|In 1978, the town was awarded with Europe’s gold medal for preservation
of historical monuments. All year long, the visitors can experience a large
variety of events at scenic places and in arcades with theatre, music and
all kinds of art.
Lively settlement activity since the Neolithic Age, first mentioned in
documents in 1182, and a town since 1299. An important fortification against
the Hungarians and an important trade centre due to the location on trade
routes on water and land. Economic blossoming through numerous privileges,
such as the "Niederlagrecht" (traders obliged to offer wares after a
three-day stay in the town) or the "rights to the pre-sale of wine". Due to
increasingly stonger threat by the Osman armies, extension of the fortress
took place in the 16th century through building masters from Upper Italy.
Following the collapse of the monarchy, Bad Radkersburg lost over fifty per
cent of the community area through the defining of borders. An economic
upswing took place from the nineteen-seventies through the use of the
mineral and thermal springs. Enjoy the offer at the Park Thermal Spa and the