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Siófok is situated in the middle of Transdanubia, on the southern shore of Lake Balaton. The most famous and most visited town of the 'Hungarian Sea', Siófok is called the capital of the lake. During the hot summer months, but also in the quieter spring, autumn, and winter months, Siófolk makes a perfect destination for an unforgettable holiday. Morover, Siófok is an ideal base for exploring the marvelous Balaton region. Siófok and the surroundings of Lake Balaton offer visitors plenty of activities: sports, leisure, recreation, opportunities for hiking, sailing, kayaking/canoeing, boating, playing tennis, volleyball, fishing, cycling, horseback riding and wine tasting plus ice skating and tobogganing in winter. Guests can also choose from a number of wellness services in the nearby spas. The lake with all it's beauty is waiting for you here. In summer, besides swimming and sunbathing, you can spend your time actively engaged in water-skiing or water-cycling. In winter you can journey to nearby Tihany, where you can visit the famous Tihany Abbey; savor delicious Hungarian dishes and the unique wines of the Balaton region; or just stroll around. Guests can venture out on a cycling tour around the lake as there is a bicycle path which circumvents the entire lake. Or why not walk along the beach or discover a nice vineyard or small village lurking somewhere among the medieval castles and baroque towns? The COKE Club awaits young people with a number of concerts, night bars and colorful programs such as discos. The water of the lake on the southern part of the Balaton is shallow and sandy, and in summer it warms quickly, making it an ideal destination for families with babies and small children. Those desiring to go down to the beach can always find a suitable place, as the beaches are well looked after and grassy. The town is famous for it's beautiful gardens and parks. One of the most famous is Millennium Park. Here you will find some nice works of art, such as the bandstand with its brass statue of Imre Kálmán. Born in Siófok, he was one of the most famous Hungarian composers, who wrote several operettas which are on display in summer.