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The Castle of the Wolkenstein Earls

Numerous and imposing during the Middle Age, when the Wolkenstein were the lords of the valley, today only one castle survives in good conditions, that of S. Cristina or Fishburg, built between

Castle Welsberg

Castle Welsberg lies in Val Pusteria, only ten minutes far from Monguelfo/Welsperg hamlet, in a strategic position above Casies Valley. The castle was built in 1140 by the two brother

Rodengo Castle

The castle was built in 1140 by the Lords of Rodank and later in the XVI century, transformed by the Wolkenstein into one of the most imposing fortresses in all the territory. It is still

Trauttmansdorff Castle

Trauttmansdorff Castle is one of the most beloved castles in Europe. It is located in the environs of Merano and hosts the Touriseum (South Tyrol Museum of Tourism), a restaurant and the huge

Castle Ivano

Castle Ivano is one of the most interesting and most well-preserved castles in Trentino. Many local legends tell histories settled in the castle.
Documents dated back to the XII century

Pergine Castle

The name of this castle appears in many historical documents of the XII century, which states its ancient origin.
The castle lies on an ancient a castle which subsequently became a Roman

Buonconsiglio Castle

This castle was built to control the road that led to Germany and eventually became the residence of the bishop-princes before and after the famous Council of Trent.
The castle-symbol of Trent

Beseno Castle

This is the greatest fortified building not in an urban area in the whole Trentino. It has been the protagonist of many battles such as the Calliano one in 1487 and inspired many legends.
Its

Castle Pietra

The castle lies on a rocky spur under the close Pale di San Martino, and it is the only castle in the Primiero area.
It has been fief of the bishops of Feltre and residence of the Welspergs.

Rovereto Castle

Dated back to 1300, the castle had been modified by Venetians but still keeps its original medieval aspect.

After many years of restorations, the castle houses the Italian Historical War

Sabbionara d'Avio Castle

This castle is one of the most well-known in Trentino, and, already mentioned in a document of the XIII century, it certainly has ancient origins. The first owners were the feudal lords of

Badia Castle

It was built before 1000 at first as a monastery; today it is an original Hotel that conveys sensations of security and quiet. You each it on the road that leads to Brunico, following the signs

Casteldarne

The castle was founded in the XVI century by an Italian master-builder near the homonymous hamlet of Casteldarne. Casteldarne can boast the fact of being one of the few castle still completely

The picnic areas in Val Belluna

Picnic areas in Val Belluna:

Municipality of Belluno Place
Nevegal Opening time: from May to September
Bar: yes Restrooms: yes
Playground: yes
Trekking tours: Col Toront, Col Visentin, Col

Rosengarten - Latemar

The Trails of Legend consist of 30 possible excursions among the Rosengarten and Latemar. Six of them are travels in the traces of famous legends such as the Mermaid of the Lake of Carezza,