Top things to do in Sopron

Top Choice Museum in Sopron

Storno House & Collection

Built in 1417, Storno House has an illustrious history: King Matthias stayed here in 1482–83, and Franz Liszt played a number of concerts here in the mid-19th century. Later it was taken over by the Swiss-Italian fa…
Top Choice Tower in Sopron

Firewatch Tower

A narrow spiral staircase of 116 steps leads to the summit of this 60m-high tower, from which trumpeters would warn of fire, mark the hour and watch for salespeople trying to smuggle in non-Sopron wine. Apart from t…
Top Choice International in Sopron

Erhardt Restaurant

An excellent restaurant where the pleasant garden terrace, a wooden-beamed ceiling and paintings of rural scenes complement imaginative dishes such as paprika catfish with curd-cheese noodles (3490Ft) and crispy duc…
Top Choice Museum in Sopron

Fabricius House

This baroque mansion is divided into three sections. The archaeological exhibition covers Celtic, Roman and Hungarian periods of history, the standout artefact being the 1200-year-old Cunpald Goblet – don’t miss the…
Top Choice Fusion in Sopron


Some 4km southwest of Sopron, this one-time convent is home to one of Sopron's finest restaurants and is worth the trip for a meal alone. Eating in the splendid frescoed and vaulted dining room lends the meal a spir…
Top Choice Music in Sopron


Hugely popular music festival, with 100,000 revellers rocking out to mostly Hungarian bands, but some international acts also.
Museum in Sopron

Old Synagogue

The Old Synagogue, built in the 14th century, contains two rooms, one for each sex (note the women’s windows along the west wall). The main room contains a medieval ‘holy of holies’, with geometric designs and trees…
Factory in Sopron

Harrer Chocolate Factory

Sopron’s answer to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. The Austrian confectioner dynasty Harrer goes back four generations and aims to initiate you into the mysteries of pralines, truffles, flavoured chocolate and so m…
Church in Sopron

Goat Church

Built in the late 13th century, this mostly Gothic church gets its unusual name from the legend that the church had been built thanks to the treasure unearthed by a goatherd (hence the stone goat being cuddled by an…
Cafe in Sopron

Museum Cafe

This wonderful cafe on the 1st floor of the Firewatch Tower has stunning views through oversized windows and cutting-edge decor, and is surrounded by a lapidary of Roman and medieval finds. And it's not just about c…