Trostburg Castle in Ponte Gardena/Waidbruck

  • Val Gardena - Ortisei, Klausen/Chiusa, Barbian/Barbiano, Villanders/Villandro, Feldthurns/Velturno

One of the South Tyrols most magnificent fortress complexes, Forte Castle was built at the end of the 12th century and then enlarged and fortified in the 16th century. It has a stupendous late-Renaissance hall in addition to a vaulted Gothic Stube. This is where the famous medieval poet Oswald von Wolkenstein lived. Guided tours form Thursday before Eastern to the end of October at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. In July and August tours are also given at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Closed on Mondays. You can reach Castel Forte only by foot!


  • Adults: € 8.00
  • Students, the elderly (over 65 years), groups: € 6.00
  • Children(6-14 years): € 5.00
  • Group of children: € 3.50

Information and reservation for groups, tel. 0471 654 401. 

Location & contact

Trostburg Castle in Ponte Gardena/Waidbruck
Burgfrieden-Weg 22
39040 Waidbruck
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