Concert Venues

Lednice Riding Hall

In 1560 Georg Hartmann I. Liechtenstein came into the indebted Mikulov estate. In the same year, he inherited the family line of Valtice Hartmann II. (1544-1585) Lednice. Riding stables were crucial in the time of Emperor Maximilian. Extensive facilities for horse breeding were founded In Royal courts during this period.  In the Baroque period these [...]

LVHF Jízdárna Lednice (c)

Mansion Pohansko

In the early Middle Ages, there was a large Slavonic settlement of Great Moravia just a few kilometres south of today’s location on Břeclav. Apparently, its remains existing for centuries gave name of the place “Pohansko”. Between 1810–1812, it was right here where Field marshal Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, built a hunting lodge [...]

Valtice Castle Riding Hall

The main princely residence in Valtice experienced its biggest expansion in the 17th and 18th centuries. During this period, Valtice castle was built – its appearance has changed little relative to today’s. Karel I of Liechtenstein (1569-1627) and his son Karel Eusebio (1611-1684) created a three-courtyard palace complex surrounded by a number of agricultural buildings [...]

LVHF Zámek Valtice (c)

Chateau Mikulov

Archaeological findings from the end of the 11thcentury confirm the small settlement on the Chateau hill of Mikulov. It probably served the protective purpose, which helped to protect the new Moravian-Austrian borderline. This simple construction burnt down later. Apparently, Přemysl Otakar I, the King of Bohemia, or his brother Vladislav Jindřich, the Margrave of Moravia, [...]

LVHF Zámek Mikulov

Church of St. James the Elder, Lednice

The gothic church which was the predecessor of today’s chateau church was destroyed by the Hussites in 1426. A new parish and chateau church was built in 1495 and dedicated to St James the Elder. However, the expansion of the castle in 1731 necessitated the construction of a new church, which was built on the [...]

LVHF Zámek Lednice (c) Jan Miklín

Temple of Diana – Rendez-vous

After the sudden death of Prince Alois I Josef of Liechtenstein in 1805, his younger brother Jan I. Josef inherited the family estates.  Jan I. Josef Liechtenstein, amongst other things, had participated in the Battle of Austerlitz. Prince Jan I began construction of Temple of Diana – Rendez-Vous.  It was built in 1810-1813 by Architect [...]

Chateau de Frontière

The charming classicist chateau is considered to be the largest border landmark in the world. It was built on the impulse of Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, as the last of buildings that should please the eye and body while riding around. The original intention of the architect Joseph Franz Engel – two castles [...]

LVHF2021 Chateau de Frontiere

Havlíček Villa, Břeclav–Poštorná

A late historicist building was built in Poštorná in 1908–1909 by Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein, according to the design of the Liechtenstein court architect Karl Weinbrenner, from whom also comes the most distinctive building of Poštorná – The Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary, which is located nearby. The three-storey villa attracts [...]

Valtice Castle Theatre

The Castle Theatre in Valtice is part of a set of buildings which, from the 14th century, have had a complex history in the hands of members of the Liechtenstein family. In the late 16th Century, Valtice Castle became their main residence. Today’s form is the result of construction activity that mainly occurred in the [...]

LVHF Zámecké divadlo Valtice (c)

City Palais Liechtenstein in Vienna

Work on the original palace began in 1691, commissioned by Count Dominik Andreas Kaunitz to plans by Enrico Zuccalli. Nevertheless, in 1694, Prince Johann Adam Andreas I Liechtenstein purchased the unfinished building and with a purpose to rebuild it as the family’s principal residence. This task was completed by Domenico Martinelli and prominent contemporary artists [...]

LVHF Lichtenštejnský městský palác ve Vídni