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The most beautiful castles and chateaux in Austria

The best of castles and chateaux in Austria

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful castles and chateaux in Austria
Inserted: 28.01.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Austria offers a number of beautiful castles and chateaux. Thanks to its location on important historical trade routes in the Danube or Inna valley, you will find a number of guard castles on the rocks above the river. You will also find a lot of castles here, thanks to the fact that Austria was the center of the empire. Let's take a look at the most famous of them

1.
Hohensalzburg Castle

The largest castle in Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 507 m / 1 663 ft

On the southern edge of the historic center of Salzburg you will find the monumental fortress Hohensalzburg… continue reading

2.
Schönbrunn Palace

The most famous castle in Austria

Altitude: 191 m / 627 ft

Schönbrunn is not only the most famous, but also the largest castle in Austria. You will find it at the… continue reading

3.
Castle Hohenwerfen

An impoverished castle

Rating:
| Altitude: 623 m / 2 044 ft

The mighty Hohenwerfen Castle stands on virtually impregnable location on a rock high above the river Salzach… continue reading

4.
Belvedere

The most beautiful castle in Austria

Altitude: 194 m / 636 ft

Belvedere is the second beautiful castle in Vienna. Although not as popular as Schönbrunn, it is even more… continue reading

5.
Hofburg

The largest castle in Austria

Altitude: 180 m / 591 ft

Today, the Hofburg is more of a large palace complex than a classic castle – something like Prague Castle.… continue reading

6.
Kufstein Fortress

The most important castle above the river Inn

Altitude: 516 m / 1 693 ft

With an overview of the most important monument of Kufstein is the local fortress – one of the most important… continue reading

7.
Mirabell Palace

Beautiful castle in Salzburg

Altitude: 427 m / 1 401 ft

The second most important monument in Salzburg, after the famous fortress, is Mirabell Palace. The castle was… continue reading

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