Located around 20km away from Gardony and easily reachable with the train, the city of Székesfehérvár (derived from Fehérvár, “white castle” or Alba Regia in Latin) is the ninth largest city in Hungary, with a population of around 100.000 people, and it is a regional capital.
The Velence Resort & Spa is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Lake Velence. It offers relaxation areas, medicinal pools and thermal treatments. Several water jets for back and neck massages, a mushroom shower jet, as well as jacuzzi and hydro-massage beds offer a large range of enjoyable and therapeutic services.
Known as the little brother of Lake Balaton, Velence Lake is Hungary’s second largest natural lake is not only a popular destination for locals but also one of the country’s most stunning places to go cycling.
With the support of the European Union, the coastal wall built in the 60s and 70s around Lake Velence will be renewed in the coming years, with allocated funds amounting to HUF 14 billion (around 45 million Euros).