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  • Address: Schallabur 1, 3382 Schallaburg, Austria, Melk
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +43-275463170
  • Ticket Price: 10 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Castle, Family And Kids

One of the most important castles in Lower Austria, the Schallaburg castle has a long history dating back to the latter half of 11th century. Located about 5 kilometres from Melk, the castle really began taking shape in the 16th century. The olden parts of it look more Romanesque while the newer parts were constructed in the style of the Italian palazzi.

  • One of the highlights of the castle are 400 terracotta sculptures depicting mythological scenes and characters. It was created by master artist JakobBernecker.
  • The idyllic garden that greets the visitors is adorned with historic roses, ornamental wood and herbs, as well as the two apple groves typical of Renaissance time.
  • At the entrance there are two large dragons each 30 metres tall and 6 metres high. It’s a recreational spot where children can slide down its mouth from the top.
  • The castle is open to private events as well as music events that happen annually.

Schlossschallaburg Travel Tips

  • Exclusive, evening tours as well as tours in foreign-languages are available on request.
  • Group visits should be arranged by prior appointments.
  • For a detailed list of events refer website.

Entrance Ticket Details For Schlossschallaburg


  • For Adult: EUR 10
  • For Pupils and Students with ID: EUR 3.50
  • Family ticket: EUR 18
  • Holders of the Lower Austrian/ Upper Austrian/ Styrian Family ticket: EUR 16
  • Reduced rate: EUR 9

School groups

  • Without guided tour: EUR 3
  • With guided tour: EUR 5.50

Schlossschallaburg Hours

  • Admission one hour before closing time.

How to Reach Schlossschallaburg

  • By Bus: Near Melk train station take bus route WL1. Refer website for bus timings.

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  • Schlossschallaburg Address: Schallabur 1, 3382 Schallaburg, Austria, Melk
  • Schlossschallaburg Contact Number: +43-275463170
  • Schlossschallaburg Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Schlossschallaburg Price: 10 EUR
  • Best time to visit Schlossschallaburg(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Schlossschallaburg: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Melk include Schlossschallaburg in their plan

  • 55.46% of people start their Schlossschallaburg visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Schlossschallaburg

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

94.06% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Schlossschallaburg

People normally club together Wein & Wachau and Ruins Of Aggstein Castle while planning their visit to Schlossschallaburg.

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