A man with binoculars in a natural paradise on Lake Neusiedl in Burgenland
A flying stork in the sky in Burgenland.

Excursion to the Lake Neusiedl National Park

The 'Das Schmidt' hotel: flora and fauna close at hand

During your holiday at the 4-star hotel 'Das Schmidt', a visit to the Lake Neusiedl National Park is a must! Enjoy a relaxed stroll through the diverse idyllic landscapes, savour the magical ambience and watch numerous species of wading birds at close range.

The 300 m2 protected area around Lake Neusiedl was established in 1993. Today, this nature reserve is a cross-border national park extending into Austria and Hungary, some of its parts belong to the UNESCO world heritage.

The animal world at the Lake Neusiedl National Park

You can observe lapwings, redshanks, great bustards and numerous other wading birds during your holiday from the beginning of February to the end of August. The acrobatic courtship displays of the lapwings cannot fail to impress. And don’t forget to pack your camera: the animals which call the Lake Neusiedl National Park home make for great photos! Some 300 bird species inhabit the Lake Neusiedl National Park area.

The Lake Neusiedl-Seewinkel National Park

The Lake Neusiedl National Park is located to the east of Lake Neusiedl in the so-called Seewinkel area. Your hosts Gerhard and Gisela Schmidt would be happy to help you plan your trip to the Lake Neusiedl National Park. You should leave at least 3 to 4 hours to explore the magical landscapes around the 'Das Schmidt' hotel.

The Lake Neusiedl National Park in spring, summer and autumn

  • Zitzmannsdorfer Wiesen meadowlands
  • Illmitz-Hoelle: particularly beautiful in spring and autumn
  • Illmitz: National Park information centre
  • Lange Lacke/Apetlon lake with WWF exhibition at the EMCO-Seewinkelhof
  • Waasen-Hansag moorlands: magnificent views of the extensive meadows
  • Sandeck-Neudegg conservation area: a delightful experience in summer

Back at your favourite holiday home, the 'Das Schmidt' hotel, you can enjoy your holiday among friends to the full. Enjoy a culinary pampering or relax in the idyllic biotope area.

Lake Neusiedl-Seewinkel National Park: send us a non-binding booking enquiry now!