Gödöllő
Bus & Minivan Tours

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Gödöllő Bus & Minivan Tours

From Budapest: Gödöllő Royal Sissi Guided Tour

1. From Budapest: Gödöllő Royal Sissi Guided Tour

Your 4-hour tour begins with a drive from Budapest to Gödöllö, site of the former summer residence of Queen Elisabeth, who was known as Sissi. This palace is the second-largest Baroque chateau in the world, and an estate that has preserved the atmosphere of 19th century royal splendor. Led by your knowledgeable guide, you’ll enjoy a tour of the renovated castle, and walk along the same hallways, on the same staircases, and through the lovely park as the Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary. The tour ends at Hotel Intercontinental Budapest, in the city center.

From Budapest: Gödöllő Palace of Queen Elisabeth Tour

2. From Budapest: Gödöllő Palace of Queen Elisabeth Tour

Gödöllő is a town situated in Pest County, about 30 kilometers northeast from Budapest. This city is home to the Palace that was originally built for the aristocratic Grassalkovich family. Later Franz Josef, the Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, along with his wife Elisabeth, used the Palace as their residency. Enjoy a guided tour through this fascinating historical site with transportation from Budapest. Guests can see the greatest Baroque castle in Hungary. Enjoy an exclusive tour through the impressive interior of the Palace. The area of the permanent exhibition includes the grand staircase, the entrance hall, the little dining hall, pantry and the rooms of the era of the Grassalkoviches and Royal Family. After touring the interior, guests can take a walk in the Royal Garden seeing the pavilion and landscaped gardens. Afterwards enjoy a coffee or a tea at the palace café (extra charge). After having free time in the garden you’ll be transferred back to Budapest City Center.

Gödöllő Palace Full-Day Tour from Budapest

3. Gödöllő Palace Full-Day Tour from Budapest

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.

Budapest: Private 3-Hour Gödöllő Palace Tour

4. Budapest: Private 3-Hour Gödöllő Palace Tour

Get to know the former Queen Elisabeth, also known as Sisi, and King Francis Joseph I on this private 3-hour tour of Gödöllő Palace. Tour the baroque palace and enjoy learning about the beloved queen and the history of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Depart from Budapest and relax on a 30-minute drive to the former summer residence of Queen Elisabeth (Sisi) and Francis Joseph (Habsburg Emperor and Hungarian King 1867-1916) in Gödöllő. Your visit will give you a glimpse of times under the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Also become acquainted with the secrets of the private life, hidden doors, rooms, and lovers of the royal couple. After your guided tour through the Gödöllő Palace, have the opportunity to enjoy a coffee and to look around in the souvenir shop before heading back to Budapest.

Frequently asked questions about Gödöllő Bus & Minivan Tours

What are other things to do than Bus & Minivan Tours that are worth visiting in Gödöllő?

The other unmissable things to do in Gödöllő are:

Which Gödöllő Bus & Minivan Tours are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Gödöllő

Want to discover all there is to do in Gödöllő? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Gödöllő

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 343 reviews

A great excursion with lots of information about Sissi and her life on Gödölo. A beautiful park with a small cafe in the courtyard. An all-round successful trip. Thanks to Elisabeth who did a great job at 71 and told us all the secrets about Sissi.

Excellent transfer service. A special thanks to our guide Cristina who showed us the building and not only with great professionalism and wealth of data.

Beautiful morning always well organized Our French-speaking guide kind a little in search of information but you are present Thank you for everything

A wonderful trip, both the Palace and the Horse show were amazing. Our guide Attila was very knowledgeable and a great guy to spend the morning with!

Very nice guide. The castle is really worth seeing. Small group - 5. We can highly recommend.