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Reifenstein Castle

Fortress · Eisacktal · 960 m
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  • Castle Reifenstein in South Tyrol
    Castle Reifenstein in South Tyrol
    Photo: TG Sterzing Vipiteno, Sterzing

Castle Reifenstein (Castel Tasso), one of the best preserved and artistic-historically most important castles in South Tyrol, is located in the municipality of Freienfeld / Campo di Trens near Sterzing / Vipiteno. During the sightseeing tour you can admire the original kitchen, the old bathroom, medieval sleeping bunks in the old tower, gothic panelled rooms, the famous green hall (restored 2013) with the beautiful woodcarved chapel-door and other interesting rooms. Reifenstein Castle has been the private property of the Tyrolean count family von Thurn und Taxis since 1813 and has been lovingly preserved in its original medieval condition ever since. 

Guided tours with audio device on your smartphone (QR-Code), or with written information.

Attention: last entry 1/2 hour before the last possible visit 

Entrance fee: adults € 8, children € 4

Group bookings (15 persons or more) by phone +39 339 2643752 

Closed on Saturday + closesd on 1st November

On the path up to the entrance and inside the castle, we recommend solid shoes and caution since the authentic knight's castle is not barrier-free.

Coordinates

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46.878044, 11.444707
DMS
46°52'41.0"N 11°26'40.9"E
UTM
32T 686279 5194513
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