Festetics Palace, Keszthely

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Learn about the aristocratic lifestyle of the 18th and 19th centuries at Festetics Palace. This Baroque palace houses 18 original or reconstructed rooms, an aristocratic private library, and a stable block with a collection of coaches and carriages. The rooms' interior design has remained intact since the 1880s. Stop at one of the most significant areas in the palace, the oak staircase, to see the original family portrait gallery. The palace also features a hunting museum with one of Europe's largest model railway exhibits. A naturalistic landscape park in the English fashion surrounds the palace. Take a look at our Keszthely trip itinerary builder site to schedule your visit to Festetics Palace and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The palace is beautiful and there's a lot to see and learn about it. The guided tour is interesting although sometimes difficult to understand due to the acoustics of the halls. The garden is huge and...  more »
  • I did with the family a visit this Palace lightning. I have visited many in my life as tour guide, but this one is very well preserved. An impressive library and a few rooms with original furniture of the time s? 17TH-19TH. Tuco Festetics family that left the Palace in 1944, but it seems like yesterday. Chapeau by well preserved. The only "but" are the people who work and they have no minimum of touch for tourists who do not speak Hungarian. A shame, because with a few smiles would be a boon to tourism and to the country.
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  • It´s a nice baroque building, with a neat park around it. The exhibition is not too big, and at the end there´s an interactive part about the history of the castle and the family it used to belong to.  more »

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