9 Most Beautiful Castles in Austria You Have to Visit
Jul 2, 2019
Austria, an alpine country, boasts a plethora of majestic castles that are as fortifying as they are breathtaking. So whenever you're planning to visit Austria, don't miss out on these imposing fortresses.
Sitting gracefully in nature's lap at Gmunden, it is an elegant Renaissance architecture.
Sitting atop the Festungsberg hill, this 11th-century fortress is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe.
Majestically overlooking the Leobendorf town, this castle is featured in many movies including Nicolas Cage's Season of the Witch.
A well-preserved medieval castle which offers panoramic view of the terrain around.
Perched at the heart of Vienna, this imperial palace houses three distinct museums.
A former prison, this imposing castle offers multiple museums which showcase the history that lies within its walls.
A major tourist attraction in Vienna, this Baroque palace has 1,441 rooms in total.
Perched on a dormant volcano, this resplendent castle is situated at a height of 450 m.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this set of two palaces was built in the 18th-century and it now houses an extensive art collection.