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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lake is silky. Numerous restaurants offering local fish surround the lake. Beware of slow service everywhere if you are not accustomed to it.

Thank Asher S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up spending my summers with my parents and grandparents by the lake Balaton, in Balatonfenyves. It is a beautiful place that has something to offer to everyone. I've spent a few days in Fenyves this summer and I was very pleased to see...More

Thank Istvan Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 flew in to Budapest then took the train (£9 pp took under 3 hrs) down to Revfulop on the north side of Lake Balaton. Excellent campsite just 5 min walk from Revfulop train stn. Friendly staff, usually speaking enough English. We...More

Thank WandragFamily
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We started after a simple smooth drive down from Budapest at Siofok which was a lakeside village set up as a holiday park. Despite the throngs we parked up easily and headed to the water to find our tiny patch of grass in the shade...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The biggest lake in the country and a traditional holiday spot. On the coastline you can find many activities, restaurants, cafes, museums for all ages. It is a shallow lake, mainly from the south side, but that makes it ideal if you are with young...More

1  Thank Kaccca K
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I thought id be disappointed with hungary as no coastline but, lake Balaton, wow. It's like the Mediterranean but with swans. Breathtaking scenery.

Thank U1863QEkevinp
Reviewed 2 July 2017

For Hungarians it holds a nostalgic sort of meaning. For foreigners it's a lake where you can go swim; the water is rather shallow but you can still have fun. For me the highlight was driving around the villages, I was blown away by how...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Lake Balaton may be the best that Hungary can offer in the lakes department but we found it scenically boring. It is a large stretch of VERY SHALLOW water, largely surrounded by a very flat shoreline. On the western side the villages are quite small...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We arrive there travelling from Croatia to Bratislava. It was suppose to be a great stop to do in a warm afternoon, and instead it turns out to be crap. We arrived at Balatonberény at lunch time. We parked the car close to the lake...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This freshwater lake is well worth visiting if you are in Hungary. It is a very large lake surrounded by pretty countryside with lots of nice stopping places with beaches shops accommodation and places to eat

Thank Michael L
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