Capital of the Northern Part of Lake Balaton, Balatonfüred is the oldest and sixth most popular vacation town in Hungary. It’s famous for its wine, carbonated water and the National Heart Diseases Hospital. Nobel Prize winner Rabindranáth Tagore was also treated there, so later a promenade was named after him. Hungarian writer, Mór Jókai and his wife, Róza Laborfalvi used to spend many of their summers in their house in Füred. Since 1825 there is the annual Anna Ball and this year it was the host of FINA as well.

These are the places you should definitely visit when you are in Balatonfüred:

  1. House of Mór Jókai
  2. Vaszary Villa
  3. Kossuth Lajos Drinking Hall
  4. Anna Grand Hotel (this is where the annual Anna Balls are held)
  5. Tagore Promenade
  6. Statues: Ferenc Deák, István Bujtor, Mór Jókai, Sándor Pethő, Wind and water, Kiss, Flóra Goddess, Sándor Kisfaludy
  7. Churches: King Christ Church, Catholic Church, Protestant Church, Evangelistic Chuch, Round Church
  8. The dock and Lake Balaton
  9. Balaton Pleasure Boats
  10. Balaton Aquarium










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