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Lake-Tisza (Tisza-Tó)

Although Lake Tisza was created artifically at the beginning of 1970-ies its wild natural world reminds the visitor of an unspoilt, ancient water world.

The lake is a dammed section of the Tisza, the riverbed of which is clearly visible and where the depth of the lake reaches 10-15 m. Reef-clad bays, islands and backwaters provide habitat to numerous bird species and other animals.


Lake Tisza


If you want relax in a peaceful environment and in a place where you can get into close contact with nature go for a vacation around Lake Tisza.

The shallow water near the shores is just perfect for bathing. In the towns and villages in the are you can learn about the unique folk arts and crafts and way of life of the people of Lake Tisza.

An increasing number of privately owned guesthouses offer good-value accommodation in the area.

If you're pursue some sort of motorised water sport or want to try water skiing then you must visit the bay at Abádszalók which is the only place in Europe where use of motor boats is allowed.

It also has an excellent beach the largest around the lake and the events of Abádszalók Summer provide for other types of entertainment.


Water Sports on lake Tisza


Tiszafüred is the centre of region with a nice beach and a thermal bath. Next to the beach you can rent kayaks and canoes and go for a small tour on the lake to explore its hidden beauties and where the chirp of birds, and the croak of frogs provide an unparalleled background music to your excursion.
You can also hire guides with motor boats.


Water Lily on Lake Tisza

White and yellow water lilies cover the water surface in which is one of the largest fields in Europe


The Bird Reserve at Tiszavalk is strictly protected giving home to around 200 bird species: herons, egrets, wagtails. The reserve is part of the Hortobágy National Park and it's an UNESCO's World Heritage Site.


Birds at lake Tisza




The Bükk Hills in Northern Hungary is just a short drive from the lake where you can explore the forest-covered slopes by foot or by bike.


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Map of Lake Tisza and Its Surrounding Area

 

 


 

Gastronomy of the Lake Tisza Region

 

Fish dishes can be found on every restaurant's menues but you can taste homemade fishermen's soup at the Fish Festival in Tiszafüred.

Mutton stew (birkapörkölt) is a characteristic meal in the neighbourhood of Lake Tisza and in the Hortobágy region. Visit the Mutton Festival in Karcag where cooks compete to make the country's best mutton stew.


Hungarian Mutton Stew



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