Schlaining Castle is one of Austria’s best-preserved medieval castle complexes. The original Gothic structure was expanded over time by additions in the Renaissance and Baroque styles.

The castle’s inner courtyard contains a mighty keep with walls up to eight metres thick. One part of the castle houses a collection of cast iron and weapons, another has been turned into a modern hotel with conference facilities. Schlaining Castle is also home to the European Peace Museum.

On the trail of Andreas Baumkirchner
The 550th anniversary of the founding of Stadtschlaining is the perfect opportunity for an exciting exhibition entitled “RITTER BAUMKIRCHER - Leben und Sterben im 15. Jahrhundert” (KNIGHT BAUMKIRCHER - Life and death in the 15th century) at Schlaining Castle.
This extremely informative display brings to life the adventurous career of the town’s founder, Andreas Baumkircher, and the times in which he lived - the end of the Middle Ages.

klangfruehling Burg Schlaining/Schlaining Castle Spring Sounds

As they did 13 years ago, brothers Eduard and Johannes Kutrowatz once again want to produce a surprising and exclusive programme for two pianos. This time the festival programme hopes to win over the public with moving, expressive contemporary works. Music of today that not only appeals to the head, but also to the heart. There is an attractive supporting programme to accompany the piano evenings: tangible positive vibrations; lively, heartfelt communication between artists and the public, receptiveness to all forms of music.

Weddings at Schlaining Castle

A wedding at Schlaining Castle becomes an unforgettable event, whether it’s a civil ceremony in the castle courtyard, religious ceremony or blessing in the castle chapel or parish church.  If wished a brass band can accompany the bridal procession into the castle’s banqueting hall, where guests will be treated to culinary delicacies and music for dancing.


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