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Castle of Festetics Interesting

Castle of Festetics
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Castle of Festetics Interesting : Michelin's recommendations

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 admire the chamber of honour where musical concerts are held, the Helikon library and its 52,000 volumes, original antiques and a fine collection of weapons. As you stroll round the English-style garden, pause on the castle's terrace and savour the lovely view of Lake Balaton.

Useful Information

  • Address : Kastély Utca 1 H - Keszthely 83608360Keszthely
  • Phone : 83312191
  • E-mail : kiallitas@helikonkastely.hu
  • Website :
  • Prices : 2300 huf (-26 years old 1000 huf)

Opening hours :

  • Jul-Aug: 9am-6pm; Sep-May: 10am-5pm; Jun: 9am-5pm

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