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Getting There -- The village is 18km (11 miles) northeast of Eisenstadt, 71km (44 miles) southeast of Vienna, and 349km (217 miles) east of Salzburg. There's no train station, but buses connect Eisenstadt with Rust. For bus information, call (tel. 01/5266048). From Eisenstadt by car, head east on Route 52. From Purbach, take Route 50 south toward Eisenstadt. At Seehof, take a left fork to Oggau and Rust.

Visitor Information -- The Rust tourist office, in the Rathaus (town hall) in the center of the village (tel. 02685/502), can arrange inexpensive stays with English-speaking families. It's open Monday to Friday 9am to noon and 1 to 6pm, Saturday 1 to 4pm, and Sunday 9am to noon.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.