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Where is Eisenstadt - Schloss Esterhazy?
Eisenstadt is the state capital of the Austrian province of Burgenland. It is home to 14,637 people and the smallest of the Austrian state capitals. Eisenstadt lies on the Wulka Plain north of the Leitha Mountains. The highest peak of the Leitha Mountains is 400 m, Eisenstadt lies at 180 m.a.sl.. Grapes, apricots, peaches and almonds grow on the hillsides of the mountains. The mild climate, the sunny weather and the south-facing hillsides are perfect for winegrowing. The city of Eisenstadt is surrounded by picturesque vineyards.
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What to do in Eisenstadt?
When planning a trip to Burgenland include the old town of Eisenstadt as well as Esterházy Castle. Eisenstadt was home to the renowned composer Joseph Haydn (1732 to 1809) who spent much of his career as a court musician for the Esterházy family. Esterházy Castel is the venue of the yearly Haydn Festival. EisenSTADTfest and the 1000 Wine-Festival at the historic pedestrian zone are famous for the genuine flair. Lake Neusiedl is only 15km from the city and a great destination for a summer day trip. Have a look at our Podersdorf web cam for a fantastic day at the lake. Eisenstadt indoor pool is a great alternative in bad weather or in the winter. The region boasts ideal conditions for hiking, jogging, mountain biking and race cycling. Visitors from all over the world will not be disappointed by this charming region.
Where is the Esterhazy Castel?
Esterhazy Castel sits right in the centre of Eisenstadt and is the city’s landmark. Today it is owned by the Esterházy private trust. Its construction dates back to the 13th century. The historic festival and banquet room, better known as Haydnsaal, is considered one of the world’s most perfect concert halls. East and north to the castle you find flower and kitchen gardens designed according to Baroque ideas of the 18th century. In the 19the century the park was extended and developed into a spacious English garden. Leopoldinentempel sits on an artificial hill. Inside the temple there is a sculpture of princess Leopoldine of Esterházy by Antonio Canova. In the 20th century a small football stadium and a public swimming pool were constructed in the eastern part of the park. The park is home to many rare plants and trees. Esterházy Castle is one of the most important Austrian monuments.