Why Balatonberény?

Balatonberény, due to the huge reed and trees surrounding the village, is the island of quiet and tranquillity offered by nature. It is an ideal destination for recovering from everyday life and the madding crowd. By means of its special location it has a quality offer to the lovers of culture and hiking.

It is the westernmost village of the southern shore of Lake Balaton, it is located in the immediate vicinity of Kis-Balaton, a few kilometres away from the firth of River Zala. It can be found only a few kilometres away from the motorway M7, the airport of Sármellék, as well as the railway junction in Balatonszentgyörgy.

Beaches in Balatonberény

Községi strand

Municipal beach

Our Municipal beach is the hidden jewel of Northern Balaton: it offers ideal entertainment for the whole family from the youngest to the oldest. More information


Naturist beach

We provide undisturbed and quality entertainment for nude bathers by means of the largest naturist beach of Lake Balaton. More information


Free beach

The picturesque and free beach of Balatonberény is a long shore indented by reeds, tiny islands and bays. More information

Program recommendation

  • Balatonberényi látnivalók
    Sights of BalatonberényThe Gothic Church and the natural specialties of the shore of Lake Balaton and the vineyard are attractions, over which visitors might pass without paying attention. However, it is a meaningful recreation to roam around Balatonberény focusing on these sights and specialties.Details
  • Festetics Kastély
    Festetics CastleThe Festetics Castle is one of the most famous and the third largest castles in Hungary and it is the most popular tourist attraction in Keszthely. Details
  • Balatonszentgyörgy – a Balaton nyugati kapuja
    Balatonszentgyörgy – The Western Gate of BalatonOur southern neighbour, Balatonszentgyörgy is not situated directly on the lakeshore, but its favourable geographical position allows it to get more involved in tourism. Details
  • Hévíz
    HévízLake Hévíz, the largest thermal lake in Europe and one of the most famous spa resorts in Hungary, can be found north-west of Lake Balaton, barely 20 kilometres away from Balatonberény.Details
  • Keszthelyi-hegység
    Keszthely hillsPut on your boots, bring out your bike, put a water bottle into your backpack and the hiking can begin! One of the most diverse geographical formations of the Balaton Uplands is the Keszthely Hills, which offers a variety of active recreational opportunities to the lovers of nature.Details
  • Vörs
    Vörs – The Capital of Kis-BalatonVörs is situated near the famous wetlands of Kis-Balaton. The village is ideal for tourism because of the absence of transit traffic, the quiet environment and famous attractions. Details
  • Tikos – erdők mezők ölelésében
    Tikos – Embrace of Forests and FieldsTikos can be found northwest of Marcali between Főnyed and Hollád.Details
  • Zalakaros
    Spa ZalakarosThe small resort town is situated 30 kilometres away from our village, in the south-western part of County Zala. It was made internationally well-known by its thermal bath operating for 45 years.Details
  • Futás a Balaton parton
    Running on the shore of Lake BalatonOn new roads every day! Balatonberény and its surroundings provide especially varied routes for the lovers of leisurely strolls, easy jogging and long-distance running.Details
  • Horgászás
    AnglingThe richness in fish of the fishing waters stretching from the reeds of Balatonmáriafürdő to the firth of river Zala is due to the diverse shore and bed conditions, as well as the boat- and tourist traffic-free, quiet environment. Bait and give it a try!Details
  • Kis-Balaton
    Kis-BalatonThe bird sanctuary, which is outstanding even in European level, 200 years ago was one of the bays of Lake Balaton, where steamboats ran.Details
  • Kehida
    Kehida Termal ResortKehidakustány, which is only a half an hour’s drive away from Balatonberény, is located in the northern part of County Zala, on both banks of the river Zala.Details
  • Hollád - erdők mezők ölelésében
    Hollád – Embrace of Forests and FieldsHollád is a small village of 300 on the north-western edge of Somogy County.Details
  • marcali_furdo
    Marcali Spa and Leisure CentreMarcali is located south of Lake Balaton, it is about a 15 minutes’ drive from our village. One of its main attractions is the Spa and Leisure Centre, which was opened in 2003.Details
  • Kerékpározás a Balaton parton
    Cycling on the shore of Lake BalatonIf you can finally get away from everyday life, have the opportunity to relax and if you would spend your free time with active recreation, spring into the saddle, as cycling is the best solution to it.Details
  • Keszthely - Múzeumok városa
    Keszthely and its museumsOur village is separated from Keszthely, the most important town of Western Balaton, only by the golden bridge glittering at sunset on Lake Balaton and a few kilometres of travelling. Details