All forts and castles

While travelling through South Tyrol, enjoy dramatic views of 800 forts, castles and stately residences, the highest concentration of which is close to Bolzano/Bozen. A visit to the Franzensfeste fortress (Festung Franzensfeste) is impressive, whilst the entertaining Touriseum, the South Tyrol Museum of Tourism, is housed in Trauttmansdorff Castle. Those interested in learning more about the history of South Tyrol should head to the Tyrol Castle (Schloss Tirol).

Val Venosta/Vinschgau | Forts & Castles

Castle Annenberg

Dating from the 13th century, with gothic chapel from the 15th century. Was the property of the...

Merano/Meran and environs | Forts & Castles

The chapel of the Fahlburg-Castle

The chapel, dedicated to all saints, is located in the basement of Fahlburg castle.

Brunico/Bruneck and environs | Forts & Castles

Castle Sonnenburg

Sonnenburg, interesting 11th century cryt, prehistoric findings. The Sonnenburg casale, an...

Dolomites Val Gardena | Forts & Castles

Stetteneck Robber Barons’ Castle

The legends of the Dolomites collected by K.F. Wolff helped archaeologists find the forgotten...

Val Venosta/Vinschgau | Forts & Castles

Tschenglsburg Castle

Tschenglsburg Castle, also known as Fuchsburg, remains a unitary building complex despite its...

Val Venosta/Vinschgau | Forts & Castles

Rotund and Reichenberg castles ruins

Rotund Castle was built around the year 900 A.D. on behalf of the bishops of Chur and is one of...

Merano/Meran and environs | Forts & Castles

Carthusian Monastery Allerengelberg

Visiting the town of Certosa is like a journey into the past. The town was built inside the...

Merano/Meran and environs | Forts & Castles

Brunnenburg Castle

Brunnenburg Castle stands on a glacial debris cone between Tirolo and Tyrol Castle. This truly...

Merano/Meran and environs | Forts & Castles

Chapel of San Erasmus in the Wehrburg-castle

The chapel of the castle was dedicated 1474 and renewed in the 17. century.

Merano/Meran and environs | Forts & Castles

Castel Katzenzungen

Castel Katzenzungen was first mentioned in 1244 when it was owned by Henricus de Cazenzunge....

Val Venosta/Vinschgau | Forts & Castles

Fürstenburg Castle

Furstenburg Castle in Burgusio/Burgeis is a fortress erected in the 13th century on behalf of...

Bressanone/Brixen and environs | Forts & Castles

Seminary of Brixen / Bressanone

Pilgrim hospice around 1050, situated on the so called cross-island. New building in...

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