Castles

Appiano and surroundings is considered the riches area in castles of South Tyrol. Already in ancient times people were attracted by this region.

More than 180 castles, mansions and residences surround the municipality of Appiano, conveying a special atmosphere to this region and taking you on a time travel. For your orientation, there is a castle map, showing you where the historical buildings are located, as well as giving detailed information on the back page.

This map is available at the tourist office of Appiano at the Piazza Municipio in S. Michele. For further information on the historical buildings, also see the following articles.

  1. Firmiano Castle

    Firmiano Castle

    One part of the world’s largest mountain museum concepts can be visited at Castel…
  2. Corba Castle

    Corba Castle

    Visible from afar and located in graceful altitudes, the tower of Castel Corba…
  3. Boymont Castle

    Boymont Castle

    Castel Boymont rises above the village of Missiano and can easily be reached on foot.
  4. Matschatsch Castle

    Matschatsch Castle

    Matschatsch Castle is located on the road which proceeds up to the Passo Mendola.
  5. Palù Castle

    Palù Castle

    Castel Palù is located in Appiano Monte, hosts a museum and is an aristocratic building.
  6. Kreit Residence

    Kreit Residence

    The Kreit residence is located in San Michele, a district of Appiano, and is…
  7. Aichberg Castle

    Aichberg Castle

    Oltradige architectural style in a beautiful environment. Aichberg Castle is…
  8. Paschbach Castle

    Paschbach Castle

    White towers rise at Paschbach Castle above the wine growing area of Appiano.
  9. Appiano Castle

    Appiano Castle

    Castel d’Appiano was constructed between 1125 and 1130 by Ulrich II and used to be…
  10. Freudenstein Castle

    Freudenstein Castle

    On a gentle hill above S. Michele, there is the mighty castle of Castel Freudenstein.
  11. Turmbach Residence

    Turmbach Residence

    At the Turmbach residence in Appiano Monte, idyllic peace and quiet can be enjoyed.
  12. Prielhof

    Prielhof

    The Prielhof is located in Appiano Monte, a small but mighty village above S. Michele.
  13. Montan Castle

    Montan Castle

    Montan Castle is located in Appiano/Monte, in the Kreuzsteinstraße road near the…
  14. Ganda Castle

    Ganda Castle

    Northeast of Ganda, Pigano is located, both districts of San Michele. On the hill…
  15. Tschindlhof Residence

    Tschindlhof Residence

    The Residence Tschindlhof is located northwest of San Michele, amidst the gorgeous…
  16. Englar Castle

    Englar Castle

    Amidst an innocent garden, like the one of the Sleeping Beauty, the impressive…
  17. Angerburg Residence

    Angerburg Residence

    The Residence Angerburg is located in the centre of San Michele/Appiano, in the…
  18. Kreideturm

    Kreideturm

    This famous tower called “Kreideturm” is located about 50 m beneath Appiano Castle.
  19. Castelvecchio Castle Ruin

    Castelvecchio Castle Ruin

    The remains of the Castelvecchio Castle ruin are located on a hill opposite Castel…
  20. Guardia Castle

    Guardia Castle

    Castel Guardia majestically rises above the South Tyrolean Wine Road and can be…
  21. Marklhof Residence

    Marklhof Residence

    In Cornaiano, above the provincial capital of Bolzano, the Marklhof is located…
  22. Breitenberg Residence

    Breitenberg Residence

    The Breitenberg residence can be found on the southern side of the parish church in…
  23. Kreuzweghof (Pillhof)

    Kreuzweghof (Pillhof)

    On the road to Bolzano, above the large crossroads of Bolzano – Frangarto – San…
  24. Castello al Lago

    Castello al Lago

    Like in a fairytale the small Castello al Lago is located on the western bank of…
  25. Hungerhausen Residence

    Hungerhausen Residence

    In Riva di Sotto, along the road towards Terlano and Andriano and northwest of the…
  26. Castelforte

    Castelforte

    Away from the hustle and bustle, below Gaido and high above a gorge, Castelforte…
  27. Lanser House

    Lanser House

    A cultural centre in the middle of Appiano: the Lanser House in St. Michael.
  28. S. Valentino Castle

    S. Valentino Castle

    S. Valentino Castle, also konwn as S. Valentino residence, is located in idyllic…