An array of excursions to Eisenstadt

Tracking down history and tradition

Burgenland’s capital of Eisenstadt is located just a 25 minute drive away from the idyllic holiday resort of Moerbisch by the lake. This cultural city impresses numerous guests from all over the world each year with its motto of ‘small yet refined’.

Perhaps it is the Free City of Eisenstadt’s special flair, its International Haydn Days or its numerous cultural sights which make it so popular. Explore a piece of history with a trip to Eisenstadt!

History and culture: excursions to Eisenstadt

The history of the Free City of Eisenstadt is closely linked with the name of Count Esterházy. Esterházy Castle still bears testament to the glamorous days of this princely family today. Today, this Baroque building is an important cultural monument in the Burgenland region and is a trademark symbol of Eisenstadt. Joseph Haydn too contributed a great deal to the development of this cultural city. The International Haydn Days which take place each year in September pay testament to the famous musician.

Sights not to be missed during your trip to Eisenstadt:

  • Cathedral
  • Cavalry Church
  • Franciscan Church
  • Haydn’s House, Eisenstadt
  • Haydn herb garden
  • Plague Column
  • Gloriette
  • Esterházy castle and castle park
  • The Jewish Cemeteries and the Jewish Museum

Unforgettable excursions to Eisenstadt

In addition to these impressive sights, the city also captivates guests with its unique charm and hospitality. Don’t rush your trip to Eisenstadt and leave time to stroll down the streets and alleyways.

After your trip to Eisenstadt, it’s time to return to your cosy holiday home, the 4-star Das Schmidt hotel and while away the rest of the day in the sunny hotel gardens, where you can plan your next trip: for instance to one of the castles, to Rust or across the border to Sopron and Bratislava.

Plan your trip to Eisenstadt: send a non-biding holiday enquiry to the Schmidt family or send us a contact request!