Tata is a baroque town with 25 thousand inhabitants situated near the Vienna-Budapest motorway. It is eventful history is reflected in its historic buildings of which the renaissance fortress is the best known. The town's local history collections and the open-air geological museum are also well worth a visit. Its large lakes and popular outdoor swimming pools attract the fans of aquatic sports and angling while the shady parks refresh the lovers of nature. Tata is also attractive in all seasons but is most exciting in summer when colorful festivals, outdoor concerts and acknowledged sports events take place in the town. Boasting a variety of comfortable hotels, campsites, restaurants and cafés, Tata ensures a warm welcome for all visitors.