Burg Falkenstein, © Niederösterreich Werbung / Michael Liebert

Damsels in distress and haunted houses

Explore castles, ruins, palaces and stately homes in the Waldviertel

The palaces of the Marchfeld, the popular film location of Burg Kreuzenstein or the ruins at Burg Falkenstein – the Weinviertel region is dotted with castles, palaces and stately homes…

Mighty castles and ruins sit atop rock faces and hills, high above the winegrowing towns and villages of the Weinviertel. Burg Kreuzenstein castle, a familiar sight from film and television, is often in demand as a location for international productions. It is always worth a visit, as is its counterpart Burg Falkenstein.

Palaces & Stately Homes

The region’s palaces and stately homes are also open to visitors and offer special tours and exhibitions. Highlights include Schloss Wilfersdorf, which is owned by the Liechtenstein family, as well as nearby Schloss Wolkersdorf. The palaces in the Marchfeld region are a real treat for visitors, chief among them Schloss Hof!