Danube Floodplains National Park

Danube Floodplains National Park

Opening hours

Please note our COVID-19 protection measures.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

until 30.09.2021

09:00 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

01. 10.-01.11. 2021

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

Subject to change without notice!

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castleORTH National Park Centre

The schlossORTH National Park Centre is your National Park information point, excursion destination and event venue. The Schlossinsel adventure area is particularly popular with guests, it introduces animals and plants of the river landscape.

Orth Castle
Orth Castle National Park

 

Welcome to the gateway to the Au

Orth Castle has an eventful history. Built in the 12th century as a medieval moated castle and once the hunting lodge of Crown Prince Rudolf, it was used as a museum from 1950. In 2005, after reconstruction and renovation, it was reopened as the schlossORTH National Park Centre.

The information point and visitor centre of the Donau-Auen National Park are now located here. Individual guests, groups, kindergartens and schools are welcome. You will find here under one roof:

  • Tourism and National Park information point with booking and shop
  • Exhibition DonAUräume and National Park Lounge
  • Auerlebnisgelände Schlossinsel with underwater observation station
  • Observation tower with the exhibition "Im Aufwind. The return of the sea eagles"
  • Tournament courtyard with the plant presentation "Pannonian Gardens
  • the museumORTH, which focuses on the history of the Danube municipality of Orth

Contact

Information point schlossORTH National Park Centre
Schlossplatz 1, 2304 Orth/Danube
Tel. 02212/3555
Email: schlossorth@donauauen.at

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Arrival


To the Lobau area

Via the A22/A23 to the Lobau exit, along Raffineriestrasse to the Ölhafen entrance, or via the A23 to the Stadlau exit to the Saltenstrasse entrance.

To get to the Nationalparkhaus wien-lobAU take the A22/A23 to the Lobau exit, continue on Raffineriestrasse until you reach Biberhaufenweg.

To the north shore

On the B3 to the National Park entrances Mühlleiten, Schönau, Orth/Donau, Eckartsau, Stopfenreuth. Coming from the north via the B 49 along the March to Stopfenreuth.

To get to the schlossORTH National Park Centre, take the B3 to Orth/Donau. Parking spaces are available in the parking area next to the Neue NÖ Mittelschule Orth/Donau and, especially for buses, in the street "Am Rosenhügel".

To the south shore

Via the A4 exit Fischamend continue on the B9 to the National Park entrances on the south bank: Maria Ellend, Haslau, Regelsbrunn, Bad Deutsch-Altenburg, Hainburg. From Bratislava via the B9 to the national park entrances on the south bank.

Danube crossings

Vienna: Praterbrücke A22, Reichsbrücke

Lower Austria: Hainburg Danube Bridge, passenger ferry Orth/Donau - Haslau (no cars!)

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