Friday, 23 July 2021
In the beautiful countryside around Káptalantóti, Finns Sonja Mäkinen and Aime Kuusela offer English-language tuition at Riding in Hungary, no previous experience required!
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Friday, 4 June 2021
See how Lake Balaton – then the Pannonian Sea – would have looked millions of years ago thanks to these atmospheric images of thousands of empty shells at Bélatelep in Fonyód.
Friday, 28 May 2021
If you're going to Balaton this summer, leave the car at home and use the swifter train service from Budapest, with 24- and 72-hour tickets for the whole lake. There's more space for bikes, too!
Friday, 21 May 2021
Friday, 30 April 2021
Look out for the opulent interiors of Festetics Palace in Keszthely when you watch the current Netflix fantasy series 'Shadow and Bone', partly filmed at the Baroque pile near Lake Balaton.
Monday, 29 March 2021
Here comes the summer! From sunbathing piers to rooftop terraces, here are the new features to look out for when you're hitting the beaches of Balaton this year.
Friday, 19 March 2021
Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Sites have already been booked for Balaton Sound and the Strand Festival 2021, a positive sign of the summer to come – the pandemic situation willing, of course.
Thursday, 18 February 2021
Friday, 4 December 2020
Hévíz, the large thermal lake near Balaton, was forced to close this week due to the pandemic shutdown – but the good news is that it may even reopen a week from now. Watch this space!
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
With record numbers of cyclists heading to Balaton in 2020, Hungarian state rail MÁV and the Hungarian Cycling Club are working on a series of proposals to make travel easier in 2021.