Balatonfüred

What is Balatonfüred known for?


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of Olaszrizling (Welschriesling) grapes, and sailing and swimming facilities, as well as to revive the two-century-old tradition of socializing around spas, bathing and vacationing. The main events of the two-month-long summer holiday season include a ball for first-time visitors with a beauty contest and a wine-tasting festival, both in August. Füred (short for Balatonfüred) has six comprehensive schools, three grammar schools, a secondary modern school for viniculture, the Lajos

developed early as resorts for the wealthy, but it wasn't until the late 19th century when landowners, with their vines (vitis) destroyed by lice (Phylloxera), began building summer homes to rent out to the burgeoning middle classes. http: www.lonelyplanet.com hungary lake-balaton history While a few settlements on Lake Balaton, including Balatonfüred and Hévíz, have long been resort centres for the Hungarian aristocracy, it was only in the late 19th century

of the older generation, so learn your one word phrases well. Thse will come in handy, particularly at the train station where simple words like "Egy retur" (Return ticket) might save you on your holiday. Tourist information


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Hermina udvar url http: www.muemlekem.hu muemlek?id 9701 email address Blaha Lujza utca 7 lat 46.95536 long 17.89390 directions phone fax hours price content The Yard is a protected monument. Built in eclectic-style *

directions phone +36 87 950-876 hours Tu-Su 10:00–18:00 price Adult HUF1000, combined ticket HUF2500 (to Jókai Memorial House, and the Municipal Museum and Vaszary Vila. Valid for 3 days). content the summer home of Mór Jókai who was a great Hungarian novelist of the 19th century. Eclectic style. Now the Literary Memorial Museum is here with a constant exhibition showing the life of the greatest tale-teller of Hungary and the way he lived here, in Balatonfüred. *

address Hősök tere 1. lat 46.96997 long 17.89543 directions Arács village northern part phone hours price content Built by Ferenc Széchenyi, in 1792, in baroque style. Around 1871 was transformed and decorated with eclectic elements. - Now here is the Horticulture Technical School *


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long 17.89436 directions phone +36 87 581 200 price Sgl dbl From HUF21000 27000 checkin checkout content Special services: Biomed Cure Parlour, MultiDent Dental Clinic, Beauty Treatments, Wellness, Spa, Aromatherapy, Bowling (4 lane bowling alley), Mini Golf ( 12-hole) -Local programs: Golf, Cruising, Sailing, Biking around the lake, horse riding, farmer's trade fair. *


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of Olaszrizling (Welschriesling) grapes, and sailing and swimming facilities, as well as to revive the two-century-old tradition of socializing around spas, bathing and vacationing. The main events of the two-month-long summer holiday season include a ball for first-time visitors with a beauty contest and a wine-tasting festival, both in August. Füred (short for Balatonfüred) has six comprehensive schools, three grammar schools, a secondary modern school for viniculture, the Lajos


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in summer due to its numerous large clubs. Zamárdi, a resort town on the southern shore, is the site of Balaton Sound, a major electronic music festival since 2007. Keszthely is the site of the famous Festetics Palace and Balatonfüred is a historical bathing town home to the annual Anna Ball. Chief resorts include: Badacsony - Balatonalmádi - Balatonboglár - Balatonfüred - Balatonlelle - Fonyód - Keszthely - Siófok - Tihany


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Further afield Alsóörs thumb Turkish Customhouse, Alsóörs (File:Török adószedőház1.JPG) A resort village ten km east of Balatonfüred, an old settlement at the foot of Somlyó Hill. The most famous building here, the Turkish house, which was built on the hill of the village, around 1500, late Gothic style, now functions as an exhibition space. Other sights: Reformed church (Romanesque and Gothic styl, 13th century, renovated in Baroque style in 1807, painted wooden ceiling dates back to 1721); near to the border of the village worked red sandstone quarry, now an open air theatre, - commonly known as the amphitheater,-in the summer performances are usually kept. In the center of the village is operating the "Kocsma" (lit.:Pub) Here you will find a unique collection of folk instruments and instruction articles. From Csere-hegyi Lookout you will see a great view to gentle slopes whiches planted with vines, fruit-gardens and to the lake. - To 'Do': There are numerous wine-shops and inviting cellars situated in the vineyards. In the summer,there are cultural programmes, music events, art exhibitions, a rowing regatta on Lake Balaton, folk dances and disco nights. There is a new Sports Arena. The village beach received the title of the 'Best beaches on the Northern Shore'. Significant archery, water sports and kayak tours takes place every summer. - ''Stay'': caravan camping sites, hotels, guest-houses, private accommodations. Balatonalmádi A resort village east of Balatonfüred. - Fortified Reformed Church (12-13.th centuries, inside Baroque, vaulted, undivided hall),St. Ignatius Church (Roman Catholic, Balatonalmádi-Vörösberény, Baroque, part of the ensemble of the Vorosberen monastery today operated hotel in the monastery), St. Emeric's Church (Roman Catholic parish church, built in 1930 on the basis of plans of István Medgyasszay, mixed architectures,-transylvanian and the red stone). - Holy Right Chapel ( in 1956 moved to here from Buda Castle, must see the Miksa Roth's golden mosaic depicting St Stephen and a fragment of St Stephen's right hand, the relics of Prince St. Imre and his motherHappy (Bavaria) Giselle was placed in here); Lutheran Church; St. Margaret's Chapel; Outdoor Chapel, (in Balatonalmádi-Káptalanfüred) '''Do''' : see the Óvári Lookout for panoramic view and the Pannonia Cultural Centre & Library for events, take walking tours on the Kocsi lake nature trail or on the Vörös Homokkő (lit.Red Sandstone) Nature Trail. Swim or Sunbath any of three beaches Káptalanfüredi Beach (Kócsag u. 1.), Wesselényi Beach (Szent István sétány 6.), Budatava Beach (Lóczy tér 1) Sailing, Fishing, Tennis, Cycling, Horse Riding - Events here: Almadi summer festival starting from June to September every weekend with special programmes such as Spring buzz, Balaton Classic Ramada Grand Prix, Hungarikum (food) Festival; Palinkafestival (Spirit Festival), Wine Festival, Harvest Festival, Pumpkin Festival, Advent Fair (in winter), Almádi napok (Days of Balatonalmádi), Péter Pál Napi Vigadalom (Peter and Paul Daily Festivities)- ''Stay'': two four star hotel, a three star hotel, five guesthouses and private apartmans a camping. Balatonakali thumb Regional Museum in Balatonakali (File:Balatonakali múzeum 4.JPG) thumb Port of Balatonakali (File:Balatonakali - boat port-2.jpg) This village is referred to as a great fishing place, still known by its grapes- and its wineculture. Here built the first (wine) bottling plant in the whole Balaton region. - The old folk architecture of its can be seen on the Kossuth street’s peasant houses. Also since 2006 here is a Regional Museum (Kossuth utca 36). - '''Do''' : enjoy the well-kept beach, strolling on the Promenad, rent a boat in the marina. - Cultural programs, fishing facility, water sports give opportunity spending your time. - There are restaurants with Hungarian taste of food. The wine-grovers are waiting for the guests with the famous wines of region. - ''Stay'': ten youth camps, three international camping there. There are also private accommodations with the Hungarian style of hospitality. thumb Csopak (File:Csopak2.jpg) thumb Csopak beach (File:A csopaki strand főbejárata.jpg) Csopak Csopak (East of Balatonfüred) - -The picturesque environment of Csopak attracts the artists, the people who wish to relax and the enthusiasts of the nature. - The sights of Csopak are: Csonkatorony (Stumpy Tower is actually a ruins of St. Stephen's Church from Árpád-era ), Paul Water mill (industrial history exhibition), Siaint Miklós church ruins (14th-century) and the Ranolder Castle, Villa of Buda, Reformed Church, Cottage Congregation of Jesus' Sisters, St. Joseph Medical Source, Ornament well (at the entrance to the beach) . The arts lover can watch newer and newer exhibitions in Csopak Gallery. - '''Do''': The beach, the summer programs, the friendly cellars of Csopak. Csopak is famous for its grape and wine culture. (olaszrizling).The summer programs are also related to the wine, at the end


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. Description The town has two marinas, a string of carbonated mineral water springs, listed buildings from the middle of the 18th and the 19th centuries and fine restaurants. It has modern hotels and guest-houses to accommodate about fifty thousand visitors in the summer. The nearest villages around Balatonfüred are Tihany, Aszófő, Balatonszőlős and Csopak, all renowned for their wine, land and beaches. Highway No 71 crosses the town as well as a single track railway line between

Budapest and Tapolca. Former large employer in town included the Ship-yard, whereas today the larges employer is the State Heart Hospital. The largest industry is catering and providing boarding and other accommodations. The town has a pier, a harbour, a large camping site and several private marinas. 200px left thumb Full moon at the shore of the Lake (File:Full moon on the shore.jpg) Visitors come to enjoy the mild micro-climate, beautiful scenery, the local wine, made

of Olaszrizling (Welschriesling) grapes, and sailing and swimming facilities, as well as to revive the two-century-old tradition of socializing around spas, bathing and vacationing. The main events of the two-month-long summer holiday season include a ball for first-time visitors with a beauty contest and a wine-tasting festival, both in August. Füred (short for Balatonfüred) has six comprehensive schools, three grammar schools, a secondary modern school for viniculture, the Lajos


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Balaton region. - The old folk architecture of its can be seen on the Kossuth street’s peasant houses. Also since 2006 here is a Regional Museum (Kossuth utca 36). - '''Do''' : enjoy the well-kept beach, strolling on the Promenad, rent a boat in the marina. - Cultural programs, fishing facility, water sports give opportunity spending your time. - There are restaurants with Hungarian taste of food. The wine-grovers are waiting for the guests with the famous wines of region. - ''Stay'': ten youth


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. There is delicious food compositions and diverse, homemade cakes. For breakfast there is an abundant buffet, and in the evening, besides the varied buffet, meals are also enhanced by an open-air, lakeside grill party. Wine-lovers can choose from among almost 40 wines from Balaton and other famous Hungarian wine regions. - Also there is a Pool bar by the swimming pool, nad a Lido bar with terrace. In the reception lobby, the Netcafé offers unrestricted broadband Internet access, accompanied by a pleasant


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Vigadalom (Peter and Paul Daily Festivities)- ''Stay'': two four star hotel, a three star hotel, five guesthouses and private apartmans a camping. Balatonakali thumb Regional Museum in Balatonakali (File:Balatonakali múzeum 4.JPG) thumb Port of Balatonakali (File:Balatonakali - boat port-2.jpg) This village is referred to as a great fishing place, still known by its grapes- and its wineculture. Here built the first (wine) bottling plant in the whole

Balatonfüred

'''Balatonfüred''' is a popular resort town in Veszprém county, in Hungary, with a population of 13,000, situated on the northern shore of Lake Balaton. It is considered to be the capital of the Northern lake shore and is a popular yachting destination. It is also a favorite location for fishing, carp being the most common catch, although the introduction of eels and other non-indigenous species has caused ecological damage in recent years.

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