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Fortresses & Castles Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal

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.

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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Renaissanceschloss Schallaburg mit weitläufiger Gartenanlage

Schallaburg Renaissance Castle

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

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Schloss Artstetten Park

Artstetten Castle

Fairy-tale castle flanked with seven characteristic onion towers.

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