Gödöllő Palace Full-Day Tour from Budapest

Tours Culture & history Art Wheelchair accessible Reseller exclusions Nature & adventure Sightseeing Tours Art & Museums Garden & Park Tours Architecture tours Private Experiences Medium-risk activities Castle & palace tours

Explore the Royal Palace of Gödöllö, the largest baroque palace in Hungary on an 6-hour sightseeing tour from Budapest. Learn about its former resident, the Empress Sissi, and wander the opulent rooms of the 2nd largest palace after Versailles.

Our Top Experiences and Tours in Budapest:
If youʻre booking your trip to Budapest last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
View All Experiences

Highlights

  • Explore the Palace of Gödöllő of the Grassalkovich family
  • Wander opulent rooms once frequented by Emperor Francis Joseph and Empress Sissi

Description

The Royal Palace of Gödöllö is the largest baroque palace in Hungary, and the 2nd biggest by surface area in the world after Versailles. On this full-day tour from Budapest, you will drive to Pest county, about 20 miles (30 kilometers) northeast of Budapest city center. Built by Count Antal Grassalkovich, one of the most respected Hungarian noblemen of the 18th century, the complex served as a summer residence for Emperor Francis Joseph and Queen Elisabeth (Sissi) between 1867 and 1916, and for Governor Miklós Horthy between 1920 and 1944. Beautifully restored, you can now wander the richly painted rooms, such as the Grand Hall and Library. Admire the white and gold décor, red marble baths and wardrobe of Sissi, as well as a tiny baroque theater. Stroll in the 26-hectare English park. On request, and depending on the season, riding opportunities and horse shows can be arranged in nearby Lázár Park. You will also go to the Marian shrines of Máriabesnyő, a place of pilgrimage since the 18th century. Admire the enchanting baroque church, now a favored wedding location for Hungarian brides.

Includes

Transfers from Budapest Entrance fee to the Grassalkovich Castle of Gödöllő Guide

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Gallery

My Guide Book Now! Gödöllő Palace Full-Day Tour from Budapest

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Budapest.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Recommended Experiences in Budapest

500+ trusted car hire partners globally

Create & Share your own Guide to Budapest with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Budapest is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Budapest

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Budapest