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Badacsony short trip

Badacsony short trip

Length: 35.59 km
Difficulty:  1
Surface quality: Asphalt: 100% (35.59 km)
Months: All year round
Tags: North Balaton, Bicycle, Road Cycling Tour

Highlights on the way:

1. Basalt church, Badacsonytomaj – The parish church of two towers was built in 1932 and is the only holy place in Middle Europe which was built from basalt stones.
1. ’Folly’ Arboretum – The arboretum is situated on a 3.6 hectare big piece of land in Badacsonytomaj. It’s a collection of Mediterranean evergreens in particular.
2. Nature reserve farm, Salföld – The farm of the National Park shows native Hungarian animals but its geological, botanical and folk architectural memories are also significant.
3. Castle of Szigliget – The recently renovated mediaeval border fortress mentioned as a pearl of Lake Balaton evokes the time of heroic knights.
4. Esterházy cellar, Sziglliget – The rustic cellar restaurant awaits the guests with delicious meals and nice folkore performances.
5. Ruins of the Avas church, Szigliget – The remained truncated tower of the church can be found in the eastern part of the Szigliget peninsula. Presumably it was built in the 1300’.
6. Szegedy Róza House, Badacsony – The folk baroque house built in 1795 functions as a literary and wine musuem. The present-day Kisfaludy Restaurant is the former press house of the well-known Hungarian poet Sándor Kisfaludy. The house was built in baroque style in the 18th century.

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