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Guided Tour of Forchtenstein Castle and Weapon Collection

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    It’s up to you! Stay as long as you want.

  • Start time

    10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Meeting Point

    Melinda Esterhazy-Platz 1, 7212 Forchtenstein, Austria

  • Ending Point

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Conquer a formidable Castle that emerged unscathed from the Thirty Years War!
  • Explore Forchtenstein Castle during your Eisenstadt trip!
  • Wander through 10 grand rooms filled with art, furniture, and other relics!
  • Gain access to the castle’s armory and check out the earliest weaponry from the modern age!
  • Experience life as a soldier at the Grenades, Flags, Grenadiers exhibit!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Survey a castle built in the Middle Ages during your Eisenstadt trip with a Guided Tour of Forchtenstein Castle and Weapon Collection!


With your Guided Tour of Forchtenstein Castle tickets, you’ll march right through the formidable gates and explore this medieval castle with an expert guide. Listen in on fascinating, live commentary in either German or Hungarian as you wind your way through 10 lavish rooms. Admire fine art, antique furniture, and other fixtures from the late Medieval Period and Renaissance Period. If you’ve ever wanted to live in a storybook castle, then taking this tour is what to do in Eisenstadt!

Gain special access to the armory and view some of the earliest weapons created at the beginning of the Modern Era. Get a sense of what it was like to be a soldier in the 1500’s as you enjoy the Grenades, Flags, Grenadiers exhibit. And, snoop around to try to find the secret, hidden treasure vault that remained undiscovered for the duration of World War II. It’s one of the most exciting things to do in Eisenstadt if you consider yourself a history buff!

Inclusions

  • Guided Tour of Forchtenstein Castle and Weapon Collection
  • A visit to a castle from the Middle Ages in Forchtenstein
  • General Admission to Forchtenstein Castle
  • Access to the Grenades, Flags, Grenadiers exhibition
  • Guided tour of Forchtenstein Castle in German or Hungarian
  • English info booklet


Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.   

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

The guided German tours run at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. on Friday through Sunday from January 5th to March 31st and November 2nd to December 20th. Then, from April 1st through November 1st, they operate daily at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4:45 p.m.

The guided Hungarian tours run at 11:00 a.m., 1:15 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. from April 1st through November 1st.

You can reach Forchtenstein Castle by taking the A2/A3 to Eisenstadt, continuing on the S31 to Forchtenstein.

You can take the bus from Vienna Südtirolerplatz to Forchtenstein to reach Forchtenstein Castle.

Pets are not allowed at the venue.

Children under 12 years of age must be supervised by an adult.

The guided tours will either be in German or Hungarian. You will receive an English booklet with information about the castle if you speak neither German nor Hungarian.

Visitors with a discounted ticket must bring a valid I.D. to prove your eligibility.

Some venues can be visited at any time during the day. When we don't offer you the choice of a time slot, you can enter the venue anytime on your chosen date!

Children below 6 years of age are allowed free entry.

Caregivers of disabled visitors are allowed free entry. However, they must be mentioned in the disabled person’s certificate of disability.

Disabled visitors can buy a discounted tickets (50% off) onsite.



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