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Keszthely Travel Guide: 63 reviews and 175 photos

Festetics Castle

After choosing Keszthely as the administrative centre for his estates, Kristof Festetics began the construction of the castle in 1745 on the site of the ruined Petho fortress.

The statue of Count Festetics

According to the family archives, the Festetics' emigrated from Croatia to Hungary, where they were first mentioned in 1634.

Flowers from the Castle Park

There are beautiful garden-parks on both sides of the castle, with fountains trees and lots of flower arangaments.

  • Last visit to Keszthely: May 2003
  • Intro Updated May 25, 2003
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  • triplehelix's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2012 at 4:02 PM

    beautiful!! is this place reachable on a day trip from budapest? trying to plan my upcoming travels :)

  • budapest8's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2007 at 5:43 PM

    sOME GREAT FESTETIC CASTLE pics and of course the Balaton sunset pictures with the swan are a classic. It poured with rain when I was camping there a few years ago.Tim

  • Nov 14, 2005 at 5:36 PM

    im really hoping to see some of hungary when i am in croatia next year! your pages are inspiring me to make the effort to go! cheers boris!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Apr 21, 2005 at 2:14 AM

    The Festetics Castle looks very impressive but the beer house seems really appealing ! I will come back when you will have finished your page.

  • Imbi's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2003 at 11:18 PM

    If beer is very good here than we could have our next meeting there. good tips

  • unravelau's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2003 at 11:30 AM

    Another beautiful page thank you Boris.

  • hu_women's Profile Photo
    May 29, 2003 at 2:38 AM

    Well done page and great photos! There is small airport in Sarmellek, between Keszthely and Nagykanizsa.

  • montezaro's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2003 at 12:09 PM

    fantastic pictures, especially those of Balaton sunsets, and the castle looks awesome, magnificient page

  • Nykaenen's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2003 at 4:24 AM

    Hej, kad si to uslikao? Kako to da ti se ja nisam uvalila ko suputnik???

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