Tourist attractions in Fertõd and in the surroundings

Tourist attractions in Fertõd and in the surroundings

The Fertő-tó or the Neusiedl Lake lies near Sopron, along the northwestern border of Hungary. The larger part of the lake, about three-quarters, lies in Austria. The entire area of the 309 square kilometer lake, including the Hungarian and the Austrian half, lies on protected natural areas. The lake, that the locals call Fertő is part of the World Heritage Sites since 2001. The Hungarian name of the lake comes from the swampy, muddy place most of the surface being full of reed. The Ferto l... [ read more ]

The Esterhazy Castle in Fertod, the Hungarian Versailles

The Esterhazy Castle in Fertod, the Hungarian Versailles

While you enter the large garden surrounded by exemplary groomed and trimmed bushes through the triple wrought iron gate, you will feel that you come with your hooped dress for an afternoon tea to the Esterhazy family. The territory of the castle became the property of Paul Esterhazy in 1681, who has made great efforts to enrich the possession. One of his famous sayings it is stupid not doing anything, just because we can not do everything. The Esterhazy family, one of the wealthiest aris... [ read more ]