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Fortresses & Castles The Danube in Lower Austria

Take a stroll where emperors once dwelled, in magnificent castles and historical gardens. Or explore the former haunts of noble and less noble knights of old. Travel the Danube between Ybbs and Hainburg and discover a whole series of castles and fortresses and ruins.

Schloss Hof, Marchfeld

Schloss Hof

Austria's largest country palace complex – where the Baroque Age comes alive.

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Schlauchbootfahrt auf der Donau

schlossORTH National Park Center

The national park center at Orth Castle opens up new pespectives of the Danube wetlands and provides a wealth of information.

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Schloss Niederweiden, Marchfeld

Schloss Niederweiden

The hunting lodge is only 3 km away from Schloss Hof and a real insider’s tip.

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Frontansicht Burg Kreuzenstein, Leobendorf, Tullner Donauraum

Kreuzenstein Fortress

Kreuzenstein Fortress was a medieval fortification near Leobendorf in Lower Austria, just a few kilometers to the north of Vienna.

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Burgruine Aggstein mit Donau im Hintergrund

Aggstein Fortress Ruins

The legendary Aggstein castle ruins are on a ledge of rock 300 m above the Danube, which drops away precipitously on three sides.

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Europaschloss Leiben von außen

Europe Castle in Leiben

The 800-year-old castle with its unique wooden coffered ceiling towers high above the surrounding countryside on its mighty cliff.

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Gozzoburg Aussenansicht

Gozzoburg in Krems

The Gozzoburg in Krems is one of the most significant medieval buildings in an Austrian town.

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Schloss Eckartsau, Marchfeld

Eckartsau Imperial Hunting Lodge

Nestled in the midst of the Danube wetlands and an enchanting park, this imperial hunting lodge tells the final chapter in the...

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Renaissanceschloss Schallaburg mit weitläufiger Gartenanlage

Schallaburg Renaissance Castle

Schallaburg looks out from its high perch into the surrounding countryside.

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