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: Ruins in Austria

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T. Ruehrnschopf (12 months ago)
Great castle ruins, beautiful view of Götzis and the Rhine Valley to Lake Constance
Michael Kaluza (12 months ago)
Von hier hat man einen wunderschönen Ausblick auf das Rheintal. Die Burg ist am besten von Sankt Arbogast zu erreichen.
AdrianPandora (13 months ago)
Beautiful castle ruins, it is worth visiting once
Karl Schneider (18 months ago)
When the weather is nice, the view over the Rhine Valley is very good
Peter Philippson (2 years ago)
The tower is not very spectacular, but the walks around it are lovely.
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