Tapolca Cave Lake And Castle Tour

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The unique 300-meter-long cave system is situated under the heart of the town Tapolca, west of Lake Balaton. It was opened to the public in 1912 after ten years of its discovery. Small boats can be hired to explore the cave system. Merely 1520 m below the town a 5 km long cave system criss-crosses the Miocene limestone layers. This includes the 3.3 km long cave lake, which is mostly filled with karst water. The cave was discovered in 1903 during well digging. Initially narrow passages, then smaller and larger niches can be seen while you are paddling your own boat. After visiting the cave lake you will have time to stroll on the streets of Tapolca and have lunch by the lake then your English speaking driver will take you to a nearby castle called Kinizsi Castle before returning to Budapest. This is a private tour for between 1-4 people in a car or for bigger groups we can send our minibus, then please book this tour twice.

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Those who are interested in the secrets of the underground world are invited to an exciting boat trip under the streets of the charming town of Tapolca. With a new visitor centre next to the cave will mean you will have a complex experience about what lies deep under the surface.

The unique 300-meter-long cave system is situated west of Lake Balaton. It was opened to the public in 1912 after ten years of its discovery.

Small boats can be hired to explore the cave system. Merely 1520 m below the town a 5 km long cave system criss-crosses the Miocene limestone layers. This includes the 3.3 km long cave lake, which is mostly filled with karst water. The cave was discovered in 1903 during well digging.

The mixture of the cold carst water flowing here and the thermal water upsurging from the deep dissolves limestone. Initially narrow passages, then smaller and larger niches can be seen while you are paddling your own boat.

The temperature is about 18 C in the cave all year round. Thanks to the new lighting system, now the Cave Lake awaits visitors with more beautiful lights.

After exploring the cave lake you will be able to visit the unique Nagyvazsony Castle nearby.

This is a private tour with pick up and drop off at your Budapest Hotel for 1-4 people inone car. The price isthe same for1 or for 4 people.

Inclusions for Tapolca Cave Lake And Castle Tour

  • Entrance fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions for Tapolca Cave Lake And Castle Tour

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This is a private, all day tour with English speaking driver.

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.
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