Laxenburg & Rosenburg
The Laxenburg Castle Park with its large park landscape, the Old Palace, the Blue Court and the romantic Franzensburg and many other noteworthy jewelery is considered one of the most important monuments of historical garden art of the 18th and 19th centuries and dates back to the 13th century To show history. He recalls the greatness and fate of the Habsburg dynasty, which built it and visited it every year for recreation.
In 1811, according to the plans of the „mechanic“ Franz Besetzny, the first ferry was put into operation, which was to become a true institution of the palace complex.
Franzensburg can also be reached on foot. From the Parkhaupteingang (P1) follow the paths towards „Stapelplatz / Bootsverleih“, past the „Teichbuffet“ over the „Gothic Bridge“ you will pass the „Turnierplatz“ and then reach the „Eiserne Brücke“ and the „Steinerne Brücke „Franzensburg. Please note, when choosing this route, a walking time of about 30 minutes.
The Franzensburg is as „garden house in the old German styles“ the highlight of the castle park. Take a tour of the interiors and immerse yourself in the history of the Habsburg dynasty. Thus, the rich furnishings and precious monuments tell you to this day about the splendor and fate of the imperial family.
2.day– Eggenburg – Rosenburg
In the heart of northern Lower Austria, where Waldviertel and Weinviertel meet, lies the medieval town of Eggenburg.
A fully preserved city wall and unique cultural monuments invite you to a journey through time.High up on a mighty rock above the Kamptal, visible from afar, is the Renaissance castle Rosenburg. An impressive castle, a refuge with a very special atmosphere.
At Schloss Rosenburg the ancient tradition of falconry is still alive. For years, the Falkenhof at Rosenburg Castle has endeavored to preserve this ancient tradition, during which the flying skills of these majestic birds can be experienced first hand at the free flight demonstrations taking place.