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Erlebnis Fischzucht Gut Hornegg

Preding

Experience fish farming from the Baroque to the present day !

Gut Hornegg is located between the Sausal wine route and the Stainzer Schilcherland.

The tour takes you into the world of fish farming from the baroque to the present day and answers many questions about fish in southern Styria.

Why is there a monk in every pond?
How do you recognise the sex of fish?
What are three-summer carps?
Who was Otto the giant catfish?
What is the difference between a lake and a pond?

Guided tour programme:
A cinematic journey through three years of fish life.
Interesting insights into the subject of fish and Hornegg from the Baroque period to the 1960s:
what is BIO about a fish, what constitutes quality in a fish farm and all the things that have to be done in the three years up to the last fishing.
Fish farming techniques to try out at the ponds.
How to operate a trauper and how to walk with waders.
Interesting facts about Mustergut and Hornegg Castle:Hornegg was a model agricultural estate in the 19th century.
Today the estate is once again playing a pioneering role with its sustainable fish farming and ecologically friendly revitalisation of the buildings.

Stories of Ottl the giant catfish:What it's like to grow up with a fish as a companion.

The farm shop:
From fish to fillet - in the farm shop you can find out how we process our 11 species of fish and how we manage to ship the fish with pure paper packaging in Austria and Germany.
You can also take fish products from the farm shop home well chilled in our fish box.

Extra bookable:
Fish and wine tastings
How can you describe the taste of different fish?
We will try to give you an insight.

Contact

Gut Hornegg
Heinrich Holler
Schloss Hornegg 1-3
8504 Preding

What the weather will be like

Preding (335m)

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Night
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Sunny and cloudy periods will alternate throughout the day.
Morning
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Dry and sunny throughout the day with hardly any clouds.
08.02.2023
-10°C 1°C
09.02.2023
-8°C 2°C
10.02.2023
-8°C 4°C