MarvaoGuide
Travel Guide to Eastern Europe
 
Eastern Europe Travel Guide   
MarvaoGuide.com - Travel Guide to Central and Eastern Europe
You are here: Eastern Europe Travel arrow Austria arrow Schönbühel-Aggsbach Castle  
 
Print E-mail

Schönbühel-Aggsbach Castle


 

Overlooking the market town of Schönbühel, Schönbühel Aggsbach castle is located at an altitude of 210 m on the right bank of the river Danube in the Melk district, in Lower Austria. The castle was originally built in the 12th century but has been remodelled many times. In 1419 the castle was purchased by the lords of Starhemberg. The church next to the main entrance was built in 11th century and was in use until 1665. A part of the castle housed a school until 1798.

Schönbühel Aggsbach Castle, Austria, Schönbühel Aggsbach schloss, Melk district, in Lower Austria
Schönbühel-Aggsbach Castle, Austria
 

In the 19th century, the castle started to decline and only the towers, church and main entrance remained intact by 1819. After several renovation during the 19th-20th centuries the castle gained its recent shape. The castle is owned by Seilern and Aspang family, today.

 

 
Advertisement
 

Menu
Eastern Europe Travel
Albania
Austria
Belarus
Bosnia
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Estonia
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Macedonia
Moldova
Montenegro
Poland
Romania
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Turkey
Ukraine
Backpacking
World travel
Eastern Europe car hire
TOP 25 Eastern Europe
Vienna
Prague
Budapest
Sofia
Ljubljana
Riga
Dubrovnik
Warsaw
Bratislava
Bran Castle
Kotor
Berat
Cesky Krumlov
Bardejov
Belgrade
Budva
Sarajevo
Košice
Tirana
Salzburg
Veliko Tarnovo
Tallinn
Vilnius
Cracow
Zagreb
 
Featured articles
Backpacking in Eastern Europe
More Brits heading overseas this summer
Turkey makes for an ideal sun holiday
The most diversely exciting nightlife: Budapest
Increasing Popularity with Holidays to Turkey
Eastern Europe tours
Eastern Europe Top Destinations
Caribbean Cruise Vacations
Rincon of the Seas Grand Caribbean Hotel
Brickell Bay Beach Resort
Turks and Caicos Top Resorts
Vacation Packages: Are You Really Getting a Good Deal?
Prague: is it still our favourite city getaway
Some of the most impressive hotels in Europe
Privacy and Disclaimer
Privacy Policy
Disclaimer
 

Copyright ©2008 MarvaoGuide.com All rights reserved. Contact: info@marvaoguide.com
MarvaoGuide – Your travel guide to Central and Eastern Europe. Eastern Europe Travel