There was: pine schnapps in abundance, along with lots of new information about the upcoming "Summer of Automobiles".
We now look forward to Retro 2016.
As a side event during the Ennstal Classic, on 18 July 2015 Mr. Charles Morgan, grandson of the founder of Morgan Company H.F.S. Morgan and son of Peter Morgan, officially opens "Morgan Street" in the castle park. The ceremonies are attended by castle guests including Michael Cole (BBC journalist and spokesman for the Royal Family), participants in the Classic such as Richard Frankel, the Neumärker family and Georg Geyer (winner of his car era in the EC 2015).
The christening of this Street by Charles Morgan in person represents a crowning moment for Schloss Thannegg as a long-standing "Club Hotel in the Alps" and active member of the European Morgan scene.
Schloss Thannegg is an extraordinary holiday destination for lovers of Morgans, convertibles and vintage cars as well as individualists. Our guests treasure the stylish, yet informal atmosphere. They enjoy a "simple life in the country", together with outstanding food and drink, as they do our authentic castle rooms. Also included: free, secure parking (a special area reserved for vintage automobiles) on the castle grounds for those beautiful pieces of automotive history. (Check out our location on google maps).
Retrospective: Beginning in 1993, the first Ennstal Classic awards ceremonies (Walter Röhrl) were held at the castle. Since then, convertibles and classic automobiles have been drawn, almost like a magnet, to our castle. In fact, just a few months ago we were even visited by Sir Sterling and Mrs. Suzie Moss.
The IVC Mountain Division with Achim Althammer on the Stoderzinken was included in Morgan Club 2015 rankings.
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"Lord of the Castle" Ernst, an avid driver of a Morgan Eight, is happy to share valuable tips for unforgettable tours on the same routes as the Ennstal Classic. He will help you plan your route and join you personally on weekly Monday Drives.
Get to know our castle, and make new friends, when you book an Automobile Package including the "Dachstein Safari", and be sure to pay a visit to the vintage car museum at Strechau Castle!
Morgans, Porsches, Triumphs and Jaguars from all countries bring added life to our mountain roads. What a delight it is to be a part of it all!
Our castle stands directly on the Sölk Pass road, which, when extended through the Turrach-Nockberge mountains, is truly one of the dream routes in all of the Alps. (Please note winter road closings)
The Dachstein Tour takes you through UNESCO World Heritage Dachstein-Hallstatt and the Salzkammergut region.
The alpine roads on our local mountains, the Stoderzinken and Planai, serve as the venue for the Ennstal Classic and Planai Classic.
Open yourself to the fascination of our impressive panoramas and challenging routes!
The Sommercard is included free of charge when you stay at Schloss Thannegg.
It is valid the day you arrive and on your entire departure day.
Like the points of a star, dream routes radiate out from our castle: up the Stoderzinken, the Planai, at the base of the Dachstein, through the Gesäuse to the Erzberg, and over Sölk Pass to Murtal.
We will send you free of charge this roadbook with touring suggestions and information about sightseeing attractions in the region.
Schloss Thannegg is the Morgan Club Hotel in Austria and a popular venue for regional and international automobile and vintage-car meets. We have also hosted here numerous charity rallies, as well as gatherings for Morgan, Porsche and Mercedes clubs.
Your "Lord of the Castle", Ernst, and his good-natured "castle spirits" are happy to host your event just as you wish.
Top: Area reserved especially for vintage cars on our private castle grounds!
Explore in your car “On the Trail of the Ennstal Classic”, including deluxe board in a romantic room and 1 guided tour on the gondola lift up to Dachstein Glacier
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