At the beginning of the 18th century, the hunting lodge, the "Thunhof", built in 1694, was transformed into a Baroque garden palace with a courtyard of honour according to the plans of Anton Ospel and Antonio Beduzzi. In 1742 Empress Maria Theresa acquired the palace as a widow's and retirement residence for her mother Elisabeth Christine and had it further developed by the court architect Nicolaus Pacassi.
Renowned artists created both architectural and artistic masterpieces, including a fresco depicting the goddess of the dawn Aurora in the ceiling mirror of the vestibule by Daniel Gran, sculptures in the staircase as well as sphinxes and attic figures in the outdoor area by Lorenzo Mattielli or the figure painting by Carlo Carlone in the ballroom.
Hetzendorf Palace has been the seat of the Hetzendorf Fashion School since 1946. The state rooms on the ground floor and first floor as well as the park in front of the south façade can be rented individually or in any desired combination for events and filming.
The former imperial residence is testament to the interplay between the historical and the modern. The halls where monarchs once held court now host up to 300 events per year. A total of 35 multi-purpose rooms with capacities of between 50 and 4,900 people are available. The unusual glass architecture of the Hofburg Galerie and the festive halls offer a unique blend of imperial atmosphere and state-of-the-art technology.
The former hunting residence of Count Lascy from 1781 is now a 4-star hotel in a historic ambience. Surrounded by a 120,000 m² park, Hotel Schloss Wilhelminenberg is located in one of the most beautiful green areas of Vienna and offers a breathtaking view over Vienna.
It is an ideal, spacious location for film shoots and perfectly suited for special events for up to 2000 people. The historic house has 87 elegant rooms including 4 suites, a castle restaurant, a spacious terrace with incomparable views over Vienna, winter garden, library and stylish banquet facilities.
Glorious gardens - Versatile venues - Vienna’s largest secular Baroque hall - Exclusively restored rooms for up to 900 people - Spacious forecourt - Comprehensive high quality event technology
Distinctive event planning, realized in the unique, centrally located setting of the Liechtenstein GARDEN PALACE, creates moments to remember.
The Liechtenstein GARDEN PALACE is home to one of the world’s largest and most important private art collections, owned by the Princely family von und zu Liechtenstein. Set in an extensive park, the GARDEN PALACE has a unique atmosphere, conveying an impression of aristocratic life in bygone ages. Exclusive guided tours of the Princely Collections reveal fascinating insights into 400 years of artistic patronage.
In 1980 DI Rudolf Hascha took over the business and in 1987 he began to convert to organic farming with sheep, chickens, cereals and vegetables. From 2001 the farm was named Haschahof. In August 2015 the wohnfonds Wien acquired the entire ensemble - the seller was the "Herzfeld Foundation".
In 2019 the cooperative Zukunftshof won the tender for the subsequent use. Before the renovation begins, there is the opportunity to capture impressions of the 19th century until 2021.
Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, one of the most renowned architects of his time, designed the Palais Schönburg, located in the heart of Vienna, and surrounded by a 15.000 square meter park. Other famous buildings designed by Hildebrandt are the Belvedere Palace and the St. Peter’s Church in Vienna. The palace was constructed between the years 1700 and 1706 on behalf of Earl Gundakar Starhemberg. On account of its remarkable acoustics, world famous musicians including Leonard Bernstein, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and his Concentus Musicus Vienna, the Wiener Konzerthaus-Quartet, Alfred Brendel and many more, chose this location during the 1960s and 70s to perform and record their work.
The Baroque jewel is located in Vienna’s fourth district, at Rainergasse 11, approximately one kilometre away from the Vienna Opera. The building and the park were recently completely renovated and are now resplendent in new brilliance. Since the summer of 2008, the beautiful “Residence for your Events” can be rented for parties and other events.
The Palais Schönburg provides high voltage power lines (indoors and outdoors), an AC system, elevators and wifi as well as a large catering area.
State apartments of a town house built by Ludwig Tischler, the "last Baroque architect of Vienna", for countess Marie Razumovsky.
Comprised of a prestigious foyer, a buffet/dining room, a small concert or seminar hall for about 70 people, a salon and a study.
The castle of Neugebäude is mannerist building (between renaissance and baroque) and is counted among europe's notable renaissance buildings. Built up starting in 1569 on behalf of the imperator Maximilian II. the castle dropped off to a long sleep after military use with the end of world war II.
Only after the revitalizion by the association "Verein zur Erhaltung und Revitalisierung des Schlosses Neugebäude" the castle was opend in 2002 for the public. Since then it is a popular location with frequent events.
Schönbrunn Palace was built in its present form in the 18th century as a summer residence for Archduchess Maria Theresa. It is located in Vienna's 13th district, Hietzing. Its name derives from a saying attributed to Emperor Matthias: he is said to have "discovered" an artesian spring here in 1619 while hunting and exclaimed: "What a beautiful fountain!" (German: "Welch’ schöner Brunn").
The Hofburg was the residence of the Habsburgs for over 600 years and thus the center of the Holy Roman Empire. In addition to its function as the seat of government and administrative center, the Hofburg was also the winter residence of the imperial family - the court spent the summer at Schönbrunn Palace from the 18th century. In addition to the Sisi Museum, the apartments of Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisabeth are accessible.
Access and parking very limited. Filming is possible outside visitor opening hours.
The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the only institution in the world which has practiced for over 430 years and continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the haute école.
The objective of classical equitation is to study the way the horse naturally moves and to cultivate the highest levels of haute école elegance the horse is capable of through systematic training. The result creates an unparalleled harmony between rider and horse, as only Vienna's Spanish Riding School achieves.