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“I had a wonderful childhood, a fantastic career and a happy marriage. What more could one want?”

These very positive words come from Princess Melinda Esterházy, a woman who battled slowly but surely to become a top star at the Budapest Opera House, who, as an untitled woman, made the acquaintance of Prince Paul V Esterházy and after much hesitation married him, who survived through times of extreme mental stress, in the dead of the night fled with her spouse to Switzerland and after his death managed an entire domain.more »

Aficionados’ Concerts 2014

In their third year the Aficionados’ Concerts 2014 present forgotten treasures from Esterházy music history, select premieres and debuts, and gems of salon music.more »


Bild: (c) Bertibaer

Visitor Information

Hours of operation, prices, guided tours and exhibitions - a quick view.more »


Exhibition bus tour 2014

Mai - September, Friday to Sunday: Right from its departure from Vienna, a Bus puts guests in the right mood for the princely journey through time to the Esterházy cultural highlights.more »


Bild: (c) � Manfred HORVATH

The Esterházy Palace

themaEsterházy Palace in Eisenstadt is one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Austria and presents a fascinating view of the resplendent life once lived at the court of the Princes Esterházy. But the palace is still the hub of the cultural scene today and regularly provides the picturesque backdrop for festivities and social events.more »


The apartment of the Princess

Experience the Princess' former home and residence.more »


Next events


05.10.2014 18:30 - 22:00

Concert

Kremerata Baltica & Ingolf Wunder, Anastassiya Dranchuk, Gidon Kremer

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

Gidon Kremer: an intellectual virtuoso, a profound and humane musician and thinker. More »

 
Fremdveranstaltung
19.10.2014 17:00

Other

Discussion: Alfred Brendel and René Jacobs

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

Alfred Brendel and René Jacobs talking about Joseph Haydn Moderation: Armin Thurnher More »

 
25.10.2014 19:30

Opera

Wertheriade im Feenreich

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

null More »

 
01.04.2014 bis 31.10.2014
10:00 - 18:00

Exhibition

Castle Tour with Weapons Collection

Forchtenstein Castle

One of the largest private weapon collections in Europe testifies to the military tradition and endeavours of the Esterházy family as loyal allies of the Habsburgs More »

01.04.2014 bis 31.10.2014
10:00 - 18:00

Exhibition

Castle Tour with Weapons Collection

Forchtenstein Castle

One of the largest private weapon collections in Europe testifies to the military tradition and endeavours of the Esterházy family as loyal allies of the Habsburgs More »

01.04.2014 bis 31.10.2014
10:00 - 18:00

Exhibition

Esterházy Gallery of Ancestors

Forchtenstein Castle

The Esterházy Gallery of Ancestors presents one of the largest baroque ancestral portrait galleries in Central Europe. The paintings form part of the collections of Prince Paul I (1635–1713) from the seventeenth century. More »

01.04.2014 bis 31.10.2014
10:00 - 18:00

Exhibition

Esterházy Treasure Chamber

Forchtenstein Castle

In size, layout and appointments the Esterházy Treasure Chamber without doubt vies with the art and curio cabinets of the princely houses in the German-speaking regions. More »

28.11.2014 14:00 - 18:00

Market

Christmas Market at Forchtenstein Castle

Forchtenstein Castle

Wonderful gifts in romantic flair More »

29.11.2014 13:00 - 18:00

Market

Christmas Market at Forchtenstein Castle

Forchtenstein Castle

Wonderful gifts in romantic flair More »

30.11.2014 13:00 - 18:00

Market

Christmas Market at Forchtenstein Castle

Forchtenstein Castle

Wonderful gifts in romantic flair More »

05.12.2014 16:00 - 19:00
06.12.2014 13:00 - 19:00

Market

Christmas market at Lackenbach Palace

Lackenbach Palace

Famous living christmas tree More »

07.12.2014 13:00 - 19:00
08.12.2014 13:00 - 19:00
12.12.2014 15:00 - 20:00

Market

Christmas Market at Esterházy Palace

Esterházy Palace

International craftwork and high quality offer an unique flair More »

13.12.2014 11:00 - 19:00

Market

Christmas Market at Esterházy Palace

Esterházy Palace

International craftwork and high quality offer an unique flair More »

14.12.2014 11:00 - 19:00

Market

Christmas Market at Esterházy Palace

Esterházy Palace

International craftwork and high quality offer an unique flair More »

18.12.2014 19:30

Concert

Pannonian Christmas Gala

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

null More »

 
14.06.2015 10:00 - 12:00

Kids Programe

The Snow Queen

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

Based on the Fairytale of H.C. Andersen More »

14.06.2015 17:00 - 19:00

Kids Programe

The Snow Queen

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

based on the fairytale More »

20.06.2015 17:00 - 19:00

Kids Programe

The Snow Queen

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

Based on the Fairytale of H.C. Andersen More »

20.06.2015 10:00 - 12:00

Kids Programe

The Snow Queen

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

Based on the Fairytale of H.C. Andersen More »

21.06.2015 17:00 - 19:00

Kids Programe

The Snow Queen

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

Based on the Fairytale of H.C. Andersen More »

21.06.2015 10:00 - 12:00

Kids Programe

The Snow Queen

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

Based on the Fairytale of H.C. Andersen More »

27.06.2015 10:00 - 12:00

Kids Programe

The Snow Queen

Esterházy Palace | Haydn Hall

Based on the Fairytale of H.C. Andersen More »


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