Sunset reflection at Lake Balaton, Hungary. Lake Balaton, or The Balaton, is a freshwater lake in the Transdanubian region of Hungary. It is the largest lake in Central Europe, and one of its foremost tourist destinations.
Lake Balaton in Hungary. Hungary is landlocked so Balaton is the Hungarian equivalent of the seaside with many hotels and campsites around it's periphery. At long and wide at its widest point Balaton is central Europe's largest lake.