Sisi's Road

Sisi's Road: follow in the footsteps of one of the most beautiful women in European history

Sisi's Road, approximately 2,000 kilometres long, is a European cultural route that provides a biography of the Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary as it passes through places of importance in her life.

Reminders of Sisi can be found everywhere. Besides magnificent palaces, Sisi fans can visit museums, attend cultural events and admire a number of outstanding gardens and parklands that recall the life and fate of this extraordinary woman. Even now, more 100 years after her death, they bear eloquent witness to the fascination in which she was held. Elisabeth Amalie-Eugenie von Wittelsbach, known as Sisi, was the daughter of Duke Maximilian Joseph of Bavaria and was born in Munich. She married Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria and was one of the most erudite and interesting women of her time. But who was she really? Sisi's Road is a chance to get to know more about the beautiful and mysterious empress. The cultural route passes through Germany, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Greece and Italy, calling at palaces, gardens, squares and other places where Sisi spent time. Uncover the secrets of Sisi and her palaces. Take a fairytale ride through wild, romantic landscapes and imperious stately homes. Spoil yourself with Tokaji wine and cinnamon ice cream – delicacies fit for an empress!

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