Fortresses, Palaces & Castles

Burgruine Aggstein

Contact & Informations

3394 Aggstein
Kuenringerstraße 13

+43 2753 82 28-1
+43 2752 82 28-4


Pushchair Accessible Dogs Allowed Wheelchair Accessible Bistro / Restaurant E-Bike charging station E-car charging station Free entry with the NOE-card Groups Accepted with NÖ Card Children's program

Legendary Castle Experience in the Wachau

On the right bank of the Danube – on a steep rock structure above the Danube – you will find Burgruine Aggstein (Aggstein Castle), which has been lovingly renovated in recent years and has now become an incredible experience for its visitors. 

Even the Kuenrings used to reign here and there are many legends surrounding, and associated with, the so-called “Rose Garden”.

Not only the fabulous view of the Danube Valley or the Dunkelsteinerwald (Dunkelstein Forest) but also the wide range on offer from the Castle Tavern, Audio Guided Tours and the Nibelungen Exhibition make this visit an amazing experience for the entire family. 

  • Unique medieval atmosphere of the castle
  • Permanent Exhibition: The Nibelungen Saga
  • Model of the castle
  • 5 Lifelike Knight Figures

Special offers:

  • Medieval Culinary Delights (by arrangement)
  • Knight’s Hall for various events
  • Castle Chapel for weddings and christenings
  • Fairytale Guided Tours – on request!
  • Castle Tavern
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Audio Guided Tours


19 March – 18 November

Daily: 09:00 – 18:00

November: Only from Friday – Sunday: Christmas Market

Guided Tours:

Group (20 people or more). Must book in advance! Duration: approx. 90 minutes

Price: €4.50 per person plus Admission. Audio Guided Tours (Audio Guide): €1.50 per device


Adult: €6.90

Group (20 people or more): €5.90

Child: €4.90

Family Ticket (2 adults & 1 child): €17.00

Additional Child: €3.00

Adult Season Ticket: €20.00

Child Season Ticket: €15.00

Our tip for your trip

  • Servite Monastery Schönbühel
  • Maria Langegg
  • Kartause and Hammerschmiede Aggsbach-Dorf

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