Tourist attractions in Szigliget

Tourist attractions in Szigliget

The Lake of Balaton has thousands of colors, thousands of smells and thousands of faces. As we follow the water we leave behind the smaller and bigger coastal settlements one after another, we can clearly see the rhytmic and lively variation of the colors, shapes and moods. Facing to the south, on the south-western part of the basin of Tapolca we will discover a place where all of these are united in a perfect harmony. And where did we arrive? We are at the entrance of Szigliget, a real gem ... [ read more ]

Szigliget, the pearl of Lake Balaton

Szigliget, the pearl of Lake Balaton

Szigliget was formerly called "Sziget-liget" (island-park) or "Zeg-Ligeth", and certainly not by accident! In those days it was really an island but when in the 19th century the Lake of Balaton was drained, it became a peninsula. Today three large hills and the valley lying between them dominate the landscape, where were people living already  the stone age people, and today it is the home of almost one thousand people. Although Szigliget is not as trendy destination as Tihany or Siofok,... [ read more ]