Here they are, the wines of Hungary (Del-Balatoni-Borut)! Right here, on the south shore of Lake Balaton, Balatonlelle - a lovely place, for which the word wine is most frequently used, is located.
Only a few steps separate Balatonlelle from neighboring Balatonboglar. Though both live in "wild marriage", those places are quite different. Balatonboglar is the place of wine. Balatonlelle lives in quite the other way, with its mile-long beach, in its stories, even in the architecture and sometimes at night.
Balatonlelle is a seaside resort on the south shore of Lake Balaton and it is know for its jazz festival, concerts and its typical Hungarian folklore, beach, gentle waves and a wind of enjoyment. Water sports enthusiasts will find in Balaton best conditions for surfing and sailing.
Often landlords give hints about the beautiful surroundings. Only 400 m behind the village a picturesque lake is waiting, it is a well-known place for fishing. Balatonlelle is good place for bicycle trips, too. In Balatonlelle there is not just a rental station, but the place itself is a station of the Balaton bike trail around the lake. 100 years old farm on the outskirts of the town magically attracts the horse lovers. Vacationers love Balatonlelle for its rustic charm, horse riding, fishing possibilities and folklore shows.
The population of Balatonlelle is about 5000 citizens. Today, tourists stroll along the harbor, past classical building and Gothic works. Saint Stefan Fountain Square is often used as a meeting place for different companies.
Cultural side of recreation in Balatonlelle should be also mentioned. Balatonlelle has a descent number of museums with rich and diverse exhibitions. Kapoli museum is located in 300 years old farm house. African style crafts and trophies are from the Hungarian earl - this museum tells more stories than the ordinary citizen of the town can tell you.