Resorts Of Hungary

Hungary is famous for its resort resources: mineral springs and curative mud. Among scenic mountains and forests of the country there are many magnificent landscape zones with a healthy climate and convenient ways of communication. On the territory of the Republic is the largest lake in Central Europe Balaton. Freshwater "Hungarian sea" Balaton from the North, bordered by beautiful mountains and to the South - extinct volcanoes. On the beautiful fine sand beaches of lake Balaton, surrounded by the water's surface with the area 595 km2, can accommodate and use of water, air and sun baths tens of thousands of tourists.
All these resort resources became available to workers only with the establishment in Hungary, people's democratic system.
Hungary, which is 93 000 km2and a population 10 100 000 inhabitants, in the North-East it borders with the USSR, in the East with Romania, to the South of Yugoslavia, on the West by Austria and in the North - with Czechoslovakia. Located in the hinterland of Europe, in the basin, surrounded by the Alps, the Carpathians and the Dinaric mountains, Hungary has comparatively continental climate with hot summers and moderately cold winter with a relatively small amount of precipitation (480 mm in the Central part, up to 800 mm in the South-West and up to 900 mm in the mountains). The average temperature of the coldest month of January is from -1,7° in the West up to 3.8° in the East. The average temperature of the warmest month July respectively from 20 to 22.4 degrees. The number of hours of sunshine a year in most areas of the country is about 2000. It should be noted considerable variability in the weather like in a short time (within weeks), and from one year to another. This is due to the fact that over the territory of Hungary come in contact or are heterogeneous properties air masses: a warm and saturated vapors from the Mediterranean sea; dry, cold winter, warm in summer - from Eastern Europe; saturated vapor, summer is cool, winter is relatively warm, with the Atlantic ocean and cold, dry - from the Arctic ocean.
Winter is short and mild, cloud. Negative mean monthly temperature on the most part of the territory of the Republic are kept from December to February, in the South-West are only in January. Throughout Hungary periods Morozov often interrupted thaws, during which the temperature in some areas may rise to +10 +16 degrees. Spring is warm and rainy; however, sometimes even in may, the possibility of lowering the temperature to -1° in the West and-3ºc in the East. Spring is here - the most volatile time of year. The summer is long and hot with heavy rains, mainly in June. Autumn is warm, in the first half (up to October) and dry, while the second rainy. In warm years, the temperature is above 0 degrees to the beginning of December.
Numerous outlets of thermal water of different temperature (20 to 90 degrees) - the basic balneoresources of Hungary - there are almost on the whole territory of the Republic, except its North-Eastern part. Acidulous water (type Kislovodsk Narzan) distributed mainly along the northwestern shore of lake Balaton. In the Northern part of the country there are brackish hydrogen sulfide water (type of Pyatigorsk) and highly mineralized alkaline carbonate water, close in type to the waters of the resort Borjomi.

  • Budapest
  • Balatonfured
  • Bukkszek
  • Kekesteto
  • Shower
  • Parádfürdő
  • Tihany
  • Siofok
  • Hajduszoboszlo
  • Harkany (Harkany)
  • Heviz
  • Second
  • For a wider, systematic and efficient use of the holiday resources of the Republic in 1952 in Budapest was created scientific-methodical centre of balneology - Institute of rheumatology and balneology. The Hungarian people's Republic, like other socialist countries, builds resort care workers on scientific principles. Before the second world war a large part of the wealth of the resorts of Hungary operated by joint stock companies, and the resort it was carried out mainly based on the demand of American tourists. Now the development of resorts in the country is subordinated to the interests of the people and resorts turned into one of the links of health workers. Hungarian Institute of rheumatology and balneology has a large clinical base has all necessary laboratory and installation, Department of hydrogeology and bioklimatologie enough qualified specialists. For a small period of time that has passed since the Foundation of the Institute, it made a significant number of scientific studies prepared a lot of training for resorts, developed original methods of treatment. Currently there are 85 resorts and 390 of the studied sources of mineral waters, which are a solid base for the further development of sanatorium and health resort business in the Hungarian people's Republic.
    Resorts of Hungary effectively used for therapeutic and preventive purposes, which contributes to their organizational structure. So, all the sanatoriumincluded in the network of public health institutions that are directed primarily disabled patients. The task of these institutions is the integrated use of all available medical factors, sanatorium mode, etc. for rehabilitation. In the sanatorium of the Hungarian Council of trade unions accepted leggibile at the expense of their leave. For rest of workers and recuperation, in addition to holiday homes, the country has created a wide network of other care institutions. In recent years, only around lake Balaton and other Hungarian lake Velence built 30 camping grounds, on the banks of the Tisza and Danube -9, in the mountains Matra, Bukk and Mecsek -8; only 53 thousand places.
    For receiving and serving foreign tourists which number grows every year, in the Hungarian people's Republic has a special organization - "Ibus". At all major resorts and big cities of the Republic in its own hotels, restaurants, campsites. The presence of comfortable transport and experienced translators allows tourists along with a pleasant stay to get acquainted with culture, historic monuments and sights of the country.