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On this weekend: Cross-Balaton Swimming 2019!

This year the annual big swim across Balaton will be organized on this Saturday 29 June.

in 2018, more than 7,300 people participated, swimming the 5.2 kilometre distance between Révfülöp in the north and Balatonboglár on the southern shore of the lake.

More from the organiser: Participants start swimming by 12 noon, and need to arrive at the finish line before 4pm at the latest. During the cross swim there will be different time limits after certain distances. Competitors have to get to the checkpoints at each kilometer until the given time. A competitor who exceeds the time limit has to get up onto the boat, and can only get off at the finish in Balatonboglár.