Just southwest of Budapest lies this magical county, a pleasant place where a visitor can enjoy fine wine, great food and the cultural and historical attractions of regal and elegant cities such as Székesfehérvár and Veszprém. Székesfehérvár functioned as a Hungarian royal residence during the medieval era, with members of the royal family having resided there for 500 years.
With its cathedral and historic buildings, including many churches, visitors can really experience a taste of old Hungary here. Veszprém is also known as the ‘Town of Queens’, due to the fact that Gisella, the wife of St Stephen, Hungary’s first king, lived here during the 11th Century. The nation’s first cathedral was established here. Other appealing towns in the region for people renting Central Transdanubia holiday homes include Tata, one of the most romantic places in Hungary, and Zirc. The former possesses a charming Renaissance castle known as Oregvar, two lakes, an appealing English style park and a narrow gauge railway with which to zip around the town. Zirc boasts a lovely botanical garden for lovers of plants and flowers.
Favourite Destinations (Central Transdanubia)
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For people interested in venturing even further back in time, a trip to Vértesszőlős is well worth-while. Archaeologists here have discovered some of the oldest traces of early man in the world, and visitors can view their excavation site before heading into the museum to see some of the findings and fossils which have been discovered. There is also an intriguing preserved footprint of an early human. Outdoors enthusiasts stying in Central Transdanubia holiday rentals will be drawn to Lake Velence, where a whole range of adventurous activities can be enjoyed. Water sports such as kayaking and sailing are popular, while the habitat supports an interesting range of bird species as well as other wildlife.
Central Transdanubia Villa Rentals - the perfect holiday choice for nature lovers
The lake has also been the venue for in-ternational rowing and fishing competitions. The wooded hills and their misty valleys, dotted with caves and old fortresses, give the region a real air of mystery and romance, and hiking or cycling through the region, whilst looking out for wild boar or deer along the way is a real treat. Due to the region’s geographical location between the River Danube and Lake Balaton,Central Transdanubia really is in the heart of Eastern Europe. Its vineyards produce some lovely wines which visitors can enjoy, and, with Budapest and its big city attractions not far away, this part of Hungary is highly recommended.
Some other locations well known for their outstanding natural beauty are:
Come and book Cala Murada Villa Rentals and marvel at the natural landscapes and breathtaking views
Take a city break whilst staying in Mecklenburg Lake District Holiday Rentals, and take a day trip to Schwerin, the political and cultural capital of the region and a one of Germany's urban jewels, with its castle, state musuem and state theatre
El Hierro Villas - sit on the island's sloping hills covered in pine forests and wander along attractive walking trails whilst taking in the maritime views
Take in spectacular French Alps mountain views whilst skiing near your Valfrejus Chalets