The town in the north-east of Lake Velence is an important centre of tourism. It is a popular resort with beaches, water ski facilities.

It has 5,073 permanent inhabitants, but in the summer season the population is more than 10,000 including the holiday-makers. Velence won the first place in the movement "For the Flowery Hungary", and was awarded a "Silver certificate" at the international competition.

The Calvinist church was built in 1743, the Roman Catholic church was built in neoclassical style in 1830. The main altarpiece is a listed work of art. In front of the church you can see the statue of St. John of Nepomuk and Molla Szadik´s tomb in the cemetery.
Other sights include the Weincheim mansion (the Library of the town today), Gschwindt mansion (a resort hotel today). Bence hill is the starting point of the tourist route leading to spring Angelika and to the rocking stones of Sukoró. Here you can find the Vörösmarty cellar, where several poems were written by Mihály Vörösmarty.

Near the town you can find the Thermal Bath of Agárd. In Velence the building of a thermal and fun bath is underway, which is based on the spring discovered recently. The spring breaking out from 1,030 m is 73 °C carbonic mineral water with an output of 4,000 m3 .

Lodgings in Velence:

Polgármesteri Hivatal, Velence
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