Tourist packages

WHY SHOULD WE LEARN ABOUT ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ARISTOCRATIC FAMILIES IN EUROPE, THAT IS, THE ESTERHAZY FAMILY?

Are you a history lover interested in culture? We offer excursions to the historic seat of the famous House of Esterhazy in the town of Galanta.

Did you know that the Esterhazys have an indispensable place in the European history? They also constructed several important buildings in Galanta. We would like to present them to you and to reveal some interesting facts about this illustrious family.

One of the most noteworthy buildings is the neo-Gothic castle, originally a Renaissance-style fortified building constructed in 1633.In 1736 the castle was rebuilt in Baroque style. The current appearance of the castle is the result of extensive reconstruction carried out in romantic English Gothic style in 1861. The grandeur of the castle, and all its styles, is simply breath-taking.

The castle is surrounded by a historic park with many trees and bushes, representing great historic, micro-climatic, biologic and architectural value. The monumental main building with its U-shaped floor plan is complemented by two lateral wings which surround the castle courtyard.

You can choose from a variety of unforgettable guided tours including visiting the castle, park, historic wine cellar or other sights in the town related to the Esterhazys.

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TOUR GALANTA 1

The Tour Galanta 1 takes about 3 hours and includes the following:

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Visiting the neo-Gothic castle of Galanta.

Entrance to the castle's south tower affording a wonderful view over the surrounding countryside.

Visiting the castle park.

Entrance to one of the oldest historic wine cellars in Slovakia, which was reconstructed in 2016.

Refreshments based on pre-agreed menu, served in the Esterhazy castle wine bar.

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TOUR GALANTA 2

The Tour Galanta 2 takes about 6 hours and includes the following:

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Visiting the premises of the neo-Gothic castle of Galanta.

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Entrance to the castle's south tower affording a wonderful view over the surrounding countryside.

Visiting the castle park.

Refreshments based on pre-agreed menu, served in the Esterhazy castle wine bar.

Visiting the unique neo-Gothic crypt of the Esterházy family.

Visiting the Renaissance castle of Galanta, which houses the town gallery and some exhibitions of the Museum of Local History.

A cup of coffee in the Esterházy Wine & Coffee in the park of the neo-Gothic castle.

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TOUR GALANTA 3

The Tour Galanta 3 takes about 2 days* and includes the following:

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Day I

Visiting the neo-Gothic castle of Galanta.

Entrance to the castle's south tower affording a wonderful view over the surrounding countryside.

Visiting the castle park.

Entrance to one of the oldest historic wine cellars in Slovakia, which was reconstructed in 2016.

Refreshments based on pre-agreed menu, served in the Esterhazy castle wine bar.

Spending some agreeable time in the Esterházy wine cellar with wine-tasting and music.

Visitors will stay in pre-arranged selected accommodation in Galanta or the surrounding area.

Day II

Visiting the unique neo-Gothic crypt of the Esterházy family.

Visiting the Renaissance castle of Galanta housing the town gallery and some exhibitions of the Museum of Local History.

A cup of coffee in the Esterházy Wine & Coffee in the park of the neo-Gothic castle.

*Maximum duration of the visit is 24 hours.

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GALANTA STUDENT TOUR

The Galanta Student Tour takes about 3 hours and includes the following:

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Visiting the neo-Gothic castle of Galanta with Games of Knowledge designed for students.

Entrance to the castle's south tower affording a wonderful view over the surrounding countryside.

Visiting the castle park.

Entrance to one of the oldest historic wine cellars in Slovakia, which was reconstructed in 2016.

Visitors will stay in pre-arranged selected accommodation in Galanta or the surrounding area.