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Zalakaros is a spa resort in Hungary . It is situated in the western part of the country, in the region of the same name.

About the city

Zalakaros is one of the smallest cities in Hungary- it has about 1,750 inhabitants today. First records of the city come from the 13th century.

Thermal spa Zalakaros

In 1962, thermal springs were discovered in Zalakaros and the first thermal spa was opened there in 1965. The thermal spa Zalakaros is situated on the edge of the city. It includes a healing center, an indoor aquapark and an outside thermal swimming pool. The whole complex is one of the most beautiful and most modern facilities of this kind in the whole country. The temperature of the local thermal springs ranges between 85 and 99°C and they contain chlorides, iodine, bromine, fluorine, sulphur, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese, silicic acid and carbon dioxide. The spa is good for healing locomotive organs and gynecological and skin diseases. The local thermal water is one of the most healing waters in Europe .

Tourist attractions

There is a church with interesting architecture in Zalakaros as well as many other tourist attractions. You can visit e.g. the bird reservation in Zimániy 18 km from the spa. Many tourists also come to see wisent herds, about 10 km from the spa. In the nearby Zalavár, you can see the ruins of an old Slavonic fortified settlement.

Tourist services

For the basic offer of accommodation in the spa Zalakaros, click HERE . You can also stay at a camp. For a good meal, go to e.g. the Taste of India Restaurant or to the restaurant in the spa complex.


Zalakaros is best accessible by car. Motorway M7 (E71) runs just nearby. The nearest train station is in the Zalakomár. A little tourist train runs through the spa in summer.

Information and Facts

GPS: 46.5574, 17.1181
Altitude: 151 m
Nearest airport: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport, 190 km
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 11:51:46 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Pros: bathing and swimming, flat surrounding area, near large towns, sauna, forests, mild climate
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Cons: far from the airport
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Other services: campsite

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