Festetics Palace, Keszthely

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#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Zala County
Must see · Castle · Historic Site
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 Festetics Palace and the castle park are fantastic places. The palace is nicely preserved and the park is very beautiful. It is a very relaxed area. It is a must to see in Keszthely!  more »
  • We took a ticket for the palace and one attraction (the coach museum). The palace is very nice, well preserved and contains amazing furniture and many other interesting things. The visit of the...  more »
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  • That’s the wonderful place. Interior is beautiful. You can feel the atmosphere of belle epoch and prosperity. The library is a fantastic place.
  • The palace is beautiful! The history behind it is fascinating, and the property is, for the most part, well maintained. You have to pay a fee for taking pictures inside the museum/palace at the time of purchasing your tickets. I wish I had done that. It was a missed opportunity. The paintings inside are unworldly! Probably one of the most impressive collections of paintings I have ever seen. I highly highly recommend people to check it out.
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