have to pay for parking place.
Then first 10 - 15 minutes are steps a lot of them. Then there is a wood walk. We walked almost all routes on the hill and took us good 2 hours (with 4 year old son). Be aware there are a Million Moskitos that are waiting for you. If you stop just for a 10s you will know what I'm talking about. Use protection.
Otherwise I recommend this walk also if it is sunny almost entire route goes trough woods.
Written June 16, 2016
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noahoneye
Temple Terrace, FL41 contributions
Nice views from the top
Jul 2015 • Business
This was a fun hike (maybe 1.5 hours) up to an observation tower. Seeing all the surrounding mountains from the tower was cool.
Written October 14, 2015
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Linda W
Tewkesbury, UK214 contributions
Good views from around Badacsony Hill.
Sep 2015 • Couples
We walked up to the summit, and around the side, as a rest from cycling round Lake Balaton. We had a beautiful day, and from the lookout tower on the summit, one can see all round the area, including the other volcanic hills.
Written September 27, 2015
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Zane E
Riga, Latvia37 contributions
Vulcano hiking with fantastic views
Mar 2015 • Friends
Badacsony vulcano is a good choice if you look for a hiking near Balaton. It gives you a bit of everything - some climbing up and down, walking beautiful forest, amazing views overlooking the area from all sides, nice resting places where you can sit or lay down, information about historical formation of mountain, interesting layered rock formations and after all - a good hike. The vulcano mountain is not very big or high and there is a circle path around it and several one crossing the middle part. We also did some detour from the path to get closer to rock formations, but it is hard to say how much this is allowed or not. At least no big signs and barriers were there to keep you away from exploring the vulcano your way. Unless you want to go off the beaten trail, it is easy to walk, you do not need special hiking boots. The vulcano is accessible from several sides, but we parked a car near a hotel where is a car parking for approx 30 cars and you have to pay for it (could be 300 ft, but I am not sure, cause there were no one charging fee in mid March). If you go there in high season, I assume it can very busy because of the touristic area around. But you can extend your walk and start hiking from the village. I seems, that during the season there is a also a cafeteria or restaurant near the parking and local wine tasting/selling point. In total it took us 4,5 hours to explore the whole mountain, but the walk was too exhausting. You can go with children too (not possible with stroller though because of stairs) and make it shorter too.There is also a big cross on the mountain and it seems like some kind of religious cross-route or smth.
Written March 18, 2015
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