The Rosenburg is a Renaissance castle in Kamptal, in the village of Lower Austria Rosenburg, in the Rosenburg-Mold community. Originarimanete formed by a castle built around 1150, it assumed its present appearance in the 16th century. This is owned by the Hoyos-Sprinzenstein family since 1681.
Schloss Rosenburg History
On top of a mighty rock above the Kamptal, visible from afar, is the Renaissance castle of Rosenburg. An impressive castle, a refuge with a very special atmosphere. With over 65,000 visitors a year, the Rosenburg is one of the most visited attractions in Lower Austria.
About 1,000 years ago, people began to colonize this difficult-to-access area under the leadership of Babenberg's margraves. Several high-ranking noble families began colonization and thus founded a number of counties. A striking example in the Horner Becken area is the area of the powerful Poigen-Hohenburg-Wildberg counts. Around 1156 the "Poigreich" was joined to the mark raised to the duchy; and also the sign of the red-white-red bar of the Babenbergern.
In the area bordering Kamp between Poigreich and the Babenberg settlements with the centers, the Altenburg Benedictine monastery and the Gars Thunau castle complex, the Rosenburg was first documented in 1175. The owner is called Gozwin de Rosenberg, the name that it is also decisive for the denomination de castello. In 1487 the Grabner brothers acquired the Rosenburg. Reconstruction of the medieval fortified castle in a Renaissance castle. The Rosenburg remained in the possession of the Grabner family until 1604.
The castle offers a special setting for special events. Weddings, company parties, dances, seminars, congresses, etc. In the castle of Rosenburg there are ideal spaces for every purpose, such as the gardens, the large terrace and the possibility of renting the entire castle.
Visitors can expect an exciting exhibition with large showrooms. All the former noble salons are now accessible again and have been completely furnished with antiques and works of art from the Schloss Rosenburg furniture store. Part of the exhibition are, among other things, furniture that has never been shown, such as various cabinets with inlays or huge chests and cupboards. In the vestibule of the chapel on the first and second floor are displayed sacred furniture and art objects.
Inside the complex there is also a tavern with gastronomy, where you can take a break during a visit with homemade desserts, Waldviertler BIO coffee, refreshing ice cream, Kamptaler specialties and a seasonally changing offer.