Ideas & Places

Experience a magical holiday, full of love and romance, preparing a wonderful marriage proposal like no other. Beyond the castle walls you will find many incredible places for spending a romantic time together. We have listed a few below for you … 

Picnic in Mondsee
A picnic in the picturesque nature of the Salzkammergut - is there anything more beautiful? Many romantic places are waiting to be discovered by you. Whether a short walk to 'Almeida' park or to 'Hilfberg' church with panoramic view over the Mondsee lake, we are happy to give you tips for your perfect picnic spot.

A culinary picnic basket including a picnic blanket costs 30 € for 2 people. Please make a reservervation at 

Electric boat ride on Lake Mondsee
Time for two on Lake Mondsee. Explore the lake and its hidden bays with an electric boat, such as the ‘Busserlbucht bay’, or just enjoy the peace of a calm breeze on the lake. Enjoy the culinary delights from our castle kitchen. We will prepare a picnic basket for your ride.

Electric boat ride including culinary picnic basket (2 hours) 60 € for 2 persons. Please make a reservervation at

If you have a special plan in mind, such as an unforgettable marriage proposal, we can help you bring it alive.

Helicopter Flight
Are you looking for a particularly exclusive surprise? Then book a helicopter flight over the Salzkammergut. Enjoy viewing the beautiful scenery from above.  

Helicopter flight (30 minutes) 510 € for 2 people. We are happy to take your reservation at 

If you have a special plan in mind, such as an unforgettable marriage proposal, we can help you carry out your idea.  

Marriage proposal above the clouds
The lakes in the Salzkammergut region can be admired from a hot air balloon. A balloon ride is an unforgettable experience any time of the year. You will have the exclusive chance to assist preparing the launch and to experience a real balloonist baptism. You should calculate a half a day for the trip, although the actual journey only takes 2 hours.

Perfect for a spectacular marriage proposal above the clouds! Ballooning (2 hours) 840 € for 2 people. Please make a reservervation at


Romantic walk to Erlachmühle
On your own you can explore one of the most beautiful places in the whole of the Salzkammergut. The walk along the 'Zeller Ache' will take you to the 'Erlachmühle'. 

The route passes first through the picturesque town of Mondsee and then along the romantic path through the forest will impress you. After a leisurely walk of 40 minutes you will reach the last working mill in Mondsee. If you want you can enjoy a delicious, typical Austrian 'Brettljause' at the Erlachmühle. Please make a reservervation at 

Romantic carriage ride
Enjoy the beauty of the Mondsee region from high up on a carriage and raise a toast on your romantic holiday with a glass of sparkling wine in spring, summer or autumn. A carriage ride is particularly romantic in Winter, wrapped up in a cozy blanket with a glass of warm mulled wine in your hands as the horses take you through the snowy hilly landscapes.

Carriage ride (1 hour) with champagne or mulled wine in winter 69 € for 2 people. We look forward to your reservation

Private dinner in the library
At your request, we open the door to the ancient library. While the books around you tell stories of the past, you create your own beautiful memories.

Your marriage proposal or even your first wedding anniversary will be unforgettable. Rent the historic library including a service fee of 400 €. Send us your request for your anniversary to

Dine in the Castle Suite Almeida
With a direct view of the market square and the imposing Basilica of St. Michael you will enjoy your private dinner in the elegant living room of the suite. During this precious time together you will have your own personal waiter who will try to make every wish of yours come true. Suite rental for your dinner (without accommodation) including a service fee of 400 €.

Choose from a variety of gourmet meals and to enjoy an appropriate wine selection from the hotel's own vineyard Göttweig. We look forward to your request at

Celebrations in Mönchsküche (former kitchen of the monks)
This former kitchen of the Benedictine monks has been transformed into a romantic spot. You can enjoy culinary diversity in a historic ambience here.  If you want to spend some romantic time together, the 'Mönchsküche' can be booked for you and your partner alone. Marriage proposals have also been made here! The rent of the unique monk kitchen including service is 200 €.

We are happy to advise you! Whether a birthday party, romantic dinner or wedding. In monks' kitchen we can accommodate up to 20 people. Please send your inquiry to

Pavilion in the castle garden
Enjoy your gourmet dinner in the pavilion in the castle garden on a warm summer evening. Far away from other guests you will experience romantic hours together.

Especially recommended is this possibility of "private Dinings" for a memorable marriage proposal or for an anniversary. The rent of the pavilion including service fee is 100 € for your evening. In addition, select your menu and complementary wine. We will gladly advise you. Please contact us at

Romance in your room
Let yourself be pampered in your room. Whether breakfast in bed, romantic room decoration with roses and candlelight, sweets from our patisserie or sparkling champagne - we arrange your stay according to your wishes.

Romantic arrangement with roses and candlelight and the book "Love letters of great men" 30 € per room. You want to reserve this? We gladly take your request under 



Enjoy your exclusive dinner where the last Countess Micheline Almeida resided.  The antique furniture from past centuries creates a unique ambience around you.

Perfect for a special occasion with special people. We offer the staterooms for your event for 400 € including service. We will advise you! Please contact the banquet department at