Fertőd

Fertőd is in Győr-Moson-Sopron County. It is known for the rococo castle of the Esterházy dynasty and for opportunities for extensive bike tours in the area.

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Fertőd is 25 km SE of Sopron, and 26 km from Kapuvár.

The Fertőd train station is in the western part of the city and is served by regional trains of the Raaber Bahn (ROeEE/GySEV).

From Eisenstadt or Wiener Neustadt the journey takes you via Sopron and on via the Hungarian secondary road 8518.

From Győr you take the trunk road 85 to Fertõendréd and then continue on the 8518.

The nearest airports with scheduled traffic are in Bratislava (80 km), Vienna (100 km) and Budapest (180 km).

Map of Fertőd

The city and the castle park are best explored on foot. The numerous well-developed bike paths are ideal for trips into the surrounding area, as is the car.

Fertőd, Esterházy palace by night
  • 47.6194416.871671 Esterházy-Palace Complex, Joseph Haydn u. 2, +36 99 537 640. Tu-Sa 09:00-17:00. Sometimes called the “Hungarian Versailles”, it is Hungary’s grandest Rococo edifice. It has an English Landscape Park (area: 219 ha). Adult Ft 3,500, student or senior Ft 1,750, child under 6 or senior 70 and over free. (updated Nov 2021)
  • Local History Museum
  • Haydn Memorial room (Madách sétány 1.)
  • Music house (exhibit place)
  • St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church (Süttör district, Széchenyi u. 57.)

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