This distinguished Balaton spa town has the honour of being the place where the first Balaton steamship departed from, the first yachting club was founded here, and it was here that the rich and famous of last century built their villas.
A MEMORIAL MUSEUM to the great Romantic novelist MÓR JÓKAI (1825-1904) is established in his Eclectic-style villa, complete with original furniture and personal items belonging to the writer. For 300 years the curative, slightly acidic waters of the Füred springs have been taken by those with heart problems.
An Anna Ball beauty queen contest is held every year on the 20th of August since 1825!
The RABINDRANATH TAGORE WALK along the shore of Balatonfüred is lined with statues, memorial plaques and trees in memory of many Hungarian and foreign personalities.
The Balaton season opening is celebrated with a sail unfurling programme and yacht race in May in the BAY.
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