Excursion tips in and around Oberwart

City of Oberwart

With 7,600 inhabitants, Oberwart is the largest town in southern Burgenland and has gained in economic and social importance over the decades. The residents of the municipality and also the numerous guests enjoy a colourful diversity here. And that in every respect, because Oberwart has made a name for itself as a business location, trade fair and shopping town, but also as a school and sports town.



Shopping in Oberwart - EO

The eo shopping centre in Oberwart combines shopping and leisure experiences with over 50 leading top retail businesses, high-quality gastronomy and a wide range of services. For guests from the numerous spa and thermal hotels, the eo shopping centre is a welcome highlight as a leisure destination during their stay in the region. More than 2.6 million visitors per year appreciate the wide range of offers as well as the varied entertainment programme in the eo shopping centre in Oberwart.


Spa & Golf Bad Tatzmannsdorf

The AVITA Resort attracts visitors with a diverse pool landscape with over 2,000 m² of water surface. 20 feel-good saunas in the Sauna Garden Eden and AVITA Lady's Spa truly make sauna hearts beat faster! NEW: The Uhudler sauna - a declaration of love to the speciality from southern Burgenland - as well as Austria's first snow sauna ensure a pleasant experience.


The charming landscape and the mild Pannonian climate make golfing in Bad Tatzmannsdorf almost a year-round pleasure. The Reiters Golf & Country Club is only about 10 minutes away from Oberwart.


Fairs & Events

Numerous trade fairs and events take place in the Oberwart exhibition hall throughout the year.

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Treetop path Markt Neuhodis

At dizzy heights you move through the treetops, enjoy the magnificent view and listen to a wide variety of bird voices.

Over a length of 500m there are 11 towers, up to 20 metres high, connected by wooden bridges. The path is designed in such a way that it can also be used by blind people and wheelchair users. Experience nature at airy heights and take unforgettable impressions of it home with you.

If the fresh forest air makes you hungry, thirsty or tired, you are welcome in the Stüberl of the treetop trail, where snacks for in between, lemonades and seasonal specialities, such as mulled wine in winter, are waiting for you!


Speed Arena Rechnitz

Speedarena Rechnitz

All adrenalin junkies are in good hands at Austria's largest and most modern rental kart track, the Speedarena Rechnitz. The two tracks, planned according to CIK and FIA guidelines, are 1,007 m and 970 m long.
Private drivers and hobby pilots are welcome on the 50,000 m² area. Various rental karts are available for children and adults. Karting in Southern Burgenland.

The new 'Race Club' offers not only an excellent view of the racing action in a modern, incomparable ambience, but also the necessary refreshment as well as snacks after the motorsport.


Opening hours:
Daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.



alpannonia® - hiking without borders

From Semmering to the Pannonian Plain a trail full of variety and attractions of nature leads: alpannonia®.

In cooperation between the three provinces of Lower Austria, Styria and Burgenland and the neighbouring country of Hungary, a total of 120 km of eventful high-altitude and panoramic trail has been created. Numerous feeder paths and public roads facilitate access. Luggage transport as well as passenger transport to and from the main trail are possible. The entire tour leads in seven daily stages (15-22 km each) from the alpine area of Semmering over the densely wooded low mountain range of the Bernstein and Günser Mountains to the vineyards near Köszeg.  



Schlaining Castle

Schlaining Castle is one of the best-preserved medieval castles in Austria.
In the course of its development, the originally Gothic building was supplemented by Renaissance and Baroque additions. In the inner courtyard of the castle there is a mighty keep with walls up to 8 m thick, which can also be entered. The Peace Museum was begun in 2000 with the Burgenland Provincial Exhibition 'War or Peace - From the Cult of Violence to the Culture of Peace'.



Lockenhaus Castle

Lockenhaus Castle was built around 1200 above the Güns Valley and was initially called Leuca.
Today it is considered the last real knight's castle in Austria. Romanesque and Gothic architecture, crypt and other details from the 13th century testify to a highly developed sense of art. The knight's castle, located in the heart of the Geschriebenstein Nature Park, has always been an imposing attraction.

Get to know the castle during one of the exhibitions and guided tours.


  • Historical castle tour: approx. 1h (from 15 persons)
  • Templar tour with Mr. Gerhard Volfing
  • Castle experience tour with the Prima Nocte Association
  • Guided tour 'Blood Countesses' with Mr. Gerald Axelrod
  • Bat tours: Every Saturday, 11:00

Dates & enquiries under the telephone number: 02616/23 940

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