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Welcome to the Danube region known as Römerland Carnuntum - Marchfeld

The Römerland Carnuntum - Marchfeld region located between Vienna and Bratislava has so many different little worlds to explore. You can immerse yourself in the world of the Ancient Romans at Carnuntum Archeological Park or enter the world of the baroque era at the lovely Marchfeld country estates. Or you can explore the fascinating world of the Danube wetlands (Nationalpark Donau-Auen). Culinary delights are a magnet for gourmets. The tables of this region are richly laid – with wine from the Carnuntum wine region, asparagus from the Marchfeld, fish from the Danube. A number of delightful addresses await you – from cozy country inns to fine award-winning restaurants.

Fortresses & Castles

During the baroque era, Vienna society discovered the vast expanses of the Marchfeld and gently rolling hills of the Leithagebirge as relaxing refuges and profitable hunting grounds. Families who took pride in themselves built a country estate there.

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Museums & Exhibitions

On a visit to Carnuntum, the Ancient Roman period comes back to life. Carnuntum, the imperial city, is born again. For the first time anywhere in the world, a part of an Ancient Roman city was reconstructed at the open-air museum in Petronell. Baroque splendor and zest for life are in the air at Schloss Hof ...

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Your First Visit to the Danube

Outings & Activities Römerland Carnuntum-Marchfeld

The Danube Bike Path

The Danube Bike Path is one of the most scenic cycling routes in Europe. It extends for about 1,200 km from Donaueschingen in Germany to the Hungarian capital of Budapest.

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Eating & Drinking Römerland Carnuntum-Marchfeld

Crunchy Asparagus

The Marchfeld’s more than 2,200 hours of sunshine a year and slightly sandy soils are what give excellent white and green Marchfeld asparagus its incomparable flavor. It too is a protected brand in the EU.

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Happenings & Events Römerland Carnuntum-Marchfeld

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    Orth Wild Garlic Days

    In the town of Orth on the Danube, the first weekend in April is devoted to a celebration of a wonderful plant: wild garlic. Orth stages a weekend full of culture, culinary treats, information, entertainment and sports, all revolving around wild garlic. Orth Wild Garlic Days are held in and around the castle.

    Mittelalterstadtführung Hainburg, Römerland Carnuntum

    Hainburg/Donau

    Have medieval mercenaries or noble lords and ladies guide you to the prettiest spots in Hainburg, a 750 year old town with medieval character. Unique structures such as town gates, towers, walls and charnel house await you. Let the Middle Ages come alive again as you listen to your guides tell great tales and true accounts of the eventful history of Hainburg.

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    Kellergasse in Prellenkirchen, Carnuntum

    Wine Spring

    Wine Spring events in the Lower Austrian Danube region are a good opportunity in the wine year to sample the winemaker’s various wines and stock up on wine. Wine Spring takes place from late April to the beginning of May every year. Wachau Wine Spring is recommended, for example, as is Spring Awakening on the Wagram, the New Wine Fest in Göttlesbrunn and the 3-valley Wine Spring in the Kamp, Krems and Traisen Valleys.

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