This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

Some cookies on this site are essential, and the site won't work as expected without them. These cookies are set when you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing something that goes beyond clicking on simple links.

We also use some non-essential cookies to anonymously track visitors or enhance your experience of the site. If you're not happy with this, we won't set these cookies but some nice features of the site may be unavailable.

+43 (0) 7413 / 80 06 Schlossplatz 1, 3661 Artstetten
Nibble the Nobility

NIBBLE the NOBILITY

Fruit and Berries Varieties with Aristocratic Names

 

 

Appropriate to the background of Schloss Artstetten as the residence of the heir apparent Franz Ferdinand – whose tragic end sparked the outbreak of the First World War – in a sense of peaceful coexistence seldom varieties of fruits and berries, all bearing aristocratic names, have been and will be planted in the castle park. Thus a connection is created that in real life was scarcely possible between these historical personages. So we have here Otto von Bismarck (apple), Tsar Alexander (apple), Joan of Arc (pear), Queen Victoria (plum) or Napoleon (cherry), all peacefully existing next to one another...

The family Hohenberg wants thereby to make a small, botanical contribution to peace in Europe.

Through reflection on such old cultural treasures interest in old varieties of fruits may be awakened once more.

In future visitors will be able to pick apples and pears and eat them there and then – or purchase in our shop jams, schnapps and liqeurs made from these fruits.

 

Events

links
right

Contact

We recommend:

Thank you for the support: