A small marmot in the Neusiedlersee Nature Park in beautiful Burgenland
View over the vineyards of the Burgenland wine region to the breathtaking Lake Neusiedl

Lake Neusiedl – a World Heritage Site

An exceptional holiday in the Burgenland

The cross-border natural and cultural landscapes of Lake Neusiedl were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. This holiday region by Europe’s largest steppe lake offers the ideal conditions for your holiday in Austria.

Whatever time of year you choose to visit, the 'Das Schmidt' hotel by Lake Neusiedl is always ready to impress with a range of extra treats for your unforgettable stay in the natural paradise of Lake Neusiedl. Explore the area with a walk or an excursion out into the idyllic natural landscapes surrounding Lake Neusiedl.

Lake Neusiedl World Heritage Site

Lake Neusiedl was once a meeting point on the pre-historic trade route between the Adriatic and the Baltic Sea. Germanic, Slavic and Finno-Ugric populations met up in the areas around Lake Neusiedl. The Lake Neusiedlholiday resort is still a melting pot of cultures today. Experience the Lake Neusiedl World Heritage Site at first hand from the 'Das Schmidt' hotel and track down the area’s extensive past.

The impressive World Heritage Site of Lake Neusiedl

The impressive natural landscapes are characterised by their reeds, water and vineyards. The Pannonian climate and diverse animal life invite guests to take a voyage of discovery around Lake Neusiedl.

The following areas form part of the Lake Neusiedl World Heritage Site:

  • Lake Neusiedl: the largest steppe lake in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The entire banks of Lake Neusiedl
  • The lakeside communities from Moerbisch to Illmitz
  • The old town of Rust which has protected monument status
  • The centre of Moerbisch which has protected monument status
  • Parts of the Lake Neusiedl National Park
  • The Fertö-Hanság National Park (in Hungary)
  • Fertöd castle (in Hungary)

Experience the magical alleyways of Moerbisch and savour the captivating landscapes of the surrounding communities to discover a whole new side to Austria! Send a non-binding holiday enquiry  to the Schmidt family now!