Car Rental in Balaton Lake
General Information about Balaton
Lake Balaton is a major attraction for tourists in Hungary. It is the largest lake of Central Europe. The size of this lake is about 600 square kilometers, and it is about 78 kilometers (48.5 miles) long. The narrowest place is located around the town of Tihany, and it is 1.5 km (0.9 miles). The average depth is 3-4 meters. Water temperature in summer ranges from 22 to 28 degrees.
Unlike in many other European lakes, water of Lake Balaton is very clean. Large emphasis is put on protecting the lake from pollution. For this reason, strict rules were introduced, because of which a ban on motor boats is placed. The water of Lake Balaton is often described as silky.
Thanks to the particular microclimate of the area, the water rich in minerals as well as the right sun exposure you can feel here as in a seaside resort. The season lasts from May until the beginning of autumn in October.
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Lake Balaton is also a big attraction for anglers. 25 species of fish live in the waters of the lake. Fish that can be caught here are: carp, pike perch, catfish, pike. Fishing is permitted at almost any location. Balaton region is dominated by Mediterranean climate. This pleasant climate allows growing of many plants and trees, which can normally only found in Mediterranean countries such as almond, ficus and grenade trees.
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In the last twenty years, the number of inhabitants of the region increased from 100 000 to almost 150 000, and in the summer the number of people doubles. Therefore, many premises and shops are open only during the season. A railway line passes on the south, near the shore of the lake, and makes an arc to the north along Tihany peninsula and Badacsony mountains, and then comes back to the shore of the lake near the town of Tapolca.
All cities in the region of Lake Balaton are connected with a network of bus services. Tourists traveling by car usually arrive by M7 motorway from Budapest. Rent a cheap car from Economy Car Rentals for a more convenient travel.
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Last Updated 2018-04-28