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Austrians prepared for Slovaks

AS IN previous years, Schloss Hof, a Baroque castle, the Carnuntum Archaeological Park and the Donau-Auen National Park, all near Slovak-Austrian borders, have prepared special events for Slovaks for the 2014 summer season, especially on Slovak holidays that are regular working days in Austria.

AS IN previous years, Schloss Hof, a Baroque castle, the Carnuntum Archaeological Park and the Donau-Auen National Park, all near Slovak-Austrian borders, have prepared special events for Slovaks for the 2014 summer season, especially on Slovak holidays that are regular working days in Austria.

The upcoming season at Schloss Hof is dedicated to the courtly culture festivities reminiscent of the time of Prince Eugene and Empress Maria Theresa. Along with the great exhibition “Glittering Spectacles - Celebrating at Court” a variety of programme of events awaits visitors. Slovak guided tours as well as discount tickets are available each Sunday and during Slovak holidays for Slovak visitors.

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