- Lake Balaton
The northern shore is home to 25 lakeside resorts catering to water sports. The southern shore is dominated by 70 km of sandy beach with a number of small resorts scattered along the coast. To get around, cycling enthusiasts should note that the Balaton Cycle Path encircles the lake. To learn more visit the Balaton Tourism Board.
To reach Balaton, flights can be made to Budapest followed by a 120 km drive to the east shore.
Alternatively direct flights can be made to FlyBalaton Airport, located on the western shore, as follows:
- London - (Ryanair) - www.ryanair.com (tel: +36 83 554042)
- Berlin & Stuttgart - (MALÉV) - www.malev.hu
- Dortmund & Leipzig - (DauAir) www.dauair.com
- Zurich - (Helvetic) - www.helvetic.com