Heviz Tourist Places to Visit in Heviz, Hungary, Europe

Heviz Tourist Places to Visit in Heviz, Hungary, Europe

Heviz is a spa town located in the Zala County in Hungary, around 37 km southeast of Zalaegerszeg, the capital of Zala County and 190 km southwest of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Heviz is situated around 10 km away from the northwest shore of Lake Balaton, the largest and spectacular lake in Central Europe.


Geography of Heviz:

Heviz is situated in the vicinity of Heviz Lake which is the 2nd largest thermal lake in the world, between 46.79234° N latitude and 17.18497° E longitude. The town of Heviz is spread over an area of 8.31 sq. km.

The surrounding cities and towns of Heviz are Zalaegerszeg, Nagykanizsa, Keszthely, Lenti, Letenye, Zalaszentgrót, Zalakaros, Pacsa and Zalalövo.


How to reach Heviz?

Hévíz-Balaton Airport is the airport serving Heviz along with other surrounding towns of Lake Balaton. This airport is located about 15 km away from the town centre of Heviz and operates few year round flights but frequent flights during summer season from Frankfurt, London and many other big cities in Europe. Buses are gettable at the airport.

There is no railway station in Heviz and the nearest railway station in Keszthely which can be reachable by regular bus services.

There is a local transportation system called Dotto offering comfort travel to all around the city.


Food and Shopping in Heviz:

There are plenty of shops and restaurants located in the town of Heviz with latest products and mouthwatering Hungarian and international delicacies.

Here are the prominent food corners in Heviz:

  • Korona Panzió és Étterem
  • La Montanara Pizzéria és Étterem
  • Papa’s & Mama’s Étterem és Kávéház
  • Rózsakert Söröző & Étterem & Cukrászda


Things to do in Heviz:

  • Thermal bath
  • Walking
  • Shopping


Places to see in Heviz:

Lake Heviz:

With an area of 47,500 square meters, the Lake Heviz is world’s second largest thermal lake, located near the western edge of Lake Balaton. It receives a large number of tourists and patients, (especially rheumatic diseases and locomotor disorders patients) from the different regions of world.


Festetics Palace:

Located in Keszthely, around 9 km away from Heviz, Festetics Palace was built in the 18th century in the Baroque style of architecture. It also features a well maintained garden and Helikon Castle Museum which describes the history of the palace.


Lake Balaton:

Being a largest lake in Central Europe with an area of 592 sq. km, Lake Balaton is one of the identities of Hungary renowned for its eye-catching beauty and different water sport activities. It can be reachable by vehicle from Heviz.


List of other places of interest in Heviz include:

  • Veszprem Zoo
  • Castle Hill
  • Benedictine Abbey and Museum
  • Lake Cave
  • Herend Porcelanium
  • Burg Szigliget
  • Kohegyi Kilato
  • Laczko Dezso Museum
  • Siofok Water Tower
  • Bishop’s Palace
  • Gizella Chapel
  • Historical Waxworks and Pirate museum
  • Csodabogyos Cave
  • Balaton Museum
  • Michael’s Cathedral


Best time to visit Heviz:

The months between May and September are the best time to catch the natural beauty of Heviz.


Accommodation options in Heviz:

Heviz is home to around 30 hotels, 50 BB and inns, 40 vacation rentals and 45 special lodges to serve tourists coming from all around the globe. The most famous well facilitated accommodation centers in Heviz are listed below:

  • NaturMed Hotel Carbona
  • Lotus Therme Hotel & Spa
  • Hotel Sante
  • Hotel Europa Fit Superior
  • Villa Valeria Health Resort
  • Prestige Haz
  • Zena Beauty & Med Center
  • Hunguest Helios Hotel Anna
  • Hunguest Hotel Helios
  • Danubius Health Spa Resort Aqua
  • Hotel Spa Heviz
  • Danubius Health Spa Resort Heviz
  • Rogner Lotus Therme Hotel Heviz
  • Spa and Wellness Hotel Fit
  • Hunguest Hotel Mirage
  • Apartment Pension Rideg Heviz

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