Castles & Palaces - Holiday in the holidayregion TirolWest

Castles and palaces Numerous old walls want to be explored

There are almost 1000 castles, fortresses and manors throughout the country and in nearby South Tyrol that are just waiting to be discovered. The mighty towers, the historic walls with their battlements and the castle chapels invite you on a very special journey back to the Middle Ages. Whichever direction you look - in the TirolWest vacation region you are surrounded by time-honored monuments. Many of the once proud castles are still well preserved today and awaken a child's desire to search for traces of the past.

Landeck Castle

Landeck Castle

Tirol West Card Free entry

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Place: Landeck

Discover Landeck Castle with its local history museum, the Schlossgalerie and its events.

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Kronburg ruins

Kronburg ruins

Place: Zams

The castle hill on which the Kronburg ruins rise today, was already inhabited in prehistoric times.

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Schrofenstein ruins

Schrofenstein ruins

Place: Stanz

To the east of Stanz and above the district Perjen, the Schrofenstein ruins are located on a rocky ledge.

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Schloss Biedenegg

Schloss Biedenegg

Place: Fließ

Welcome to Schloss Biedenegg!

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Wiesberg Castle

Wiesberg Castle

Place: Landeck

High above the wild foaming Trisanna Wiesberg Castle sits on a woody rock.

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Castles and palaces outside the region

Nauders Fortress

Nauders Fortress

Place: Nauders

Einzige vollständig erhaltene Festungsanlage Alt-Österreichs zum Schutz der Südgrenze Tirols.

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Burg Berneck

Burg Berneck

Place: Kauns

The Romanesque Berneck Castle, which dates back to the 11th century, is enthroned on a high rock. Take a cultural day out and rummage through times gone by. Proud and imposing, Berneck Castle towers high above the entrance to the Kaunertal valley.

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Naudersberg Castle

Naudersberg Castle

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Place: Nauders

The princely court castle was built at the start of the 14th century and first mentioned in records in 1325.

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Sigmundsried castle

Sigmundsried castle

Place: Ried

In the 13th and 14th century, the castle served as the permanent residence of the noble family of the Lords of Ried.

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Castle Tarasp (CH)

Castle Tarasp (CH)

Place: Tarasp

Hardly any other castle dominates a landscape as striking as the mighty Tarasp Castle.

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Castle Tyrol (I)

Castle Tyrol (I)

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WeekdayOpening hour
We, Th, Fr, Sa, Su10:00 - 17:00
Place: Tirol/Tirolo

Castle Tyrol is the ancestral castle of the Counts of Tyrol and eponymous for the land under Count Meinhard II.

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Castle Churburg (I)

Castle Churburg (I)

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Place: Schluderns/Sluderno

The Churburg can only be visited by guided tour - guided tours every 15 minutes, duration approx. 1 hour.

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