Forchtenstein, Austria

Forchtenstein Castle + Guided Tour

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Forchtenstein Castle's extensive weapons collection features countless armaments from the 16th century and the Thirty Years' War. Join this fascinating guided tour and walk in the shoes of soldiers who served the prestigious Esterházy family.


There's an array of weaponry to admire, including muskets, helmets, halberds, crossbows, cannonballs, and even hand grenades! Surround yourself with medieval history and learn the castle's deepest, darkest secrets. Explore the enthralling history of the Esterházy family, witness the staggering wealth of their collections, and be wowed by the hist...

What's Included

  • * Entrance to Forchtenstein Castle
  • * Guided Tour

Important informations

  • * English and Hungarian tours will only take place in high-season (April - October) * Visitors with a reduced ticket must bring a valid ID or student ID to prove eligibility **Getting There** * By car: Take the A2/A3 to Eisenstadt, then continue on the S31 to Forchtenstein * Bus: from Vienna Südtirolerplatz to Forchtenstein **Notes** * No pets allowed onsite * Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult * Free entry for kids under 6 and carers of disabled visitors (must be mentioned in their certificate of disability) * Disabled visitors can buy reduced tickets (50% off) onsite
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

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