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Visit the second largest Baroque castle in Europe on this 4-hour tour of Godollo Palace in Hungary. The castle was the former summer residence of the beloved Hungarian queen, Elisabeth. Departing from Budapest, you will be driven to the castle to enjoy a guided tour. Afterward, you’ll have the chance to explore the Royal Stables, stroll through the gardens or enjoy some Hungarian pastries in the Palace Café. Your tour will conclude with drop-off back in Budapest.

Highlights

  • 4-hour half-day trip to Godollo Castle from Budapest
  • Interior visit of the world's second largest Baroque castle
  • Visit the vast park area, royal stables and riding school
  • Pick-up from central Budapest hotels

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What You Can Expect

Godollo Castle Day Trip from Budapest

Royal Castle of Godollo, Hungary

Your 4-hour tour will begin with pickup at your Budapest hotel. A guide will then drive you to Godollo Palace, approximately 20 miles (30 kilometers) northeast of the capital. Formerly the summertime grounds of the admired Queen Elisabeth of Hungary, you’ll experience the stunning Baroque architecture and learn the history behind its walls and its residents. Initially the estate of the Grassalkovich counts in the 18th century, the castle was later owned by the Habsburg kings.

Your tour will begin with an interior look at the castle, while hearing some of the stories behind its rich history from your professional guide. Afterward you’ll have the option of walking through the park that surrounds the palace, or visiting the Royal Stables and equestrian riding school. If you’re up for a snack, sample a traditional pastry or two in the Palace Café at your own expense before traveling back to your Budapest hotel with your guide.

Customer Reviews

Wes P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Worth the visit

luv2trvlrn

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Great tour guide . Very knowledgeable. Small group. Thoroughly enjoyed!

Ponciano T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A very informative tour! The Godollo Castle easily impressive. Our guide was very knowledgeable of the place. It is one of the 'must see' places while in Hungary.

Ivan S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A very nice and interesting tour. Higly recommended. Tour leader Elizabeth was very nice and full of information about Budapest in general and also during our castle visit.

Linda USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Tours was with Eurama which is a low cost tour agency. The guide was very knowledgeable. Everything went according to schedule. There were nine of us on the tour. The guide spoke in both English and Italian for the group to accommodate different languages. We were able to be dropped off at Szechenyi Baths on the way back to central Budapest which was wonderful as it saved us a lot of time.

Cookie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Pick up from the hotel but the do not return you back to the hotel only to a drop off point which was strange as we were picked up from the hotel . The castle was pretty and interesting nice morning out.

Neil W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our guide was very good providing a detailed history of the castle. The castle was amazing and well worth a visit.

BHAIRAVADASAN

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The guide was at his fingertips in narrating the History of the Castle

I got thrilled to meet the important characters of the Austrian Hungarian empire once again , first time during my MAYERLING Visit near Vienna

I recommend the guide , and tour

Roy T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent tour! Although I was the only person on the tour, it was not cancelled. My guide was an extremely friendly and knowledgeable person. It is wonderful to see someone who has such love and excitement for their country! I am so glad I took the time to take this tour as a student of history this palace has seen some fascinating times. The Castle is still in the midst of remodeling as much was either taken away or destroyed by the Nazis and later the Soviets but it is well worth the trip. And I really appreciate that they dropped me off at the end of the tour in front of the Opera House. I hope I am able to take another tour with this guide on my next trip to Budapest.

David S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very nice trip. Good explanations.

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