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Fabergé, last goldsmith and jeweller to the Imperial Court of Russia

Peter Carl Fabergé, Russian goldsmith and jeweller of French descent and maker of the world-renowned Fabergé eggs, was born in St. Petersburg, the capital of the Tsardom of Russia, on 30 May 1846. He was the last jeweller to work for the Russian imperial family and court living in boundless luxury. Fabergé’s creations have become world-famous for their luxury craftsmanship. His magnificent jewelled eggs are very rare nowadays.

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Wieders – Winegrowers with heart and soul

How has it all started? 30 years ago, our family decided to bid farewell to the stables and fields, the cattle and grain and to focus entirely on viticulture, which, up to that moment, had only played a minor role. Our unique, multi-layered soils and the mild climate provided us with the ideal preconditions for growing high-quality red wine varieties, in particular the Blaufränkisch. With the success, also the business was extended step by step, only our passion has remained the same.

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Sebastian Kneipp, the healing power of water

Year 2021 marks the 200th birthday Sebastian Kneipp (1821–1897), the German Catholic pastor who in addition to his profession, was also involved in naturopathic activities. Due to his healing activities, naturopathy has gained a whole new momentum. Kneipp has developed a world-famous hydrotherapy method that is still known as the Kneipp cure.

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Gut Aiderbichl

“Even if we were to succeed in protecting animals from humans, our achievement would amount to nothing. It’s only when we’ve succeeded in no longer needing to protect animals that we’ll have reached our goal. Then, we’ll truly have changed something: OURSELVES.”
Gut Aiderbichl is Europe’s largest sanctuary for rescued animals. It is also a meeting place for people and animals since its founding in 2001.

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The “Nikolospiel”

The “Nikolospiel” in Bad Mitterndorf is a parlor and parade game that takes place every year on the 5th December is presented in various places. The performance originally took place in farmhouses and inns. Since 1959, the performance on the centerplace in the middle of the village has also been presented to a wider audience. The Nikolospiel is composed of different characters who form a parade between the performance venues.

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