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It was here that the Festetics family, owners of many estates around Keszthely from 1739, founded Georgikon, Europe’s first agricultural college, which existed until 1848. The terrace of Festetics Castle enjoys a beautiful view of the north and south banks of Lake Balaton. Inside the castle, the Helikon Library, which holds 52,000 books, is well worth a visit. In town, the Georgikon Museum is devoted to the history of the agriculture college, to wine-growing and working the land.
Tourist attractions Keszthely : Things to see and do
Kastély Utca 1 H - Keszthely 8360
The property of the Festetics family until 1945, this 18C castle owes its survival to the intelligence of a Soviet officer who protected the castle from pillaging during the liberation by walling up several doors. As a result, it is still possible to..