Siófok is found at the mouth of Sió canal, on the southern shore of the eastern cove of Lake Balaton. On the North Siófok is bordered by the Lake Balaton, on the East by Mezőföld formed by the undulating plateaus, and on the South and West by the for the south shore typical gently sloping hills of Outer Somogy.
The town’s main natural treasure is Lake Balaton that shows various characters of its nature from season to season. In summer, visitors are enchanted by the bustling beach, the effervescent summer vibes, the mediterranean atmosphere; and in autumn by the festivals, theatre, dance and operetta performances as well as by classical and pop music concerts following one another. This is why people say that “Lake Balaton starts here”.
Hearing the name Siófok brings back different memories and experiences for all os us: family holidays, huge parties, or long walks at Lake Balaton.
Anyone who has been to Siófok knows that in addition to cheerful bathing and festivals, there are attractions and programmes that serve relaxation and entertainment throughout the year. The number one landmark of Siófok is the Water Tower, where visitors are welcomed in a panorama café and experience center. In addition to the Water Tower, the Ferris wheel, the Upside Down Huose, the #hellosiofok selfie point are all very popular among tourists.
Walking between the town’s villas towards the shores of Lake Balaton, you can feel the atmosphere of the happy, peaceful years of the turn of the centry, while the renewed center evokes the 21st century. You don’t have to go far, if you are looking for a calming green area. The Jókai Park and the lakeside Rose Garden offer a fabulous view of nature and tranquillity in all four season.