The Burgenland is Austria‘s most easterly, newest and fl attest state; every year, thousands of vacationers are fascinated by its leisure, culture and sports facilities. The state capital Eisenstadt provides major attractions for culture enthusiasts, with the Schloss Esterházy, the Haydn museum and the Bergkirche (Haydn church).
Nature & Sports
In North Burgenland, which forms part of the Pannonian Plains, is situated Lake Neusiedl–Seewinkel National Park with its unique fauna and fl ora. Lake Neusiedl is a fl at Steppe Lake, second largest only to Lake Balaton in Hungary. The largest part of the lake lies in Austria and the smaller part in Hungary. The Burgenland cycling country stretches across extensive cycle trails consisting of 200 km of optimally constructed paths. The whole family can enjoy relaxation in a beautiful natural landscape while swimming, sailing, surfi ng, kite surfi ng, riding and hiking. This region is famous for its fi ne wines and further south, the nearby thermal region invites you to wellness stays (in Stegersbach, Lutzmannsburg and Bad Tatzmannsdorf). A particularly interesting leisure recommendation is the Lake Neusiedl family park, Austria’s largest leisure park in St. Margarethen. The resort of Podersdorf on See is situated south of the Lake Neusiedl–Seewinkel National Park on the Eastern Shore. Mini Max Leisure Park in Podersdorf provides entertainment, fun and an abundance of action for both old and young. From the end of April until the beginning of May, the action really gets going on Lake Neusiedl with the annual Surf World Cup.
In Burgenland, a Pannonian, relatively warm and dry climate dominates with little precipitation and almost 300 days of sunshine a year. An abundance of wind is typical for Lake Neusiedl.