Discover the second-largest lake in Hungary, visit two castles, and relax on a sandy beach!
Welcome to Lake Velence, the second-largest lake in Hungary! Nestled in the picturesque countryside near Szekesfehervar, just 60 km from Budapest, this small lake is a hidden gem waiting to be explored.
Your tour begins with a drive to the lake from Budapest, passing through the picturesque countryside. Along the way, you’ll make a stop in Martonvasar to take a leisurely walk in the beautiful park of Brunszvik Castle, where Beethoven composed Appassionata, and marvel at the history and artistry of this unique location.
Next, you’ll visit the renowned Bory Castle, a one-of-a-kind structure that holds the distinction of being the largest building in the world built by a single individual. Explore the intricate details and architecture of this impressive castle, which was built by the visionary artist Jeno Bory over the course of 40 years.
As you continue your tour around the lake, you’ll be treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the countryside, with its reeds, birds, horses, and charming thatched-roof cottages. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the giant statue of Hussar Miska in the village of Pakozd, commemorating the legendary Hungarian light cavalry.
For a stunning vista of the lake, you’ll visit the Bence Hill lookout, where you can take in the panoramic view of the glistening waters and surrounding landscape. After your tour, you’ll have time for a delicious lunch and relaxation on the sandy beach, where you can soak up the sun and enjoy the serene atmosphere.
With its natural beauty, cultural landmarks, and relaxing beach, Lake Velence is a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of Budapest. Join us on this unforgettable journey and create lasting memories in this serene oasis of Hungary’s countryside.
- Enjoy a panoramic tour around Lake Velence the second-largest lake in Hungary
- Visit Brunswick Castle where Beethoven composed Appassionata
- Visit Bory Castle, the largest building in the world built by a single man
- Visit the giant statue of Hussar Miska in Pakozd
- Visit the Bence Hill lookout with a stunning view of the lake
- Relax on a sandy beach
Admission tickets are not included in the tour price
Brunswick Castle Park admission 900 HUF / 2,50 EUR
Bory Castle admission 2500 HUF / 6 EUR
Bence Hill lookout admission 500 HUF /1,50 EUR
Duration: 9 hours
Driving distance: 140 km
Guide: English-speaking guide
Tour Type: Private tour
1 JUN- 3 SEP daily at 9 AM
Check-in: 15 minutes before the published departure time
Budapest Scooter Tour 1053 Budapest Vámház körüt 10 (the office is located inside the house courtyard ) Hotline: +3630984510
Lake Velence Castles and BeachPrices per person in EUR
1 person 230 EUR
2 persons 130 EUR
3 persons 100 EUR
4 persons 80 EUR
5 persons 75 EUR
6 persons 70 EUR
7 persons 65 EUR
8-10 persons 60 EUR
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