Accommodation in Central Transdanubia
Three counties make up this beautiful Royal region: Fejér, Veszprém, and Komárom-Esztergom County with two lakes and two coronation towns, Székesfehérvár and Veszprém in the charming valleys of the Balaton Uplands National Park. For ideas on what to see and do in this region click the links below. To sign up for our tours click:
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If you are visiting this region you will be able to see the region's biggest lakes with surfing, kayaking and kenoing facilities.
and Lake Velence http://www.undiscoveredhungary.com/search?q=Lake+velence
There are several boat clubs where you can hire a kayak for an hour or two or yacht clubs to enjoy sailing.
You can taste some famous wine in Balatonfelvidék (North of the Balaton) and on Somló Hill while you are exploring the area.
One of the region's main town is Veszprem, titled the Town of Queens after Gizella, wife of Hungary's first king St Stephen (1038), who established the country's first cathedral here.
The other main town to see is Szekesfehervar, in the Middle Agesit functioned as royal residence, coronation and burial place of Hungarian Kings for more than 500 years so there are planty of historic sights in the downtown such as cathedral, churches and chapels, ruins, museums all help you to capture the atmosphere of old times.
Esztergom is the centre of the Roman Catholic religion, the town is sitting on the Danube bank. It played an important role in the establishment of the Hungarian state 1000 years ago. As a royal seat for two centuries and as a center for the Roman Catholic religion for 1000 years it has many historical sights. If you arrive on the Danube from the direction of the Danube Bend the spectacular view of the domed Basilica will be a very nice surprise.