Filled with playing of wind, sunlight and a colorful sea Mariafurdo is located on the south shore of Lake Balaton. On hiking maps and road atlases, the small village between Keszthely and Mahart is called BalatonmáriafürdÅ‘.
The population of Mariafurdo is one thousand inhabitants. But its reputation as a perfect place for relaxation and swimming is known across the borders of Hungary. Mariafurdo is located on the border between vineyards on the hills from the volcanic stones, south shore of Lake Balaton and National Park ”Kis Balaton”.
Every year thousands of tourists visit the exciting Mariafurdo community. The accommodation at the holiday house or an apartment has a good money value and close proximity to the vineyards. The species-rich natural park, the charm of the lake, opportunities for active sport - provide various options for truly relaxing vacation. Mariafurdo began its existence as a resort in 1902 and since then it exceeded tourist infrastructure.
Mariafurdo is a picturesque village. Every house is unique because there now same balconies and roofs. One might think Mariafurdo consists of charming jewels of architecture. The adjacent beach reaches a length of about 7 km. It is shallow near the shore and the bottom is flat so it perfectly suits for family recreation with small kids. The place is ideal for swimming. Numerous coves along the coast are landlocked. There is a water park with giant slide directly into the lake, and it makes swimming particularly joyful. You can enjoy romantic sunsets on the different beaches of Mariafurdo even in winter.
A small sailboat harbor and the newly built pier are chosen targets for walks through the quiet village. Fisherman would like to use breakwater, which goes 300 meters into the lake. Mahart shipping company offers journeys along the north shore of Lake Balaton.?
On the outskirts of the Mariafurdo village huge vineyards are situated. They are growing on fertile sandy soils since 1896. Paradise birds can be found in one of the largest wetland parks in Central Europe – the National Park of Little Balaton.