A new, timber-framed lookout tower has just been unveiled on Somos Hill outside Balatonberény, on the site of an old one. Each level of the four-storey construction has its own terrace, a tourist-friendly solution allowing visitors the time and space to take in the panorama.
western basin of Lake Balaton can be seen from the new lookout tower on Route 76: the monadnocks of the
Tapolca basin, Szigliget Castle and Sipos Hill in Fonyód. Even the Tihanypeninsula can be picked out on a clear day. At the top of the tower, a map
helps identify the various heights on view.
spot, car park and restaurant are located alongside.