Lake Velence I Hungary accommodation I NOVASOL
Holiday in Hungary accommodation at Lake Velence
Halfway between Budapest and Lake Balaton you will find Lake Velence known for its lovely shorelines and warming water. The average temperature of the water is usually a warm 22 to 24 degrees, but it’s known to rise to 27 degrees in the middle of summer. Spend your next self-catering holiday in our Hungary accommodation at Lake Velence and see for yourself why it is popular with both tourists and locals alike. With about 2050 hours of sunshine a year, it’s certainly deserving of the name "Sunshine Lake". The Romans used the lakes chemical composition to their advantage, using it to heal rheumatic diseases, limb diseases and loss of appetite.
Things to do from your Hungary accommodation Lake Velence
The Velence Mountains are considered to be the oldest mountain in the country and are made up of granite, loess, quartzite and andesite. Hiking enthusiasts staying in our self-catering accommodation in Hungary will find these regions wondrous to explore. The landscape combines three important building blocks: the large water surface, the mountains and the deep plain. Thus it represents a complete and varied mountain experience. Lake Velence is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hungary, not just for bathing enthusiasts, but also for anglers. The lake is a very popular fishing destination and is also a hit with families.
Spend time exploring lovely Agárd
The town of Agárd is the most popular beach resort on the lake, where you can also enjoy a wide variety of water sports activities, including surfing and sailing. There is also a popular Thermal Bath and Spa centre, should you want to recharge and feel refreshed during your stay in our Hungary accommodation here.The Csobor Winery is also found here where you can look around the vineyards and source some locally made wine. Rent a holiday home on Lake Velence and experience both recreation and nature, as well as activity and sport.
Apartments in Székesfehérvár on Lake Velence
Székesfehérvár is located between Budapest and Lake Balaton and it’s one of the oldest towns of Hungary. In fact, in the Middle Ages it was a royal residence and one of the most important cities of Hungary and shouldn't be missed during your stay in your chosen Hungary holiday lettings. Szekesfehervar was actually the capital of Hungary during the Middle Ages and it is a very colourful city with a lot of charm. The gothic cathedrals and beautiful town square mean it’s very easy to spend a day exploring the area.
Learn more about the rich Hungarian history
In the 1st century AD, the Roman town of Gorsium-Herculia stretched over 200 hectares. In the vicinity of Tác today, an archaeological park has been established. This area now feels like a world away from any other part of Hungary. Cultural programs are also offered and give you the opportunity to experience this long-past world close up and gain a greater insight into the Hungarian culture. You’ll find festivities at all times of the year. The "Floralia" at the opening of the season and the "Ludi Romani" at the end of the summer show gladiatorial games, ceremonies and Roman theatre.
Unwind in Lake Velence's warming waters
In ancient times, the Romans already appreciated the warm waters of Lake Velence. Today, Hungary's 'sunshine' lake owes its popularity not only to its proximity to the capital - many people who live in Budapest have a holiday home here - but the area is also known for the variety of watersports on offer, particularly in the towns of Agárd, Gárdony and Velence, for you to enjoy whilst self-catering in our Hungary accommodation. The north bank is bordered by forest-covered slopes and the south bank by meadows. In the southern area the lake is 3 meters at its deepest. It is surrounded by a broad reed belt, which ensures that the bathing water is kept very clean.
Try a spot of bird watching
The reed bed covers 40% of the water surface and is an important resting and feeding place for migratory birds. That is why there is a large bird sanctuary in the west of the lake. Motor boats are prohibited for reasons of environmental protection, only canoes and sailing boats are allowed, so you will have the chance to experience some of Hungary's wildlife at its most un-spoilt during your holiday in our Hungary accommodation. Canoe trips for groups of people are offered between April and October across the lake, perfect should you want to have a romantic evening on the lake or day spent in the sun.
Self-catering Hungary accommodation - why choose NOVASOL?
In Hungary, there is always plenty to discover and lots of surprising aspects of the country to fall in love with. There are exciting activities and Hungarian cultural offerings in store for just about every type of holiday maker in Hungary. So, whether travelling with friends, family or your partner; Hungary has something to offer you, and with a great range of Hungary accommodation to choose from, NOVASOL can offer you the right holiday home to suit your every need for you adventure!