Franzensburg im Schlosspark Laxenburg, © Niederösterreich-Werbung/Michael Liebert

Castles, palaces and ruins

Stunning palaces, medieval castles and ancient ruins.

Whether it is the Franzensburg in Laxenburg, which was built on an island in the park pond and houses a museum, or the Araburg, which towers over Kaumberg at 800m above sea level and is the highest castle ruin in Lower Austria, or Vösendorf palace, which houses a Castle and Bicycle Museum - the historic buildings in the Wienerwald make culture lovers’ hearts beat faster and they are exciting excursion destinations for the whole family.