The Balaton area in Hungary is well-known and well-visited by Hungarians, as well as tourists. Balaton Uplands National Park is the area on the North shore of Lake Balaton and it consists of 6 different landscape protection areas.
Some parts of this park have been called ‘the most beautiful landscape in Hungary’ by poets, painters, and writers.
In this park, you can find wetlands, grasslands, caves, and weird rock formations.
Of all the Hungarian National Parks, Balaton Uplands probably has the most diversity to offer for visitors. There’s a lot of things to see and do, like underground lakes, Little Balaton lake with all it’s wildlife, the Balaton wine region, castles on top of a lookout hill, …
Balaton Uplands National Park covers a diverse area of more than 570 square kilometers.