The castles in Austria are majestic, splendid and romantic. Discover a part of Austria’s history during your holiday in Seefeld and travel through time to the romantic empire. Some of these beautiful buildings are very close to Seefeld. We will introduce to you three of the most beautiful palaces and castles.
Kaiserliche Hofburg – Imperial Palace in Innsbruck
The Hofburg Imperial Palace is located in Innsbruck, a 30 minutes ride by car. Together with Schönbrunn Palace and the Homburg Palace in Vienna it is one of the most important cultural buildings in Austria. It was built and inhabited by the House of Habsburg. The state rooms are decorated with precious frescoes and exceptional marble and wood floors. On behalf of Maria Theresa, the building was rebuilt in the style of the courtly Viennese Rococo. This style is still kept today. The Hofburg chapel, the guard room and the gardens can also be visited.
Schloss Ambras – Ambras Castle
In Innsbruck you will also find the castle of Henry the Proud from 11. century. It was completely destroyed in 1133 and rebuilt 150 years later. After the death of Margaret of Tyrol the castle belonged to the House of Habsburg. The Spanish hall with portraits on both sides is particularly worth seeing.
Today there are many works of art displayed in the castle. Get an interesting insight into the history of Austria during one of the exciting guided tours and lectures .
Burg Hasegg – Hasegg castle with mint tower
Embark on a journey to the past, to the times of mintage. Visit the castle that was first mentioned in 1306. The mint tower’s initial purpose was to protect the city of Hall. By 1567 the Hasegg castle turned slowly from the protection tower to the mint tower of Hall. Today it accommodates a museum about the history of the coins. An audio guide leads you through half a millennium of European coin history. The town Hall with castle Hasegg and the mint tower is located about 30 minutes by car from Seefeld.
Would you like to go on a historical discovery tour during your lavation in Seefeld? Then book your holiday with us now! Stay on the beautiful 4 star hotel in Tyrol and visit the impressive and historic castles in Austria.