Free time and activities in Balatonlelle

Activities in town:

Swimming, sunbathing, sailing, windsurfing, fishing, ship excursions, beach football, volleyball, tennis, horse riding, hunting, wine tasting, bicycle and scooter rent


The Hungarian National Circus moves to Balatonlelle for 2 months every summer. At Circus Square, near main road 7 there is a show every night for children and adults with clowns, acrobats, elephants, camels, and lions.
Amusement Park
Near the circus in Rákóczy street there is an amusement park open all summer long. You can try more than 50 plays with an arm band entry.
Saint Stephan Square, Pier Walkway
St Stephan Square, the vivid center of Balatonlelle can be found behind the railway station. There is a fountain in the square where the walking streets begin with several caffes, bars, pizzerias and shops. Most of the summer events take place here. The pier of Lelle is only a few minutes of walk from here.
Africa Museum
The Museum opened in 2000 displays the collection of trophees of Count Pongracz Somssich. Besides the trophees there are sculptures, original articles of personal use, photoes and illustrations showing the wildlife of Middle Africa.

Regular programs:

summering, children’s day, Balatonboat boat exhibitions, summer welcoming, wine week, programs of the 20th of August


library, open air cinema, concerts of pop music and classical music, opera, presentations of amateur artists, exhibitions in various places (open air stage, roman catholic church, house of culture, St Stephan Square, City Museum)


Kishegy-Park Forest, Lipica horse breeding in Rádpuszta, Spas of Hévíz, Zalakaros, Kehidakustány, Igal, Csisztapuszta, boat excursions to the north shore

Wine tourism:

There are many official stations of South Balaton Wine Route in Balatonlelle. You can find everything here from world famous wineries to private cellars and restaurants offering local food and excellent wines. One of the most well known events is the Lelle wine week that is organised in Pier Walkway where the winemakers of the region offer their wines personally. The wine week event also gives home to mop fair and various concerts.

Further things to see:

City Hall, Szalai and Janovics country house (community center and school today), Kapoli House and Museum, Roman catholic church, St Donat Chapel, Statue of St Jones of Nepomuk, Tildy Chateau, Amusement Park, Circus, Holiday Park. Local excursions: Kishegy, the home of local wine growing and also a pleasant outleap with its magical park forest and magnificent view. Rádpuszta: A ruin of a medeival temple, park forest with gullies, horse riding center. The fish pond of Irmapuszta with a wildlife sanctuary.


The free beach is 2 kilometres long

Sunshine beach
Sunshine beach is a beach with admission fee. One of its highlights is a sandy shoreline constructed in 2006 that has a real seashore feeling. It is the favourite place of families with small children. There are also 3 pools, a giant slide, and a sauna complex int the beach area.

Gallery of Balatonlelle