Hévíz (Heviz) — a resort in Hungary. to the South-West from lake Balaton. 6 km from the town of Keszthely. It got its name from the thermal lake, which means “hot water”. Ancient thermal spring started to hit near the top of the so-called “hot mountains” at a height of 425 m, and then moved lower.
The surroundings of the lake were well known already in the copper age and the first written references on the Hungarian language refer to 1328. The rapid development of the village in the second half of the 18th century the First thermal bath was built here in 1795. Its fame hévíz owes much to count Festetics, who was seriously engaged in the development of local infrastructure (building of baths, and baths) and the dissemination of information about medical lake.
The Surroundings Of Lake Balaton. Lake Heviz is the second largest warm-water lake in the world and unique in Europe.
The main attraction of the resort is a unique lake hévíz, the second largest warm-water lake in the world and unique in Europe. The water temperature in summer is 33-35 °C, in winter — from 27 to 29 °S. Its area is 4,7 hectares, the depth is 36 m. the lake Water canal fed by lake Balaton.
Balaton – the largest lake in Central Europe. Along with a beach holiday spread sailing, fishing. Popular among tourists for its natural and historical sights along the banks of the lake.
Balaton also offers has a long tradition of Spa treatment.
The lake is associated with many ancient legends and stories. According to the most famous on the bottom of the lake stands the Church, which incessantly crying girl. As long as she will cry in Balaton will be water.
Plenty of opportunities to relax here the whole year round. For example, active water sports is waiting in Siofok, where they water-ski on the road can tame the waves or glides through the air on a kite-surfing and can also test your courage in the adventure Park.
Suggest that you stay at lake Balaton and also to those who wish to just relax and be filled with strength. A pleasant walk through the narrow winding streets of Tihany or a trip on one of the pleasure boats that launch from the Marina Bay Kaskaskia, grant you physical and spiritual freshness.
Balaton is associated not only summer vacations and sailing. The beauty of edge pulls. With the seasons changing its appearance and the mountains and the water of lake Balaton with thousands of flowers shines like a mirror.
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Lake in Switzerland – such as an integral part of the allure of this country as the mountains and other treasures of the purest Swiss nature. Switzerland did not get the sea, but in lakes it so much that last for a few other countries taken together.
The 10 largest lakes of Switzerland:
Lake Geneva: 582 km2
Lake Constance: 539 km2
Lake Neuchatel : 218 km2
Lago Maggiore: 212 km2
Lucerne: 114 km2
Lake Zurich: 88 km2
Lake Lugano: 48,7 km2
Lake Thun: of 48.4 km2
Lake Biel is 39.6 km2
Lake Zug: 38,3 km2
and that’s not all. Crystal clear lakes of Switzerland is one of the most popular destinations for holidays and excursions. Lake water in Switzerland you can drink without hesitation: most of the lakes serve as a natural storage of potable water.
Lake Geneva is the largest in Western Europe. Its area is 582 km2, it stretches for 72 km in length and is situated between the main geological formations of the country. Lakes and mountains have shaped the climate of this unique corner of Europe and its nature. High mountains with passes allow strong winds to blow in coastal areas. But a little East, near Lausanne . the mountain Continue reading