The northern side of the lake is renowned for its wine growing, whereas the flatter southern side is where most tourist resorts are located. The area offers a mixture of natural beauty spots, charming local towns and villages and some wonderful scenery, so there is plenty to keep you entertained. Siofok is one of the most popular places for visitors to the area, and is renowned for its open expanses of golden sandy beaches. During the summer time, it is a hotspot for parties and music events, and the locals are more than welcoming to all visitors to the area.
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Balantonfured is another great place to visit, and is full of charm and character. The mineral water of this town is famous for its purity and is said to help ease digestive problems. The whole area is covered in historic buildings, ruins and sites of interest which can be explored at your leisure. The southern shore of Lake Balaton is one of the most beautiful inland water sports areas anywhere in Europe, and there are lots of activities to get involved with for anyone who enjoys a bit of excitement. Windsurfing and sailing are particularly popular on the lake, but if you are looking for a more relaxing time on the water, you could take one of the many boat cruises of the area. During the summer months there are night time party boats which offer music and dance floors for people renting Lake Balaton South apartments to enjoy.
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Back on dry land, there are many bicycle hire centres to hire out a bike and explore the endless miles of tracks on. This is always a popular activity, and many say that it is the best way to enjoy the area and take in its beauty. For anyone with a wild side, bungee jumping or waterskiing can also be found in the area. Kris Balaton National Park, which is in the eastern corner of the lake, is one of the most important wetland areas in Europe, and it attracts a huge variety of different birds each year, It is possible to arrange guided tours in the area, which help you to identify and learn about the wildlife in the area. Also in the area is the Kápolnapuszta buffalo reserve, and Balaton Upland Parks. Whether you are a solo traveller, couple, or are travelling with the whole family, Lake Balaton South holidays could be the perfect destination for you.
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