Due to its shallow waters and sandy beaches lake Balaton has become a favorite tourist spot in Hungary. The lake is picturesquely surrounded by an expansive fertile land abounding in villages. On the southern shore of this lake is Siofok, known for its spongy beaches. This place offers the best comfort for the tourists. Keszthely is a gorgeous old village near the lake. This place houses the Helicon Library and the Balaton Museum as well.
Europe’s largest thermal river, Heviz is situated a short distance away from the Balaton lake. This river can be reached by bus. Threre is one more small village near the lake Balaton and it is Veszprem and it is an abode of a museum and the 13th century Gizella Chapel.