Forchtenstein Castle + Guided Tour

Castles & Palaces

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What's included

  • Entrance to Forchtenstein Castle

  • Guided Tour

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18 € / p.

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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 historic armoury with its holdings spanning more than four centuries. * The fortress kitchen and bakery give an insight into the daily work of the time. At the end of the tour, take a look at the 50-metre-deep well that was once essential for survival.

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Opening hours

  • Wednesday : 10:00 - 17:00

  • Thursday : 10:00 - 17:00

  • Friday : 10:00 - 17:00

  • Saturday : 10:00 - 17:00

  • Sunday : 10:00 - 17:00

  • Monday : 10:00 - 17:00

How to get there?

Forchtenstein Castle

Melinda Esterhazy-Platz 1, 7212