Siofok Travel Guide

  • Lutheran Church
    Lutheran Church
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  • Lutheran Church
    Lutheran Church
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  • Visitation of our Lady church
    Visitation of our Lady church
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Siofok Things to Do

  • Siófok beaches

    Siófok Beach is main reason for visiting this town. With famous Gold and Silver beaches Siofok become one of the most visited place at the shore. The lake itself is very beautiful but not deep witch suit for me. I think is probably nice place for learn swimming and I assume that many parents think so too because there is many family with small...

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  • The channel Sio

    The channel Sio (Hungarian: A Sió csatorna) is chanell for controlling the water level of Lake Balaton and connecting with Danube. The Sio Canal is actually western tributary of the Danube. Length of 121 km. The lake is over Somogy, Fejér and Tolna counties is drained by the Danube.The channel Sio is very important for Hungary. The channel began...

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  • Imre Kálmán Cultural Centre

    South Balaton Cultural Centre (DBKK) is very interesting and somehow familiar sight in small places.It was actually Imre Kálmán Cultural Center. It is a main organizers of the exciting cultural and entertainment life, especially regarding children's activities throughout the whole year.At the entrance to the cultural center is Imre Kálmán bust...

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  • Siofok Water Tower

    Siofok Water Tower is symbol of Siofok. It dominated on main square - Fő tér. It is 45 meters tall. It was build in 1912. by design of architectures Gergely Jenő and Gut Árpád. The Siofok water tower is reworded in 2012 by by the General Assembly of Somogy County establish in 2004 with honorable title Somogy Country Treasure. It happens...

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  • Visitation of Our Lady church

    Roman Catholic Parish Church (Visitation of Our Lady) is important and one of many in town. It is a big and tall Neo-Romanesque parish church. It was built in 1903. One of interesting detail is art work above the front door by Endre Muzsinszki Nagy, internationally renowned artist. It is also very famous Siofok resident (Siófok, 1886 - Siófok,...

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  • Millennium Park

    Millennium Park in Siofok is visited all year long and it is one of first places that visitors seThe park was formerly known as Baross park. I found information that park covers 16000 squares maters and its construction began in November 1993 and official open for visitors on 15th June 1994. The cost of completely project was 64 million HUF. The...

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  • Siofok Lutheran Church

    Siofok Lutheran Church is very popular touristic attraction and familiar sight on Balaton lake area in general. Author of this unusual design is Imre Makovecz, famous Hungarian unconventional architect. The church is open all year long.

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  • Main square - Fő tér

    It is perfect location for main square. There you can enjoy in wide pedestrianized zone with many touristic sights and sculpture.The central point of interest is a famous Siofok Water Tower, with local touristic office and panoramic tour on top. For shopping there is huge contemporary shopping mall Sio Plaza. I find here many shops that I visited...

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  • Gokart Kft. - Go-Karting

    The Go Kart track has a lap length of 400 m and a width of 6 m which provides plenty of chance to overtake. The karts themselves have 277 cc, 9.5 h.p. engines and appear very quick, I say appear because there were 10 of us waiting to have a go, we paid, got our helmets, were next on and then down came the rain accompanied by thunder and lightning....

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  • Lake Belaton

    The Balaton or often referred to as the Hungarian Sea, is freshwater and is also the largest lake in Central Europe (50 miles long), the lake is sourced primarily by the Zala River whilst the only outlet is the Sió Canal. There are many beaches around Lake Balaton that are open from May to October, most of the beaches are grassy and have...

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  • Lutheran church

    Imre Makovecz - Ybl Prize winner architect using the traditions of folk architecture with the most modern gadgets designed the evangelic church counting as a real architectural speciality. On this building, as on most of the artist's creations the wood - as natural building material - dominates. On top of the tower, from the life tree an...

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  • Enjoying the sun

    The view of the lake is very beautiful. Just looking at it makes Siofok worth a visit!!! But there´s not much to see or do there, so make sure you REALLY ENJOY the views and the sun!!! You won´t regret... ;)

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  • Coca-Cola Beach House

    This is Coca-Cola Beach House (as you can see completely abandoned during Spring). From the picture you can tell that we´ve been there at the wrong time of the year... heheheIn high season it becomes almost a real beach and gets really crowded. many events are also held here.For more pictures and for a calendar with all the events, please check...

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  • Boat ride

    There are many options of boat rides around Balaton Lake. We´ve chosen the quickest (around 40 or 50 minutes) and cheapest one that takes you to middle of the lake and brings you back. The views are very beautiful and stuff but if I could do it again I´d take a longer ride to Tihany or Balatonfüred...There was a guy playing accordion (quite...

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  • Strandfürdo

    This is the most crowded area of Siofok´s beaches and you have to pay to get in. Here are the Coca Cola Beach House, nice bars on charming decks and the best area to sunbath.When I´ve been to Siofok the city and the beaches were rather empty so I could get in for free. But I can picture the scene of these places in the summer...

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  • Millennium Park

    Millennium Park is close to the train station and the shore. It´s a beautiful and quiet place, perfect for a walk if you have time left...

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  • Anchorage

    The anchorage is the place where most of the boats depart from. There are also many restaurants, snack shops and bars near it. It´s hard to describe but it´s a very pleasant place for a walk or just to sit and watch people passing by...

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  • The "Beaches"

    Considering that I´m brazilian (check the size of our coast on your world map...), it´s hard to call this a "beach" but hungarians do, so I´ll make an effort... :)Siofok´s coast is divided in 2: the golden and the silver coast. I was told that you have to pay to enter the beach at the golden coast, while the silver one is for free. But when I was...

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Siofok Hotels

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Siofok Restaurants

  • Familiar taste

    McDonald's is famous world brand and many people go there especially during vacation in abroad. Many people, especial tourist go there and it usually crowd. Still, it is very clean.Working hours: from Monday till Thursday: 07:00 - 22:00Friday: 07:00 - 00:00Saturday: 00:00 - 00:00Sunday: 00:00 - 22:00Special features: Wi-Fi, free charging for mobile...

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  • Excellent restaurant near the shore

    This is another very good restaurant near the shore. It has a long hungarian name like "Magyar...ettere... ???". I´m sorry but I can´t remember it...It was very well-attended so I presumed it was somehow renowned there...

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  • Uj Muskatli (?)

    This is a very good restaurant on the Silver Coast. We found it by accident and decided to have lunch here. Very good!!!I´m not sure about the name: Uj Muskatli. That´s what I can read on the sign...

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Siofok Nightlife

  • The night life at the Balaton

    The discotheques Floert and Palace rank among the well-known clubs of the Balaton region. Each summer present here the well-known DJs from Germany, Holland and England. The admission fees are thereby far under Ibiza standard: Into the Palace one comes already for 9 euro, in the Floert approx.. 8 - 10 euro entrance. My tip: Look at on the InterNet...

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  • Renegade Pub

    We´ve been to this place on Saturday night. It was VERY GOOD!!!There´s an outdoor area with some tables and some people dancing and an indoor area with loud music, people dancing on the tables and a small dancefloor completely crowded.Great place to party!!!

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Siofok Transportation

  • Lili-Put small train

    Touristic train is very interesting and convenient because Balaton shore in Siofok is very wide and walking is not so good option with heavy luggage. I was booking accommodation about 2,8 km from train station and it is a very long walk. Many accommodation option are available in that area and this small train could be good option for visitors. It...

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  • Hallo taxi!

    When you arriving in Siofok by train or bus, especial if you visiting city for the first time like me, you could end up hard to find your accommodation. You could hire a taxi or little minibus (they are in front of the railway station).

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  • Traveling by bus

    There is bus station in Siofok next to the train station and Millennium park. It serve for domestic bus lines only. I visit bus station to get information for another trip within Hungary or to Zagreb. There is a big timetable posters where you can get information and also official site but that for me was confusing so I get there to find out more...

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Siofok Shopping

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  • Everything for vacation

    If you have found accommodation in part of city call Újhely or anywhere near Balaton lake shore near Zamardi here you can find everything you need for vacation. Siofok center is about 3 km far. There no other store near. You need cross the train track. It is direct from Tihany utca. There is free and parking space and pharmacy. Here you can find...

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  • Everything you need

    Penny market is a discount supermarket chain, company from Germany. Today operates 3000 stores in Europe. It is owned by Rewe Group. I must admit I never heard before for this store.I go there during my vacation in Siofok frequent. I liked some sweets. Average prices.

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  • Flee market

    Classical flee market, ideal for low budget and opportunity for spending some time in local lively heart. It is near city main market (Fo ter). Local craft items, cloth for every opportunity, souvenirs and local food and beverage products. No to much

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Siofok Warnings and Dangers

  • Arrival by train in Siofok

    After arriving on train station in Siofok I go to the station and look for information board or office. Sadly, it was not be successful task even persons was able to communicate on English enough. They suggest me to get a taxi. Instead, I get help from one nice elderly gentlemen from Hungary who explain me (using mix of German and English language)...

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  • Departure by train

    When you get in train for Zagreb, be sure you are in right compartment. Namely, the same train is for domestic and international lines. I didn't know that so conductor was warning us several times that we must move backwards to the another compartments and on pore English said to us: "one, two, three" and it turn up that means that there is three...

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  • Snake in lake

    I was laying on beach shore and relaxing. In one moment I notice something among rocks on shore. One young water snake lift hers head high next to one rock and just watch me curiously, occasionally hiding behind a rock. Not a pretty sight or nice surprise! I found out that is not dangerous. My online research come up with the one possible name -...

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Siofok Favorites

  • Train station

    Architectural attraction in Siófok is the train station. The building was built in 1904. Rail link between the Buddha and Nagykanizso exists already since 1861, since 1863, the train stops in Siófok.It is located in center and next to the nice Millennium park.

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  • History of Siófok

    The earliest finds for Siófok date from the Neolithic period, with later finds from the Copper and Bronze ages. The area really came to prominence with the Roman conquest in the 1st century and the need to defend the southern military roads, after establishing the Province of Pannonia, towns and roads in the area became vitally essential. The name...

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  • Hell on Earth

    Listen to me, please. Whatever you do, where-ever you go, how-ever you feel just stay away from Síofok.It is a nightmarish place for any traveller and the less time spent there, the better. Siofok is full drunk Hungarian and Austrian muppets getting more and more beligerant as the night progresses. I was unfortunate enough to have to spend the...

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Traveling by train
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Left luggage room at Siofok train station
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Big shopping mall
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Ferry across Lake Balaton
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Quiet town
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City Center
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Rail trip from Budapest
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The Restaurant of the Old Fisherman
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Graffities in the tunnel
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Walking on the promenade
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Old buildings
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Walking in the park
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Some sculpture on the Main square
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Main Square
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Extreme bills
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Balaton lake
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A Bad Mood can spoil a town.
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Ferry from the North side of the lake
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Older section of Siofok
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Water Tower
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Memorial of WWI
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In Balaton the water is pretty...
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