Naudersberg Castle

The former court castle is enthroned on a hill in the border triangle Italy - Austria - Switzerland.

A bit south of Nauders, in the Tiroler Oberland area, Naudersberg Castle rises on a rolling hill. Constructing started already in the 12th century, 1325 the castle was first mentioned in a document. The impressive keep, the palas in the south-east, the castle gate and the rectangular layout date back to this time. In the course of centuries Naudersberg Castle was steadily extended and rebuilt, but has preserved its original medieval state of construction until today.

Naudersberg Castle always was in possession of state authorities until the 20th century. From 1330 it was used as territorial court for the area between Landeck and the Passo Resia mountain pass and kept the performance until 1919. The judge at Naudersberg Castle had to be a Tyrolese and had to know the Rhaeto-Romance language until the 17th century, because around Nauders many Rhaetian lived.

In 1980 Naudersberg Castle changed hands to the Köllemann family and was restored. Today the impressive building houses two holiday apartments and a restaurant, which is located in the ancient stables, as well as the castle museum which can be admired within a guided tour. The lives of the prisoners and judges at Naudersberg Castle is shown in an impressive way: torture chambers, prison cells, original instruments of torture, the magic of the wizard Florian Scheibenstock, the smoke room and the Gothic parlours are shown. In the attic rural and artisan exhibits are shown. Thanks to its location along the road to the Passo Resia Naudersberg Castle is easily accessible. A true time journey awaits you!

Where: a bit south of Nauders in the Tiroler Oberland area
Characteristics: castle museum with exhibits back to the time as court castle
Further information: phone: +43 664 3217032, info@schloss-nauders.com

Summer opening hours: from June 17 to October 10, 2019
June 17 - Sept 13, 2019:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 5.30 pm
Wednesdays from 10 am to 11.30 am
closed on the 4th of September 2019!
Sept 17 - Oct 10, 2019 (guided tour):
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 pm
guided tours for groups of at least 15 people also outside the opening hours

Winter opening hours:
from the end of December 2019 till mid-April 2020

Ticket (adults):
10.00 Euros

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