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Gödöllő Palace, Horse Show and Carriage Ride - Tour from Budapest

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Highlights

  • Enjoy this small town just outside Budapest
  • Book early and receive discounts
  • Price same or lower than local rates
  • Easy to book – easy to cancel – easy to change

Overview

Enjoy this historical tour to Gödöllo, a small town located to the east of Budapest. The town is famous for the palace, the former summer residence of Emperor Franz Josef and Queen Elizabeth, which is also one of the finest examples of Hungarian Baroque architecture. Stroll through the palace and see the rooms, including the Royal Apartments.

Later visit a famous ranch and enjoy a carriage ride through the puszta, which is a grassy kind of semi-desert. It was originally inhabited by cowherds, shepherds and horseherds.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel and travel in a coach/mini bus to Gödöllo, which is about 30 kilometres east of Budapest. The town is famous for Gödöllo Palace, a fine example of Hungarian Baroque architecture, built between 1735 and 1749. This was the former summer residence of Emperor Franz Josef and Queen Elizabeth. See the interiors of the palace, including the Royal Apartments.

Then you will visit the famous horse ranch of the Lazar brothers where you will be greeted with a welcome drink and see the famous ‘CSIKÓSOK’ (Hungarian Cowboys). You can then enjoy a carriage ride through the puszta, a grassy kind of semi-desert. It was originally inhabited by cowherds, shepherds and horseherds.

The tour ends at Erzsebet Square in Budapest.

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Reviews

Thought this was one of the best tours I had taken in Budapest, it was value for money and extremely entertaining. The guide who led our group around this site was very... John L King

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Apr - 30 Apr: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
01 May - 30 Sep: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
01 Oct - 31 Oct: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Duration

4 ½ hours

Start time

Start time: 0900h (09:00am), Duration: 4 ½ hours

Meeting point

From centrally located Budapest hotels (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

The tour ends at Erzsébet Square

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up
  • Entrance to Godollo
  • Welcome drink and show at the ranch
  • Carriage ride

Exclusions

  • Hotel drop off
  • Food & drinks (unless specified)

Please note

Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

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Cancellation policy

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