Top Choice Church in Tihany

Benedictine Abbey Church

Built in 1754 on the site of King Andrew’s church, this twin-spired, ochre-coloured church is Tihany's dominant feature. Don't miss the fantastic altars, pulpits and screens carved between 1753 and 1779 by an Austri…
Museum in Tihany

Benedictine Abbey Museum

This museum, next door to the Abbey Church in the former Benedictine monastery, is entered from the church crypt. It features exhibits on Lake Balaton, liturgical vestments, religious artefacts, a handful of manuscr…
Gallery in Tihany

Lavender House

On the shores of a reedy little lake, this excellent visitor centre introduces you to the history and people of the Tihany peninsula – from its raging volcanic origins to present-day lavender production. There are h…
Hill in Tihany


You'll find Visszhang-hegy at the end of Pisky sétány. At one time, up to 15 syllables of anything shouted in the direction of the Abbey Church would bounce back but, alas, because of building in the area (and perha…
Museum in Tihany

Open-air Folk Museum

This cluster of folk houses with thick thatch roofs have been turned into a small outdoor museum.