Lonely Planet Writer

Lake Balaton to host Europe’s biggest regatta in July

Lake Balaton, Hungary.
Lake Balaton, Hungary. Image by Heather Cowper / CC BY 2.0

The 47th Kékszalag Árkád Grand Prix will take place at Lake Balaton in Hungary from 2 to 4 July. The oldest, longest and biggest international long-distance regatta in Europe, Kékszalag is a race open to all types of sailing boats and this year more than 600 boats will participate. The race covers a distance of approximately 150km and the route starts and ends in Balatonfüred. Read more: dailynewshungary.com