Esterházy Castle in Eisenstadt
If you are visiting castles in the Burgenland, make sure you don’t miss the Baroque Esterházy Castle in Burgenland’s capital. The Baroque castle was built from 1663-1672 and is the attractive setting for the annual Haydn Festival.
Esterházy Castle in Fertöd (Hungary)
This castle is known as the ‘big castle’ of the Esterházy family.
Bernstein Castle: examples of fortresses in the Burgenland
Bernstein Castle was built in 1199 and achieved fame thanks to a film: Bernstein was once the home of Ladislaus Almásy, the historical role model for the Count character featured in the English film drama ‘The English Patient’.
Lockenhaus Castle: the 'knight’s castle' in the Burgenland
Lockenhaus Castle has been dated back to 1200 and is Austria’s last ‘authentic knight’s castle’. Romanesque and Gothic elements create the setting for this knightly mediaeval existence. Lockenhaus Castle is located at the heart of the Geschriebenstein nature park and is the location of the annual 'Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival'.
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