Tips for trips

Eckartsau Castle

The impressive park surrounding the Eckartsau Castle is the location for many Donau-Auen National Park programmes, but is in itself of great historic interest.

  • The former hunting lodge and resort of Austria's last Imperial couple, Charles and Zita

  • Attractive location for weddings, concerts, film productions, parties and other events

  • Historic Schlosspark including the "Kaiserweg," or Emperor's Path

  • National Park information point

  • Observational hut in the Schlosspark

  • Marked walking paths

  • Guided tours

For visitors with special needs we are happy to offer assistance in planning excursions.
There is a network of well-marked, wheelchair-accessible paths in Eckartsau.

www.schlosseckartsau.at

Schloss Hof

Welcome to the magical world of the Baroque! Visit the Palace Hof with its magnificent rooms and extensive gardens as well as farm animal enclosures. Hof Palace is also the stage for numerous festivities under the sign of a truly princely way of life.

www.schlosshof.at

Stork Village of Marchegg

The unique tree colony of white storks near Marchegg is worth seeing, several hiking trails lead through the bordering March meadows and Marchegg Castle is currently being renovated for the Lower Austrian State Exhibition 2022. The stork house in the castle park offers a diverse program, such as the daily guided tour to the white stork colony. Stroll along the many visitor trails through the old town of Marchegg and nature.

www.marchegg.at

Auring Hohenau

The Auring is an organisation dedicated to wetlands bird species and their preservation. On the former grounds of a sugar factory in Hohenau, Auring maintains a wetlands habitat which has become a vital stopover and breeding grounds for a variety of bird species.

www.auring.at

Carnuntum Archeological Park

Experience astonishing moments in the world of the Romans and witness the resurrection of Rome's metropolis on the Danube.

www.carnuntum.at

National Park municipalities

The city of Vienna is a capital, a province - and even a national park municipality!  www.wien.gv.at

Thirteen other national park municipalities in Lower Austria surround the Donau-Auen National Park and have put their own stamp on the region: