Burgenland

Travel Guide Europe Austria Burgenland

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Introduction

Storks of Rust

Storks of Rust

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Burgenland is one of Austria's states. After the end of the Austro-Hungarian Empiret Burgenland became part of Austrian in 1921.

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Cities

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Sights and Activities

Rust

Rust is Austria's smallest town with many houses from the 16th to the 19th century having Baroque or Renaissance facades. On the western shore of the Neusiedler See, famous for its wines and storks. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage site Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape.
From Eisenstadt 25 minutes by bus 285.

Burg Forchtenstein

The oldest part of the castle Forchtenstein is from the early 14. century, from 1450 owned by the Habsburgs and from 1622 owned by the family Esterházy. After several extension it became a Baroque castle and a repository for weapons, archives, chronometers, machines, exotic animal preparations etc. Today still owned by the family Esterházy and together with Schloss Esterházy in Eisenstadt, it chronicles the history and treasures of this family.

Sankt Margarethen im Burgenland

The most important thing in Sankt Margarethen is the Steinbruch (Roman Quarry) with classical and pop music every summer in July and August (2018 Tom Jones, Kraftwerk, Sting, 2019 The Magic Flute).

Mörbisch am See

On the western shore of the Neusiedler See, famous for its Seefestspiele every summer.
Part of the UNESCO World Heritage site Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape. From Eisenstadt via Rust in 40 minutes by bus 285.

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Getting There

By Train

Regional trains from Vienna to Neusiedl am See and Eisenstadt an d from Wiener Neustadt to Eisenstadt. Trains from Sopron, Hungary to Eisenstadt and via Pamhagen to Neusiedl am See. Also from Graz via Jennersdorf to Szentgotthárd, Hungary.

By Bus

Buses from Vienna and Lower Austria. Bus and train timetable and tickets with VOR.

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Getting Around

By Train

Train from Eisenstadt to Neusiedl am See and on to Pamhagen.

By Bus

Bus and train timetable and tickets with VOR.

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Accommodation in Burgenland

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