Sonnenburg Castelbadia
Sonnenburg Castelbadia


In Castelbadia, there is one of the most significant Roman places of discovery of the Val Pusteria. The village also a homonymous castle.

At 862 m asl, there is the village of Castelbadia, a charming place located in the north west of the main place, inhabited by some 140 people. A mighty building rises at the entrance of the village, Today the Heberstreit residence is in private hands. Mighty farmsteads line the village road.

Castelbadia,however, is located on a rock spur that falls away sharply. Of particular interest are the crypta and the monastery church with its over-life-sized Christ of the 12th century. By the way, near Castelbadia, a milestone of the Roman age has been discovered. The original one has been handed over to the Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck.

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