Located on the northern shore of Lake Balaton, Balatonfüred is a popular tourist resort. In 1971it was the first city in Hungary to be declared a Health-and Holiday-City, while in 1987 it became an International Grape and Wine City.
The nearly one-kilometre long promenade along the water’s edge is named after B.Tagore, the Hindu, 1913 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, who planted a tree in the nearby park to commemorate the successful recovery of his health.
Balatonfured - Balaton Lake
The former holiday home of Mór Jókai, the famous Hungarian writer, now functions as a museum.
The remnants of a Romanesque style church can be found on the city’s northwestern border.
The city’s most well-known event is the Anna Ball which has been held on the third Saturday of July ever since 1825.
Balatonfüred, one of Hungary’s traditional wine-growing regions, is particularly known for its white wines.
The 120m long Lóczy Cave on the edge of the city, with its limestone formations and geologic stratifications, can be visited with a guide, is a popular beauty spot.
Balatonfured - Harbour