Lake Balaton North is a gorgeous stretch of water located to the north east of Hungary. With plenty to see and do, Lake Balaton holidays is one of the most tranquil holiday destinations in Central Europe and a great way to kick back, relax and take in the outstandingly beautiful natural scenery. The region boasts popular lakeside holiday resorts, beautiful vineyards, a thermal spa, buzzing cities and beautiful North Lake Balaton holiday lettings
For some well-deserved me-time a quick visit to the thermal spas is a must. Heviz is considered to be Hungary's best health spa, according to legend it was created by the Holy Virgin who intended it to heal a sick child. The steaming muds have medicinal properties, allegedly heal a wide range of different ailments and is well worth a visit. Active holidaymakers may be interested in a hike in the Northern hills of Lake Balaton. The luscious greenery certainly is a sight for sore eyes and Badacsony Hill is home to several wine cellars. Visitors will have the magnificent opportunity to sample the delights of the wineries by visiting the independent vineyards in the region. Bottles, and even individual glasses of local wine, are readily available to purchase.
Sit back and relax in your Lake Balaton North Holiday Rentals
Due to the shallow lake waters, the average temperature can range from 13 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius. This makes it perfect for swimming and other exciting water sports whilst staying in your Lake Balaton North accommodation. Beaches on the North shore usually require admission fees, whereas many of the southern shore beaches are free to enter, and boast a large number of fun waterslides!Lake Balaton offers wonderful Hungarian beach cuisine including ángos (a bread-like pastry), főtt kukorica (cooked corn on the cob), fagyi (ice-cream) and sült kolbász (grilled sausages). There is also plenty of the local Lake Balaton fish fogas- a roasted pike-perch fish. Balatonboglár and Balatonfenyves are popular kite surfing centres. Visitors are urged to hold on to their hats as it can get very windy during the autumn and winter months, conditions which make it ideal for kite surfing, of course.
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The Cross-Balaton Swim Contest is held on the lake every July and is open to everyone. The race is about 5.3 km long, starts at Révfülop on the north shore and ends at Balatonboglár. Participants even get a subsequent discount on the Lake Balaton ferry! Accommodation is available in the form of private Lake Balaton North apartments and houses of the locals. Due to the poularity of Lake Balaton North holidays with the Hungarian public it is essential you book accommodation as early as possible. Accommodation tours are available in order to snap up the best places.Lake Balaton is the quintessential Hungarian summer holiday experience and is the perfect opportunity to mix with the natives, sample some delicious beach food and relax by one the world's most beautiful lakes.
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