Lake Tisza is a popular holiday destination, it is one of the largest lakes in Hungary located in the beautiful Puszta World Heritage National Park. It lies east of the Danube and is the flattest and quietest plain in Europe where Hungarian herders let their animals roam free. There is a wealth of activities to do and see in the area, all within easy reach of your Lake Tisza accommodation, from water sports to bird watching and the region of Northern Hungary isn't far away either.
The lake is the only one in Europe where powerboats and jet-skis are allowed. There are plenty of facilities that hire sports equipment, including kayaks, canoes and skis. The shallow waters of the lake are perfect for leisurely bathing in the warm waters and for family fun on the long stretches of beaches. Choosing Lake Tisza accommodation located along these beautiful shorelines is a great way to ensure your holiday is extra special.
The lake is a wildlife paradise and home to over 300 bird species such as Egrets, trumpeting Cranes, Dotterels and Great Bustards. Enjoy exploring the plains on horseback and see the famous Hungarian Grey Cattle with their impressive horns. Staying in holiday homes on Lake Tisza gives you the opportunity to soak up the peaceful atmosphere that pervades this unspoilt wonderland. The opportunities for outdoor pursuits are endless including biking, hiking, fishing and hunting.
The towns and villages in the Lake Tisza area offer a fantastic mix of culture, folk art, eclectic architecture and cafés offering authentic local dishes such as goulash. Visit a traditional Csarda, such as at Hortobagy, these wayside inns date back to the 17th century salt roads to Transylvania. While staying in one of the many holiday homes on Lake Tisza try one of the local mineral spas where hot springs gush to the surface and are renowned for their healing properties.