LAKE VELENCE

„The Lake of Sunshine”

Lake Velence is one of the most atmospheric and charming regions of Hungary, a magical place which will leave you with so many experiences to take with you.
With its velvety, shallow waters Lake Velence is located in the heart of Hungary,50km from Budapest, 46km from Lake Balaton, in wonderful natural surroundings, at the foot of the Velence Hills. The water is great for swimming, and wind sports and fishing are also popular. Because of the sunny climate of the area and the shallowness of the lake, it is one of the warmest lakes in Europe: its temperature in the summer may reach 26 to 28 °C.
All year round this region offers numerous wonders for those keen on sophisticated, near-natural experiences. Lake Velence is not only a paradise for hikers. Hundreds of kilometres of hiking routes can be covered comfortably by bike, on foot, on horseback and on water.
Those looking for quiet relaxation can enjoy well-looked-after, sandy shores and the pampering services of wellness hotels and spas while those thirsting for active recreation, for new knowledge can set out to discover the natural beauty and architectural sights of the surrounding area and can take their pick from the wide variety of programmes offered by the region.
Alone or with your family, friends and teammates, for entertainment, relaxation or competition, Lake Velence tempts you to move all around the year. Lake Velence the place that is on the move.