The ruins of the medieval recently restored fortress stand atop the 239m Várhegy hill.
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Last reviewed: 22 January 2021
The settlement existed in the Neolithic and Bronze Ages. Celtic, Roman and Avar archaeological finds were discovered in the vicinity. The ruins of a parochial church, built in the 12th century, can be seen. Until 1822 the area was an island in Lake Balaton. The island was connected to the mainland in 1822 by rearrangement of the bank-dams around Balaton.
The ruins of the medieval fortress Szigliget stand atop the 239m Várhegy hill. Recently restored, the castle looks out on a panorama of Lake Balaton toward the Tapolca Basin. Poets have praised the beauty of the village and landscape.
Szigliget related tours
We at Monterrasol Travel welcome you to see Szigliget during multi-day small group car tour. Contact us if you would like to customize your tour to Szigliget.
We have developed several small group tours that visiting beautiful Szigliget. But, if you have a special conditions or any from these tours fit you, please do not hesitate to contact us, we can organize a tour exactly as you would like. We charge nothing for develop a custom itinerary. And remember, we have no problems to take you from almost any place where you stay, hotel or private accommodation.
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