Neu-Montfort Castle Ruins

Götzis, Austria

Neu-Montfort was a medieval hilltop castle in Götzis built between 1311-1319 by the Count of Montfort. 50 years later they sold their rule to the Habsburgs, who were able to acquire in 1363 the first piece of Vorarlberg. Neu-Montfort is one of the few castles that were not destroyed by the Appenzell Wars (1405-1408). The decline began in 1693 when the last resident Ulrich Koch died.

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Founded: 1311-1319
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Austria

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ToThe Moon (9 months ago)
Great view of the city. Recommended, short climb.
Helmut Aichberger (9 months ago)
Ruins of which hardly anything is left, the tower has been scaffolded for years. But there is no work.
Robert Olechno (10 months ago)
I recommend worth a visit
T. Ruehrnschopf (4 years ago)
Great castle ruins, beautiful view of Götzis and the Rhine Valley to Lake Constance
Michael Kaluza (4 years ago)
Von hier hat man einen wunderschönen Ausblick auf das Rheintal. Die Burg ist am besten von Sankt Arbogast zu erreichen.
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