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Schlossplatz - Things to Know Before Visiting

Schlosspl., 3661 Artstetten, Austria

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About Schlossplatz

A majestic castle near the Wachau valley in Lower Austria, in the community of Artstetten-Pöbring. Formerly used as a summer residence by members of the Habsburg dynasty, the castle is now the final resting place of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his morganatic wife Sophie. It also houses the Archduke Franz Ferdinand Museum.

Attractions Near Schlossplatz

Schloss Schönbühel
Schloss Schönbühel12.7km from Schlossplatz

Schloss Schönbühel is a castle in the Lower Austrian town of Schönbühel-Aggsbach, below Melk on the right bank of the Danube. It was built on rock approximately 40 metres above the level of the river Danube. The castle was briefly owned by Conrad von Eisenbeutel, and then by the Abbey of Melk. In 1396 it was sold to the brothers Caspar and Gundaker von Starhemberg. It remained in the Starhemberg family for more than 400 years, but fell into disrepair.

Schallaburg Castle
Schallaburg Castle12.82km from Schlossplatz

Schallaburg Castle is a 1,000-year-old architectural piece of art that has countless exciting stories to tell. The castle is combination of a Romanesque residential castle and a Gothic chapel, patterned in the Italian Renaissance style. Aesthetically built, it has a well-decorated two-storied arcaded court with elegant cantilevered staircases and a courtyard. The fortified building survived almost unchanged for a millennium.

Jauerling13.9km from Schlossplatz

The Jauerling is a mountain in the southeastern Waldviertel region of Lower Austria . At 960 m above sea level A. it is the highest point in the Wachau . The summit region is flat and plateau-like, so that two points reach the height of 960 m above sea level. A. reach, but summit crosses were erected in other places. AS good trekking destination and also it offers nice views too.

Aggstein Castle
Aggstein Castle17.01km from Schlossplatz

Aggstein Castle is a ruined castle on the right bank of the Danube in Wachau, Austria. The castle dates to the 12th century. Aggstein Castle is 480 metres above sea level. It is some 150 metres long and has a rock structure at both ends. The ruins are located within the municipality of Schönbühel-Aggsbach in the Melk District of Lower Austria.

Wachau25.86km from Schlossplatz

The Wachau is a UNESCO world heritage site and region of natural beauty, and lies in the Danube valley between the towns of Melk and Krems. This beautiful Austrian valley with a picturesque landscape formed by the Danube river. It is 36 kilometres in length and was already settled in prehistoric times. A well-known place and tourist attraction is Dürnstein, where King Richard the Lionheart of England was held captive by Duke Leopold V of Austria and Styria.

Stift Dürnstein
Stift Dürnstein28.87km from Schlossplatz

Stift Dürnstein is a former monastery in Dürnstein in the Wachau region of Lower Austria . Today the buildings and the large property belong to the Augustinian Canons - Stift Herzogenburg , which also looks after the parish of Dürnstein. The tower of the collegiate church with its blue and white coloring is considered the symbol of the Wachau. The collegiate church, which has also been a parish church since 1745, is dedicated to the assumption of Mary into heaven.

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Lower Austria is one of the nine states of Austria, located in the northeastern corner of the country. It offers an incredible variety of nature and culture. With a land area of 19,186 km2 and a population of 1.612 million people, Lower Austria is the country’s largest state; it is second-most populous after the federal state of Vienna. Other main cities are Amstetten, Krems an der Donau and Wiener Neustadt.