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Castles & mansions

Some 800 castles and mansions are spread all over South Tyrol, near Bolzano there is even the European area featuring the most castles.

Some 200 historical buildings in the area of Appiano argue the turbulent history of the area. However, also in the rest of the country there are a range of castles, mansions and residences which are partly open to the public. The majestic donjons, the historical walls with its guard’s walkways and also the castle chapels invite you to make a journey back to Middle Ages…

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  1. Burggrafenamt Dorf Tirol Fruehling Schloss Brunnenburg

    Fontana Castle

    At Fontana Castle there are an Agriculture Museum, several animals and the Ezra…
  2. schloss burg hocheppan

    Appiano Castle

    Appiano Castle, one of the major castles of South Tyrol, is one of the destinations…
  3. RS schloss karneid burg

    Cornedo Castle

    The landmark of the municipality of Cornedo all’Isarco, Cornedo Castle rises…
  4. burg reifenstein bei elzenbaum

    Tasso Castle

    In the south-west of Vipiteno in the Upper Valle Isarco, on a rock spur, there is…
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    Tures Castle

    This striking castle complex which is open to the public rises above Campo Tures in…
  6. waalwege schluderns vinschgau blick churburg

    Coira Castle

    Coira Castle in the Val Venosta valley is composed of Romanesque, Gothic and…
  7. st martin in thurn schloss castel de tor

    Ćiastel de Tor

    The antique Badia Castle known as Ćiastel de Tor is located in San Martino in Badia…
  8. festung franzensfeste mit kapelle

    Fortezza Fortress

    The impressive fortification in the Valle Isarco valley, one of the most striking…
  9. RS Sexten Gasthof Panorama Ruine Mitterberg

    Monte di Mezzo Fortress

    The Monte di Mezzo Fortress together with the Haideck Fortress, formed the “Sesto…
  10. Salurn Haderburg

    Salorno Castle

    Salorno Castle, also called Haderburg, is located in the most southern village of…
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    Flavon Castle

    The mighty Flavon Castle looks down from a rock spur on the rooftops of Bolzano.
  12. RS jaufenburg

    Giovo Castle

    Since 2003, Giovo Castle above San Leonardo in Passiria has been an interesting…
  13. meran landesfuerstliche burg

    Prince's Castle Merano

    The Prince’s Castle Merano in the centre of the spa town was the town residence of…
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    Rio Pusteria Fortress

    At the entrance to the Val Pusteria valley, an ancient Habsburg customs and…
  15. schloss boymont

    Boymont Castle

    Above the village of Missiano, which belongs to the municipality of Appiano, the…
  16. Kaltern Ruine Laimburg

    Varco Castle

    Above Vadena in southern South Tyrol, at the height of the Novale al Varco Mountain…
  17. leuchtenburg

    Castelchiaro

    The Castelchiaro Ruin, or Leuchtenburg Castle, seems to mount guard over Lake…
  18. terlan burg ruine neuhaus maultasch

    Casanova Castle

    The Casanova Castle Ruin, also known as Maultasch Castle, are located above Terlano…
  19. jenesien burg ruine rafenstein herbst

    Rafenstein Castle

    The Rafenstein Castle Ruin rises high above the town of Bolzano at the entrance of…
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    Brunico Castle MMM

    Brunico Castle is located on an easily accessible hill above the eponymous town in…
  21. Castel Campan Kaltern RD P

    Campan Castle

    In Villa di Mezzo in Caldaro rises the cultural and historical jewel of Campan…
  22. eppan schloss gandegg

    Ganda Castle

    The splendidly furnished Ganda Castle in Appiano offers a wonderful ambience for…
  23. Tschars Schnalser Waalweg Schloss Juval

    Juval Castle MMM

    The medieval castle complex with its MMM Juval enthrones the entrance to the Val…
  24. schloss kastelbell burg

    Castelbello Castle

    Castelbello Castle in the Val Venosta valley is enthroned on a massive rock above…
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    Monteleone Castle

    One of the most beautiful and best preserved castles in the Merano region is…
  26. schloss maretsch bozen castel mareccio

    Mareccio Castle

    Close to the centre of the historic town of Bolzano and nevertheless in the heart…
  27. eppan schloss moos schulthaus

    Palù-Schulthaus Castle

    In Appiano, in the building of Castel Palù, there is the Museum for Medieval…
  28. voels schloss proesels

    Presule Castle

    The present Gothic form of Presule Castle, built by the Lords of Fiè, dates back to…
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    Rametz Castle

    The private museum at Rametz Castle in the spa town of Merano makes you learn more…
  30. blick auf rodeneck vill kirche und schloss rodenegg

    Rodengo Castle

    The fortified castle, located high above the Rienza Gorge in Rodengo, captivates…
  31. schloss runkelstein bozen

    Roncolo Castle

    Roncolo Castle, which is also known as “Painted Castle”, rises on a porphyry rock…
  32. schloss schenna

    Scena Castle

    The history of Scena Castle - or Schenna Castle - in the eponymous village dates…
  33. burg schloss sigmundskron

    Firmiano Castle MMM

    The mighty Firmiano Castle, located between Bolzano and Appiano, houses the MMM…
  34. schloss tirol

    Tyrol Castle

    Nowadays, the family seat of the Lords of Tyrol hosts the South Tyrolean Cultural…
  35. Botanische Gaerten von Trauttmansdorff Baum Schloss Trauttmansdorff

    Trauttmansdorff Castle

    Trauttmansdorff Castle is located on the outskirts of Merano, in the heart of the…
  36. RS kurtatsch entiklar

    Turmhof Castle

    The Tiefenbrunner - Turmhof Wine Estate is located in the eponymous castle in…
  37. feldthurns schloss velthurns

    Velturno Castle

    The old chancellery of Velturno Castle in the Valle Isarco valley houses the Local…
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    Monguelfo Castle

    At the entrance of the Val Casies valley there is the oldest castle of upper part…
  39. mareit schloss wolfsthurn

    Wolfsthurn Castle

    “The most beautiful castle of Tyrol” is how the historian Johann N. Tinkhauser…
  40. blick zur trostburg

    Trostburg Castle

    The impressive Trostburg Castle at Ponte Gardena in the Valle Isarco valley hosts…

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