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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place of Worship
“One of the oldest Abbey in Hungary with wonderful panorama to the lake. Must see.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Tech Startup
“75kms long, this isnt a tiny lake. FULL OF FISH, worth a full week of fishing adventures! From shore or a boat, or from piers and marinas. License required so buy it before you cast. Drive there or drive around it and taste local wine, boat, fish, swim, bike, hike... nice area, scenic drives.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Modern European Restaurant
“Étterme kiváló, finom borok.. Szeretjük! Great restaurant, good wines.. We love it!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Best market in Hungary, you have to go Sunday morning, besides local products they sell food and also used stuff and offer simple eating places within the market. The coffee place next to the entrance is very much overpriced yet, but the lángos they sell inside the market is excellent.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“ An old water tower surrounded by cafes and restaurants on the main square of the city”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“nice unerground boat trip (approx 1,5 hours of waiting in a queue, but worth it).”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lodging
“In case of bad weather,it is a good program to swim,sauna,and thermal water.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“On the south shore. Badacsony mountain is visible/ A déli parton található. Badacsony is látható.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This was one of the first nice Balaton Provence style restaurant to open more then 10 years ago, we still like it. The village is also cute. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“ City mall with different stores, shops and restaurants. Cinema is also available at the mall.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Plaza
“Bárok, éttermek, éjszakai élet / The main promenade of the city with bars, restaurants and nightlife.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The area around Szigliget is beautiful , and the castle could be worth a short trip, especially with children.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“It's the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine in the evening or have a coffee and a cake by the water.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Siófok legnagyobb és legpatinásabb parkja. 2006-ban átadott 4,6 hektáros, eredeti tervek alapján felújított Jókai park.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Ide már egy kicsit többet kell sétálni (de autóval és kerékpárral is jól megközelíthető), de megéri. Szuper ebédmenük, jó ételek, profi kiszolgálás!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Good restaurant In the hart of the city. You can try excellent Hungarian wines as well.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Modern European Restaurant
“Étterme kiváló, finom borok.. Szeretjük! Great restaurant, good wines.. We love it!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This was one of the first nice Balaton Provence style restaurant to open more then 10 years ago, we still like it. The village is also cute. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ide már egy kicsit többet kell sétálni (de autóval és kerékpárral is jól megközelíthető), de megéri. Szuper ebédmenük, jó ételek, profi kiszolgálás!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Good restaurant In the hart of the city. You can try excellent Hungarian wines as well.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Most scenic of all restaurants around the lake. Great food, even greater wine. Beautiful family owned winery.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“This lovely restaurant with a large outdoor patio is a must visit. The menu, based on Hungarian cuisine, takes these dishes one step further. Chef Jahni L. uses local seasonal ingredients creatively.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Hungarian Restaurant
“Good value for price, great variety of food including local fishes form the lake.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
  • 2 locals recommend

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